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Why the UK is threatening to tear up part of its Brexit treaty with the European Union

Published 20 July 2022

Why is the UK threatening to tear up part of its Brexit treaty with the European Union? The Brexit grace period is over for most non-food products arriving in Northern Ireland from the British mainland, and a wide swathe of goods already has been squeezed out of the Northern Ireland market. With the Northern Ireland Protocol under threat, Mattia Di Ubaldo talks to Steven Beard at Marketplace about why the EU has to protect the integrity of the Single Market: it cannot risk products leading into the EU.