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Brexit: Ministers accused of fishing compensation U-turn

By Kate WhannelPolitical reporter, BBC NewsPublishedduration15 hours agoThe government has been accused of making a “U-turn” on a pledge by the PM to compensate fishing businesses hit by post-Brexit export problems.On Wednesday Boris Johnson said he understood the “temporary frustration” of the fishing industry and promised to provide compensation. Environment Secretary George Eustice told the…

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Brexit: ‘My £50,000 shellfish lorry was delayed for 30 hours’

By Sarah DickinsBBC Wales economics correspondentPublishedduration1 day agoimage copyrightNerys Edwards image captionNerys Edwards’ family has been in the trade for generationsA Welsh shellfish wholesaler says she is worried for her future after nearly £50,000 of lobsters, prawns and crabs were delayed for more than 30 hours on a lorry to Spain.Nerys Edwards, her family and…

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Brexit: Five surprising consequences

By Reality Check teamBBC NewsPublishedduration1 day agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesWhile the UK government had been warning of some disruption to trade as the new UK-EU relationship began at the beginning of 2021, some of the consequences seem to have taken people by surprise.Here are five of the outcomes that have been in the news so far…

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Michel Barnier plans political comeback in France

France, brace yourself for Michel Barnier’s triumphant return. After five years of intense negotiations on the U.K. leaving the EU, the bloc’s chief Brexit negotiator will soon retire from the European Commission, but not from his motherland’s politics. Speaking to reporters just weeks after the U.K. and the EU signed a bilateral trade pact, Barnier said he…

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Former Tory MSP to lead Scots wing of rebranded Brexit Party

Publishedduration16 hours agoimage copyrightReform UKimage captionRichard Tice introduced Michelle Ballantyne as Reform UK Scotland’s leader in a virtual eventFormer Conservative MSP Michelle Ballantyne is to lead the Scottish wing of Reform UK – the party set up as a rebrand of the Brexit Party.Ms Ballantyne currently sits as an independent MSP for South Scotland, having…