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UK says time running out for solution in Brexit trade talks, substantial gaps remain
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UK says time running out for solution in Brexit trade talks, substantial gaps remain

UK and EU negotiators have met in Brussels over the past week to try and resolve major differences that have erupted over trade rules for Northern Ireland

EU, UK back to Brexit wrangling on fishing and trade in Northern Ireland
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EU, UK back to Brexit wrangling on fishing and trade in Northern Ireland

In less than a year after finalizing Brexit, the European Union and Britain are back to quarreling with UK wanting changes on trade deal in Northern Ireland and France wanting more fishing licenses from London

Optimism Unlimited: What makes Brexit champ Boris Johnson tick?
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Optimism Unlimited: What makes Brexit champ Boris Johnson tick?

With some in his party increasingly nervous about what the coming winter could hold, Johnson is counting on his innate positivity and vows of future 'sunlit uplands' still resonating with voters

Boris Johnson vows to overhaul UK economy, says no return to pre-Brexit model of
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Boris Johnson vows to overhaul UK economy, says no return to pre-Brexit model of "uncontrolled immigration"

He said, British businesses will have to invest in their workers and in technology to push the country "towards a high wage, high skill, high productivity economy

EU adopts €5 billion reserve to help businesses tackle short-term Brexit effects
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EU adopts €5 billion reserve to help businesses tackle short-term Brexit effects

The European Council said the money will cover extra costs and compensate the losses. Despite a trade deal struck in December to ensure tariff-free trade, Britain's trade with the EU has fallen sharply

UK readies soldiers to help ease fuel supply problems at pumps caused by shortage of truck drivers
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UK readies soldiers to help ease fuel supply problems at pumps caused by shortage of truck drivers

The Petrol Retailers Association, which represents almost 5,500 independent outlets, said that about two-thirds of its members had run out of fuel, as the truck driver shortage set off rounds of gas panic-buying

UK to grant 10,000 temporary visas for truck drivers to meet supply crisis
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UK to grant 10,000 temporary visas for truck drivers to meet supply crisis

While the Opposition has blamed Brexit for the crisis, the government insists the shortage is a temporary supply issue in the wake of the pandemic which will be resolved alongside investments in long-term training.

End of 'Merkron': EU's power couple of Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel prepare to bow out
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End of 'Merkron': EU's power couple of Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel prepare to bow out

Merkel is to relinquish power after German elections on 26 September, bringing an end to her 16 years in office that has seen her work with four different French leaders

John Bercow, former UK Speaker and scourge of Brexiteers, joins Opposition Labour Party
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John Bercow, former UK Speaker and scourge of Brexiteers, joins Opposition Labour Party

Bercow was a Conservative lawmaker for 12 years until being elected in 2009 to the neutral role of Speaker, responsible for running the House and interpreting Parliament's rules of procedure

Brexit spat: Britain calls European Union leaders' view on Northern Ireland 'offensive'
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Brexit spat: Britain calls European Union leaders' view on Northern Ireland 'offensive'

Britain and the EU are in a spat over post-Brexit trade arrangements that could see British sausages banned from entering Northern Ireland, the only part of the UK that borders the 27-nation bloc

Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, other British actors criticise post-Brexit visa rules, says it's a 'crisis' for touring artists
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Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, other British actors criticise post-Brexit visa rules, says it's a 'crisis' for touring artists

In a letter from the actors’ union, more than 100 UK performers said post-Brexit immigration rules meant “we have to pay hundreds of pounds, fill in form after form and spend weeks waiting for approval - just so we can do our jobs.”

Germany threatens legal action as tensions rise between EU and AstraZeneca over COVID-19 vaccine delays
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Germany threatens legal action as tensions rise between EU and AstraZeneca over COVID-19 vaccine delays

AstraZeneca has said that for now it can only deliver a quarter of the doses originally promised to the EU for the first quarter of the year because of issues at one of its European factories

Elton John, Ed Sheeran among other musicians claim British govt 'shamefully failed' them over EU touring restrictions
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Elton John, Ed Sheeran among other musicians claim British govt 'shamefully failed' them over EU touring restrictions

Musicians, including Sting and Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, said the post-Brexit travel restrictions will make “many tours unviable, especially for young emerging musicians who are already struggling to keep their heads above water owing to the COVID ban on live music.”

Premier League: COVID-19 pandemic, Brexit tame clubs' spending as teams struggle financially
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Premier League: COVID-19 pandemic, Brexit tame clubs' spending as teams struggle financially

Premier League clubs shrugged off the coronavirus crisis to splash out £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) in the summer transfer window but reality is expected to bite in a depressed market this month.

Brexit, lockdown and a COVID-19 vaccine: UK witnesses a truly head-spinning day of change
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Brexit, lockdown and a COVID-19 vaccine: UK witnesses a truly head-spinning day of change

For Boris Johnson, the penultimate day of 2020 summed up a year of unending turbulence. It began in January with Britain’s formal departure from the EU, but quickly slid into crisis as Johnson repeatedly reversed himself in dealing with the coronavirus

'Beginning of wonderful friendship': Boris Johnson signs post-Brexit trade agreement with EU after MPs back deal
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'Beginning of wonderful friendship': Boris Johnson signs post-Brexit trade agreement with EU after MPs back deal

The House of Commons voted overwhelmingly by 521-73 to back the deal, despite serious Opposition misgivings, and the bill then passed the House of Lords late Wednesday

'Taken control of our destiny', says Boris Johnson after UK, EU sign historic post-Brexit trade deal after months
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'Taken control of our destiny', says Boris Johnson after UK, EU sign historic post-Brexit trade deal after months

The deal ensures the two sides can continue to trade in goods without tariffs or quotas. But key aspects of the future relationship between the 27-nation bloc and its former member remain uncertain

Premier League: Pros and cons for English clubs of Brexit rules decoded
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Premier League: Pros and cons for English clubs of Brexit rules decoded

From 1 January, a points-based system will be in place, meaning players from the European Union will now need to gain a Governing Body Endorsement, subjecting them to the same criteria as other overseas players.

Struck by new COVID-19 strain, Britain finds itself isolated and uncertain ahead of Brexit
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Struck by new COVID-19 strain, Britain finds itself isolated and uncertain ahead of Brexit

On an island nation that relies heavily on its commercial links to Europe, the travel bans announced by its neighbours, most importantly France, have stoked fears of food shortages over Christmastime

Ursula von der Leyen sees 'clear, but very narrow path' in reaching post-Brexit trade deal
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Ursula von der Leyen sees 'clear, but very narrow path' in reaching post-Brexit trade deal

The EU chief said that the major sticking points have now been reduced to two — fair competition in the EU market and fishing rights for EU vessels in UK waters