You didn’t hear much about this in the British press. Last week there was a letter sent by the opposition parties to Michel Barnier stating they backed the EU, blaming coronavirus as the excuse to push for an extension. This joint letter came after Michel Barnier went on the attack stating it was the fault of the British why there was no progression in these talks. The UK negotiator David Frost hit back saying the EU was offering a substandard deal which no country could ever sign up to. The UK wants to be a self-governing sovereign coastal nation, free from the rule of the EU. Below is a video telling you what went on.