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Brexit: The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union
Brexit refers to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) and the European Atomic Energy Community at the end of 31 January 2020 CET. To date, the UK is the first and only country formally to leave the EU, after 47 years of membership within the bloc, after having first joined its predecessor, the European Communities (EC), on 1 January 1973. It continued to participate in the European Union Customs Union and European Single Market during a transition period that ended on 31 December 2020 at 23:00 GMT.

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Greater Manchester mayor calls for regional devolution [Video]

Greater Manchester mayor calls for regional devolution

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham calls for regional devolution to dealwith growing inequality across the country. His comments come amid growingnationalism in Scotland and Northern Ireland..

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Nissan Commits to UK's Sunderland Plant After Brexit Deal [Video]

Nissan Commits to UK's Sunderland Plant After Brexit Deal

Japanese car maker Nissan has confirmed it will maintain its operation in Britain, as a result of the post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and the EU. The future of the company’s plant in..

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After Brexit, musicians fear that it is not just live shows - but a way of life - that is over [Video]

After Brexit, musicians fear that it is not just live shows - but a way of life - that is over

For generations of British musicians, Europe has been more than just a place to play - it has been a pilgrimage. With Brexit, that decades-long link could have been finally severed.

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UK music stars concerned over post-Brexit tours [Video]

UK music stars concerned over post-Brexit tours

UK music legends including Elton John, Ed Sheeran and the Sex Pistols have co-signed an open letter to the UK government saying it had broken a promise to negotiate visa-free travel for musicians to..

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Theresa May Attacks Boris Johnson Over UK's Global Position [Video]

Theresa May Attacks Boris Johnson Over UK's Global Position

Former Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Boris Johnson of “abandoning” Britain’s “moral leadership”. Mrs May wrote an article in the Daily Mail to mark the inauguration of Joe Biden..

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Brexit red tape: UK ports demand government help for fish exporters [Video]

Brexit red tape: UK ports demand government help for fish exporters

Boris Johnson has promised a compensation fund for seafood exporters hit by post-Brexit bureaucracy, but describes their difficulties as "teething problems".

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UK fishermen protest against post-Brexit rules delaying exports to EU [Video]

UK fishermen protest against post-Brexit rules delaying exports to EU

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'Brexit carnage': UK fishing sector protests extra red tape outside EU [Video]

'Brexit carnage': UK fishing sector protests extra red tape outside EU

British fishing communities were among the strongest supporters of Brexit. But now some are protesting against the extra red tape it has brought.

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Calls for Scottish independence gain momentum [Video]

Calls for Scottish independence gain momentum

The realities of Brexit, coupled with London's handling of coronavirus, have put new energy behind calls for Scottish independence.

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Fishermen protest as new Brexit paperwork leads to waste [Video]

Fishermen protest as new Brexit paperwork leads to waste

Fishermen have protested by parking their lorries of shellfish outside the entrance to Downing Street in Whitehall, complaining that new paperwork imposed after Brexit is causing lengthy delays and..

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British bands stung by post-Brexit touring costs [Video]

British bands stung by post-Brexit touring costs

British bands stung by post-Brexit touring costs

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'Outrage': Row after pro-Brexit group moves its website back into EU [Video]

'Outrage': Row after pro-Brexit group moves its website back into EU

Neale Richmond, European Affairs spokesperson for a coalition party, Fine Gael, described the move as an "outrage".

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Future trade deals won't be negotiated as fast as Brexit, says German MEP [Video]

Future trade deals won't be negotiated as fast as Brexit, says German MEP

London and Brussels agreed on a post-Brexit trade deal just before Christmas, giving their respective parliaments little time to scrutinise the agreement.

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Daily politics briefing: January 14 [Video]

Daily politics briefing: January 14

A look at the key figures and dates in the world of politics on January 14.Food and Drink Federation chief executive Ian Wright has warned that withoutchanges to the post-Brexit deal, the industry will..

