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Holyhead was adopting a “suck-it-and-see approach” to dealing with post-Brexit life, the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly heard. Photograph: AFP

Holyhead port has shown “no sense of emergency” about Brexit, while Dublin Port bemoaned the huge expense preparing for a no-deal exit that might not (...)

Labour MP Hilary Benn:  ‘This is one example of how Brexit is proving to be very costly for our country.’ Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The British government has stood down an army of 6,000 civil servants who had been preparing for a no-deal Brexit, at an estimated cost of £1.5 billio(...)

‘The idle French and the Germans take [immigrants] and put them on a row boat and say, “Off you go to England”,’ says Stephen, a Brexiteer, in Dover. Photograph: Patrick Freyne

Doug Cockle at the RAF Manston History Museum points out the window to the disused Manston Airport, which is being transformed into a park for up to 6(...)

A picture taken at 10km from Dunkerque on the A16 highway between Dunkerque and Calais shows trucks stuck in a traffic jam on March 4th 2019 due to extensive controls by the customs officers protesting against the lack of staff and material ahead of the Brexit. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP

Hauliers in the UK and Ireland are predicting that a no-deal Brexit is going to cause major problems for the haulage industry and for the general publ(...)

Thousands of trucks  could be delayed  by customs checks after Brexit. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Britain’s big decision on a no-deal Brexit is looming this month. But there is no consensus on how leaving the EU without an agreement would affect th(...)

A goods lorry at the commercial harbour port in Larne, Co Antrim. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

A no-deal Brexit could have a hugely negative impact on the haulage industry in Northern Ireland, and also would be damaging for exporters, a road fre(...)

A file image of Port of Ramsgate in the  south east England. Seaborne  was awarded a €15. 7m contract  to run ferries from Ramsgate  to Ostend in Belgium. The  company has no ships. Photograph: AFP

An Irish shipping business that the UK government claimed pulled support from a company contracted to provide ferries in the event of a no-deal Brexit(...)

Transport secretary Chris Grayling’s decision to award Seaborne Freight a contract worth £13.8 million had attracted widespread criticism. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

A controversial no-deal Brexit ferry contract awarded to a firm with no ships has been cancelled by the UK’s department for transport. Transport secr(...)

In preparation for a “no deal” UK exit from the EU, HM Revenue and Customs has unveiled measures to help British importers bringing EU goods into the UK from continental Europe by reducing the amount of information they must provide and to delay the payment of duties

The UK has excluded trade in goods between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland from new simplified customs procedures on EU imports in the ev(...)

Cars and trucks exit the DFDS Seaways Newhaven-Dieppe ferry ’Cote d’Albatre’ in  October  2018 in Dieppe’s harbour, northwestern France. Photograph: Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty

Political and business leaders from Normandy visited Dublin last week to discuss contingency plans for Brexit including cargo ships travelling directl(...)

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