EU green rules could raise costs for households in Northern Ireland

[ad_1] There is growing Loyalist anger against the Northern Ireland Protocol and the Irish Sea border. – Reuters Retailers in Northern Ireland face increased costs on white and electrical goods such as refrigerators and televisions because of new EU green rules. British goods exported to Northern Ireland have to follow the EU rules because of … Read more

Britain plunges deeper into bitter EU row by announcing fresh measures in Northern Ireland

[ad_1] British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during question period at the House of Commons in London, Britain March 3 – JESSICA TAYLOR/REUTERS Boris Johnson has plunged deeper into a bitter row with the EU by announcing fresh measures in Northern Ireland, as the bloc on Thursday threatened to hit Britain with trade tariffs if … Read more

EU ‘cannot trust’ UK over Northern Ireland protocol, claims Ireland’s foreign minister

[ad_1] The UK Government was ‘essentially breaking the protocol’, says Simon Coveney – Reuters The EU is negotiating with a partner it “simply cannot trust”, Ireland’s foreign minister has said, after the UK unilaterally decided to extend the post-Brexit grace period by several months. Yesterday the Government announced the transitional light-touch checks across the Irish … Read more

EU mulls retaliation against British exports and City over UK unilateral action in Northern Ireland

[ad_1] Lord Frost, the minister in charge of UK-EU relations, looks on as Boris Johnson signs the trade deal with the EU in December last year. – AFP Brussels could hit Britain with legal action, suspend the trade deal with the UK and block the City of London from the Single Market in retaliation for … Read more

World Cup 2030: UK and Republic of Ireland associations back UK government support for bid

[ad_1] Wembley Stadium will host the final of Euro 2020 in June 2021 Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it is the “right time” for the UK and Republic of Ireland to launch a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The UK government will reportedly pledge £2.8m to kick-start the process in Wednesday’s Budget. … Read more

Italy 10-48 Ireland: Improved Irish cruise to easy win in Rome

[ad_1] Will Connors was among those to impress in green having been brought into the starting side Italy: (10) 10 Try: Meyer Con: Garbisi Pen: Garbisi Ireland: (27) 48 Tries: Ringrose, Keenan, Connors 2, Stander, Earls Cons: Sexton 6 Pens: Sexton 2 Ireland ran in six tries to claim their first win of this year’s … Read more

Six Nations LIVE: Italy v Ireland commentary, score & updates – Live

[ad_1] <!–<!–Six Nations LIVE: Italy v Ireland commentary, score & updates – Live – BBC Sport <!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!–<!– Summary Italy 3-10 Ireland in Rome – live BBC radio and text coverage Ringrose scores first Ireland try in 11th minute Both sides have lost their first two Six Nations matches Italy’s last Six Nations win at home … Read more

Northern Ireland Protocol must be abolished rather than tweaked, demands European Research Group

[ad_1] A sign against the Brexit border checks in relation to the Northern Ireland protocol at the harbour in Larne – CLODAGH KILCOYNE/REUTERS The Northern Ireland Protocol must be abolished rather than tweaked, the European Research Group will urge the Government on Thursday. The hardline Tory Brexiteers will publish a report, seen by The Telegraph, … Read more