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Northern Ireland Supermarkets Hit by Shortages [Video]

Northern Ireland Supermarkets Hit by Shortages

Several supermarkets have been hit by food shortages in Northern Ireland, following the new checks imposed by Brexit. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said there were “teething problems” in trade..

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Brexit shatters supply chain for fish trade [Video]

Brexit shatters supply chain for fish trade

French fishmongers and seafood factories are suspending orders from Britain and battling to salvage just-in-time supply chains, after they were upended by post-Brexit red tape that impedes next-day..

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Brexit bites: Dutch border guards seize sandwiches [Video]

Brexit bites: Dutch border guards seize sandwiches

Ham sandwiches - and their owners - have fallen foul of new import rules since Brexit. Dutch officials are seizing the offending items - and other forbidden foods - from bemused drivers at the border...

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Falkland Islands back in spotlight after exclusion from Brexit deal [Video]

Falkland Islands back in spotlight after exclusion from Brexit deal

The Falklands have not been included in the EU-UK agreement, a cause for concern among residents, many of whom rely heavily on trade with Europe.

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Freight traffic slumps and costs soar as Brexit friction bites

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Roger Daltrey responds to backlash over post-Brexit music touring comments

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Blame COVID not Brexit for fish export woes, says business secretary

Kwasi Kwarteng has dismissed border delays and the rising cost of transporting goods to Europe as "teething problems" rather than a consequence of Brexit.
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Shellfish lorries park near Downing Street as Brexit rules cause delays

Lorries used to transport British shellfish have parked on the roads near Downing Street after experiencing delays getting into the EU due to new Brexit rules.
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Seafood firms 'only have weeks to survive' - as minister admits Brexit 'teething problems'

seafood firms 'only have weeks to survive' - as minister admits brexit 'teething problems'
Scottish seafood companies only have "weeks" to survive without action to ease EU export delays, an industry leader has warned - as the environment secretary blamed "teething problems" due to Brexit.
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Supermarkets warn of Brexit 'cliff-edge' for Northern Ireland supplies

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UK supermarket chains have demanded government intervention to prevent "unworkable" new Brexit regulations causing disruption to food supplies to Northern Ireland.
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ASOS eyes £15m hit from Brexit costs after 'strong' Christmas

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UK think tank lists India in ‘Difficult 4’; clubs India with China, Saudi, Turkey

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Driver's 'illegal' ham sandwiches seized at Dutch border under post-Brexit rules

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A driver travelling from the UK had his ham sandwiches confiscated by Dutch border guards, who said they were now prohibited under post-Brexit rules.
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Brexit trade problems 'just the tip of the iceberg', expert warns

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Early trade difficulties are "just the tip of the iceberg" as businesses adjust to new demands after Brexit, according to a compliance expert.
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A record 250,000 small firms on the brink of closure - industry body

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A record 250,000 small firms are set to close this year under combined pressure from the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit, according to an industry body.
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SNP calls for billions in compensation to counteract 'devastating high price' of Brexit

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The Scottish National Party has called for Scotland to be given billions in compensation for the "devastating high price" of Brexit.
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Lorries delayed and refused entry at ports as Brexit effects begin to be felt

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A "high volume" of lorries are being delayed and refused entry at ports including Dover due to "incorrect paperwork" following Brexit, a shipping company has said.
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BoE governor: Brexit job exodus 'substantially less' than predicted

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Between 5,000 and 7,000 financial services jobs have been lost from the UK as a result of Brexit, according to the governor of the Bank of England.
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British expats 'barred from boarding flight as ID documents not valid post-Brexit'

A number of British expats hoping to return to their homes in Spain say they have been stopped from boarding their flight at Heathrow Airport.
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Brexit deadline looms over day of Anglo-French solidarity

Prime Minister Boris Johnson told France's President Emmanuel Macron that talks on a post Brexit deal cannot drag on into the autumn, as the French leader visited London to mark the 80th anniversary of..
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Macron told PM Johnson France still supports reaching a deal on Brexit: source

