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# brexit - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, US says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Trump administration trying to secure mini trade deal with UK, US says

Dec 17th 2020, 7:34 AM 34,311 Views 23 Comments

US trade representative Robert Lighthizer said he is “hopeful” of an agreement.

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI
# ESRI
# ESRI

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI

Dec 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,912 Views 11 Comments

Remarkably, the Irish economy is forecast to grow by 3.8% this year.

# brexit - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Warning that Ireland could face 'unprecedented disruption' to movement of goods in next four weeks
# Brexit
# Brexit

Warning that Ireland could face 'unprecedented disruption' to movement of goods in next four weeks

Dec 16th 2020, 11:25 AM 17,428 Views 24 Comments

The Oireachtas Transport Committee will hear from hauliers this morning.

'We have found a way forward': Ursula von der Leyen says path to a Brexit agreement is in sight
# Brexit
# Brexit

'We have found a way forward': Ursula von der Leyen says path to a Brexit agreement is in sight

Dec 16th 2020, 9:10 AM 36,084 Views 37 Comments

The European Commission president addressed the European Parliament this morning.

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
# Investor Court
# Investor Court

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,899 Views 51 Comments

Hourigan told TheJournal.ie that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.

# brexit - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Post-Brexit trade deal talks continue amid reports of progress
# Getting There
# Getting There

Post-Brexit trade deal talks continue amid reports of progress

Dec 15th 2020, 7:38 AM 13,323 Views 8 Comments

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen reportedly said that talks were “on the very last mile”.

# brexit - Monday 14 December, 2020

Downing Street indicates no-deal Brexit still 'possible' outcome from Brexit trade talks
# Trade Talks
# Trade Talks

Downing Street indicates no-deal Brexit still 'possible' outcome from Brexit trade talks

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 2:05 PM 18,963 Views 42 Comments
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said significant challenges remain on the key sticking points.
  • The UK parliament may be forced to sit over the festive period to vote on any agreement.

# brexit - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Brexit trade talks to continue but Johnson says two sides remain 'very far apart'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit trade talks to continue but Johnson says two sides remain 'very far apart'

Updated Dec 13th 2020, 3:12 PM 33,948 Views 45 Comments

The legal date for the UK to leave the Customs Union and Single Market is 31 December.

Brexit trade talks deadline arrives as key issues still remain
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit trade talks deadline arrives as key issues still remain

Dec 13th 2020, 8:35 AM 10,558 Views 44 Comments

Boris Johnson is due to speak with European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen later today.

# brexit - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Conservative anger over Navy no-deal threat as trade negotiations enter final days
# Agreement
# Agreement

Conservative anger over Navy no-deal threat as trade negotiations enter final days

Updated Dec 12th 2020, 2:04 PM 68,834 Views 137 Comments
  • A decision on the talks should be reached by tomorrow.
  • Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen have both said a no-deal outcome is likely.
  • The UK and EU have "not yet found the solutions" to differences on fisheries, von der Leyen said.

# brexit - Friday 11 December, 2020

Boris Johnson warns no deal is 'very very likely' while Coveney says agreement is still possible
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson warns no deal is 'very very likely' while Coveney says agreement is still possible

Updated Dec 11th 2020, 7:40 PM 28,578 Views 61 Comments

Boris Johnson said he was “hopeful” that progress could be made before Sunday.

Boris Johnson wants UK to prepare for 'the Australia option', ex-Aussie PM says 'careful what you wish for'
# Man Down Under
# Man Down Under

Boris Johnson wants UK to prepare for 'the Australia option', ex-Aussie PM says 'careful what you wish for'

Dec 11th 2020, 11:22 AM 35,388 Views 46 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull said that Australia faces “very large barriers” to trading with the EU.

# brexit - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Brexit: Boris Johnson warns there is 'strong possibility' that trade deal will not be struck with EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit: Boris Johnson warns there is 'strong possibility' that trade deal will not be struck with EU

Updated Dec 10th 2020, 6:00 PM 23,597 Views 48 Comments
  • UK and EU to "come to a decision" on trade negotiations by Sunday
  • Micheál Martin says he doesn't expect a 'lengthy discussion' on Brexit at today's European Council meeting
  • Senior Downing Street source says it is “unclear” if differences can be bridged
UK and Singapore sign free trade deal
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

UK and Singapore sign free trade deal

Dec 10th 2020, 6:59 AM 17,348 Views 20 Comments

It comes amid tense negotiations in Brussels to salvage the chances of a post-Brexit trade deal.

