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EU, UK settle Northern Ireland Protocol questions, as wider trade deal hangs in balance

The outline of a deal to settle the rules for trade from, to and through Northern Ireland has been struck by European Union and United Kingdom negotiators – sounding a positive note as the overall EU-UK trade talks move towards a fraught climax. The co-chairs of the Joint Committee responsible …

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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 …