Must be concluded by the end of this year, or Prime Minister Johnson threatens to walk.
But European officials warn Canada achieved largely tariff-free trade status by bringing many of its rules into line with EU regulations.
Von der Leyen said Johnson’s end-of-2020 deadline for negotiations makes it “basically impossible” to strike a comprehensive new agreement in time.
Farage said the party has to contest the seats to keep pressure on Johnson.
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.
Boris Johnson’s office blamed EU intransigence for a breakdown in negotiations.
Characterized an opposition law ordering a Brexit delay as a “surrender act.”
Court found Johnson acted to limit debate on Brexit in violation of Parliament’s constitutional role.
Parliament turned down a motion triggering a vote, Boris indicated he would try again.
House of Commons is confronting Johnson over his insistence that the UK leave the EU on Oct. 31.
Key piece of legislation would prevent an immediate no-deal exit, Boris threatens expulsions, election.
Economists describe a nightmarish setting for companies.
Manoeuvre gives political opponents even less time to prevent a chaotic no-deal Brexit by Oct. 31.
She said a solution for the contentious Irish border issue might yet be reached.