Another bad week for Brexit – media digest

In the week that the US investment bank Goldman Sachs says Brexit is costing 5% of UK GDP, the full impact of the UK being a “third country” begins to be felt. You’ll find links to a range of Brexit stories here.

Dover’s Port Health Authority threatens legal action over Brexit lorry checks

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2024/02/09/ftse-100-markets-news-latest-germany-inflation-sp500-live/

Brexit red tape puts Valentine’s Day thorn in UK flower trade 

https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/brexit-red-tape-puts-valentines-day-thorn-uk-flower-trade-2024-02-13/

Post-Brexit watchdog ‘ready’ to investigate flood of cheaper Chinese electric cars | Business | The Guardian 

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2024/feb/13/post-brexit-investigate-chinese-electric-cars-trade-uk

Woman, 22, faces being deported despite living in the UK all her life | UK News | Sky News 

https://news.sky.com/story/woman-22-faces-being-deported-despite-living-in-the-uk-all-her-life-13070230

UK farmers vow to mount more blockades over cheap post-Brexit imports | Farming | The Guardian 

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2024/feb/10/uk-farmers-vow-to-mount-more-blockades-over-cheap-post-brexit-imports-and-supermarket-prices

Italian man removed from UK despite post-Brexit Home Office certificate | Brexit | The Guardian 

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2024/feb/08/italian-man-removed-from-uk-despite-post-brexit-home-office-certificate

Eurostar may cap services due to post-Brexit biometric passport checks, says station owner | Eurostar | The Guardian 

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2024/feb/04/eurostar-st-pancrasmay-cap-services-post-brexit-passport-checks-warns-station-owner

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