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Anti-Protocol parades could bring Northern Ireland to a halt: warning | Belfast Telegraph premium |

by Oui on Wed Jun 9th, 2021 at 09:04:55 AM EST
The obvious "solution" is an all-Ireland vote to see whether the entire island would rather be part of the UK or the EU.

The reactionaries in NI who prefer the former option could be relocated to England. There are about 1.8 million people in NI, and if, say, 45% are pro-UK, that would be 800,000 of them. Probably not all would actually want to move, so maybe a half a million people.


by asdf on Wed Jun 9th, 2021 at 03:38:20 PM EST
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Boris Johnson reiterates threat to suspend Northern Ireland protocol | The Guardian |

Speaking to Sky News after Macron and other EU leaders used meetings on the sidelines of the summit to urge him to compromise, Johnson hit back, claiming the EU was constructing "all kinds of impediments" instead of applying the protocol "sensibly".

"I think we can sort it out, but it is up to our EU friends and partners to understand that we will do whatever it takes," he said. "If the protocol continues to be applied in this way, then we will obviously not hesitate to invoke article 16, as I have said before".

by Oui on Sat Jun 12th, 2021 at 05:56:53 PM EST
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Brexit bust-up torpedoes Johnson's bid to showcase `global Britain' at G7

Boris Johnson was embroiled in an extraordinary public spat with EU leaders over Northern Ireland on Saturday as tensions over Brexit boiled over at the G7 summit in Cornwall.

by Oui on Sat Jun 12th, 2021 at 08:26:22 PM EST
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Whatever it takes to do what?
by asdf on Sat Jun 12th, 2021 at 11:02:43 PM EST
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