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UK Minister Michael Gove has said crashing out of Europe is more favourable to him than striking an unfavourable Brexit deal.

Mr. Gove’s comments echo those of Boris Johnson, who said on Friday that a ‘fundamental change in approach’ from the EU was needed to continue.

The Minister is accusing EU officials of not being serious about making compromises, warning they’d have to back down if its chief negotiator resumes talks this week.

Boris Johnson’s claimed European leaders have “abandoned the idea of a free trade deal”.

Michael Gove has insisted that his government will ‘take back control’: