Comments on: Irish border checks “unavoidable” if UK leaves single market, warns Barnier https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/irish-border-checks-unavoidable-if-uk-leaves-single-market-warns-barnier/ EU news and policy debates across languages Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:49:07 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 By: David Barneby https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/irish-border-checks-unavoidable-if-uk-leaves-single-market-warns-barnier/#comment-333220 Sat, 10 Feb 2018 02:34:12 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1212273#comment-333220 Rules are made to be broken ! It is only countries like Britain that follow the rules implicitly , one of the reasons for Brexit . Rules can be bent , there are countries like Italy that fail to enforce the rules . As I see it Check points between north and south Ireland can be built , but not necessarily manned .

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By: Joe Thorpe https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/irish-border-checks-unavoidable-if-uk-leaves-single-market-warns-barnier/#comment-333217 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:52:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1212273#comment-333217 The slide in the value of Sterling offsets and potential tariffs against UK exports whilst magnifying the tariffs the UK will impose on EU exports to the UK so all in all it seems like a good deal

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