Northern Ireland may get UK-EU joint status: UK government

The United Kingdom could propose giving Northern Ireland joint UK and European Union status so it can trade freely with both, in an attempt to break the deadlock in Brexit negotiations, a government official said. The idea would be to create a 10-mile (16-km)-wide trade buffer zone along the border for local traders such as…

“CASH ONLY” signs placed in major Retail across UK amid Visa outage

Abandoned baskets and “cash only” signs at Morrison branch Guardian Money’s Miles Brignall has just returned from Morrisons supermarket in Letchworth. It’s cash only signs up. Plenty of shoppers have abandoned their baskets. Others are queuing up outside the ATMs outside the building. Everyone’s pretty good natured considering. He says he was able to pay…