What the papers say – October 15

T he “Queen’s Green Anger” and tensions with Brussels are among the stories leading the national papers. The Queen has seemingly expressed her annoyance at inaction in tackling the climate crisis, according to the Daily Mirror and Daily Mail. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been told Chinese leader Xi Jinping is expected to “snub” the … Read more

Brussels has gone the extra mile to end Northern Ireland crisis, says envoy

T he EU has gone to the limits of what it can do to resolve the problems of post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland the bloc’s ambassador to the UK has said. The European Commission has laid out measures to slash 80% of regulatory checks and dramatically cut customs processes on the movement of goods, especially … Read more

Brussels ‘preparing for worst’ from UK after setting out changes to NI protocol

B russels is reportedly “preparing for the worst” as it awaits the UK’s response to a series of steps it proposed to cut trade red tape across the Irish Sea The European Union Commission has laid out measures to slash 80% of regulatory checks and dramatically cut customs processes on the movement of goods, especially … Read more

Lord Frost to demand end of role of European Court in Northern Ireland Protocol

B rexit minister Lord Frost is to set out Britain’s demands for changes to the Northern Ireland Protocol amid a stand-off with the EU over the role of the European Court of Justice (ECJ). In a speech to the diplomatic community in Lisbon on Tuesday, Lord Frost will warn the protocol cannot survive without fundamental reform … Read more

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