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Thu Dec 24, 2020, 11:55 AM

UK and EU agree Brexit trade deal

Source: The Guardian

A historic deal on the UK’s future trading and security relationship with the European Union has been struck on Christmas Eve, a week before the end of the Brexit transition period.

As the country leaves the single market and customs union on 31 December, new arrangements allowing for tariff-free trade in goods and close police and judicial cooperation will come into force.

The announcement followed a final call between Boris Johnson in Downing Street and the European commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, in her Berlaymont headquarters in Brussels – at least the fifth such telephone conversation over the last 24 hours.

The trade agreement – running to 2,000 pages – is unprecedented in scope, containing provisions on subjects varying from civil nuclear cooperation and energy interconnections to fishing and aviation.


Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/dec/24/uk-eu-agree-brexit-trade-deal-agreement

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Thu Dec 24, 2020, 02:50 PM

2. For a minute there didn't think

it would happen. Maybe Covid kicked enough in the head to wisen up.

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Thu Dec 24, 2020, 03:56 PM

3. After years of posturing

will the No-Deal Brexiteers finally shut their arrogant gobbing pie-holes? Probably not, but one can hope.

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