If Canada doesn’t work out, there’s always Israel.
So far, debate on the model for the U.K.’s future relationship with the EU post Brexit has focussed on two options — remaining close to the bloc and within the single market like Norway or agreeing a free trade deal, like a souped-up version of the one the EU has with Canada.
But the European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator Guy Verhostadt has put another option on the table and after languishing for months without much traction it is now beginning to be taken seriously in both London and Brussels.
The potential third way is a so-called …read more
Source: POLITICO – Europe Edition