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A sign protesting against the Northern Ireland  Protocol is seen in Larne town centre. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Businesses will struggle to get ready for new procedures in April if grace periods under the Northern Ireland protocol are not extended, MPs at Westmi(...)

Dan Du Preez of Sale Sharks during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match between Sale and Northampton Saints at AJ Bell Stadium  in Salford, England.  Photograph: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

So, we will have a Six Nations after all. Despite some worrying weeks, it now has the green light and will kick off bang on time. The conclusion, on(...)

Radoslav Radev and his healthcare load from Belgium was refused entry to Holyhead Port because of inadequate, post-Brexit papers. Photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

Radoslav Radev cut a lonely figure as he stood by the freight check-in cabin for the Stena Line ferry to Dublin, handed in his papers and waited. Aft(...)

Waiting game: Holyhead Port freight check in on Thursday. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Thursday’s early morning ferry from Dublin to Holyhead, one of the last before the January 1st imposition of a European Union trade border between the(...)

 Every year, about 450,000 freight units pass through Holyhead, which is run by the Swedish shipping company, Stena Line.  Photograph: Christopher Furlong/ Getty

A UK parliamentary committee has expressed “deep concern” at the failure to build border customs facilities for Welsh port traffic before Brexit comes(...)

Leinster’s Max Deegan is tackled by Francisco Gomez Kodela and Virgile Bruni of Lyon during the Heineken Champions Cup game at the  RDS. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leinster 42 Lyon 14 The result will be satisfactory, the performance less so, as Leinster recorded a fifth straight Heineken Champions Cup victory in(...)

Tom Price of Scarlets beats Mike Haley of Munster to the ball during the Guinness Pro 14 game at  Parc y Scarlets. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

Scarlets 10 Munster 6 A defiant defensive performance earned Scarlets a well-deserved Guinness Pro14 victory over Munster in terrible conditions at P(...)

Bernard Jackman   has received a stadium ban from the Welsh Rugby Union for comments he made about referee Ian Davies. Photograph: Simon King/Inpho

As if things weren’t bad enough for him and his team on the field, Dragons head coach Bernard Jackman has now found himself handed a stadium ban for t(...)

Munster’s Conor Murray protests before being awarded a try during the Champions Cup quarter-final win over Toulon at  Thomond Park, Limerick. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

There were a number of issues that arose from what constituted a superb weekend in the Champions Cup for Munster and Leinster with both claiming semi-(...)

 Connacht’s Bundee Aki and Perry Humphreys of Worcester Warriors during their  European Rugby Challenge Cup round two encounter.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 15 Worcester 8 Connacht flattered to deceive in their victory over Worcester Warriors. Although ultimately grabbing control of Pool five in (...)

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