Brexit Border IT outage sparks fresh food delays

Retailers rejected deliveries as shelf life dwindled

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Brexit Border IT outage sparks fresh food delays
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Brexit Border IT outage sparks fresh food delays

The UK's post-Brexit border regime has come under fresh fire after IT outages crippled the crucial Automatic Licence Verification System (ALVS) over the weekend.

The glitch resulted in perishable goods, including meat, cheese and flowers, being held up for 20 hours at the government control post serving Dover and the Channel Tunnel. Businesses have calle...

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