Michel Barnier

Barnier’s Secret Journal should interest British readers due to the insights on whether the UK could have negotiated a better deal

In sentiment – if not in its detail – the deal echoes Churchill’s vision for Britain and Europe

Both sides no longer recognise 15 October as the last day by which a deal can be struck

There is movement on everything, except the fundamentals

The big concession to get talks moving is about to be made over the heads of Barnier and Frost

The summer deadline is not all it seems. But is the Northern Ireland Protocol the real deal?

There’s only two months left for one side to climb down, or the EU-UK talks will fail.

This is a good time to bury bad news, so why the shortage of shovels?