COVID-19 measures could cause ‘devastating’ labour shortage in EU farming

By |marec 25th, 2020|borders, Copa-Cogeca, coronavirus, COVID-19, News, Norbert Lins, seasonal workers|

Europe’s farming sector could face a dramatic shortfall in workers as a consequence of the border restrictions put in place to stem the spread of novel coronavirus, which could lead to “devastating” impacts, according to Pekka Pesonen, secretary-general or farmers association COPA-COGECA. 

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Macron threatened UK entry ban without more stringent measures

By |marec 22nd, 2020|borders, Boris Johnson, coronavirus, Emmanuel Macron, France, News, United Kingdom|

French President Emmanuel Macron threatened to close France's border with Britain on Friday if Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to take more stringent measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak, a French newspaper reported.

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Spain turns back cars from land borders as coronavirus death toll nears 500

By |marec 17th, 2020|borders, coronavirus, News, Spain|

Spain set up police checks at its land borders with France and Portugal on Tuesday (17 March) and turned back foreigners attempting to enter, part of strict measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Europe's second hardest-hit country.

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EU urges members to allow freight despite virus controls

By |marec 16th, 2020|borders, coronavirus, EU single market, News, road transport, Schengen|

The European Union urged member states Monday (16 March) to prevent bottlenecks forming at internal frontiers and to allow freight through despite reinforced health controls during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Domino effect of German border closure awaits crucial Vienna talks

By |julij 5th, 2018|Austria, Austrian Presidency, borders, Germany, Migration, News, schengen area|

The Austrian government remains cautious but warned there will be consequences if the German border is closed, ahead of a meeting with Interior Minister Horst Seehofer on Thursday (5 July) in Vienna.

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Britain sketches out customs powers if Brexit deal fails

By |oktober 10th, 2017|borders, Brexit, customs, Hard Brexit, Ireland, News, Northern Ireland, Philip Hammond, Theresa May|

Britain on Monday (9 October) outlined proposals for new laws to set tariffs and quotas including if Britain leaves the European Union with no agreement in place, as it prepares for a post-Brexit customs system.

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