The Square Mile and the EU 03/12/2023
The man who speaks for the City knows the bankers can’t do without Europe.
‘We goofed it up, you have to fix it’, Ursula von der Leyen tells young people. / European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has said young Britons could still reverse Brexit by deciding to re-join the EU in the years ahead.
Preliminary work has started on the upgrade of the border control post at Larne harbour. / The work is required as a consequence of Northern Ireland's Brexit deal.
Loyalist activist Jamie Bryson told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee he was worried that the process of transition of paramilitary groups towards civilianisation had halted while concerns over post-Brexit trading arrangements remained.
UUP's Beattie discusses closer EU alignment during meeting with shadow Northern Ireland secretary 03/10/2023
The term doesn’t mean it doesn’t meet EU standards. Just that Brexiters want to insist they have the right to diverge, even if it were madness to do so.
Rishi Sunak's Brexit deal renegotiation can pave the way for Labour to agree closer EU ties if it wins power, a shadow minister has said.
The government's Illegal Migration Act is facing a court challenge from the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) on the ground that it breaches the Windsor Framework.
On Sunday, a new trusted trader scheme came into effect with a system of green and red lanes at NI ports.
‘Not for EU’ labels introduced alongside new red and green lanes for Northern Irish goods 01/10/2023
Consumers may notice some changes on some products to prevent these from being sold in Ireland.
He said the move "hugely reduces" the risk of post-Brexit divergence on product standards between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.
The Windsor Framework improves the original Northern Ireland Protocol but does not resolve all its problems, a House of Lords inquiry has concluded.
The prime minister’s Windsor Framework, agreed with Brussels this year, will create ‘more burdensome’ bureaucracy for many firms than the status quo, peers said.
Northern Ireland could lose half of its veterinary medicines in a new Brexit row threatening to prolong the political stalemate in the region, it has emerged.
Five Tory MPs who planned objections to Windsor framework replaced on committee hearing.
Stormont’s political impasse is hindering Northern Ireland’s ability to benefit from its post-Brexit economic advantage, Micheal Martin has warned.
He said many MPs privately agree that the UK should have a closer trading relationship with the EU but are too scared to say so.
The UK has signed a pact with the EU to increase co-operation on financial services. / It will set up a forum where the EU and UK can meet twice a year to discuss financial regulation and standards.
Countdown to border checks at British ports 09/06/2023
So far Irish exporters, particularly those involved in the export of food products, live animals, animal products, plants, or plant products, have been immune to the full impact of Brexit.
The construction of the inspection facilities was ordered by Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Minister Thérèse Coffey following the signing of the Windsor Framework.
As part of efforts to maintain the Good Friday Agreement and make sure there is no border in the sea or on the island of Ireland, the Windsor Framework was devised. One aspect of this will see “Not for EU” labelling required on British food products sold throughout the UK.
Rishi Sunak is facing fresh demands to improve the UK’s Brexit deal with the EU.
There were sighs of relief in many quarters when it was announced that the British government was not going ahead with plans for a wholesale bonfire of EU regulation.
There will be no renegotiation of the Windsor Framework agreed between the UK Government and the EU, British foreign secretary James Cleverly has told peers.
UK car industry is facing ‘existential crisis’ as argument over EV Brexit deal rumbles on 19/05/2023
Expert warns of ‘existential crisis for UK car industry. / Government insists EV problems ‘can be resolved within’ Brexit deal. / From next year, 45 per cent of an EV’s value should originate in the UK or EU to qualify for tariff-free trade.