Foreign secretary told staff that “restricting” trade because of human rights abuses would mean missing out on “growth markets”.
Hannah Deacon’s son Alfie has refractory epilepsy and after years of fighting in court, was given Britain’s first medicinal cannabis prescription to improve his quality of life. However, with only two weeks notice, the Brexit deal agreed upon by the British government means that Alfie can no longer import his prescription from the Netherlands, leaving the family to once again face having to fight to give Alfie any semblance of a seizure-free life.
Footage from Dover shows dozens of drivers surrounding officers as they face having to wait days to cross the Channel.
Transport secretary Grant Shapps says it could take days to test all drivers for Covid-19, with estimates of 8,000 lorries stuck in Kent.
Industry chiefs lay bare scale of French border chaos in bleak confrontation.
Labour says the government "fiddling while Rome burns" as business groups complain they were ignored.
British businesses fear the move could ruin their industries.
Everything you need to know – and how it could affect the UK.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator said the plans were not in the EU's interests.
China has warned that it will push right back, as the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies continues to escalate.