The Long Awaited Brexit Deal Is Finally Here : Consider This from NPR After four and a half tumultuous years in British politics, Brexit is now becoming a reality.

NPR's London correspondent Frank Langfitt reports on mixed views about the new deal from a highway outside the Port of Dover along the English Channel, where truckers are trying to cross the border before rules change in the new year.

Anand Menon, director of the think tank UK In A Changing Europe, sees the new deal as a win, and says it help avoid further economic disruption.
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The Long Awaited Brexit Deal Is Finally Here

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The Long Awaited Brexit Deal Is Finally Here

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Trucks queue at a checkpoint to embark a ferry at the port in Dover, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Trucks queue at a checkpoint to embark a ferry at the port in Dover, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020.

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After four and a half tumultuous years in British politics, "Brexit" is now becoming a reality.

NPR's London correspondent Frank Langfitt reports on the mixed views about the new deal from a highway outside the Port of Dover along the English Channel, where truckers are trying to cross the border before the rules change.

Anand Menon, director of the think-tank UK In A Changing Europe, sees the Brexit deal as a win and says it will help avoid further economic disruption.

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This episode was produced by Brianna Scott, Jessica Beck and Lee Hale. It was edited by Sami Yenigun and Connor Donevan. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.