"We're not quite there yet," Lidington, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy, told BBC radio. "We are almost within touching distance now. The PM has said it can't be a deal at any price."
Asked if he was saying it was possible there could be a deal in the next 24 or 48 hours, he said: "Still, possible but not at all definite, I think pretty much sums it up. Cautiously optimistic." (Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge and Michael Holden; editing by Andy Bruce)
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