Creating temporary arrangements around fishing and other areas may not be ideal, but it is a better option than the prospect of no deal.
From wanting to tackle climate change, to striving for greater security cooperation, the PM and US president share many of the same goals.
Macron has been steadfast in his belief that the EU should stand firm on access to UK waters. He may be forced to compromise, however.
All eyes will be on Emmanuel Macron this week, since France has been most prepared to play hardball.
The crux of the trade negotiations is to what degree we’re prepared to do this – in return for a high-quality agreement on trade in services, data and investment.
How plausible is it that the UK would zealously enforce EU rules in a scenario in which trade agreement talks have broken down acrimoniously?
At the start of the summer there were reasons for optimism about an agreement. However, the mood appears to have turned.
Trade negotiations and agreements are inherently political.
While working on its Brexit deal, it is simultaneously cultivating trade relationships with Japan, the US, Australia and New Zealand.
While the Government has been focussed on “levelling up” and other domestic issues, it’s time to consider the UK’s position on the world stage.
Deals with the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand will prepare the country for future EU-related bumps in the road.
He was sent in to play hardball with the UK – on the expectation it would cave into demands. But this assumption has been proven wrong.
With its objective being British sovereignty, Johnson’s government can justify economic disruption better than the EU.
The formal deadline for agreeing an extension to the transition period is close, but Britain is unlikely to ask for one.
The pandemic has huge geopolitical implications. Britain can better its aspirations by joining the CPTPP.