Why are the UK and EU arguing over Northern Ireland?

When the UK left the European Union, both sides agreed that Northern Ireland would avoid a hard border with the Republic of Ireland, which is an EU member. Britain now wants a new deal, which…
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Michel Barnier on Brexit fallout

The crisis over a lack of supplies in the UK triggered by a shortage of truck drivers has reignited the debate about the consequences of Brexit. This comes on top of concerns about the impact…
HARDtalk

The future UK-EU relationship

In the first CER podcast of 2021, CER Clara Marina O'Donnell fellow Katherine Pye speaks to the CER's director Charles Grant, senior research fellow and trade expert Sam Lowe and RUSI chair David Lidington. They…
Centre for European Reform

Britain after Brexit: What’s its role in the world?

The Brexit transition period has ended and a new trade agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union is in effect. British PM Boris Johnson hailed “the dawn of a new era” saying it…
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