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Graffiti on a building reads “No Irish Sea border” in the Sandy Row area in Belfast. Photographer: Paul Faith/Bloomberg

Department of Agriculture staff at the ports of Larne and Belfast were stood down from duty on the order of Minister for Agriculture Edwin Poots who w(...)

New arrangements for bringing pets and assistance dogs to Northern Ireland from Great Britain are in effect following the end of the Brexit transition period on January 1st.

The North’s Chief Veterinary Officer has pledged that assistance dogs will not be prevented from entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain despite (...)

To date there have been eight positive cases of avian flu in wild birds in Northern Ireland across five different locations. There also were recent detections in wild birds, poultry and captive birds across Britain in addition to detections in the Republic. File photograph: John Giles/PA

More than 110,000 birds are being culled as a result of the detection of avian influenza in Northern Ireland, the North’s Department of Agriculture, E(...)

A truck driver checks in with security at the Port of Larne. Photograph: Mark Marlow/Bloomberg

Fuller enforcement of post-Brexit rules on goods arriving into Northern Ireland from Great Britain is expected to begin at the North’s ports from Frid(...)

The container dock at Belfast Harbour. Some British-based companies have warned they will no longer supply the North after the end of the year. Photograph: iStock

British-based companies are warning businesses in Northern Ireland that they will stop supplying them with goods after the UK leaves the EU on January(...)

The decision   was taken following the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza   in seven wild birds across Northern Ireland in recent weeks. Photograph:   Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Owners of pet birds or commercial flocks in Northern Ireland will be legally required to keep their birds indoors from December 23rd as part of measur(...)

 Michael Gove: “Because we must all remember if the protocol is to work it must work for the whole community in Northern Ireland.”   Photograph: Getty Images

Michael Gove has told MPs that Britain’s deal with the European Union on how to implement the Northern Ireland protocol will prevent export declaratio(...)

A swan preening itself on a lake near Kingfisher Farm Shop in Abinger Hammer, Surrey. File photograph: Adam Davy/PA

A case of avian flu has been detected in a swan in Co Derry. The H5N8 strain of the virus was confirmed after tests on the dead bird found at Lough B(...)

Any inability to process export health certificates (EHCs) could lead to delays, increased costs, a reduction in cross-Border trade and job losses in the agri-food sector

Northern Ireland is unlikely to be able to process all the export health certificates (EHCs) required for agri-food exports in the event of a no-deal (...)

Border checks under Brexit could  apply to ‘people taking their dog for the weekend to Donegal’. Photograph: Getty/iStock

Border checks will be needed in Ireland regardless of whether or not Britain strikes a deal with the EU before leaving the bloc next year because of t(...)

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