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# brexit - Monday 25 October, 2021

UK's Frost sets December deadline for reaching protocol agreement with EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK's Frost sets December deadline for reaching protocol agreement with EU

Oct 25th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,732 Views 40 Comments

The Brexit minister said there remained ‘significant’ gaps between the two sides on reforming the treaty.

Is the Protocol bad or good for firms in Northern Ireland? It's both, they say
# Brexit
# Brexit

Is the Protocol bad or good for firms in Northern Ireland? It's both, they say

Oct 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 16,927 Views 10 Comments

The EU’s suggested changes will fix some – but not all – problems with post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland.

# brexit - Sunday 24 October, 2021

UK and EU 'still far apart' on big NI Protocol issues as talks to continue in London
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and EU 'still far apart' on big NI Protocol issues as talks to continue in London

Oct 24th 2021, 9:20 AM 13,236 Views 25 Comments

A round of talks in Brussels was ‘constructive’ but significant disagreements still remain.

# brexit - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Opinion: Make no mistake - this UK government will not rest until the Protocol is gone
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Opinion: Make no mistake - this UK government will not rest until the Protocol is gone

Oct 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 29,428 Views 40 Comments

Former negotiator Sydney Nash says it’s sovereignty, not sausages, that the UK government cares about.

# brexit - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland
# Halloween
# Halloween

Brexit and supply chain issues have led to fewer illegal fireworks in Ireland

Oct 19th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,782 Views 17 Comments
  • Supply chains and post-Brexit paperwork in the UK may be to blame for the illegal trade in Fireworks in Ireland.
  • Gardaí and Customs have made seizures but in general sources said possessions have reduced.
  • Gardaí have launched Operation Tombola while Customs have targeted shipments arriving into Ireland via the postal network.

# brexit - Monday 18 October, 2021

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol

Oct 18th 2021, 12:13 PM 18,979 Views 26 Comments

The EU said a ‘very intense period of discussions’ has begun but suggested they may not include the role of the European Court of Justice.

# brexit - Sunday 17 October, 2021

EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out if NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU will not allow Ireland to be singled out if NI Protocol talks fail, McGuinness says

Oct 17th 2021, 3:30 PM 30,238 Views 51 Comments

She said UK/EU relations would be in a ‘difficult place’ if it was true No 10 always intended to ditch the protocol.

# brexit - Saturday 16 October, 2021

'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?

Oct 16th 2021, 9:30 AM 10,922 Views 16 Comments

How far apart are the EU and the UK to reaching a deal on tweaking trade arrangements in Northern Ireland?

# brexit - Friday 15 October, 2021

Still 'a long way' to go to reach resolution on Northern Ireland Protocol, Frost warns
# Brexit
# Brexit

Still 'a long way' to go to reach resolution on Northern Ireland Protocol, Frost warns

Oct 15th 2021, 10:44 AM 12,908 Views 17 Comments

The Brexit Minister will hold talks with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in Brussels today.

# brexit - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Northern Ireland Protocol discussions will not be renegotiation, says Sefcovic
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Northern Ireland Protocol discussions will not be renegotiation, says Sefcovic

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 8:10 PM 44,576 Views 41 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost is expected in Brussels tomorrow to meet Maros Sefcovic to discuss ways to break the deadlock.

# brexit - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Here's what the EU is proposing for the NI protocol
# The North
# The North

Here's what the EU is proposing for the NI protocol

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,394 Views 45 Comments
  • Measures would see an 80% reduction in checks envisaged for retail agri-food products arriving in the region from Great Britain.
  • The proposed changes would also remove the prospect of certain British produce, including Cumberland sausages, being banned from export to Northern Ireland.
  • The plan also includes a 50% reduction in customs paperwork
DUP says EU proposals on NI Protocol 'fall far short of the fundamental change needed'
# Northern Ireland Protocol
# Northern Ireland Protocol

DUP says EU proposals on NI Protocol 'fall far short of the fundamental change needed'

Oct 13th 2021, 7:11 PM 16,295 Views 40 Comments

Sinn Féin welcomed the “far-reaching” EU plans published this evening.

Boris Johnson did not understand his own Brexit deal, Dominic Cummings claims
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson did not understand his own Brexit deal, Dominic Cummings claims

Oct 13th 2021, 12:15 PM 31,846 Views 26 Comments

The former No 10 chief adviser said he had always intended to get Johnson to ‘ditch the bits we didn’t like’.

