What is the Northern Ireland Protocol?

Britain is warning it will override parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol under pressure from Stormont and hardline Brexiteers in the Conservative Party. Brussels will launch three separate lawsuits against Britain in retaliation. The Brexit bill, accused of undermining the Good Friday Agreement, is at the center of the controversy. Here we tell you everything … Read more

Brexit: EU launches legal action against UK over post-Brexit changes

BRUSSELS: The European Union is launching legal action against the United Kingdom in response to unilateral moves to rewrite parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol in the post-Brexit deal between the two sides, the EU said on Wednesday. block executive. The proposed UK bill aims to remove customs checks on certain goods entering Northern Ireland … Read more

EU has ‘absolutely no reason’ to be bothered by our protocol plans, says Liz Truss

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss insisted there was ‘absolutely no reason’ for the EU to be angered by the government’s decision to tear up part of the EU Brexit deal . Yesterday the government published its long-awaited plan to overturn the Northern Ireland Protocol – the part of the Brexit deal that governs trade in the … Read more

UK stages showdown with EU over plan to change Northern Ireland trade rules

Published on: 06/13/2022 – 20:18 The British government introduced legislation on Monday to scrap post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland, despite the possibility that it could spark a trade war with the EU. London says it still prefers a negotiated outcome with the European Union to reform the Northern Ireland protocol. But with talks stalled, … Read more

Boris Johnson warns EU trade war would be ‘overreaction’ to protocol plans

HEnry Dimbleby, the government’s food czar, said the food strategy to be released by ministers today represents ‘progress’ but there is still much to be done (see post below at 08:19). Mr Dimbleby made a series of recommendations in an independent study published last year after he was asked to look into the matter – … Read more

EU judges will be stripped of Northern Ireland protocol powers under new Brexit law

However, it is believed that a large proportion of Tory MPs voted to stay with the EU but will back the bill provided it is shown to be legal. On Sunday, Brandon Lewis, the Northern Ireland secretary, sought to reassure them by promising that the legislation would not breach international law and that the government … Read more

Labor MP shares grim assessment of what happened to the UK at the hands of Boris Johnson

Labour’s Peter Kyle offered a stark take on what happened in the UK under Boris Johnson’s leadership on Thursday evening during an appearance on BBC Question Time. As Northern Ireland’s Shadow Secretary, Kyle attacked the Prime Minister for his handling of partygate, the economy and Northern Ireland protocol in a one-and-a-half-minute speech. Kyle said, “A … Read more

20 more British children are stricken with mysterious hepatitis

Another 20 British children have fallen ill with hepatitis of unknown origin as the mysterious outbreak continues. Health officials announced the new cases today, bringing the cumulative total in the UK to 222 since the first was spotted in January. Of the confirmed patients, 158 were in England, 31 in Scotland, 17 in Wales and … Read more

The Attorney General in a confrontation with Emily Thornberry over a protocol briefing

Attorney General Suella Braverman has clashed with Labour’s Emily Thornberry over whether she leaked her legal advice on the Northern Ireland protocol to the press. A Times article published earlier this month suggested that Suella Braverman had given Boris Johnson the green light to ‘rip up’ the Northern Ireland Protocol which guarantees control of goods … Read more

Shelley Nitschke keen to carry on Matthew Mott’s legacy in a new era for Australia’s women’s cricket team

It was announced this week that Matthew Mott would leave his long-standing role with the Women’s National Team to take charge of England’s men’s white ball hopes. The news meant assistant Shelley Nitschke would take over for the interim, as the world number one squad prepares to travel to the UK for a T20 international … Read more