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Liz Truss rejects plea from Biden ally not to rewrite the Northern Ireland protocol

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Liz Truss is resisting pressure from a close ally of Joe Biden not to rewrite the Brexit deal’s Northern Ireland protocol, saying she will not let the impasse “drag on”. The foreign secretary is facing concerted press...

Pelosi warns changes to Northern Ireland protocol could affect US trade deal with Britain

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The US House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has warned that unilateral UK legislation affecting the Northern Ireland protocol could endanger British prospects for a free trade deal with the US. Pelosi’s bluntly worded interve...

Irritation all round at handling of move against Brexit protocol

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Given that it has just announced a bill that could spark a trade war in the middle of a cost of living crisis, it is remarkable how often members of the government say that what they want is for everyone to calm down....

EU raises spectre of trade war if UK rewrites Northern Ireland protocol

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The European Commission has raised the spectre of an economically damaging trade war with the UK, pledging to respond with “all measures at its disposal” if Liz Truss presses ahead with a plan to rewrite the Northern ...

Reality check: the Northern Ireland protocol isn’t the problem, Brexit is

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The Conservative party was happy with Brexit, but not for long. A deal that was great in 2019 is now not great. What could fix it? What change would bring enduring satisfaction? The answer is obvious to anyone familia...

Three ways EU could retaliate if UK ditches Northern Ireland protocol

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The EU could impose tariffs on UK fish and agricultural goods in just seven days if Boris Johnson goes ahead with moves to disapply parts of the Northern Ireland Brexit protocol, legal experts have said. The short, sh...

‘He’s like Farage’: how Jim Allister fired up opposition to NI protocol

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He is an outspoken political maverick who has upended British politics by yanking a mainstream party towards a radical position that has reverberated across Europe. But his name is not Nigel Farage. Jim Allister is le...

Brexit protocol row: what are the issues dividing UK and EU?

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The UK is saying it will have to take unilateral action to override part of the Northern Ireland Brexit protocol unless the EU shows the “requisite flexibility”. The EU has said it believes a deal can be done but only...

Boris Johnson poised to give green light to bill on Northern Ireland protocol

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Boris Johnson is poised to give the green light to controversial legislation on the Northern Ireland protocol this week as he flies to Belfast for crunch meetings, gambling that the move will restart stalled talks. Th...

Boris Johnson backs away from Northern Ireland protocol threat ahead of talks

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Boris Johnson will vow not to scrap the Brexit deal governing Northern Ireland and instead back reform that has “the broadest possible cross-community support”, in an attempt to cool tensions over the issue. In a shif...

US congress delegation to fly to London as Northern Ireland protocol concerns grow

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A delegation of influential US congress representatives will fly to London within days amid growing concern in the White House about spiralling tensions over the Northern Ireland protocol, the Guardian can reveal. Wit...

UK risks reputation if it breaches Northern Ireland protocol, warns May

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Theresa May has warned Boris Johnson that tearing up parts of the Northern Ireland protocol could harm Britain’s reputation for abiding by international law, as the UK and EU remained at a standstill in negotiations. ...

DUP must shoulder blame for the Northern Ireland protocol

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All the discussion around the results of the Northern Ireland assembly elections and the conditions placed by the DUP on the establishment of a new executive (Northern Ireland elections: what happens next, 7 May) brin...

Liz Truss ‘preparing to scrap parts of Northern Ireland protocol’

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Liz Truss is reportedly preparing draft legislation that would unilaterally scrap key parts of the Northern Ireland protocol, removing the need for checks on goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. No bill w...

What is the Northern Ireland protocol and why is it back in the news?

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The protocol was part of the UK’s 2019 Brexit divorce deal with the European Union. To avoid imposing a trade-and-customs border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland it put one in the Irish Sea between...

Sinn Féin celebrates victory but DUP warns over Northern Ireland protocol

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Sinn Féin is celebrating a historic victory in the Stormont assembly elections despite warnings from the Democratic Unionist party that it will block the formation of a new power-sharing executive until the Northern I...

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