Jill Lawless

Government, Business

UK Scrambles for Truckers Amid Supply Woes

London driving school Instructor Graham Bolger directs student driver Cadhene Lubin-Hewitt as he reverses at the National Driving Centre in Croydon, south London. (Matt Dunham/AP)

The U.K. is short tens of thousands of drivers, as factors including Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic converge to create a supply chain crunch.

Jill Lawless | Associated Press
September 24, 2021
Government, Business

Irish Drivers Warned to Get Paperwork for ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland A bureau de change on the border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland, near the town of Jonesborough, Northern Ireland. (Peter Morrison/AP)

LONDON — Ireland’s deputy prime minister said Feb. 28 that the European Union wants to work with Britain to ensure there is a Brexit deal as Irish drivers were warned they will need new paperwork to cross the currently invisible border to Northern Ireland if the U.K. leaves the bloc without an agreement.

Jill Lawless | Associated Press
February 28, 2019