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EU-UK trade war looming as Northern Ireland protocol tensions hit boiling point

Less than a year since the EU and UK struck a post-Brexit deal, the sides are apparently preparing for a trade war. Tensions over the Northern Ireland Protocol have pushed things to the brink.

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