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The UK leaves the European Union single market

Lorries have left the UK border under EU regulations for the last time, as the UK officially left the single market at 11pm on January 31. After years of bitter wrangling since the 2016 referendum, Brexit has finally become a reality. There had been fears of disruption as the UK counted down to the New Year’s Eve deadline. In Dover however, nightmarish visions of miles-long lorry queues were not realised.

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