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Trial of Brexit border checks causes five-mile lorry queues in Kent | Brexit | The Guardian

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M20 backlog caused by French authorities testing post-Brexit checks at the Eurotunnel Freight lorries queueing along the M20 in Kent waiting to access the Eurotunnel terminal in Folkestone. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Freight lorries queueing along the M20 in Kent waiting to access the Eurotunnel terminal in Folkestone. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Tue 24 Nov 2020 18.19 GMT Last modified on Tue 24 Nov 2020 22.15 GMT Queues of trucks stretching for five miles unexpectedly built up in Kent on Tuesday after the French started a trial of post-Brexit checks. Lorries on their way across the English channel were forced to stop in long lines up to junction 11 on the M20 as they tried to approach th...

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The Observer view- as Britain flounders, Europe charts its recovery - Coronavirus

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Boris Johnson’s bungled handling of the crisis spells financial disaster for the UK Boris Johnson speaking during prime minister’s questions on 10 June. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK PARLIAMENT/AFP/Getty Images Boris Johnson speaking during prime minister’s questions on 10 June. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK PARLIAMENT/AFP/Getty Images Sun 14 Jun 2020 06.00 BST Last modified on Wed 1 Jul 2020 17.18 BST If the struggle against the pandemic resembles a war, as Boris Johnson believes, then it’s pretty clear who is losing. By any pertinent measure, including the most damning one – the number of excess deaths compared with last year – Britain is being outdone by countries across Europe, most nota...