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UK Brexit policy – ​​a disappointing scorecard

Trade between the UK and the EU has held up better than most observers expected, but after more than a year the UK government’s Brexit policy has made very disappointing progress. The greatest success has been in the area of ​​new trade agreements, but even these are threatened by bureaucratic …

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War in Ukraine makes it urgent to improve UK-EU trade relations

A resident evacuates the town of Irpin, Ukraine. The war in Ukraine has made it urgent to improve trade relations between the UK and the bloc. Photo; Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images The escalating conflict in Ukraine has “highlighted” the importance for Britain and the European Union of working closely …

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Brexit LIVE: ‘Lack of ambition’ Furious row erupts as Britain fails in key opportunities | Politics | News

Jayne Adye, director of campaign group Get Britain Out, said while the UK focuses on the conflict in Ukraine, the Northern Ireland protocol is pushed further down the priority list. She said: “The Prime Minister is rightly focused on the situation in Ukraine at the moment, as is Foreign Secretary …

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Brexit News: EU ‘regrets’ lack of responsibility shown in negotiations with UK | Politics | News

The shocking admission was made in a European Parliament report on the assessment of the implementation of Article 50 TEU sanctioned in December. The report was voted on by MEPs in Strasbourg on Tuesday. He found that British citizens were left “without full access to information” about the ins and …

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Owen Polley: It’s time to bust some myths about Brexit and trade unionism

An anti-Brexit mockup of Theresa May steering the Good Ship Brexit into an iceberg outside the Palace of Westminster; Owen Polley argues many people misunderstood the reality of Mrs May’s Brexit deal Let’s look at some of the most popular and persistent. First, many people have again argued that an …

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Process and control today | ULMA Packaging UK announces new sales reps for Scotland and Northern Ireland

02/08/2022 Ulma Packaging Ltd. ULMA Packaging UK has further strengthened its presence in key packaging machinery markets with the hiring of Bill Anderson as Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and Northern Ireland. Bill, who has enjoyed a 38-year career in the sale of capital goods and materials and has …

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Brexit news: Former Tory MP attacks Boris Johnson for ‘giving up on Brexit’ | Politics | News

Brexiteer Sir Gerald Howarth, who resigned as MP for Aldershot in 2017, claimed the British public were not as concerned about the partygate scandal as they were about a successful Brexit in Britain, but he refrained from congratulating Mr Johnson on getting Brexit done. as he hits out at Mr …

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Explainer: What Northern Ireland’s political unrest means for the Brexit deal

Northern Ireland’s First Minister Paul Givan leaves after the DUP Central Executive Committee meeting to ratify the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) nominate Sir Jeffrey Donaldson as leader of the party, in Templepatrick, Northern Ireland on 26 June 2021. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Join now for FREE unlimited access to …

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Jeremy Irons castigated the idea that Brexit meant economic disaster: ‘A difficult few years’ | Celebrity News | Showbiz and television

Jeremy Irons stars in a new movie out today on Netflix. He stars as former Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain in the new film Munich: The Edge of War. The film follows Mr. Chamberlain’s efforts to seek a peaceful solution before Adolf Hitler sends his troops into Czechoslovakia. A British official …

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Brexit – finding the right balance

[ad_1] Sir, – David O’Flanagan is kind enough to respond to my suggestion that perhaps we could better disagree on Brexit (Letters, January 1). On at least one subject, I can reassure him. I’m not at all ‘saddened’ to hear that many people share Fintan O’Toole’s ‘shrewd analysis’ on Brexit …

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Brexit news: Britain ‘ready’ to deny EU £ 15 billion with ‘better’ plan | Sciences | News

[ad_1] Horizon Europe is the £ 80 billion funding pool that scientists and European institutions have access to. Britain had planned to join under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (ATT), contributing £ 15 billion over seven years so that the scientific community could access these funds and help form …

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Brendan Hughes: Brexit, Covid and Van Morrison – the political year that was 2021 – Brendan Hughes

[ad_1] In future history books, this will likely be known simply as the second year of the coronavirus pandemic. But aside from restrictions, R-numbers, variants, and vaccinations, 2021 has had a lot to do politically in Northern Ireland. And Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year when we …

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Brexit, Coronavirus fears probe corrective pullback near 1.3250 as Fed, BOE watched

[ad_1] GBP / USD is softening Friday’s rebound and remains under pressure around its annual low. UK-EU Brexit talks have remained lackluster, with fishing rights and drug supplies being the main obstacles in recent times. UK raises covid alert, PM Johnson calls for booster shots for more than 30 seconds. …