# brexit - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

David Frost says UK will submit new NI Protocol proposal to the EU
# David Frost
# David Frost

David Frost says UK will submit new NI Protocol proposal to the EU

Updated Oct 12th 2021, 5:15 PM 27,322 Views 56 Comments

David Frost took aim at the oversight of the European Courts of Justice over trading arrangements in Northern Ireland.

# brexit - Monday 11 October, 2021

Pandemic and 'Brexit-induced shock' blamed for used car price hike
# Car Price Spike
# Car Price Spike

Pandemic and 'Brexit-induced shock' blamed for used car price hike

Oct 11th 2021, 11:10 AM 31,023 Views 32 Comments

In just three months since June 2021 used car prices have increased by 10.6%.

# brexit - Friday 8 October, 2021

The Explainer: How is post-Brexit Britain handling migration?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How is post-Brexit Britain handling migration?

Oct 8th 2021, 6:00 PM 9,598 Views 3 Comments

We look at migration, visas for EU workers and potential impacts on supply chains.

# brexit - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Softening of EU stance on NI protocol is welcome breakthrough, Donaldson says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Softening of EU stance on NI protocol is welcome breakthrough, Donaldson says

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 4:17 PM 20,446 Views 25 Comments

Maros Sefcovic announced that the bloc would table “very far-reaching” proposals within the next fortnight.

# brexit - Monday 4 October, 2021

What can we learn about how Britain has treated migrant workers post-Brexit?
# The Good Info Project
# The Good Info Project

What can we learn about how Britain has treated migrant workers post-Brexit?

Oct 4th 2021, 8:00 PM 20,631 Views 7 Comments

The first shockwaves of Brexit are beginning to emerge following the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Unionist leaders come together at conference event to denounce NI Protocol
# In Unison
# In Unison

Unionist leaders come together at conference event to denounce NI Protocol

Oct 4th 2021, 7:15 PM 16,734 Views 21 Comments

The leaders of Northern Ireland’s three main unionist parties shared a platform to strongly criticise the protocol.

Frost tells EU ‘significant changes’ needed to Northern Ireland Brexit deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

Frost tells EU ‘significant changes’ needed to Northern Ireland Brexit deal

Oct 4th 2021, 2:35 PM 12,054 Views 31 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost again threatened to suspend parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol unless Brussels gives ground.

# brexit - Sunday 3 October, 2021

What has happened with migration between the UK and the EU since Brexit?
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

What has happened with migration between the UK and the EU since Brexit?

Oct 3rd 2021, 9:00 PM 33,449 Views 12 Comments

“We just don’t know at the moment,” says one expert on emigration.

# brexit - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Danger of Irish 'spillover' from UK truck driver crisis as skills shortage bites
# Driver Shortage
# Driver Shortage

Danger of Irish 'spillover' from UK truck driver crisis as skills shortage bites

Oct 2nd 2021, 9:30 AM 36,190 Views 36 Comments

But supply chain experts say the shortage is not likely to lead to empty shelves this Christmas.

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:34 AM 34,680 Views 28 Comments

Boris Johnson did not rule out triggering Article 16.

# brexit - Friday 1 October, 2021

Ireland will not see same shortages of lorry drivers as UK – Taoiseach
# Deliveries
# Deliveries

Ireland will not see same shortages of lorry drivers as UK – Taoiseach

Oct 1st 2021, 4:58 PM 17,257 Views 36 Comments

Micheal Martin said preparations made by the government in advance of Brexit had worked and that the UK had failed to make similar plans.

British Christmas meats ‘under threat amid shortage of butchers’
# Brexit
# Brexit

British Christmas meats ‘under threat amid shortage of butchers’

Oct 1st 2021, 7:46 AM 37,269 Views 72 Comments

Priti Patel, the British Home Secretary, is said to be opposed to recruiting personnel from outside the UK to fill the workers gap.

# brexit - Friday 24 September, 2021

Taoiseach 'concerned' about Christmas delivery delays due to Brexit
# Christmas Shopping
# Christmas Shopping

Taoiseach 'concerned' about Christmas delivery delays due to Brexit

Sep 24th 2021, 6:50 PM 18,686 Views 27 Comments

Irish shoppers are being advised to start planning their Christmas purchases as soon as they can.

# brexit - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Coveney to discuss Northern Ireland and Brexit issues as he meets Pelosi in Washington
# Stateside
# Stateside

Coveney to discuss Northern Ireland and Brexit issues as he meets Pelosi in Washington

Sep 23rd 2021, 8:40 AM 9,513 Views 25 Comments

Irish politicians in the US have rubbished claims by a UK minister that Joe Biden doesn’t understand Brexit.

