‘Two fingers to the EU’ as UK goes it alone on Brexit
With the Tories’ new Brexit negotiator David Frost adopting what some see as a wrecking-ball aproach, European frustration with an increasingly intransigent UK is being shared by Dublin
Two short months ago, Brandon Lewis appeared as a guest on BBC Radio Ulster with a positive New Year’s message.
Despite the Northern Ireland protocol being implemented on January 1, Britain’s Secretary of State insisted that any talk of there now being a border in the Irish Sea was misleading and that goods were flowing freely between Britain and Northern Ireland.
“I think people will see, as things settle down, that things...
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