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28th Sep 2020

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Johnson: UK Brexit plan will have no checks on Irish border

British prime minister Boris Johnson told his Conservative Party conference on Wednesday that his plans on a Brexit compromise will not involve checks at the border in Northern Ireland, despite reports earlier to the contrary. "We will under no circumstances have checks on or near the border in Northern Ireland, we will respect the peace process," Johnson said. The UK will send its Brexit plans to Brussels later on Wednesday.

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Analysis

China's carbon pledge at UN sends 'clear message' to US

China's pledge to become carbon neutral before 2060 is "good news" for Europe, but it sends a clear message to Washington ahead of the US election - in which climate change has become a significant aspect for voters.

Opinion

Why no EU progress on Black Lives Matter?

Months after Black Lives Matter erupted, for many EU decision-makers the problems of racism in policing and criminal legal systems - the issues that sparked the George Floyd protests - are still 'over there', across the Atlantic.

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The EU commission's newest pact on migration and asylum seeks to deter people from claiming asylum by speeding up procedures and sending most of them back home.

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