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    Brexit Customs Checks Make a Quiet Debut at U.K. Ports

    Starting the new rules on a holiday helped, with some predicting more confusion and backups in the days ahead.

    Brexit, Finalized

    And what else you need to know today.

    Brexit Deal Done, Britain Now Scrambles to See if It Can Work

    Britain is finally departing from the European Union, but its formal exit is only the beginning of a high-stakes experiment to unstitch commercial relations across an integrated continent.

    In Last-Ditch Bid for Brexit Deal, Leaders’ Theatrics Show the Stakes

    Boris Johnson and the European Union’s president are preparing their domestic audiences for either a landmark accord requiring compromise or a breakdown that will disrupt cross-channel trade.

    With Brexit Clock Ticking, Boris Johnson Vows, Again, to Walk Away

    The prime minister blew up over what he called Europe’s insistence that Britain make all the compromises. But Europe says it still wants to talk.
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    Scenes of Scotland, as It Weighs Its Future Within Britain

    If the pro-independence vote surges in Thursday’s elections for the Scottish Parliament, momentum for an another referendum on independence may become unstoppable.

    Your Thursday Briefing

    A breakthrough announcement on vaccine patents.

    State Department approves voluntary departure of nonemergency personnel from India.

    The United States is also urging its citizens to leave the country.

    Colombia, Strained by Pandemic and Economic Hardship, Explodes in Protest

    The eruption of anger in Colombia, where at least 24 have died as the government cracks down on the protests, could spread to other...

    Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine is Highly Effective Against Variants, Studies Find

    Two studies showed the vaccine to be more than 95 percent effective at protecting against severe disease or death from the variants first identified...

    Your Wednesday Briefing

    An unequal global recovery.