Again, UK speaks on Onnoghen’s suspension
17 February 2019 | 5:00 pm
Again, UK speaks on Onnoghen's suspension.
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Flower Farm, nestled in the countryside of southern England, faces turmoil this winter as it contends with worker shortages that will leave it struggling to meet its Turkey orders this Christmas.
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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