Brexit

Australian farmers caught in the crossfire of endless Brexit wars

If UK consumers care where the beef comes from in their Quarter Pounders and Big Macs, it’s safe to assume that they will be even more picky about the source of their ribeyes, T-bones and Chateaubriands. Ah, yes, say the lobbyists, changing their tactics again: the real problem is that …

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Doing Business Online in a Post-Brexit World

Through Rob van den Heuvel, Co-founder and CEO of Sendcloud, discusses the main fears of online retailers ahead of Brexit and tips to help online retailers prepare for the challenges and opportunities ahead. Brexit is a bad word for aspirin. But among all the challenges and confusion, there is an …

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8-year-old boy fears return of life-threatening crises as Brexit blocks vital cannabis oil

The family of an eight-year-old boy who depends on cannabis oil treatment say they are terrified of the depletion of stocks due to Brexit. His mother wants the UK to approve life-saving treatments and prescriptions to stop her boy’s life-threatening seizures. Eight-year-old Murray Gray from Edinburgh has to fund £ …

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“We are serious”, says the president of the European citizens’ body in the United Kingdom | Brexit

A statutory body created to protect EU citizens living in the UK will not hesitate to sue the Home Office or other public bodies if they are found to be in breach of the agreement withdrawal from Brexit, promised its new president. “We are here and we are serious,” said …

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Government May Extend Deadline for Post-Brexit Certification as Concerns Rise | New

The government has admitted it may be forced to extend the transition period to put in place the new post-Brexit certification rules for construction products, Building Design has learned. Representatives from the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) told a meeting of the UK’s approved product testing and …

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Poots calls for alternative control regime after Brexit

New Democratic Unionist Party leader Edwin Poots has suggested that post-Brexit checks on goods from Britain in the north could be carried out far from the Irish Sea and the border. Insisting he was “totally opposed” to a hard border on the island of Ireland, the Lagan Valley MP said …

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Michael Russell: Tories’ continued damage to Brexit worthy of Greek tragedy

CASSANDRA, according to Greek mythology, was a Trojan princess and follower of the god Apollo who gave her the gift of prophecy when he courted her. However, when she refused it, he added the curse that she would never believe. Those of us who have been involved in Brexit almost …

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Brexit news: EU accused of failing to understand its own anti-cancer drug blocking laws | Politics | New

The Commission said it was “totally incorrect” to blame Brussels on this issue, arguing that the Northern Ireland protocol and other provisions of the Brexit deal “ensure the continued availability of medicines” in North Ireland. The UK Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) last week approved osimertinib (brand name …

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Nicola Sturgeon attacked for ignoring Brexit opportunities in Scotland | Politics | New

Scottish Conservative MP for Dumfriesshire Oliver Mundell argued that more people in Scotland voted for Brexit than Nicola Sturgeon as Prime Minister. In an interview with Express.co.uk, Mr Mundell insisted Scots were starting to see some of the benefits of Brexit in Scotland. He pointed out that some farmers had …

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Brexit impact: Heathrow loses legal submission following end of duty free shopping for tourists

Heathrow Airport has lost an attempt by the High Court to challenge the removal of duty free shopping for tourists. Two programs providing for VAT-free purchases for some international visitors were withdrawn by the Treasury at the end of the Brexit transition period on January 1 of this year. The …

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