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On Ireland's Border, Britain's EU Exit Threatens Jobs, Peace

Hugh Maguire can't believe the British really did it. The Northern Ireland farmer, like many residents along the United Kingdom's virtually unmarked land border with the Republic of Ireland, faces the risk of financial ruin if Britain proceeds with plans to exit the European Union. EU farm subsidies provide most of his income from highland pastures of cows and sheep, around 80,000 euros ($90,000) annually to support his 241-hectare (600-acre) farm. He gets the subsidies under the...

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