Irish premier Micheal Martin has said it is very important that his country’sfishing communities are protected in any trade deal with the UK. Arriving forthe EU summit in Brussels, the Taoiseach said future fishing rights was one ofthe key issues still to be resolved in the negotiations. "It is very importantto us in Ireland that our coastal communities are protected in an overall dealon Brexit through a sensible and fair fisheries deal,” he said.
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A requirement for bars to retain food receipts for 28 days was introduced toclamp down on rogue publicans, the Taoiseach has said. Micheal Martinacknowledged that the communication of the latest coronavirus rule could havebeen better, but he insisted there had been an over-reaction to what hepledged would be a temporary measure. Mr Martin was responding to claims fromsome within the hospitality sector that the requirement is overlybureaucratic.
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Businesses across England and Wales are being encouraged to download NHS Testand Trace QR codes to prepare for the launch of an official contact tracingapp. The app, which is currently being trialled on the Isle of Wight and inthe London Borough of Newham, will launch on September 24 and will use thecodes as part of contact tracing.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan says that he is concerned over reports that some ofthe city's residents have been told they would only be able to receiveCovid-19 test if they travelled to the Isle of Wight or Cardiff.
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