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Sky News 26 Nov 2020

Road hauliers 'petrified and terrified' in Dover, as Brexit looms

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After four years of politics and prevarication, Brexit is about to become a test of competence rather than conviction.

In less than five weeks, decades of free movement of goods and people, and a generation of harmonised standards and regulation will end.

From breezing through borders barely showing a passport, all UK exports to the EU will have to make detailed customs declarations for every consignment they send.


France and its EU neighbours are scrambling to thrash out a coordinated plan in response to a new strain of Covid-19 that has blocked trade and air travel to the UK and left hundreds of freight trucks banked up outside the border with France. FRANCE 24's Hervé Amoric reports from Dover.
France and its EU neighbours are scrambling to thrash out a coordinated plan in response to a new strain of Covid-19 that has blocked trade and air travel to the UK and left hundreds of freight trucks banked up outside the border with France. France 24's Herve Amoric filed this report from Dover.
The future trading relationship between the United Kingdom and Europe is hanging in the balance, with just three weeks before the UK leaves the EU's single market.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to travel to Brussels for crucial talks with the European Commission president.
Despite months of negotiations, there are still significant differences on key issues.

Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from Brussels, Belgium.
The pressure is mounting on the United Kingdom and the European Union to reach a deal before the UK leaves the bloc at the end of the month.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is headed to Brussels for intensive talks with the EU Commission chief, President Ursula von der Leyen.
Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from London, UK.

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