Sunday May 31, 2020

The Last Post: British bad faith could hit us with a double whammy

Remember Brexit? It hasn‘t gone away, and the third round of negotiations between Britain and the EU begins next week

10th May, 2020
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Dublin airport scenes during the Covid-19

The worst recession in more than 300 years. That’s what the Bank of England is predicting for the British economy, with output plunging almost 30 per cent in the first half of the year.

In such circumstances, you might think that the British government would do whatever it could to get a new trade deal with the European Union to replace the existing relationships that expires at year end because of Brexit. Failure to get...

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