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Unionists’ Brexit politicking has ensured Northern Ireland has no future

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Unionism saw in Brexit an opportunity to wreck the Good Friday agreement and get a hard border back. In plaas daarvan, it is any prospect of the survival of Northern Ireland that has been demolished. Sir Jeffrey Donaldson admi...

The Guardian view on Brexit diplomacy: thaw, not Frost

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It is usually worth paying more attention to what ministers do than what they say, especially when the subject is Europe. At the start of this week, the Brexit minister, David Frost, told the House of Lords that Brita...

Nicola Sturgeon urges SNP to resist Brexit arguments against independence

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Westminster will use the damage inflicted by Brexit to argue that Scottish independence is unworkable, Nicola Sturgeon has said, calling on her party activists to “resist [hierdie] with all we’ve got”. In her address to ...

Delaying Brexit border checks on food won’t prevent shortages, UK firms warn

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British business leaders have urged the government not to delay the next phase of Brexit border checks on imports from the EU on food products, amid mounting pressure on supermarket supplies in the run-up to Christmas...

Brexit trade barriers added £600m in costs to UK importers this year

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The trade barriers that made the import of Marks & Spencer’s Percy Pig sweets one of the first casualties of Brexit has added an extra £600m in costs to British importers since January, dit het na vore gekom. Customs dut...

‘My son misses his Papa’: Brexit rules force families to split

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A British woman has told how she had to separate her six-year-old son from his French father because post-Brexit rules prohibited her spouse from returning with her to the UK for a new job without prior Home Office ap...

Minister refuses to apologise for swearing at ‘Stop Brexit man’

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A minister has refused to apologise after admitting to using “colourful language” in a terse encounter outside parliament with a regular Westminster protester. In a video shared by Steve Bray, an activist known for sh...

The Guardian view on the DUP’s Brexit choice: save the protocol or save Stormont

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The threat by the leader of the Democratic Unionist party, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, to collapse the Stormont executive unless the Northern Ireland protocol is scrapped risks creating a crisis for electoral gain. Some in...

Brexit pre-settled status: EU nationals in UK face losing out on jobs and housing

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EU nationals living in the UK who apply to change their status risk being rejected by landlords, employers and mortgage lenders because of an anomaly on the digital residency permits issued by the government. Before t...

The Guardian view on Brexit deadlines: reality will not be deferred

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In Brexit negotiations, no deadline is final. Reliably, it is the UK that needs an extension. Just as consistently, the reason is failure to understand the implications of something that had been agreed before the las...

Brexi: food and drink exports to EU suffer ‘disastrous’ decline

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Exports of food and drink to the EU have suffered a “disastrous” decline in the first half of the year because of Brexit trade barriers, with sales of beef and cheese hit hardest. Food and Drink Federation producers ...

Brexit is a failure: maar, to remainers’ frustration, it’s not a spectacular one

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Britain was not expelled from the European Union, although some of the dismay at the consequences of Brexit would make more sense in that scenario. Customs checks at the border are likened to a blockade. Rules that ap...

UK in Brexit climbdown as safety rule deadline extended

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The government has pushed back a deadline for the launch of post-Brexit product safety standards by allowing companies to follow EU rules until 2023, in the latest climbdown amid concerns over the economy. Businesses ...

Emergency Brexit powers for lorry queues to be made permanent

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Emergency powers to handle post-Brexit queues of lorries heading for France are being made permanent, signalling the government expects further cross-Channel disruption. Operation Brock, a traffic management system de...

Emeka Ogboh’s Brexit lament, the brilliant Joan Eardley and a Viking hoard – the week in art

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Emeka Ogboh: Song of the UnionA sound installation of Robert Burns’s Auld Lang Syne, sung in the languages of the EU, to protest and mourn Britain’s departure. Burns Monument, Edinburgh, tot 29 August Joan Eardley ...

Brexi, wearing masks, the royal family: we want to hear your views on divisive issues

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Where do you stand on wearing masks, Brexit or the royal family? Have you ever wanted to try and persuade someone with a different view? For a new Guardian series, we would like to hear from people, living in the UK,...

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