Summer’s over( was it ever really here ?), but the Brexit process grumblings on. If you’ve spent the past few weeks on the beach, or hiking in the Swiss Alps, here’s a brief reminder of what you’ve missed.
Talks between the EU and UK negotiating teams continue.
A second round in July was followed by a third in August. Both of them ended with press conferences that built it easier to realize what was going wrong than what was going right.
There have been agreements on some technical degrees, but the chief EU negotiator, Michel Barnier, said last week that there had been no decisive the developments on any of the main issues.
The UK’s Brexit Secretary, David Davis, said the EU needed to start thinking about people not process.