After 100 Days, Here’s What Leaving Feels Like: Beyond Brexit



Lizzy Burden | Bloomberg

Almost 100 days since Brexit was formally completed, we spoke to readers who kindly responded to this newsletter to share their experiences of how the new trading relationship is working. We love hearing from you — thank you. Their stories were good, bad and ugly: from a Northern Ireland manufacturer crippled by additional surcharges, to a trucker south of the border who has never been busier. 

Tensions in Northern Ireland boiled over into violence this week, with vehicles burned and more than 40 police officers injured. First Minister Arlene Foster described the attacks as an “embarrassment.” U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said “dialogue, not violence” was the route to resolution.

In London, Mayor Sadiq Khan said jobs that leave the financial district are more likely to go to New York, Singapore and Hong Kong than cities in the European Union. 

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