International trade

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Goods shipped directly from Ireland to EU up by 50% in six months
Exporters move away from traditional Dublin to Britain routes to avoid Brexit red tape

Lisa O'Carroll in Dublin

30, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Germany suspends approval for Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline
Move follows mounting political pressure to scrap project in setback to Kremlin-backed project

Jillian Ambrose

16, Nov, 2021 @3:12 PM

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A Cop26 deal was always going to be messy – just look at world trade talks | Larry Elliott
WTO talks show how hard it is to get everyone on the same page – and what goes for trade, goes for climate too

Larry Elliott

14, Nov, 2021 @11:38 AM

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No 10 accused of failing to act against states accused of NSO spyware abuses
Group of 10 MPs and peers say Boris Johnson’s government has prioritised trade over national security

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

11, Nov, 2021 @6:14 PM

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Suez Canal to raise fees, heaping pressure on global supply chains
With shipping industry still recovering from Ever Given crisis, transit tolls are increasing by 6%

Graeme Wearden

05, Nov, 2021 @3:48 PM

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French officials vent fury over Australian leak of Macron text message
Confidence shattered by ‘crude’ leak of president’s message to prime minister Scott Morrison, says adviser

Jon Henley in Paris

02, Nov, 2021 @2:10 PM

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‘National treasure’: New Zealand Māori haka protected in trade deal with UK
Traditional war dance, often performed by top sports teams, has been subject to controversial appropriation in the UK

Tess McClure in Christchurch

21, Oct, 2021 @3:45 AM

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UK strikes trade deal with New Zealand – but it may add nothing to GDP
‘Groundbreaking’ agreement criticised by UK farmers is part of 10-year plan to pivot to Indo-Pacific

Aubrey Allegretti, and Tess McClure in Christchurch

20, Oct, 2021 @10:02 PM

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Mr Abbott goes to Taiwan: an unofficial message of Australian solidarity?
Beijing was unimpressed but defence experts say the self-described ‘citizen Abbott’ has a point about the threat of conflict

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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AI and maths to play bigger role in global diplomacy, says expert
Professor of negotiation and conflict management says recent advances mean techniques will be used more

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @11:13 AM

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What is the ‘new model’ the EU is proposing for Northern Ireland?
‘Bespoke Northern Ireland-specific solution’ includes potential new rules on food, plants and medicines

Jennifer Rankin and Daniel Boffey in Brussels

13, Oct, 2021 @7:15 PM

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EU member states to issue joint warning to UK over reduced fishing rights
Fourteen countries likely to take tough stance in future talks about fisheries if access to UK waters does not improve

Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Lisa O'Carroll in Dublin

11, Oct, 2021 @5:38 PM

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