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Commission leader says UK-EU relations ‘cannot’ remain the same

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Loss of free movement between UK and Europe will bring consequences, warns von der Leyen

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union at the end of January will not come without negative consequences, the president of the European Commission has warned amid concerns over the future of UK-EU research partnerships.

Speaking at the London School of Economics and Political Science on 8 January, ahead of her first meeting with prime minister Boris Johnson, Ursula von der Leyen paid tribute to “all those British people who contributed so much to the 45-plus years of EU membership”.

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