Facing the music: N.Ireland looks to post-Brexit future
09 February 2020 | 7:33 am
As Britain prepares to leave the EU, Northern Ireland violin-maker Martin McClean looks to the uncertainty that remains over the trading status of the province. EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier this week warned of the risk of a fresh "cliff edge" at the end of 2020.
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