Updated-2: UK ‘could stay in EU Common Transit Convention’ to speed intra-Ireland freight

The UK government has suggested that the UK could remain part of the EU Common Transit Convention to help smooth the flow of freight between Ulster and the Republic of Ireland, the BBC reports. In its second paper published in three days on suggested post-Brexit customs arrangements, this time on the specific case of the Northern Ireland land border with the EU, it suggests that there would also be a continued ... [+]

Shipping lines fear French ferry chaos

Shipping chiefs are alarmed at French president-elect Macron’s promise to tear up the Treaty of Le Touquet that governs how ferry companies handle immigration to and from the UK. Responding to reports that ferry companies could be asked to assume responsibility for border controls at ferry ports if the new president- ... [+]

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