Inside Politics: Boris Johnson ‘agrees Australia trade deal over dinner’

Agreement set to be confirmed when leaders meet again at No 10 on Tuesday, writes Adam Forrest

Tuesday 15 June 2021 08:21
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<p>Scott Morrison and Boris Johnson at G7</p>

Scott Morrison and Boris Johnson at G7

It’s the hope that kills you. Scottish football fans know a few things about crushing disappointment – forced to relive that painfully-familiar feeling of great expectations and utter deflation after their 2-0 defeat to the Czechs at the Euros. There is crushing, painfully-familiar disappointment for the hospitality industry, after Boris Johnson once again delayed lockdown easing. Meanwhile, the PM is all set to build up nation’s hopes about a trade deal with Australia. Let’s hope crushing disappointment isn’t in store for British farmers.

Inside the bubble

Senior political commentator John Rentoul on what to look out for today:

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