Post-Brexit ‘mess’ as Italian driver’s lorry held for 55 hours at UK border post

Post-Brexit ‘mess’ as Italian driver’s lorry held for 55 hours at UK border post

Antonio Soprano says he was told to walk to a McDonald’s for food as there was none at Sevington

An Italian lorry driver has described the UK’s new post-Brexit controls as a “mess” after his lorry was held at a government-run border post for more than two days.

Antonio Soprano, 62, who was stopped while bringing plants into the country from central Italy, said he was offered nothing to eat during his 55-hour ordeal and instead was told by border officials that he should walk to a McDonald’s more than a mile away to get a meal.

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