Top story: the EU acknowledges that the protocol has not worked well enough
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Up to 50% of customs checks on goods entering Northern Ireland would be lifted, along with more than half of the checks on meats and vegetables.getaux, as part of a daring offer from Brussels. The olive branch will be extended on Wednesday, with EU Brexit Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič expected to say the proposals are not "take it or leave it " and he acknowledges the protocol does not have enough worked well.
Beyond lifting an EU ban on UK sausages and garden plants, the intention to Šefčovič is to reduce all so-called sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) controls to what is considered in Brussels to be extremely low level . The EU will also significantly reduce the level of customs formalities by broadening the definition of what will be British products considered "not at risk"To enter the larger single market from Northern Ireland.
France, after its murderous encounter with the United Kingdom United on fishing licenses, had warned of the risks for the single market posed by the lifting of controls. But Šefčovič won the internal argument. A bone of contention remains in the form of a demand by Lord Frost, the British Minister for Brexit, that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) lose its role as arbiter of EU law applied in Ireland from North.
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> A Dutch monarch can marry a person of any sex without giving up their right to the throne , the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, h as said.
Rutte answered Parliament 's questions from a recent book - Amalia, Duty Calls - who argued that old laws seemed to rule out the possibility of a gay couple on the throne, although marriagehomosexual has been legal in the Netherlands since 2001. Princess Amalia, the 17-year-old heiress to King Willem-Alexander, has not commented on this.
'Adapt or die ' - Current plans to reduce global carbon emissions will be missing 60% of their net zero target for 2050 , the International Energy Agency said, as it urges leaders to use the upcoming Cop26 climate conference to send an "unequivocal signal " with concrete political plans. China plans to build more coal-fired power plants and has hinted that it rethinking its schedule to reduce emissions , dealing a heavy blow to ambitions of the United Kingdom to conclude a global agreement in Glasgow. England faces more floods and droughts, sea level rise, pollution and increased demand on its water supplies, the Agency for Water has reported. environment in government. He has presented a scenario to "adapt or die , warning that adaptation to the already inevitable effects of climate change is just as important as actions to reduce greenhouse gases.
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Shatner must be the first fictional space traveler to become a real one - depending on whether you are Yulia Peresild , the Russian actor who is on the International Space Station to make a movie. Shatner with three civilian teammates is due to take off around 2:30 p.m. UK time today. Today's podcast in Focus: Covid - how the UK got so far deceived
A parliamentary report indicates that the initial management of the coronavirus epidemic was one of the worst public health failures in the history of the United Kingdom. Dozens thousands of deaths could have been avoided - and what are the lessons for the future? Lunchtime, read: when you can'tdon 't afford a family
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Hungarian supporters were involved in uglier scenes as they clashed with police at the start of their team 's World Cup qualifier against England on Tuesday night. Fifa is likely to launch an investigation after probLemes have erupted in th The away section for the first 10 minutes and the incident will raise further questions about the behavior of the Hungarian fans. He gave a malicious tone and England could not lift the show . Did it affect them? Whatever the explanation, it was a strange display from Gareth Southgate's team. That Scotland's victory in Moldova next month will take them to the World Cup qualifiers belies the struggles for Steve Clarke's side encountered against Faroe Islands . Broadcaster Sonja McLaughlan says the abuse she suffered on social networks for askingTough issues after England's Six Nations defeat to Wales in February have been made more serious because she is a woman. But she has vowed not to soften her pitch-side interviews when she returns to cover the Eddie Jones side next month.
Alexander Zverev won his first victory in career against Andy Murray with a 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory that propelled him to the fourth round at Indian Wells. Wasps asked Premiership Rugby and the Rugby Football Union to consider nationally banning the wearing of Native American headdresses by Exeter Chiefs fans, arguing that visiting supporters who do so when parties will meet in Coventry Samidi will potentially "cause an infringement". Former middle distance runner Mary Cain has filed a $ 20 million lawsuit against disgraced coach Alberto Salazar and Nike alleging she has suffered years of emotional abuse. Success in elite sport has not inspired ordinary Brits to become more active, the government will be informed on Wednesday , and it must take the opportunity to ensure that the 'legacy of 2022 Commonwealth Games participation is not wasted as it was after London 2012. Business
Global supply chain crisis appears to worsen after Apple was flagged as plans to cut iPhone 13 production by 10 million units this year - over 10% - due to a shortage of computer chips. The White House has warned Americans they might not be able to get all they want. want in stores this Christmas, while in UK freighters have been returned from Port of Felixstowe as there are not enough truck drivers to pick up the containers. The FTSE100 will open flat after one more session quiet in Asia overnight. The pound buys $ 1.361 and € 1.178. Newspapers
The Guardian leads this morning with "EU to offer an olive branch on products from Northern Ireland." Also on the front: Beyonce. US private equity giant Blackstone has entered into an agreement with Merck Mercuriadis, which advises London-based music rights company Hipgnosis, to set up a billion dollar (approx. £ 735 million) business to acquire music rights and manage catalogs. Mercuriadis has embarked on a wave of acquisitions at Hipgnosis, purchase the royalty rights to music from Beyonce , Neil Young, Barry Manilow and others. The music rights industry is so crazy right now…
The Times has "the biggest backlog in port forces ships to turn back ". This means Felixstowe is unable to moor ships from Asia as there are not enough HGVs pto unload the containers on . The i says "Ships unable to dock and unload cargo for Christmas ". The Telegraph has this on the front too, while its lead is "Brussels will propose a new Brexit deal for NI ". The Express could never bring itself to say something nice to Brussels - its title is " The EU said - your 'poison ' destroys the Brexit rules ".
The flagship title of Metro today hui: "Covid verdict: it's your fault ... Excuse you? Big luck." He says ministers won't apologize for handling the pandemic and instead blame the victims for being "too big ". "UK recovery will lag behind other advanced economies, IMF forecasts" - the Financial Times . The Daily Mail hails the "victory " ofone of his own campaigns: "GPs freed from Covid rules ", claiming that social distancing will be removed in surgeries, allowing more face-to-face appointments. "Are you having fun Boris?" - the Mirror has a long shot of the PM "playing with his paint set " on the balcony of his "billionaire pal's villa ". The Star is also furious about this: "What a load of Pollocks ", although the Briefing doubts the PM smear is comparable. Subscribe
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