Needs to complete a deal with the EU first and foremost, but a deal with Canada should be its second priority.
The European Union insists there can be no trade deal if Britain undercuts bloc regulations.
Britain still bound by the continent’s sweeping free trade deal with Canada on goods and services.
But European officials warn Canada achieved largely tariff-free trade status by bringing many of its rules into line with EU regulations.
State aid rules in any future trade deal would be more stringent than with nations like Canada or Japan because of the physical proximity of the EU.
Von der Leyen said Johnson’s end-of-2020 deadline for negotiations makes it “basically impossible” to strike a comprehensive new agreement in time.
Also has to be approved by Parliament’s upper chamber.
Johnson’s Conservatives won an 80-strong majority in Parliament in last week’s general election.
Farage said the party has to contest the seats to keep pressure on Johnson.
Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.
The central bank appears to be waiting for more clarity over Britain’s departure from the European Union.
Warns against months of delay, will call a vote on holding a snap general election.
Johnson has been forced to ask the EU for a three-month delay to Britain’s departure date.
PM Boris Johnson needs all the support he can get to push any Brexit deal past the deeply divided Parliament.
The number of people in work dropped by 56,000 in the three months to August from the previous three-month period.