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And the unelected European Commission president apparently told the German leader Mrs May is “living in another galaxy”.

According to sources Mr Juncker, who held a Brussels summit with the remaining 27 member states yesterday, also upped his portentous rhetoric.

Despite the obvious challenges, he managed to reach a consensus to fight the British Government over everything from free trade to free movement without a substantial pay off and succeeded in just four minutes.

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Merkel and Juncker have been putting pressure on Theresa May


Based on the meeting, no deal is much more likely than finding agreement

Jean Claude Juncker


Mr Juncker, who met George Soros following his trip to London, used questionable rhetoric when he threatened that Britain would experience an “early crash” if it didn’t agree to its ransom demands. 

According to The Sunday Times, Mr Juncker held a telephone conversation with Angela Merkel after his dinner and immediately slammed the UK leader who has called a General Election.

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Mrs May was out on the campaign trail as Juncker snubbed her food

He is reported to have said: “It went very badly.

“She is in a different galaxy.

“Based on the meeting, no deal is much more likely than finding agreement.”

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Mrs May invited Juncker to Downing Street and then he insulted her

Mr Juncker is also said to have pulled out a copy of the 2,000 page CETA deal between Canada and the EU, that took 10 years to agree, as he dined at the courtesy of the UK taxpayer.

He reportedly presented the heavy booklet along with an instruction that the British Prime Minister should study the CETA pact which is already being blocked thanks to court actions in member states.

CETA has already ground to a halt in France, where Mr Juncker is being called on to resign, after the Constitutional Court delayed a judgement when lawmakers stepped in to prevent its roll out. 

According to insiders, Mr Juncker’s team was also irritated that the Prime Minister’s chief of staff Nick Timothy was not at the dinner alongside PR guru and joint chief of staff Fiona Hill who are focusing on Mrs May’s campaign. 

And there is reportedly increasing concern that they unable to communicate with Oliver Robbins, the British official whom Brussels apparently takes the most seriously, who is still working with the Government, acccording to Downing Street sources. 

A source told the newspaper: “We don’t know who to ring. We thought it was Robbins but it is clear he has been cut out.

“We have no-one to call.”

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Angela Merkel and Jean Claude Juncker are attempting to bully Britain it has been claimed

Mr Juncker, who earns more than €300,000 plus 15 per cent bonus from the EU taxpayer, also appeared to insult the food he was treated to.

He said: “I have the impression sometimes that our British friends do underestimate the technical difficulties we have to face.

“The British want to…

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