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EU implements Brexit 'no deal' contingency plans

EU implements Brexit 'no deal' contingency plansThe European Union on Wednesday adopted back-up plans to protect essential air transport and finance in the event that Britain leaves the bloc without a Brexit deal in 100 days. The European Commission said it was acting “to ensure that the necessary contingency measures can enter into application on 30 March 2019 in order to limit the most significant damage caused by a ‘no-deal’ scenario”. The package covers 14 areas where a “no-deal” Brexit “would create major disruption for citizens and businesses” including in financial services, air transport, customs and climate policy.



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EU implements Brexit 'no deal' contingency plans

EU implements Brexit 'no deal' contingency plansThe European Union on Wednesday adopted backup plans to protect air transport and financial markets in the event Britain leaves without a Brexit deal in 100 days. EU officials insist the measures would not mean Britain can quit the union painlessly, but that it is important for “time-limited” measures to “mitigate” the harm. “The best, if you talk in terms of the economy and avoiding disruptions, is to stay within the EU,” European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis told reporters.



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‘We have reached a point of no return': Cape Town set to run out of water despite contingency plans

‘We have reached a point of no return': Cape Town set to run out of water despite contingency plansAs drought continues and water levels plummet in Cape Town’s dams, residents are facing a slew of new emergency measures.



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