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Brexit: commentator John Rentoul will host “ask me anything” on Anglo-French relations

[ad_1] BOris Johnson has claimed that Brexit was finally ‘done’ just under a year ago, when the trade deal was struck which replaced the transitional arrangements on January 1 of this year. The Department for Exiting the European Union was dissolved and ministers were ordered to stop using the B …

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Brexit is not the only one responsible for the problems of trucks, gasoline and energy

[ad_1] Richard Newcombe of the European Movement (25 November) is wrong to attribute all the current problems to Brexit. A shortage of truck drivers is partly to blame by a DVLA which is unable to issue licenses and the fact that HMRC has forced the self-employed drivers to PAYE. The …

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Understanding Lord Frost is understanding the British approach to Brexit

[ad_1] December 4, 2021 A CHOICE OF VISITORS a newspaper at the Eurostar terminal would be puzzled. Why, five years after the Brexit referendum and two years after agreeing on an exit treaty, are the British still arguing over the same thorny issues of customs, subsidies and the courts? Why, …

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GBP / USD looks south towards 1.3350 amid Brexit woes, ahead of UK PMI

[ad_1] GBP / USD starts to fall again after rejecting above 1.3400. The woes of Brexit, the stable dollar weighs on the cable, with all eyes on UK / US PMIs. The 4H technical setup remains in favor of GBP bears. GBP / USD is trading slightly below 1.3400, having …

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Brexit LIVE: EU mask slips as Sefcovic rejects Frost’s demand in bitter sabotage plot | Politics | New

[ad_1] Lord Frost proposed a system whereby goods remaining in Northern Ireland could be treated differently from goods moving to the Republic. Speaking on Sunday, Mr. Sefcovic rejected the proposal. He also claimed that the EU could not reverse Brexit despite threats to trigger Article 16. Speaking to the Andrew …

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Brexit news: Brussels “wakes up” to the risk of a raid on the city of London in a financial war | Politics | New

[ad_1] While there have been fears the City may lose its place as the dominant European financial market, commentator Ben Wright suggests the UK remains the destination for clearing houses. A clearinghouse is an intermediary between a buyer and a seller in a financial market. The clearinghouse validates the transaction …

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Poll says Brexit is much worse than expected for border citizens

[ad_1] A NEW study published last month in the central border region found that the impact of Brexit is worse, or much worse, than expected for most participants. The report identifies growing concern on both sides of the border for political stability in Northern Ireland, North / South cooperation and …

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Brexit trade war with EU could backfire on Boris Johnson | Polly Toynbee

[ad_1] When in difficulty, Boris Johnson flees in his comfort zone. Just as the ravages of Brexit did, the chaos of Brexit can still save it. Johnson can hope to heat up under that cauldron to provoke retaliation from the EU, which he could then blame on Brussels and President …

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Brexit Ultimatum: Article 16 Trigger Imminent As UK Seeks Legal Advice On Amending EU Deal | Politics | New

[ad_1] Britain and the EU are involved in an ongoing dispute over the Brexit deal for Northern Ireland. But the UK is said to be seeking new legal advice as it prepares to use Article 16 to rewrite the Northern Ireland protocol. The Financial Times quoted two people familiar with …

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Already seen as Brexit overshadows UK moment on global stage – POLITICO

[ad_1] ROME – Boris Johnson has promised to “make Brexit happen”. But it is becoming clear that this will never be done – at least not if the British and French have anything to do with it. A big brawl between London and Paris over fish provided a noisy backdrop …

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Optimism fades as Brexit headlines return to the spotlight

[ad_1] GBP / USD struggled to recover 1.3800. The focus is on Brexit talks ahead of major US data. The near-term technical outlook suggests that the bullish momentum is losing strength. The pound rose slightly in the first European session on Monday, but it is too early to tell that …

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The Irish Times take on Northern Ireland’s centenary: post-Brexit repair work

[ad_1] If President Michael D Higgins had not expressed such public rejection, the church service held in Armagh on Thursday to mark the centenary of the establishment of Northern Ireland would likely have attracted little attention. Instead, every detail of the event was scrutinized, and it is to the credit …

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Brexit news: Trade war would make huge dent in EU as £ 250bn in UK sales threatened | Politics | New

