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What should we call a project that poleaxes the economy, destroys our global reputation and threatens political stability in Northern Ireland? If we had known what would come to pass, how would we have voted on it six years ago?
The European Union sued Britain on Wednesday (local time) over its move to rewrite the trade rules agreed to when the country left the EU two years ago, ratcheting up tensions between the major economic partners.
Fresh from scandals and an attempted ousting, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s latest plan is to tear up key parts of a post-Brexit agreement on Northern Ireland he made himself less than three years ago.
The U.K. government has pushed ahead with controversial plans to unilaterally override post-Brexit trade rules, ratcheting up the risk of a trade war as the European Union prepares to take retaliatory legal action.
The EU is expected to launch legal action against the UK government on Wednesday over its decision to scrap some post-Brexit trade arrangements.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has responded to UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s assertion that the legislation to set aside aspects of the Northern Ireland protocol is “not a big deal”.
When the most anti-EU newspapers are pointing to the policy’s inevitable failures, it’s time our government admitted the truth.
The British government appears to have no political will to resolve its festering trade dispute with the European Union and risks endangering the hard-won peace in Northern Ireland, Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said Wednesday.
UNELECTED UK Government minister Malcolm Offord has insisted the Tories have not conned the public over Brexit.
'I keep hearing my fellow unionists complaining that their anger over the existence of the Northern Ireland Protocol is not being recognised or taken seriously.'
Non-Irish EU citizens will need US-style waiver to cross border.
Former Vote Leave bigwig Sir Bernard Jenkin held nine private dinners, funded by donors, to discuss the Northern Ireland border row - and he refuses to say who attended the soirees.
Scientific collaboration has become a casualty of Switzerland’s and the United Kingdom’s tussles with the European Union.
Johnson and prominent members of his ruling Conservative Party have publicly called for the scrapping or radical overhaul of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Ireland’s deputy prime minister Leo Varadkar said the Irish will "absolutely be making their views known" on the matter.
We may never know exactly what Conservative MP Chris Heaton-Harris intended to do with the information he tried to obtain on academics who teach about Brexit. But it certainly shouldn’t be treated as “just a polite request for information” as if this were some routine event.
Northern Ireland’s economic performance shows the post-Brexit agreement has been ‘a success’, Ireland’s deputy PM has said.
Wrong to ‘conflate’ issues, Boris Johnson’s spokesman insists – after US official said talks were on hold because of Article 16 fears.
“The dangerous and inflammatory rhetoric emanating from Boris Johnson’s Government is now undermining all of the progress we have made in recent years."
A series of demonstrations will be held along the Border next week telling UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to "back off" on plans to trigger Article 16.
Border Communities Against Brexit will protest at five locations on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic in support of the protocol.
European Union judges must have a role overseeing Northern Ireland’s Brexit arrangements, a senior EU official has said in rejection to British demands.
Wales Governance Centre Annual Lecture - 2021 - Brigid Laffan: This lecture analyses how Ireland responded to Brexit and the manner in which Brexit disturbed the delicate political and institutional balances that were central to the Good Friday Agreement.
A former British diplomat, who was Boris Johnson's Brexit counsellor in Washington, has spoken of her dismay and anger at his administration’s attitude to the Irish border question when he became Prime Minister in July 2019.