UK presses on with Brexit rules re-write; EU calls it illegal | Associated Press

“Johnson’s opponents, however, say the move is illegal and will shred Britain’s international reputation.” https://apnews.com/article/boris-johnson-politics-london-global-trade-e292dd7c2072c6f181a218ae5b3803e1 UK presses on with Brexit rules rewrite; EU calls it illegal LONDON (AP) — Britain is ramping up a feud with the European Union by pressing on with a plan to rip up parts of the post-Brexit trade deal it […]

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Solar panels set to be mandatory on all new buildings under EU plan | The Independent

“New proposal aims to rapidly reduce dependence on Russian fossil and supercharge Europe’s transition to green energy.” https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/solar-panels-new-buildings-eu-mandatory-b2081732.html Solar panels set to be mandatory on all new buildings under EU plan Saving energy. In terms of saving energy, the Commission is proposing to up the target for energy efficiency to lead to a 9 per […]

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EU will retaliate against any unilateral action on Northern Ireland protocol, Coveney warns | Irish Times

“Minister urges ‘partnership and dialogue’ ahead of Johnson’s Belfast visit.” https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/eu-will-retaliate-to-any-unilateral-action-on-northern-ireland-protocol-coveney-warns-1.4879091 EU will retaliate to any unilateral action on Northern Ireland protocol, Coveney warns British prime minister Boris Johnson has been warned of the consequences of unilateral action on the Northern Ireland protocol, including the prospect of “retaliatory” action from Europe. www.irishtimes.com

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EU Ready to Suspend Trade Deal If UK Revokes NI Protocol | Bloomberg

“The EU would likely move quickly to launch infringement procedures against the UK and suspend their trade agreement if Johnson’s government puts forward legislation to revoke its commitments over Northern Ireland trade, a person familiar with the situation said.” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-05-11/eu-ready-to-suspend-uk-trade-deal-if-johnson-revokes-ni-protocol?utm_medium=social&utm_content=bloomberguk&utm_source=twitter&cmpid%3D=socialflow-twitter-bloomberguk&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic

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Brits warned as Brexit rule means you can’t take popular snacks into Spain | Mirror Online

“Under EU rules, you can’t bring meat or dairy products with you when travelling from a non-EU country – which now includes the UK.” https://www.mirror.co.uk/travel/europe/brits-warned-brexit-rule-means-26933885?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

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