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After last week’s quarter-final victory against Spain, England soared into the Euro 2022 final with a 4-0 win against Sweden earlier this week. Manchester United forward Alessia Russo’s back heel that took the England side 3-0 up has been dominating the news this week (and aren’t we glad!). But what could this victory mean for women’s football on the pitch and commercially? Taking a step away from the Euros, read this week’s round-up for insights into the latest legal action brought against the UK by the EU, price rises for both gas and McDonald’s 99p cheeseburger, and more.
Earlier this year, the EU launched legal action against the UK government over its plans to scrap parts of the post-Brexit deal for Northern Ireland because the UK said it had disrupted trade. The EU says that scrapping parts of the deal would break international law, with Maros Sefcovic, vice president of the European Commission stating that there was "no legal or political justification whatsoever for unilaterally changing an international agreement".
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