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# liz-truss - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

EU will 'respond with all measures at its disposal' if UK brings in law to change Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

EU will 'respond with all measures at its disposal' if UK brings in law to change Protocol

Updated Tue 2:54 PM 47,080 Views 72 Comments
  • Liz Truss addressed the Commons this afternoon.
  • "This is not about scrapping the Protocol," she told MPs.
  • Truss said she would prefer to do a deal with the EU instead of passing legislation.
O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol

Updated Tue 10:25 AM 29,105 Views 35 Comments

Liz Truss is expected to declare her intention to bring forward legislation which rips up parts of the UK’s post-Brexit trade deal.

# liz-truss - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’

Updated May 12th 2022, 6:23 PM 39,642 Views 50 Comments
  • European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic earlier said the UK plans to scrap swathes of the Protocol are "unacceptable".
  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dismissed suggestions of any possible escalatory response from the EU as "crazy".
  • DUP MP Sammy Wilson said his party has adopted a wait-and-see approach over what the UK Government will do about the Protocol.

# liz-truss - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Coveney unsure if UK government interested in working to overcome Northern Ireland problems
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Coveney unsure if UK government interested in working to overcome Northern Ireland problems

Updated May 11th 2022, 8:48 PM 22,803 Views 36 Comments

The foreign affairs minister said the working relationship Ireland and the UK have enjoyed in the past is currently “absent”.

Liz Truss ‘will not shy away’ from taking action on Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Liz Truss ‘will not shy away’ from taking action on Northern Ireland Protocol

May 11th 2022, 7:35 AM 13,139 Views 14 Comments

It is understood the British Cabinet minister is poised to take further action in the coming weeks if negotiations with the EU continue to stall.

# liz-truss - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Taoiseach and Boris Johnson hold 'serious' talks over Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach and Boris Johnson hold 'serious' talks over Protocol

Updated May 10th 2022, 1:51 PM 62,798 Views 49 Comments

The protocol effectively creates checks on goods flowing from Britain to Northern Ireland to allow an open border.

# liz-truss - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Acting premier of British Virgin Islands ‘very concerned’ by direct UK rule advice
# British Virgin Islands
# British Virgin Islands

Acting premier of British Virgin Islands ‘very concerned’ by direct UK rule advice

Apr 30th 2022, 1:34 PM 33,042 Views 10 Comments

It comes after the country’s premier, Andrew Fahie, appeared in a US court after being arrested on drug trafficking charges.

# liz-truss - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Billionaire Russian owner of Co Limerick aluminium plant named on UK sanctions list
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Billionaire Russian owner of Co Limerick aluminium plant named on UK sanctions list

Mar 10th 2022, 12:21 PM 78,237 Views 21 Comments

Auginish Alumina employs 450 people in the Askeaton area of Co Limerick.

# liz-truss - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Johnson fears Russian ‘false flag’ action to discredit Ukraine ahead of invasion
# False Flag
# False Flag

Johnson fears Russian ‘false flag’ action to discredit Ukraine ahead of invasion

Feb 17th 2022, 3:10 PM 10,979 Views 22 Comments

Boris Johnson said he feared more violence following the shelling of a nursery school in clashes between Ukraine and Moscow-backed separatists.

# liz-truss - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Moscow meeting: Lavrov 'disappointed' with talks as Truss asks for 'Cold War rhetoric' to be dropped
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Moscow meeting: Lavrov 'disappointed' with talks as Truss asks for 'Cold War rhetoric' to be dropped

Feb 10th 2022, 5:02 PM 9,529 Views 22 Comments

Translations of what Sergei said indicate that he described their meeting like “a mute person talking to a deaf person”.

# liz-truss - Monday 31 January, 2022

Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson sets out on plans to remove EU laws with new 'Brexit Freedoms' bill

Jan 31st 2022, 7:32 AM 24,586 Views 18 Comments

Announcements will be seen as an attempt by Boris Johnson to steer the narrative away from allegations of rule-breaking gatherings.

# liz-truss - Sunday 30 January, 2022

Russia says it wants 'respectful' ties with US
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says it wants 'respectful' ties with US

Updated Jan 30th 2022, 4:11 PM 29,868 Views 35 Comments

The move is part of efforts to deter Moscow from invading Ukraine.