[ad_1] Former Brexit Party MEP criticizes EU over Northern Irish border Last week, European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic presented the UK with a package of measures to address post-Brexit trade concerns in Northern Ireland. These included the elimination of 80% of regulatory controls and the reduction of customs processes on …

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France humiliated as EU countries refuse to join Brexit fishing war against Britain

[ad_1] EMMANUEL Macron was humiliated today as EU countries refused to join his fishing war against Britain. The French president has remained weakened and isolated after his failed attempt to turn the whole bloc against Boris Johnson. 1 Emmanuel Macron’s attempt to turn the EU against Britain over fishing licenses …

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EU must be ready to send Brexit aid to Britain, says former Finnish PM

[ad_1] The European Union must stand ready to send aid to Britain when it is crippled by food and supply shortages due to Brexit, the former Finnish PM has said. Alexander Stubb, who unsuccessfully ran for the presidency of the European Commission in 2019, said the EU should help a …

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EU urges UK to drop Brexit rhetoric in Northern Ireland | Brexit

[ad_1] The EU urged the UK to drop “political rhetoric” in the row of Brexit talks for Northern Ireland, revealing it would do what it described as “far reaching proposals” to break the deadlock next week. European Commission Vice-President MaroÅ¡ Å efčovič told a conference in Dublin that he has good …

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Brexit news: Tired businessman drops Polish supplier over Brexit customs chaos | Politics | New

[ad_1] Caller Mike, who works in the clothing supply business, explained that post-Brexit red tape meant his regular Polish supplier was struggling to ship products to him from the European Union. Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, Mike said: “I work for a clothing supply company and we have businesses …

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Brexit news: Joining EU protest outside Conservative conference met with mockery | United Kingdom | New

[ad_1] Hundreds of anti-Brexit protesters gathered in Manchester this afternoon, demanding to ‘join the EU’. However, scenes from the sparsely populated pro-EU protest were ridiculed, with one viewer joking that “there must be at least a million out there”. The protest took place against the backdrop of the Conservative Party’s …

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The Guardian’s take on Brexit silence: time to talk turkey | Editorial

[ad_1] Since the 2019 general election there has been a mutually convenient conspiracy of silence between Britain’s two main parties over Brexit. Boris Johnson won the election on a promise to ‘get Brexit done’ and then behaved as if all aspects of the UK’s departure from Europe were now fully …

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Brexit-tired Britain finds itself in new crisis with Brexit overtones

[ad_1] LONDON – Few things are more likely to cringe in Downing Street than the provisional winner of an inconclusive German election declaring that Brexit is the reason Britons are lining up at gas stations like in 1974. But there was Olaf Scholz, the leader of the Social Democratic Party, …

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Brexit and NI protocol take center stage after Balmoral Show returns

[ad_1] The Balmoral Show is back. “I’ve seen people here that I haven’t seen in two years,” says farmer Desy O’Hanlon. “It’s good to see it and start over. The country needed it. Held at the site of the former Maze Prison in Lisburn, County Antrim, the Balmoral Show – …

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Boris Johnson live news: Latest Brexit updates as Biden dash hopes for US trade deal

[ad_1] Watch Live Dominic Raab vs. Angela Rayner at PMQ Joe Biden is “wrong” to be worried about the UK-EU disagreement over post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland, a cabinet minister said. Environment Secretary George Eustice said on Wednesday that the US president did not “fully” understand how “complicated” the situation …

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EU hopes to resolve Brexit trade concerns in Northern Ireland by the end of the year | The powerful 790 KFGO

[ad_1] By Philippe Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union hopes to resolve Northern Ireland’s trade woes by the end of the year, the EU’s post-Brexit coordinator said on Tuesday, while warning London against unilateral suspension of the terms of the divorce agreement. European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic, who oversees …

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Johnson’s claim that the Dutch PM offered to mediate in line with Brexit is not true, sources say | Brexit

[ad_1] Boris Johnson got into a diplomatic row with one of the UK’s closest allies after claiming the Dutch Prime Minister sought to “mediate” between Brussels and London over post-Brexit arrangements for Ireland from North. Speaking to reporters on a plane bound for New York for a meeting of the …

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Brexit LIVE: That’s what we left for! ‘Prime engine’ Britain to eclipse EU in new race for power | Politics | New

[ad_1] UK-US trade deal: tech tax impact discussed by expert Marco Alverà said the flexibility of Brexit gives the UK the ‘first-come’ advantage. He added: “Here [in the EU] we have to agree on incentives with a lot of people. “We have to make carbon border adjustments with a lot …

