Brexit

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PM Johnson’s Brexit team seeks to evade Irish Sea checks on goods – Sunday Times

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay(Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit team has been ordered to come up with plans to “get around” the Northern Ireland protocol in the Brexit withdrawal agreement, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. Officials in Taskforce Europe,…

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France’s Macron: unclear if EU-Britain to have trade deal by year-end

FILE PHOTO: France’s President Emmanuel Macron arrives for the second day of a special European Council summit in Brussels, Belgium February 21, 2020, held to discuss the next long-term budget of the European Union. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERSPARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday cast doubt over the likelihood of the European Union…

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Brexit: Emmanuel Macron ‘not sure’ of UK-EU trade deal by end of year

Image copyright AFP Image caption French President Emmanuel Macron says negotiating a UK-EU trade deal will be “tense” French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is “not sure” a UK-EU trade deal will be struck by 31 December, the end of the Brexit transition period.Mr Macron said negotiations starting in March will be “tense”, with…

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Brexit: How do you negotiate a trade agreement?

Image copyright Getty Images “I think that on trade issues,” said the French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves le Drian, “we are going to rip each other apart.”The war of words about a potential trade agreement between the UK and the EU is heating up. But that’s to be expected. And behind the scenes, a huge amount…

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Driving after Brexit: What you need to know

Image copyright Getty Images As a member of the European Union (EU), UK driving licences could be used to drive in countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) – that means EU member states plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.When the UK left the EU on 31 January it entered a transition period during which pretty…

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Brexit complicates EU budget plans

Image copyright Getty Images EU leaders are meeting in Brussels this week to discuss the bloc’s future budget plans. These negotiations are always challenging, tending to pit net payers against net beneficiaries.There are proposals from the European Commission and the Parliament that some countries think involve spending too much. This time, the talks are further…