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Taoiseach Kenny prosposes all-Ireland Brexit forum and is rebuffed by NI’s Arlene Foster

TweetTaoiseach Enda Kenny’s proposed all-Ireland forum to mitigate the negative effects of Brexit has met with a frosty reception from Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster. Foster has said that such a forum is unnecessary. She was in Dublin this Monday with members of the Northern Executive to attend a meeting of the North-South Ministerial Council (NSMC). The council discusses areas of common interest between the Republic and Northern Ireland and promotes co-operation between the two governments. However, despite strong support from Kenny and ministers in his government, the proposed Brexit forum was not one of the topics under discussion. It is believed that Foster had rejected the […]

budget airline

EasyJet to fly away from the UK?

TweetEasyJet, the UK budget airline, may need to move company headquarters to a European city in response to last month’s shock Brexit result. The airline has applied for an air operator certificate from the European Union to continue using EU air routes if and when the UK formally withdraws from the block. “EasyJet is lobbying the UK government and the EU to ensure the continuation of a fully liberal and deregulated aviation market within the UK and Europe. This would mean that EasyJet and all European airlines can continue to operate as they do today,” the company said in a statement. “As part of EasyJet’s contingency planning before the referendum […]