Customs/ Douane label on men’s walking shoes sent within UK to Belfast from Wiltshire...
some more clear emerging examples of notable changes as a result of new post Brexit trade barriers ...

Stena’s brand new ferry for Irish Sea intra-UK route Belfast-Liverpool has been redeployed RoIreland-France, ie bypassing UK land bridge..
This too - not huge numbers, but fact any Fords tariffed because of post Brexit rules of origin interesting. Car made in Cologne but variant has engine shipped from US, previously made in now shut Bridgend. doesn’t reach origin threshold, so tariff applies…

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11 Jan
Dutch customs on Dutch TV taking away drivers’ ham sandwiches on ferry from UK arriving at Hook of Holland, also put seized food shopping (Waitrose?) on facebook - this is a standard implication of Brexit deal, long indicated in prep documents both in UK and EU...
The interesting thing here will be how this new prohibition (without correct documentation) on free flow of even personal food exports from UK to EU (and eventually vice versa) will be applied on short straits at Coquelles? Calais? UK side juxtaposed controls? Not at all?
Dutch incredibly organised on full implications of Brexit for their customs - three years’ ago Dutch customs developed online portal explaining full implications of non-tariff barriers, advised small businesses not to use GB parts (rules of origin) etc

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10 Jan
Extraordinarily wide levels of spread over past fortnight, partic between Dec 29th and Jan 5th...
Eg Liverpool has gone from green (10-49 cases/100k) to dark purple (800+) in less than a month:
Even more noteworthy - Liverpool is now at 934 cases/100k (jan 5th) just a week before on dec 29th was 314 (ie jumped two categories in one week) four weeks before (dec 8th) it was 91.
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7 Jan
2020 up until Christmas Day saw most UK excess deaths versus previous 5 years since 1940: ONS
And adjusted per thousand population, excess deaths over previous 5 years higher already than any year since 1950 including the 1950s flu epidemic: ONS
Already in 52 weeks to Christmas Day, 2020 surpassed 600k UK total deaths for 1st time since 1918 Spanish flu epidemic (tho then population about 40m vs 67m)...unfortunately missing final week data will add few thousand - also comparison with recent years...
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6 Jan
Very sad - first time since April more than a 1000 deaths with COVID reported on daily count Image
Record in England for daily new admissions with COVID-19 3,351 on Sunday, 3,154 on Saturday, both above April peak of 3099 Image
Highest ever number of UK Covid admissions to hospital today reported for Sunday 3/1 - 3,600, topping the previous peak of 3565 on 1/4/2020 Image
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6 Jan
DJ plays the Titanic theme music at the outgoing President’s “save America” march in DC...
And - blimey the 33 year old who could be about to lose POTUS’s party the senate @ossoff was a producer on some documentaries... including the BBC 3 Stacey Dooley ones...

“US senate has a higher calling than an endless spiral of partisan vengeance” said current Majority Leader McConnell rejecting the objections to counting the electoral college votes...
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6 Jan
MORE: “New bureaucratic non tariff barriers” contribute to “perfect storm” for Scottish seafood exports

“In v short time we could see destruction of a centuries old market which contributes significantly to Scottish economy...” re lorry loads at Dunkirk

NEW / DFDS ferries report “high volume” of vehicles refused and delayed at Calais, Dunkirk and Dover “due to incorrect paperwork being presented at check in”
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