# brexit - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Brexit: 'Large gaps' remain after tonight's talks end between Johnson and von der Leyen
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

Brexit: 'Large gaps' remain after tonight's talks end between Johnson and von der Leyen

Updated Dec 9th 2020, 10:44 PM 42,171 Views 65 Comments
  • The two leaders aimed to break ongoing deadlock ahead of EU summit tomorrow
  • Negotiations stalled on fishing rights, the level playing-field and how trade disputes are to be resolved
  • Cabinet minister Michael Gove says EU will have to give ground if there is to be a breakthrough
Three-month 'grace period' will mean Brexit agri-checks won't apply to foods sent to NI supermarkets
# What's In Store
# What's In Store

Three-month 'grace period' will mean Brexit agri-checks won't apply to foods sent to NI supermarkets

Dec 9th 2020, 4:04 PM 9,643 Views 5 Comments

Yes, this is basically another Brexit extension.

# brexit - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Irish Amazon customers to incur costs for refunds after Brexit
# Ringing Up
# Ringing Up

Irish Amazon customers to incur costs for refunds after Brexit

Dec 8th 2020, 8:56 PM 56,723 Views 112 Comments

Amazon will pay the cost of returns for faulty items, but the cost of returning any other products will be incurred by the buyer.

Beef and mushrooms to be worst hit as all agriculture sectors will be 'seriously affected' by Brexit
# Stark Warning
# Stark Warning

Beef and mushrooms to be worst hit as all agriculture sectors will be 'seriously affected' by Brexit

Dec 8th 2020, 8:10 PM 15,296 Views 5 Comments

Irish Farmers Association president Tim Cullinan issued the stark warning at an Oireachtas committee hearing today.

Brexit: Boris Johnson will fly to Brussels tomorrow for dinner meeting with Ursula von der Leyen
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit: Boris Johnson will fly to Brussels tomorrow for dinner meeting with Ursula von der Leyen

Updated Dec 8th 2020, 6:00 PM 30,806 Views 48 Comments
  • British PM and Ursula von der Leyen will meet ahead of an EU summit on Thursday
  • UK and EU agree deal 'in principle' to manage post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland
  • Differences between the sides remain on the level playing field, fisheries and governance
UK and EU agree deal 'in principle' to manage post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and EU agree deal 'in principle' to manage post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland

Dec 8th 2020, 1:46 PM 11,931 Views 11 Comments

It follows a meeting between Micheal Gove and Maros Sefcovic yesterday.

# brexit - Monday 7 December, 2020

Over 1.6 million to get Christmas Bonus this week, as those receiving Covid PUP drops slightly
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Over 1.6 million to get Christmas Bonus this week, as those receiving Covid PUP drops slightly

Dec 7th 2020, 9:45 PM 35,913 Views 56 Comments

The Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be available until March of next year.

Brexit trade talks: Boris and Ursula to meet in coming days to discuss final 'significant differences'
# End Game
# End Game

Brexit trade talks: Boris and Ursula to meet in coming days to discuss final 'significant differences'

Updated Dec 7th 2020, 6:53 PM 41,870 Views 48 Comments
  • 'Significant differences' remain on the level playing field, fisheries and governance
  • Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said new problems on fisheries had arisen
  • The House of Commons votes to reject Lords' amendments to Internal Market Bill, but UK government agrees to 'deactivate' contentious clauses if there is a trade deal
Trucks can be parked at Dublin Airport longterm carpark if Brexit traffic at Dublin Port overflows
# A Brexit Jam
# A Brexit Jam

Trucks can be parked at Dublin Airport longterm carpark if Brexit traffic at Dublin Port overflows

Updated Dec 7th 2020, 6:13 PM 22,657 Views 22 Comments

No matter what happens in the ongoing Brexit talks, there’ll be major changes in how Ireland does business with the UK in 2021.

Poll: Are you worried about a no-deal Brexit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about a no-deal Brexit?

Dec 7th 2020, 9:09 AM 35,845 Views 83 Comments

The trade talks are entering their final days.

# brexit - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Explainer: Is this the final throw of the dice before a post-Brexit deal is struck?
# Brexplainer
# Brexplainer

Explainer: Is this the final throw of the dice before a post-Brexit deal is struck?

Dec 6th 2020, 3:13 PM 22,783 Views 17 Comments

Why have things flared up this weekend, and are we actually close to an EU-UK trade deal?

'This is the final throw of the dice': Talks on post-Brexit trade deal resume in Brussels
# Brexit
# Brexit

'This is the final throw of the dice': Talks on post-Brexit trade deal resume in Brussels

Updated Dec 6th 2020, 1:22 PM 12,858 Views 25 Comments

Lord Frost and Michel Barnier are attempting to resolve the remaining issues.

