What are the reasons behind one of the most startling turns in the four-year Brexit saga?
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Brexit talks have been thrown into jeopardy after revelations that the UK government is to table legislation that will unpick some of the withdrawal agreement Boris Johnson signed with the EU in January. It is one of the most startling turns in the four-year Brexit saga.
Opinion is divided as to whether this is sabre-rattling that will force the EU into a trade deal or whether it will ultimately torpedo the talks.