Category: County Antrim

Irish drivers warned on N Ireland insurance in no-deal Brexit

Irish motorists have been warned to apply for a special “green card” to prove they are insured to drive in Northern Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit, as Dublin grapples with the implications of Britain crashing out of the EU.
Separately, export…

RHA reaction to Brexit vote

On behalf of UK haulage operators, the Road Haulage Association implores the Government and Parliament to quickly gain a consensus on a Brexit withdrawal agreement that will keep the UK supply chain moving.
“It is imperative that any withdrawal deal…

North Lincolnshire lorry driver among gang who tried to smuggle £2m of cocaine to Ireland

A North Lincolnshire lorry driver who tried to smuggle £2 million worth of cocaine into Ireland has been jailed after being one of a trio caught as part of a National Crime Agency operation.
Christopher Rigg was caught with the drugs as he was about to…

Northern Irish kingmakers

LONDON (Reuters) – The Northern Irish party that props up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said on Friday that it would not support her Brexit deal but that businesses should be relaxed about leaving the EU without an agreement.

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With May's agreement in balance, ministers warn against no-deal Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is more likely to leave the EU without a deal if lawmakers reject the agreement Prime Minister Theresa May has negotiated, one of her ministers said on Thursday, as a second said a no-deal exit would hit the farming sector ha…

May – Back my Brexit deal and let Britain 'turn a corner'

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May urged MPs on Monday to back her Brexit deal, promising that it would allow the country to “turn a corner” and let the government focus on solving domestic problems such as housing and a skill shorta…