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Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin has said the UK and the EU must “undress” and resolve the dispute over Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit arrangements. In a BBC interview, Mr Martin warned Britain against triggering Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol. He said: “where there is a will, there is a way, and I think both … Read more

Biden’s team wants EU allies to become real on “strategic autonomy” – POLITICS

US President Joe Biden “absolutely” supports European allies by developing their own, stronger military capabilities – but it is time for EU leaders to go beyond theory and rhetoric, State Department Adviser Derek Chollet told POLITICO during a visit to Brussels. Otherwise, Chollet warned, the gap between what the U.S. military can do – and … Read more

No more overnight closures planned for Malahat

The ministry said the repair work was progressing faster than expected and should be completed by the end of the day on Monday. Ministry of Transport is opening the Malahat to one-lane alternate traffic 24 hours a day, eliminating plans for more overnight closures that were expected to last until Monday. The ministry said the … Read more

Merkel bans unvaccinated Germans from shops in draconian Covid restrictions amid warnings of “bad” Christmas as cases rise

ANGELA Merkel has banned unvaccinated Germans from shops and restaurants in draconian Covid restrictions, as leaders warn of a “desperate” Christmas ahead. Germany has agreed to a series of more stringent measures for free citizens – as well as a gradual restriction system to treat the virus. 1 Germany has announced initiatives to stop the … Read more