# brexit - Monday 20 September, 2021

Boris Johnson says disputes over Northern Ireland Protocol 'can't go on forever'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson says disputes over Northern Ireland Protocol 'can't go on forever'

Sep 20th 2021, 2:45 PM 16,527 Views 13 Comments

Johnson is due to meet with US President Joe Biden at the White House tomorrow.

# brexit - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

UK to delay some post-Brexit border controls for EU goods 'due to pandemic'
# Long Finger
# Long Finger

UK to delay some post-Brexit border controls for EU goods 'due to pandemic'

Updated Sep 14th 2021, 11:36 AM 15,813 Views 20 Comments

David Frost said the timetable for treating EU goods the same as those from outside the EU is being extended.

# brexit - Monday 13 September, 2021

Window of opportunity to change NI protocol is closing, warns First Minister
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Window of opportunity to change NI protocol is closing, warns First Minister

Sep 13th 2021, 8:26 PM 14,677 Views 43 Comments

Paul Givan said there was no consensus for the Northern Ireland Protocol.

# brexit - Sunday 12 September, 2021

DUP leader fears ‘further unrest’ on streets of Northern Ireland over protocol
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP leader fears ‘further unrest’ on streets of Northern Ireland over protocol

Sep 12th 2021, 4:26 PM 21,061 Views 63 Comments

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said the protocol is “creating significant political instability”.

# brexit - Friday 10 September, 2021

DUP threatens to collapse Stormont ‘before November’ amid NI Protocol row
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP threatens to collapse Stormont ‘before November’ amid NI Protocol row

Updated Sep 10th 2021, 2:12 PM 17,947 Views 49 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said he feared negotiations over the protocol would drag on for years.

Explainer: The high-stakes risks for the DUP as it threatens to collapse Stormont
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Explainer: The high-stakes risks for the DUP as it threatens to collapse Stormont

Sep 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 19,304 Views 18 Comments

The threat by the party’s leader was widely criticised by other parties in Northern Ireland.

# brexit - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Taoiseach says EU wants 'solution' on NI Protocol after DUP leader threatens to force election
# Jeffrey Donaldson
# Jeffrey Donaldson

Taoiseach says EU wants 'solution' on NI Protocol after DUP leader threatens to force election

Updated Sep 9th 2021, 5:39 PM 83,293 Views 122 Comments
  • Donaldson announced his party’s withdrawal from north/south political structures established under the Good Friday Agreement.
  • He said DUP ministers will block the implementation of any additional checks at Northern Ireland ports when ongoing grace periods end.

# brexit - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Three border PSNI stations to be sold after Brexit uncertainty halted plans
# The North
# The North

Three border PSNI stations to be sold after Brexit uncertainty halted plans

Sep 7th 2021, 2:33 PM 19,247 Views 52 Comments

The police stations are in Castlederg and Aughnacloy in Tyrone and Warrenpoint in Down.

# brexit - Monday 6 September, 2021

UK announces further extensions on post-Brexit grace periods
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK announces further extensions on post-Brexit grace periods

Updated Sep 6th 2021, 7:13 PM 30,545 Views 31 Comments

The European Commission said it “will not agree to a renegotiation of the Protocol”.

# brexit - Saturday 4 September, 2021

UK's Frost warns of ‘cold mistrust’ with EU due to Brexit rows over Northern Ireland
# Protocol Problems
# Protocol Problems

UK's Frost warns of ‘cold mistrust’ with EU due to Brexit rows over Northern Ireland

Sep 4th 2021, 6:01 PM 23,820 Views 28 Comments

The negotiator of the post-Brexit agreement renewed calls for Brussels to accept changes to the deal that he negotiated.

British novelist Hilary Mantel to seek Irish citizenship 'to become a European again'
# Brexit
# Brexit

British novelist Hilary Mantel to seek Irish citizenship 'to become a European again'

Sep 4th 2021, 4:35 PM 39,062 Views 51 Comments

The writer has Irish roots through her grandparents.

# brexit - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Donaldson tells Varadkar NI Protocol is ‘causing damage to political stability’
# The North
# The North

Donaldson tells Varadkar NI Protocol is ‘causing damage to political stability’

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 9:24 PM 28,311 Views 45 Comments

The Tanaiste met with Jeffrey Donaldson to assess post-Brexit arrangements and Covid recovery.

# brexit - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Varadkar meeting political leaders in Northern Ireland to discuss Brexit and Covid recovery
# The North
# The North

Varadkar meeting political leaders in Northern Ireland to discuss Brexit and Covid recovery

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 PM 8,613 Views 11 Comments

The Tánaiste is meeting Sinn Féin Finance Minister Conor Murphy and DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson.