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EU opens legal action against UK over Northern Ireland – trade talks continue

The European Commission has delivered on its threat to take legal action against the British government in response to domestic legislation which would be in breach of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement. Commission president Ursula von der Leyen announced on Thursday that the EU executive had sent a letter of formal …

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EU urges action on Northern Ireland trade issues – UK faces extension demands

There is “an urgent need” to start detailed work on implementing the procedures governing the movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland once the United Kingdom exits the European Union’s customs union next year, European Commission officials said on Monday. In an official statement issued after the first …