The Last Post: Be careful what you wish for as the DUP duped again and again

The DUP’s determination to do things the British way blocked an all-Ireland strategy on Covid-19. Now we are all paying the price

Lorries arrive at Dover a week after post-Brexit rules kicked in, some of which have delayed shipments to the North. Picture: PA

Leo Varadkar is confident that Britain will live up to its obligations to Ireland as agreed under its new treaty with the EU. The Tánaiste told me this during a live radio interview on Thursday.

It would do great damage to the UK, and there would be immediate repercussions implemented by the EU, Varadkar said, if it was to fail to implement the workings of the Northern Ireland Protocol as part of the recent last ...