| 24 March 2023, Friday |

UK’s Sunak to meet EU chief in push to finalise Northern Ireland deal

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will meet European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen on Monday in an effort to finalise a new deal for Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit trading arrangements.

More than a year of stop-start and sometimes rancorous negotiations between London and Brussels on an overhaul of part of the 2020 EU exit deal look to be coming to a conclusion although it is unclear whether any agreement will go far enough to satisfy critics in Britain and Northern Ireland.

  • Reuters