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EU sues UK over Brexit breach
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EU sues UK over Brexit breach

    The EU Commission has announced plans to take the UK to court over controversial plans to break international law. Ursula Von Der Leyen said that Brussels was beginning infringement actions against the UK over breaches of the good faith clauses of the the Withdrawal Agreement struck by Boris Johnson. But Mr Johnson has signalled he could tear up elements of that agreement relating to Northern Ireland in the UK Internal Market Bill, which cleared the Commons this week. Ministers have admitted that the plan would breach international law - sending shockwaves through the the UK's negotiations with Brussels. The European Union had called for the UK to withdraw the elements of the legislation by the end of September. But Mr Johnson failed to change tack in light of Ms...