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# brexit - Today’s News

EU urged to be ‘pragmatic, not bloody-minded’ over Brexit dispute
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

EU urged to be ‘pragmatic, not bloody-minded’ over Brexit dispute

Updated 5 hours ago 16,049 Views 56 Comments

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab made the call as Boris Johnson met leaders from the bloc in Cornwall.

# brexit - Yesterday’s News

The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know

Fri 12:08 AM 6,557 Views 3 Comments

This will be the first time the leaders have met in almost two years due to Covid-19.

# brexit - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets
# Subscription
# Subscription

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets

Thu 7:56 PM 16,984 Views 11 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former top aide has launched a profile on newsletter platform Substack.

Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach

Updated Thu 12:50 PM 27,587 Views 48 Comments
  • Biden's aides say he will stress the need to "stand behind" the Northern Ireland Protocol.
  • Micheál Martin said this morning that Biden's and US involvement is significant and makes sense from an American perspective.
  • European Council President Charles Michel said it's "paramount" that the terms of the Brexit deal are respected.

# brexit - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

UK press hypes 'sausage trade war' with EU over Northern Ireland checks on chilled meats
# Do Your Bratwurst
# Do Your Bratwurst

UK press hypes 'sausage trade war' with EU over Northern Ireland checks on chilled meats

Tue 12:25 PM 19,220 Views 26 Comments

The EU has warned it will “react swiftly” if the UK acts unilaterally again in relation to the NI Protocol.

# brexit - Friday 4 June, 2021

Poots reports 'positive, frank and useful' talks with Taoiseach despite north-south relations 'never being as bad'
# Dup Leader
# Dup Leader

Poots reports 'positive, frank and useful' talks with Taoiseach despite north-south relations 'never being as bad'

Updated Jun 4th 2021, 8:02 AM 64,378 Views 91 Comments

The Taoiseach says the two party leaders had “an open exchange of view” this evening.

# brexit - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

EU needs to show more common sense over NI Protocol, David Frost says
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU needs to show more common sense over NI Protocol, David Frost says

Jun 1st 2021, 10:40 PM 16,340 Views 24 Comments

The UK’s Brexit minister was in NI to meet business and community representatives to discuss the challenges they are facing following departure from the EU.

# brexit - Sunday 30 May, 2021

EU not using Northern Ireland to punish UK for Brexit, EC vice-president says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

EU not using Northern Ireland to punish UK for Brexit, EC vice-president says

May 30th 2021, 10:51 AM 16,988 Views 29 Comments

Maros Sefcovic said they searched for four years for the ‘best solution to the very sensitive situation in Northern Ireland’.

# brexit - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about fish?
# Something Fishy
# Something Fishy

Quiz: How much do you know about fish?

May 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 53,485 Views 27 Comments

Test your knowledge.

# brexit - Thursday 27 May, 2021

'Longer and bloodier than Hamlet': British papers reel at Dominic Cummings' explosive evidence
# Westminster Committee
# Westminster Committee

'Longer and bloodier than Hamlet': British papers reel at Dominic Cummings' explosive evidence

May 27th 2021, 9:02 AM 29,324 Views 30 Comments

His marathon seven-hour session of evidence gave the press plenty to write about, some calling it a “rain of fire”, others a “Domshell”.

# brexit - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Poll: Is fresh fish part of your diet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is fresh fish part of your diet?

May 26th 2021, 11:52 AM 31,833 Views 48 Comments

The Irish Fishing fleet is protesting today and they believe that their industry is under threat from Brexit.

Irish people's trust in British government down at 12% amid Brexit 'adventure'
# Everybody Needs Good Neighbours
# Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

Irish people's trust in British government down at 12% amid Brexit 'adventure'

May 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 16,633 Views 33 Comments

This makes more distrusted than the US government or the European Commission.

# brexit - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Von der Leyen says Northern Ireland trade problems are caused by Brexit, not the Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Von der Leyen says Northern Ireland trade problems are caused by Brexit, not the Protocol

May 25th 2021, 7:44 AM 39,622 Views 56 Comments

A new raft of checks at the ports of Belfast and Larne under the terms of the Protocol have sparked anger among unionists.

