Dover braces for UK leaving EU single market as calendar turns

People in Dover say they hope Brexit will bring better prosperity to their region and country, but that they fear disturbance on the roads as the period of transition after Brexit is about to end and new rules will come in place from January 1st. The UK's tortuous departure from the European Union takes full effect when Big Ben strikes 11:00 pm (2300 GMT) in central London, just as most of the European mainland ushers in 2021 at midnight.