UK says no reason for EU to take legal action over N. Ireland law

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By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) -Britain told the European Union on Tuesday there was no reason for it to take legal action over London’s plan to override some post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland, which Brussels has said may breach international law. Britain published legislation on Monday which would scrap checks and challenge the role played by the EU’s court in the region, saying the changes were needed to improve trade and reduce bureaucracy. Tensions have simmered for months after Britain accused the bloc of taking a heavy-handed approach to the movement of goods between Brit…

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