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Brexit: What is the Northern Ireland protocol and why is it needed?

By Tom EdgingtonBBC News Related Topics Brexit image copyrightGetty Images Following Brexit, Northern Ireland’s 310-mile border with the Republic of Ireland is the only land border between the UK and the European Union (EU). Under an arrangement known as the Northern Ireland protocol, goods will not need to be checked along the Irish border when the new UK-EU relationship begins,… Read more →

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