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Brexodus from City of London to the EU slows

LONDON (Reuters) – The shift in financial staff and assets from the City of London to the European Union because of Brexit has eased after Britain completed its full departure from the bloc, a tracker from consultants EY showed on Tuesday. Financial services are not included in the EU-UK trade......

Northern Ireland’s first minister ups ante in UK-EU trade dispute

BELFAST (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s first minister upped the ante on Wednesday in a dispute between the UK and the European Union over trade with the province, calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to “step up and protect the United Kingdom”. FILE PHOTO: Containers are stacked at the Port of......

Northern Ireland’s DUP to take legal action against Brexit deal

FILE PHOTO: Leader of the DUP Arlene Foster MLA speaks at the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) annual conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland October 26, 2019. REUTERS/Lorraine O’Sullivan DUBLIN (Reuters) – Members of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party are set to take part in legal action challenging part of Britain’s divorce......

EU’s Sefcovic speaks of constructive post-Brexit meeting with Gove

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove arrives to attend a Cabinet meeting at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London, Britain December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic called talks with Britain’s top Brexit minister Michael......

Britain, EU reiterate commitment to resolve Northern Ireland protocol issues

European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic looks on after arriving at King’s Cross railway station in London, Britain, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union on Thursday reiterated their commitment to resolve issues around the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol in the wake......

Britain wants to resolve post-Brexit N.Ireland trade issues quickly

LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Britain wants to resolve what it describes as issues with an agreement for post-Brexit trade with its province of Northern Ireland as quickly as possible with the European Union, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday. Michael Gove, in charge of implementing......

EU’s Sefcovic says existing flexibilities can solve N.Ireland issues

FILE PHOTO: European Commissioner for Inter-institutional Relations and Foresight Maros Sefcovic gives a statement on European battery alliance at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium January 26, 2021. Francisco Seco/Pool via REUTERS DUBLIN (Reuters) – The European Union believes issues around trade between Britain and Northern Ireland can be......

EU condemns Northern Ireland Brexit port staff ‘threats’

image copyrightPA Media The EU has condemned “threats” against staff making Brexit-related checks at Northern Ireland’s ports, and told EU officials working in Northern Ireland not to attend their duties. All parties have condemned the threats. There are no indications loyalist paramilitary groups are involved. NI police are set to......

Euro zone bonds await German inflation, ignore rate- cut comments

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr AMSTERDAM, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Euro zone bonds were little changed on Thursday as focus turned to inflation data, while debt markets continued to brush aside rhetoric from the European Central Bank drawing attention to interest rate cuts. January’s preliminary inflation in......

COVID-19 vaccine delays may slow wider Irish roll-out, says PM

FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past writing on a wall reading ‘pick up your mask’ during the government’s highest level of lockdown restrictions, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Galway, Ireland, November 10, 2020. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland may have to......

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