# brexit - Thursday 20 May, 2021

NI Protocol port checks could be reduced by 80%, Simon Coveney says
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

NI Protocol port checks could be reduced by 80%, Simon Coveney says

May 20th 2021, 9:09 PM 16,980 Views 16 Comments

Coveney said that option is within the confines of the protocol if the UK agree to a common approach to standards.

# brexit - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

European Commission VP and UK's Brexit minister invited to give evidence to Stormont committee
# Stormont
# Stormont

European Commission VP and UK's Brexit minister invited to give evidence to Stormont committee

May 19th 2021, 6:51 PM 7,318 Views 5 Comments

The committee chairman said they’re being asked to give evidence on the impact of Brexit and the NI Protocol.

# brexit - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

NI Secretary and David Frost urge ‘common sense’ from EU during Northern Ireland visit
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

NI Secretary and David Frost urge ‘common sense’ from EU during Northern Ireland visit

May 12th 2021, 11:06 AM 9,150 Views 21 Comments

Frost and NI Secretary Brandon Lewis met business and community reps during a two-day visit to the North.

# brexit - Monday 10 May, 2021

Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit

May 10th 2021, 10:43 PM 10,370 Views 19 Comments

The remarks were made at an Oireachtas committee today.

# brexit - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Unionist negotiators of Good Friday Agreement call for suspension of Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Unionist negotiators of Good Friday Agreement call for suspension of Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated May 8th 2021, 7:37 AM 40,956 Views 62 Comments

The open letter has been sent to Micheál Martin, Boris Johnson, Joe Biden and Maros Sefcovic.

# brexit - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks
# Common Travel Loophole
# Common Travel Loophole

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks

May 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,335 Views 23 Comments
  • Organised crime groups have been exploiting a 100-year-old agreement between Ireland and England to bypass Brexit imposed border checks.

# brexit - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Brian Rowan: Arlene's feathers are ruffled today, but the DUP itself is under pressure
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Brian Rowan: Arlene's feathers are ruffled today, but the DUP itself is under pressure

Apr 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 38,899 Views 60 Comments

Former BBC correspondent Brian Rowan looks at the embattled DUP leader’s position today.

The final hurdle: Post-Brexit trade deal given 'big green light' by MEPs
# Brexit
# Brexit

The final hurdle: Post-Brexit trade deal given 'big green light' by MEPs

Apr 28th 2021, 9:55 AM 11,733 Views 11 Comments

Members of the European Parliament had threatened to reject the agreement over the UK’s actions on the NI Protocol.

# brexit - Monday 19 April, 2021

Brother of loyalist murder victim disrupts protest over Northern Ireland Protocol
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Brother of loyalist murder victim disrupts protest over Northern Ireland Protocol

Apr 19th 2021, 4:48 PM 38,472 Views 14 Comments

Gareth McCord’s brother Raymond was beaten to death by a UVF gang in north Belfast in 1997.

Brexit triggers a 'very weak' start to the year at Dublin Port as cargo volumes plunge
# Port In A Storm
# Port In A Storm

Brexit triggers a 'very weak' start to the year at Dublin Port as cargo volumes plunge

Apr 19th 2021, 11:49 AM 12,413 Views 10 Comments

Trade with the UK declined by 29% while trade with other EU ports increased by nearly 18%.

# brexit - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

Apr 18th 2021, 3:30 PM 20,974 Views 27 Comments

Micheal Martin said Brexit was one of the causes of the ‘terrible scenes’ of rioting in Belfast recently.

# brexit - Friday 16 April, 2021

Frost and Sefcovic seek solutions for Northern Ireland Brexit issues
# Brexit
# Brexit

Frost and Sefcovic seek solutions for Northern Ireland Brexit issues

Apr 16th 2021, 7:08 AM 9,227 Views 8 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost and European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic have met in Brussels.

# brexit - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Frost to meet Sefcovic in Brussels for talks on Northern Ireland and Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Frost to meet Sefcovic in Brussels for talks on Northern Ireland and Brexit

Apr 14th 2021, 3:26 PM 5,493 Views 2 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney is also in London today for talks.

# brexit - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises
# Brexit
# Brexit

Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises

Apr 13th 2021, 5:09 PM 35,512 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson was of sowing mistrust among the unionist community, and is not “a casual observer” to events in the North.

