Goods checks needed on just two roads after independence, says Sturgeon | The Independent

“We have a market seven times the size of the UK’s on our doorstep and we should be seeking to put arrangements in place to allow trade across that.” https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/scotland-nicola-sturgeon-england-first-minister-scottish-government-b2204543.html

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Brexit Latest: EU Receives UK’s Response to Legal Threats Over NI Protocol Row | Press Association/Bloomberg

“The EU is considering its next steps after the UK’s response to legal threats over its failure to comply with the post-Brexit Northern Ireland protocol.” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-15/eu-receives-uk-s-response-to-legal-threats-over-northern-ireland-protocol-row?leadSource=uverify%20wall

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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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Driver bringing Ukrainian refugees back to Ireland avoided UK for fear of ‘being done for trafficking’ | inews

“Cathal O’Connell, chief executive of Paddywagon Tours, said a trip to resettle more than 100 refugees in Ireland took twice as long as he went through France instead of cutting through the UK over trafficking fears.” https://inews.co.uk/news/world/driver-ukrainian-refugees-ireland-avoided-uk-trafficking-1572833 Driver bringing Ukrainian refugees back to Ireland avoided UK for fear of ‘being done for trafficking’ Cathal O’Connell, […]

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Paul Givan: Northern Ireland First Minister resigns | Sky News

“Givan’s resignation is part of the DUP’s protest against the Northern Ireland Protocol – part of the ‘Brexit’ deal agreed by both sides and designed to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland.” https://news.sky.com/story/paul-givan-northern-ireland-first-minister-preparing-to-resign-12531664 Paul Givan: Northern Ireland first minister preparing to resign | Politics News | Sky News Northern Ireland First Minister […]

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Opinion: Brexit hasn’t ended the EU – it’s given it a new sense of purpose | The Globe and Mail

“The UK, rather than leaping boldly into a brave new future, is imploding. Europe, meanwhile, seems to have found a new sense of purpose.” https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-brexit-hasnt-ended-the-european-union-its-given-it-a-new-sense-of/?utm_medium=Referrer:+Social+Network+/+Media&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Link

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