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'You can't have your cake and eat it': EU council president on Brexit

During a debate between lawmakers on Brexit negotiations, the president of the European council, Charles Michel, has said that while the EU is keen to maintain close links with the UK, Britain cannot expect to 'have your cake and eat it'. Michel said it was not reasonable for the UK to want 'access to our single market' while also diverging from standards and regulations when it suited Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► UK welcomes Barnier's 'significant' remarks on unlocking Brexit talks ► Follow all the day’s political developments – live ► Support the Guardian ► Today in Focus podcast ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian Sport ► Guardian Culture ►
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