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PM Johnson tells Macron: Brexit talks cannot stretch into autumn

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told French President Emmanuel Macron that it does not make sense to extend talks on a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union into autumn, a statement..
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UK says EU trade deal will be difficult if no progress before October

Britain warned the European Union on Thursday that it would be difficult to conclude a Brexit free trade deal by the end of the year unless broad agreement had been reached by October.
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UK's Johnson, France's Macron to discuss coronavirus, Brexit: Johnson's spokesman

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron will most likely talk about the global fight against the novel coronavirus and Britain's future relationship with the European Union at..
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Macron visits London to mark de Gaulle's WW2 resistance call and talk Brexit

French President Emmanuel Macron visits London on Thursday for a ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of General de Gaulle's call for wartime resistance, and also to discuss Brexit and the COVID-19..
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UK tells EU on Brexit: We won't hang around too much longer

The European Union must intensify Brexit free trade talks as the United Kingdom will not hang around and wait for talks to be dragged out to the end of the year, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on..
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France's Macron to talk Brexit in London and mark de Gaulle's 'Appel'

President Emmanuel Macron visits the United Kingdom on Thursday to mark the 80th anniversary of General de Gaulle’s appeal to the French resistance and to talk Brexit with Prime Minister Boris..
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EU chief executive: no post-Brexit deal without 'level playing field'

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EU chief executive sets conditions for Brexit deal this year

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The German government is urging other EU states to prepare for a no deal Brexit, according an internal document that casts doubt on Britain's optimism over chances of an early agreement on its future..
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Brexit talks to enter 'hot phase' from September: German government document

Negotiations on the future relationship between Britain and the European Union will enter a hot phase from September, a German government document reviewed by Reuters showed.
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With a bit of oomph, Brexit deal feasible in July, says UK's Johnson

Leaders from Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday that talks on their future relationship should be stepped up to clinch a deal, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggesting an agreement..
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Britain, EU agree new momentum needed for Brexit deal by year-end

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Union leaders agreed on Monday that talks on the future UK-EU relationship should be stepped up to clinch a deal before time runs out at the end of the..
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Low expectations as Johnson joins EU leaders to break Brexit deadlock

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will join a video-conference with EU leaders on Monday, keen to make headway in negotiations on a future EU-UK relationship, but officials in Brussels expect no..
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Britain says Brexit political declaration is not a treaty

Britain said on Tuesday that the political declaration it agreed with the European Union is not a treaty and so there are differences of interpretation over it and the bloc cannot set itself up as the..
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UK seeks to boost post-Brexit ties with ASEAN partnership

Britain has applied to become a dialogue partner of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the government said on Friday, as it seeks to boost post-Brexit ties in the region.
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Brexit trade talks make 'no significant progress' as deadline nears

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EU can move on Brexit, but needs UK to budge, EU trade chief says

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UK PM Johnson to go to Brussels next month for Brexit talks: The Times

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will resume Brexit talks in Brussels next month, the Times newspaper reported on Thursday.
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France says resumed Brexit talks going badly

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday that Brexit talks, which have resumed following an interruption caused by the coronavirus crisis, were not going well.
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UK tells EU: break the Brexit 'impasse' so we can do trade deal

Britain told the European Union on Wednesday it needed to break a fundamental impasse to clinch a Brexit trade deal by the end of the year and said an agreement on fisheries might not be ready by July.
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EU needs to focus on Brexit negotiations: UK negotiator

The UK's chief negotiator David Frost said the European Union needed to focus on Brexit negotiations and pay attention to certain areas in order for the two sides to come to an agreement.
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Bust-up over climate weighs on EU-UK talks, risks trade rifts

Britain's refusal to seal climate commitments in a new deal with the European Union to govern their relations after Brexit has become a stumbling block in their deadlocked talks and raises the risk of..
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Newsmaker: Britain's Brexit mastermind fights for job over claims of lockdown hubris

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