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UK delays post-Brexit border checks, citing pandemic impact

Sep. 14, 2021 07:27 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain announced Tuesday it is delaying the start of post-Brexit border checks on food imports from the European Union, saying trade disruption from the coronavirus pandemic has already piled pressure on businesses. The delay means paperwork and checks...

UK delays post-Brexit border checks, seeks new talks with EU

Sep. 06, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain said Monday it is postponing the start of post-Brexit border checks on goods going to Northern Ireland, as it seeks breathing space in its tense standoff with the European Union over trade rules. Brexit Minister David Frost said the government...

UK Brexit minister warns of 'cold mistrust' era with EU

Sep. 04, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit minister warned Saturday of a long-term chill in relations between the U.K. and the European Union if agreed-upon trading arrangements governing Northern Ireland are not resolved. David Frost said in a speech at the British-Irish...

EU chief rejects renegotiation of NI rules in Brexit pact

Jul. 22, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The head of the European Union's executive arm flatly refused Thursday to renegotiate post-Brexit trade rules with the U.K. after Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the bloc to work with his government to find “practical solutions” to red tape and inspections that are...

UK irks EU with call to change post-Brexit trade rules

Jul. 21, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British government said Wednesday that post-Brexit trade rules it negotiated with the European Union “cannot go on” and need a major rewrite, straining already tense U.K.-EU relations and drawing a message of concern from the U.S. government. The...

Great Brexit sausage fight goes into freezer for 3 months

Jun. 30, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The great Brexit sausage fight is going into the freezer for the next three months. The European Union and the United Kingdom agreed Wednesday not to let a fight over the transport of chilled meats from Britain to Northern Ireland sputter out of control...

5 years after Brexit vote, divided UK still feels shockwaves

Jun. 23, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Five years ago Wednesday, Britons voted in a referendum that was meant to bring certainty to the U.K.’s unsettled relationship with its European neighbors. Fat chance. Voters’ decision on June 23, 2016 was narrow but clear: By 52%...