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Brexit border controls disrupt Northern Ireland business, provoke pro-British backlash

Mar 29, 2021
Post-Brexit trade friction makes some citizens in the province feel like foreigners in their own country.
The Northern Ireland Protocol was meant to effectively keep the province in the EU but has led to unintended consequences.
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No-deal Brexit? Yes, it's still possible

Oct 2, 2020
After struggling through the pandemic, British companies that trade with the EU face trouble without a free trade deal.
Talks between the U.K. and the European Union to work out a free trade deal by Oct. 15 have not gone smoothly. Above, an employee hangs a Union Jack at EU headquarters in Brussels in 2019.
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Britain risks trade deals with EU, U.S. with unilateral Brexit change

Sep 11, 2020
Northern Ireland border comes back as a stumbling block for British-EU relations.
Michel Barnier, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, arrives with members of his team for more Brexit trade talks on Sept. 9, in London, England, as anti-Brexit protesters follow him.
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Brexit may force the U.K. to choose between the EU and the U.S.

Jan 31, 2020
Should it stay close to EU rules and regulations or seek a much closer trading relationship with America?
Pro-Brexit demonstrators outside the Houses of Parliament in 2016 in London, England, pushing for a faster Brexit.
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Will Brexit damage British tech?

Jan 24, 2020
While it faces competition from tech hubs like Berlin, London is unlikely to lose its tech crown, said one tech venture capitalist.
View of London's Old Street roundabout, also known as the Silicon Roundabout due to the proximity of startups in the area
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UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

Dec 13, 2019
With the stunning victory of Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, will they finally be able to "get Brexit done"?
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on December 13, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the projected election result based on exit polls in the UK general election.
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EU grants new Brexit delay to Jan. 31

Oct 28, 2019
European Council president Donald Tusk said on Twitter that the EU’s 27 other countries agreed to accept “the UK’s request for a Brexit flextension until 31 January, 2020.
Talks between the U.K. and the European Union to work out a free trade deal by Oct. 15 have not gone smoothly. Above, an employee hangs a Union Jack at EU headquarters in Brussels in 2019.
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Brexit deal wins few friends in Northern Ireland

Oct 17, 2019
The latest deal on Britain’s departure from the European Union fails to soothe economic concerns in Northern Ireland.
Derrylin, Northern Ireland, at the border with the Irish Republic.
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UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

Oct 17, 2019
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted: "We have one! It’s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the UK and it is testament to our commitment to find solutions."
EU and Union flags flutter in the breeze in front of the Victoria Tower, part of the Palace of Westminster in central London on October 17, 2019.
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Facts meet fantasy in an imagined Brexit scenario

Sep 25, 2019
As the deadline for Brexit approaches, Bloomberg reporters sketch out a vision of the future.
Outside the Houses of Parliament, a man waves flags at an anti-Brexit protest in London.
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