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Submarine deal gives post-Brexit Britain its moment on the world stage

[ad_1] LONDON – As relations between France and the United States sink to their lowest level in decades, Britain has become the unlikely winner of a maritime security alliance that has sown anger and recriminations on three continents. The British government played an early role in negotiating a three-way alliance …

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European Parliament approves more than € 1 billion in Brexit grants for Ireland

[ad_1] The European Parliament on Wednesday approved more than € 1 billion in grants to Ireland to help manage the economic impact of Brexit. Ireland is by far the biggest beneficiary of the Brexit Adjustment Reserve, a pot of 5.34 billion euros set aside by the EU for countries hardest …

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Brexit news: Absurd! EU to unleash new ‘nightmare’ as bloc ignores UK offer | Politics | New

[ad_1] The European Commission is currently preparing a plan to secure the long-term supply of medicines from Britain to Northern Ireland from next year under the Northern Ireland Protocol. But despite the British government’s objections to the suggestion, Eurocrats are working on a legislative proposal to submit to the European …

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Sue Perkins slammed ‘shameful’ treatment of Scotland amid Brexit fallout | Celebrity News | Show biz & TV

[ad_1] The actress and former “Great British Bake Off” presenter, 51, is best known for her on-screen partnership with Mel Giedroyc. The comedic double act, known as Mel and Sue, has been performing together since the 1990s before moving on to television presentation. However, the couple’s friendship was struck by …

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Brexit news: Brits furious as Ireland is caught amid EU-UK squabble over bureaucracy | Politics | New

[ad_1] The UK and the EU have struggled to move the Northern Ireland Protocol forward, although they both agreed to the Northern Ireland Protocol in 2019 as part of the Withdrawal Agreement. Brexit. The protocol prevents a hard border in Ireland by keeping Northern Ireland in the EU’s single market …

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Brexit news: Ireland erupts amid EU-UK squabble over bureaucracy | Politics | New

[ad_1] Concerns over Northern Ireland’s protocol to avoid a hard border have caused massive friction between Brussels and London. But it’s Dublin that finds itself stuck in the middle of the row, juggling the delicate issue of the peace process and its unwavering commitment to EU membership. Its politicians say …

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The absence of a ban on single-use plastics in England, a “breach of the Brexit promise”

[ad_1] M The inisters have been accused by activists of failing to keep their Brexit promise to ensure that UK environmental standards do not drop after the divorce with Brussels. European Union member states are currently legislating to introduce a Brussels directive banning the most polluting single-use plastics, including polystyrene …

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Brexit border issues fuel tension in Northern Ireland at the start of the marching season

[ad_1] A point of personal privilege. Of Independent: Sunday at noon, exactly 100 years to the day of the truce between the forces of the Crown and the Irish volunteers, the village of Lixnaw paid tribute to the men and women of the locality who contributed to the struggle for …

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State aid will be more flexible and less bureaucratic after Brexit

[ad_1] July 3, 2021 reGREAT BRITAIN multiannual negotiations for the exit of the European Union, quarrels on heavy subjects (the statute of Northern Ireland) and minor (fishing rights and roaming charges) have never been far from the news. But for Brussels technocrats, one of the most worrying issues was one …

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Brexit news – live: EU and UK reach ‘sausage war’ truce as Northern Ireland protocol grace period extended

[ad_1] Watch live Boris Johnson takes on Keir Starmer at PMQ A temporary deal has been reached to delay the ban on the sale of chilled meats across the Irish Sea, forcing the UK to abide by Brussels rules on food standards. The ministers believe that the agreement allows for …

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Fanciers push for change to Brexit rules on cross-Channel races | Brexit

[ad_1] Five years after the Brexit vote, there is a group whose right to smooth travel to EU countries from the UK has been ignored, according to a shadow minister: the pigeons. New post-Brexit conditions stopping cross-Channel pigeon racing unless the birds have the necessary papers must be reversed, the …

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Brexit, borders and heckling: the political crisis in Northern Ireland is far from over | UK News

[ad_1] Losing one leader can be seen as a misfortune, losing two looks like neglect – I’m sure Oscar Wilde will forgive me for plagiarizing him. It was negligent because many had warned the DUP get off the Brexit road or risk being run over by a big red bus. …

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North poised to blow up economic opportunities created by Brexit

