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Clock ticking on Brexit

As March 2019 looms, Britain and EU far from any sort of draft divorce deal while businesses vote with their feet

With only nine months to go before Britain leaves the European Union and still with no clear sight or shape of a deal, optimism is not quite the mood of the day in the country of 65 million.

At the EU summit last week, leaders made a last call to British Prime Minister Theresa May to lay her cards on the table, warning her the bloc is preparing itself for a messy divorce with time running out.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 03, 2018, with the headline 'Clock ticking on Brexit'. Subscribe