Brexit: UK and EU set for conflict over North Ireland border as Frost seeks to change the rules

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The UK will on Wednesday announce demands that are expected to violate post-Brexit trading arrangements between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The Northern Ireland Protocol, agreed by the UK and EU as part of Brexit talks last year, was designed to avoid a contentious hard border on the island of Ireland. However, it created problems with the passage of goods over the border, by virtue of Northern Ireland sticking to EU trading rules.

Supermarket shelves in Northern Ireland have been emptied due to the slow arrival of stock.

Brandon Lewis, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, and...


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Brexit: UK and EU set for conflict over North Ireland border as Frost seeks to change the rules


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