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Britain refuses to retract controversial Brexit withdrawal agreement Bill

EU expects letter and spirit of agreement and Northern Ireland protocol to be respected

Britain has refused to withdraw a Bill that would break international law by overturning parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement, despite a demand from the European Union to…

  • Denis Staunton
  • The Irish Times

At a hastily arranged meeting in London on Thursday, European Commission vice-president Maroš Šefcovic told cabinet office minister Michael Gove that the EU expects the…

“The EU does not accept the argument that the aim of the draft Bill is to protect the Good Friday [Belfast] Agreement.

In fact, it…

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