# liz-truss - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Businesses in Northern Ireland ‘hopeful’ of UK-EU deal after meeting UK Foreign Secretary
# Liz Truss
# Liz Truss

Businesses in Northern Ireland ‘hopeful’ of UK-EU deal after meeting UK Foreign Secretary

Jan 27th 2022, 7:50 PM 10,082 Views 6 Comments

Liz Truss visited Northern Ireland today.

# liz-truss - Monday 24 January, 2022

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP not going to be ‘strung out for weeks’ waiting on UK move over NI protocol

Updated Jan 24th 2022, 7:20 PM 24,976 Views 31 Comments

Jeffrey Donaldson said the UK Government needed to make his party aware of its intentions immediately.

# liz-truss - Sunday 23 January, 2022

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns
# Moscow
# Moscow

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 2:01 PM 25,518 Views 48 Comments

Liz Truss has accused Vladimir Putin of plotting to install a pro-Moscow leader as head of the government in Russia’s neighbouring country.

# liz-truss - Friday 21 January, 2022

Top US and Russian diplomats hold talks on Ukraine amid ‘critical moment’
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Top US and Russian diplomats hold talks on Ukraine amid ‘critical moment’

Jan 21st 2022, 2:00 PM 20,419 Views 29 Comments

US secretary of state Antony Blinken and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov met in Geneva.

# liz-truss - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Truss calls on EU to take ‘pragmatic approach’ to end protocol deadlock as she meets Sefcovic
# Brexit
# Brexit

Truss calls on EU to take ‘pragmatic approach’ to end protocol deadlock as she meets Sefcovic

Jan 13th 2022, 1:25 PM 17,802 Views 37 Comments

The British Foreign Secretary is having her first face-to-face meeting with the European Commission vice-president today.

# liz-truss - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Solution on Northern Ireland Protocol needed before Assembly elections, McGuinness says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Solution on Northern Ireland Protocol needed before Assembly elections, McGuinness says

Jan 11th 2022, 12:45 PM 9,449 Views 9 Comments

The EU commissioner said she hopes the appointment of Liz Truss as chief Brexit negotiator brings some ‘pragmatism’ to talks.

# liz-truss - Monday 10 January, 2022

Liz Truss on same page as DUP in fresh approach to NI Protocol, Donaldson says
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Liz Truss on same page as DUP in fresh approach to NI Protocol, Donaldson says

Jan 10th 2022, 12:49 PM 18,929 Views 29 Comments

Donaldson said her pledges to reform the post-Brexit trading mechanisms need to be backed up with actions.

# liz-truss - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Liz Truss warns EU she is willing to trigger Article 16
# Brexit
# Brexit

Liz Truss warns EU she is willing to trigger Article 16

Updated Jan 9th 2022, 2:25 PM 68,702 Views 98 Comments

The DUP has welcomed comments by Truss, while the SDLP leader has said that the move would “only make things worse”.

# liz-truss - Sunday 2 January, 2022

DUP warn Liz Truss of ‘major implications’ unless Protocol progress made
# Brexit
# Brexit

DUP warn Liz Truss of ‘major implications’ unless Protocol progress made

Jan 2nd 2022, 9:15 AM 37,195 Views 32 Comments

Boris Johnson has vowed to ‘maximise the benefits of Brexit’ in 2022.

# liz-truss - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Brexit negotiator Sefcovic says trust broken with the EU in row over Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit negotiator Sefcovic says trust broken with the EU in row over Northern Ireland Protocol

Dec 30th 2021, 11:34 AM 31,500 Views 25 Comments

European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic said a compromise can still be found.

# liz-truss - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Russia would face ‘severe consequences’ if it invaded Ukraine, UK minister warns
# Liz Truss
# Liz Truss

Russia would face ‘severe consequences’ if it invaded Ukraine, UK minister warns

Dec 11th 2021, 9:30 AM 26,528 Views 48 Comments

Liz Truss was speaking ahead of the G7 foreign ministers’ meeting in Liverpool today.

# liz-truss - Thursday 10 December, 2020

UK and Singapore sign free trade deal
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

UK and Singapore sign free trade deal

Dec 10th 2020, 6:59 AM 17,374 Views 20 Comments

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

# liz-truss - Saturday 5 November, 2016

The UK's Justice Minister eventually comes out to support these judges (kind of)
# Enemies Of The People
# Enemies Of The People

The UK's Justice Minister eventually comes out to support these judges (kind of)

Nov 5th 2016, 6:00 PM 13,138 Views 48 Comments

Liz Truss offered support to the judiciary but did not condemn newspaper headlines.