It comes as it emerged Brussels will battle for French fishermen and their demands for improved access to UK waters in talks in London tomorrow.
Earlier, the EU threatened Britain with a sausage trade war if grace periods for chilled meats are extended in Northern Ireland.
James Crisp analyses whether Britain is ready but Ambrose Evans-Pritchard sets out why Brexit Britain may soon have a new best friend in Germany.
Meanwhile, Boris Johnson will meet Joe Biden on Thursday.
Dozens of big websites go down in mass online outage
Major websites were taken offline in the wake of a mystery outage that affected large parts of the internet today. The gov.uk website, Pinterest, Reddit and media outlets including the New York Times, Guardian and Financial Times were unavailable for around an hour, with users receiving an “Error 503 service unavailable” message. The issue was traced to a failure in a content delivery network run by Fastly, a cloud computing service provider. It has prompted questions about how reliant the world’s most popular websites have become on a few firms.
The Bench review: Meghan’s bland parenting ‘wisdom’
The Duchess of Sussex has released a children’s book inspired by the relationship between her husband and son. Meghan’s debut publication, called The Bench, also includes a nod to daughter Lilibet “Lili” Diana, who was born on Friday. Yet the story has not impressed Claire Allfree, who gives it a one-star review, calling it a semi-literate vanity project that leaves Harry holding the baby. Marianka Swain reveals how shared personal experiences helped Meghan find illustrator Christian Robinson.
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Sarah Everard | A serving police officer has admitted kidnapping and raping Sarah Everard – the marketing executive who went missing from Clapham Common. Wayne Couzens, 48, from Deal in Kent was arrested and charged with her kidnap and murder in March, and a trial was set for October. Her family were in court to hear the pleas at the Old Bailey.
Around the world: Harris tells migrants ‘do not come’
Kamala Harris, the US vice president, has bluntly warned migrants to not come to the United States after she held “robust” talks with the Guatemalan president on fighting corruption to deter immigration from Central America. Since Joe Biden took office in January, the number of migrants taken into custody per month at the US-Mexico border has risen to the highest levels in 20 years. Read the vice president’s response.
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