[ad_1] The political chaos in Stormont means that any hope of profiting from Northern Ireland’s unique economic position created by Brexit has likely disappeared. More than that, it threatens one of the key things investors look for when deciding where to spend their money: political stability. Taxation, a skilled workforce …

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G7 summit news – live: Boris Johnson denies Brexit loophole ruined Cornwall event

[ad_1] Joe and Jill Biden meet the Queen at Windsor Castle Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied that Brexit has cast a shadow over the G7 summit as the Cornwall event draws to a close. Asked at a press conference whether Brexit created a ‘bitter taste’ at the summit, Mr …

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Boris meets Macron, Merkel and EU leaders as Brexit threatens to derail G7 summit

[ad_1] Boris Johnson is speaking with key European Union players this morning as the dispute over Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit trade deals threatened to derail his hosting of the G7 summit. The Prime Minister met French President Emmanuel Macron and will soon have bilateral talks with European Commission Chief Ursula von …

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Pros, rookie, Brexit man and new heavyweight: the G-7 guide

[ad_1] (Bloomberg) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to create the perfect picture of Britain’s Group of Seven summit chairing a united global effort to fight Covid and climate change, but the optics of these rallies have always been unpredictable. These events are all about these lenses – …

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Boris Johnson must respect rule of law and implement Brexit deal, EU says | Brexit

[ad_1] Boris Johnson must respect “the rule of law” by fully implementing post-Brexit deals for Northern Ireland, EU leaders said ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall. Charles Michel, President of the European Council, said the Prime Minister’s behavior is of growing concern to EU member states. “It is essential …

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UK-EU ‘sausage war’ talks generate threats, not progress

[ad_1] Britain and the European Union failed on Wednesday to agree on solutions to facilitate post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland and exchanged threats in a deadlock that could darken an international summit on weekend. Since Britain completed its torturous exit from the EU late last year, relations with Brussels have …

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EU diplomats launch emergency Brexit plan to restrict access to Ireland’s single market – POLITICO

[ad_1] Press play to listen to this article LONDON – EU officials and diplomats are discussing a contingency plan to break the deadlock over Brexit settlement in Northern Ireland by restricting Ireland’s access to the bloc’s single goods market. The idea, which arouses extreme anxiety in Dublin where officials see …

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Italy Says Brexit Impact ‘Starting to Show’, But ALWAYS Swears European Integration Won’t Stop | World | New

[ad_1] Rishi Sunak praises G7 tax deal on corporate taxation Vittorio Colao, Minister of Technological Innovation and Digital Transition, spoke on the sidelines of the Trento Economics Festival, where delegates examined the needs of the digital sector at a time when remote working was increasingly becoming Standard. And Mr Colao, …

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Brexit: EU “takes advantage” to divide UK – former MEP sounds the alarm | Politics | New

[ad_1] The UK and the EU are locked in a dispute over trade relations in Northern Ireland and there does not appear to be an end in sight to the dispute. Problems persist over the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol – a mechanism created to prevent a hard physical …

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Brexit news: Lord Frost dismounts in furious letter to devolved nations | Politics | New

[ad_1] In a letter to the Scottish and Welsh governments, he said Cardiff and Edinburgh should keep the UK involved in all contacts decentralized governments have with EU institutions. Lord Frost said they should keep the “UK government informed” of the “content” of all meetings senior officials and ministers have …

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‘The Republic should have been our friend’ in the Brexit talks

[ad_1] Northern Ireland (NI) Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots criticized the Irish government, accusing it of failing to support NI during Brexit negotiations. Talk on BBC Radio Ulster Farming Matters Tuesday, May 25, Poots said the Northern Ireland protocol was “not feasible”, adding that he was currently in talks with the …

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Viktor Orbán to become second EU leader to be welcomed at No 10 after Brexit | Foreign police

[ad_1] Boris Johnson will welcome his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orbán, a fierce critic of Joe Biden and China’s ally, to No 10, only the second EU leader the British PM has praised since the country left the bloc on Friday. . Orbán hopes to prove to Hungarian voters before next …

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Latest Brexit: You can’t replace us! French expert mocks trade deals with UK | Politics | New

[ad_1] International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has been interested in deals with countries outside the bloc, including Australia, New Zealand and India, since the UK officially severed relations with the bloc. EU last December. She said this week that the UK has also set its sights on a post-Brexit deal …

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Poots calls for alternative control regime after Brexit

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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

[ad_1] 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 …

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