Leo Varadkar to meet British PM in Dublin this morning

 

Leo Varadkar will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Dublin this morning.

The Taoiseach has played down hopes the meeting may lead to a Brexit breakthrough - but says he hopes some common ground can be found.

The two leaders will discuss the current impasse when it comes to a deal, and the potential implications from Northern Ireland.

Leo Varadkar though has played down the chances of this morning's meeting ending the Brexit standoff: