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Northern Ireland Week in London column

Week in London: Northern Ireland, Vietnam, EU business worries about trade with UK

Political tensions around Northern Ireland have calmed down. UK delivers requested ‘roadmap’ on Northern Ireland protocol implementation One of the European Commission’s key demands in its acrimonious debate with the UK over the Northern Ireland Protocol appears this week to have been met. British government sources reported on Thursday that …

A week in Brussels Canada and CETA Coronavirus response Latest news Northern Ireland

Week in Brussels : MEP UK TCA walkout threat, Vaccine uproar, CETA in Ireland & France

Drift. That’s the best way to describe the week in European Union trade policy. European Parliament threatens EU UK TCA walkout A perpetual crisis over border checks in Northern Ireland is now a possibility, with this week’s UK decision to unilaterally extend  a grace period for intra-UK border checks until …