'At-risk' threshold could make importing goods to Northern Ireland problematic, deal or no deal
# Maize
# Maize

'At-risk' threshold could make importing goods to Northern Ireland problematic, deal or no deal

Dec 6th 2020, 7:25 AM 10,561 Views 6 Comments

“We fall between two stools,” Declan Billington of Northern Ireland’s Food & Drink Association said.

Gouda news: 'Brexit-proof' cheese factory in Kilkenny will cater for European tastes
# Post Brexit Problems
# Post Brexit Problems

Gouda news: 'Brexit-proof' cheese factory in Kilkenny will cater for European tastes

Dec 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 24,646 Views 28 Comments

But environmental concerns about the factory have stalled plans for its opening.

# brexit - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Brexit negotiations to seek resolution as 'serious differences' remain
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Brexit negotiations to seek resolution as 'serious differences' remain

Dec 5th 2020, 6:18 PM 16,210 Views 21 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen and Boris Johnson will speak again on Monday to assess the situation.

Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen to hold emergency talks on Brexit deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen to hold emergency talks on Brexit deal

Dec 5th 2020, 7:20 AM 12,690 Views 20 Comments

Negotiators from both sides said conditions for an agreement had still not been met.

# brexit - Friday 4 December, 2020

Fifa reportedly close Brexit transfer loophole in potential game-changer for Irish football
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Fifa reportedly close Brexit transfer loophole in potential game-changer for Irish football

Dec 4th 2020, 10:25 PM 46,969 Views 34 Comments

The days of Irish minors moving to UK clubs may be about to end.

Brexit talks paused as negotiators identify 'significant divergences' between sides
# Ticking Clock
# Ticking Clock

Brexit talks paused as negotiators identify 'significant divergences' between sides

Dec 4th 2020, 7:50 PM 22,277 Views 52 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen and Boris Johnson are now due to discuss the current situation tomorrow afternoon.

Brexit talks in 'difficult phase' as hopes of trade agreement recede
# Clock Is Ticking
# Clock Is Ticking

Brexit talks in 'difficult phase' as hopes of trade agreement recede

Updated Dec 4th 2020, 12:15 PM 19,832 Views 39 Comments

The UK claimed the EU was making fresh demands at the ’11th hour’.

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was the UK able to approve the Pfizer vaccine before the EU because of Brexit?

Dec 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 20,272 Views 0 Comments

The head of the UK regulator who approved the Pfizer vaccine said its progress was “totally dependent” on the “rolling review” approach it took.

# brexit - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Controversial Brexit legislation set to return with trade talks on a knife edge
# Brexit
# Brexit

Controversial Brexit legislation set to return with trade talks on a knife edge

Dec 3rd 2020, 4:45 PM 11,334 Views 12 Comments

Negotiations continue to reach a UK-European Union trade deal by the end of the month.

‘Good chance’ of Brexit trade deal in coming days, Coveney says
# Brexit
# Brexit

‘Good chance’ of Brexit trade deal in coming days, Coveney says

Updated Dec 3rd 2020, 1:39 PM 18,107 Views 23 Comments

Simon Coveney met European leaders in Paris today.

# brexit - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

UK breaching Northern Ireland Protocol would be a 'really big mistake', Coveney says
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK breaching Northern Ireland Protocol would be a 'really big mistake', Coveney says

Dec 2nd 2020, 10:00 PM 17,822 Views 35 Comments

The British government is poised to reintroduce elements of its controversial Internal Market Bill next week,

Boris Johnson remains ‘optimistic’ of post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels
# Time Is Ticking
# Time Is Ticking

Boris Johnson remains ‘optimistic’ of post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:44 PM 9,196 Views 21 Comments

Michel Barnier has briefed EU ambassadors on the negotiations amid little signs of progress as time runs out.

# brexit - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Confusion over whether new post-Brexit transfer rules will apply to young Irish players From The42

Confusion over whether new post-Brexit transfer rules will apply to young Irish players

Dec 1st 2020, 10:51 PM 4,604 Views 2 Comments

Some English clubs have been carrying on as normal, but a senior English football source insists potentially transformative rules will apply to Ireland.

# brexit - Monday 30 November, 2020

Coveney: We've been saying it for a while but THIS is the key week in Brexit talks
# Now Or Never
# Now Or Never

Coveney: We've been saying it for a while but THIS is the key week in Brexit talks

Nov 30th 2020, 9:20 AM 9,484 Views 9 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Sunday that there was ‘a deal to be done’.