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Brexit: No-deal 'will never be Ireland's choice'

The Irish foreign minister has said his government and the EU are "working flat out" to achieve a Brexit deal.

Simon Coveney's comment came after a Downing Street source said German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Boris Johnson a deal based on the UK's latest offer was "overwhelmingly unlikely".

Mr Coveney said a "lot of misinformation" was being reported.

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  • 08 Oct 2019