# brexit - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Brian Rowan: Once again, the politics of Northern Ireland is in a mess and violence has won out
# Belfast Violence
# Belfast Violence

Brian Rowan: Once again, the politics of Northern Ireland is in a mess and violence has won out

Apr 8th 2021, 10:08 AM 23,199 Views 37 Comments

The former BBC correspondent and author says it’s like a rewind button has been pressed to the past in the North.

Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder
# Explainer
# Explainer

Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder

Apr 8th 2021, 8:10 AM 23,741 Views 49 Comments

It took an event unrelated to the Irish Sea border furore to set a match to simmering tensions

# brexit - Thursday 25 March, 2021

The Explainer: Why is there talk of an EU-UK 'vaccine war'?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is there talk of an EU-UK 'vaccine war'?

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 10,433 Views 19 Comments

What’s going on? We take a look in this week’s episode.

# brexit - Monday 22 March, 2021

DUP not considering collapsing Stormont in protest over NI Protocol, Minister says
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

DUP not considering collapsing Stormont in protest over NI Protocol, Minister says

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:58 AM 10,591 Views 10 Comments

One of the party’s Stormont ministers said such a move would be ‘counter-productive’.

# brexit - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Imports from Britain have dropped by over €900 million since Brexit
# Through The Floor
# Through The Floor

Imports from Britain have dropped by over €900 million since Brexit

Mar 18th 2021, 2:52 PM 43,663 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Britain accounted for just 7% of exports from Ireland.

# brexit - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future
# TGIP
# TGIP

The myriad ways Brexit has permanently shifted the course of Northern Ireland's future

Mar 17th 2021, 12:05 AM 35,728 Views 33 Comments

Northern Ireland’s elected reps weren’t at the Brexit talks, where very detailed aspects of NI trade were regularly discussed.

# brexit - Monday 15 March, 2021

EU takes action against UK over ‘international law breaches’ on Northern Ireland
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

EU takes action against UK over ‘international law breaches’ on Northern Ireland

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 1:45 PM 16,005 Views 45 Comments

The European Commission is taking steps towards proceedings over the alleged breach of the NI Protocol.

# brexit - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Arlene Foster says UK 'damaging' itself with NI Protocol to appease EU
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Arlene Foster says UK 'damaging' itself with NI Protocol to appease EU

Mar 14th 2021, 3:07 PM 23,429 Views 57 Comments

Foster wants the post-Brexit Northern Ireland Protocol to be replaced.

# brexit - Friday 12 March, 2021

British exports to EU plunged by 41% in January, while non-EU exports increased by 1.7%
# Brexit
# Brexit

British exports to EU plunged by 41% in January, while non-EU exports increased by 1.7%

Mar 12th 2021, 1:01 PM 19,500 Views 46 Comments

The UK officially left the Single Market and Customs Union on 31 December, leading to new trading rules from New Year’s Day.

# brexit - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Brexit issues raised with influential group of US Congress members
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Brexit issues raised with influential group of US Congress members

Mar 11th 2021, 11:48 AM 10,859 Views 11 Comments

Simon Coveney and EU Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic spoke to the Friends of Ireland caucus.

# brexit - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

EU reaction to NI Protocol grace period extensions ‘hysterical’, says Arlene Foster
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU reaction to NI Protocol grace period extensions ‘hysterical’, says Arlene Foster

Mar 9th 2021, 5:21 PM 18,671 Views 40 Comments

The European Commission is preparing to take legal action against the UK government, accusing it of breaching the terms of the protocol.

# brexit - Monday 8 March, 2021

Bobby McDonagh: Britain, the Protocol and another breach of trust
# Opinion
# Opinion

Bobby McDonagh: Britain, the Protocol and another breach of trust

Mar 8th 2021, 12:29 PM 15,007 Views 10 Comments

The former ambassador says the decision by the UK to act unilaterally on some issues in relation to the Brexit Protocol is another deeply unhelpful move.

# brexit - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled
# Brexit
# Brexit

Arlene Foster calls for 'disastrous' Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled

Mar 7th 2021, 2:30 PM 30,726 Views 91 Comments

Foster has warned of an avalanche of checks on goods coming in to the region after grace periods end.

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