Irish Sea border checks continue after DUP orders halt

Border checks have continued at ports in Northern Ireland despite DUP Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots’ instruction to officials to cease on Wednesday night (2nd February), and the First Minister’s subsequent resignation on Thursday.

FDF calls for subsidies to tackle CO2 shortages

Ian Wright, chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has written to the government, warning that the food supply chain is “now seriously compromised by the disruptions in the supply of CO2.”