Irish Border Throws Unexpected Hurdle Into Brexit Talks
11 November 2017 | 4:45 am
A dilemma is hurtling toward Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar: should he risk derailing the entire Brexit negotiation process over the border question?
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Foster stepping down has the potential to trigger a snap election. The province's power-sharing executive is at risk of falling apart.
16 Jun 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison announce a new post-Brexit free trade deal between their countries. It follows similar UK trade deals reached with Japan and the European Union following London's divorce with Brussels. On 1 February 2021, the UK formally applied to join the CPTPP, a trade agreement among Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.
23 Jun 2021
It's been five years since the UK voted to leave the EU. The vote appalled those who saw it as economic self-sabotage. But those in favor of leaving were not swayed by economic arguments — and likely still aren't today.
24 Jun 2021
Britain marks five years since its decision to leave the European Union, with economic impacts just beginning and worries of a divided UK enduring.
12 Jul 2021
The UK says the EU figure of €47.5 billion was for its "own internal accounting" and does not reflect money owed back to Britain.
22 Jul 2021
The British government has urged the EU to rethink the part of the Brexit deal that governs trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. But the European Commission has refused such requests in the past.
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A lack of qualified drivers combined with tough visa regulations are slowing down the country's supply chains. Food retailers like McDonald's have been hit. The Christmas season could stretch things to the limit.
6 Oct 2021
The UK has given Brussels ten days to respond to its demands over customs checkpoints in the Irish Sea. The UK's Brexit minister has told the EU to rethink the terms of its trade accord.
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The measures could halve customs paperwork and checks on meat, dairy and other food products coming to Northern Ireland.
24 Oct 2021
Britain's Brexit Minister David Frost has reacted to proposed EU concessions to ease bottlenecks affecting the trade in goods to Northern Ireland from the UK mainland.
29 Oct 2021
Tensions over licensing rules for European Union fishing boats are rising as France has vowed to block access to its ports and the United Kingdom has threatened a "calibrated response.''
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The work of a photographer who places human architecture at the centre of his pictures, before pulling back to show its effect on the surrounding landscape, is currently on display here in Paris. Donovan Wylie began taking pictures as a child while growing up in Northern Ireland. His latest exhibition at the Irish Cultural Centre in Paris focuses on lighthouses and how they define the borders created by Brexit. He joined us for Perspective to tell us more about where he gets his inspiration.
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