Brexit minister pleads with EU for new Northern Ireland trade deal


The UK wants to redraw the post-Brexit trading arrangements it agreed with the EU for Northern Ireland, citing “profound difficulties” affecting the movement of trade. The government said border checks on goods from Great Britain had proved to be unsustainable. In a 28-page document, it said it had already become apparent “that it is not possible to operate these arrangements in a way that can be sustained, particularly not in the inflexible way the EU seems to want.” Brexit minister […]