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'19Jan
27

Brexit: No change to backstop, Ireland insists

The backstop element of the Brexit plan is "not going to change", Ireland's deputy prime minister has said. The proposal - aimed at preventing a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland - played a major...
'19Jan
21

Brexit reopens Northern Ireland's old wounds

Derry is Northern Ireland's second largest city, home to about 100,000 people. It is also soon to be the United Kingdom's principal border city with the European Union.Its fringes touch the border with the Republic...
'19Jan
21

Brexit’s primitive passions could bring havoc to Ireland – and far beyond

Theresa May and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at a press conference in 2017. Image: PAHistory, Karl Marx famously quipped, repeats itself: first as tragedy, then as farce. That’s certainly true of Theresa May’s approach...
'19Jan
18

Fresh Brexit Vote Would Leave Many Brits Feeling Betrayed By Gov’t – Professor

May won a vote of no confidence on Wednesday by a close margin of 19 votes, with 10 Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) votes playing a crucial role. Earlier, EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier said the...
'19Jan
18

Fresh Brexit Vote Would Leave Many Brits Feeling Betrayed By Gov’t – Professor

May won a vote of no confidence on Wednesday by a close margin of 19 votes, with 10 Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) votes playing a crucial role. Earlier, EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier said the...
'19Jan
18

Fresh Brexit Vote Would Leave Many Brits Feeling Betrayed By Gov’t – Professor

May won a vote of no confidence on Wednesday by a close margin of 19 votes, with 10 Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) votes playing a crucial role. Earlier, EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier said the...
'19Jan
17

Brexit talks: What does the DUP want?

On Wednesday, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) held up its end of the confidence-and-supply pact it shares with the Conservatives and helped the government rebuff a no-confidence vote.But just a day before, its...
'19Jan
16

Theresa May suffers 'humiliating' defeat as EU say deal needed for 'orderly withdrawal'

By Daniel McConnell, Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Juno McEnroe, and Elaine LoughlinBritish prime minister Theresa May’s “humiliating” defeat in the House of Commons increases the risk of a disorderly Brexit, the Government...
'19Jan
15

The bumpy road to Brexit: A timeline of Britain’s EU divorce

The United Kingdom has just 10 weeks until it is due to leave the bloc, with or without a deal, on March 29. May has implored members of parliament to back her plan, warning that the alternative is either a chaotic...
'19Jan
08

Stephen Barclay 'hasn't spoken to EU about delaying Brexit'

The Brexit Secretary has cast doubt on claims UK and EU officials are talking about delaying Brexit if MPs reject Theresa May's withdrawal agreement.Stephen Barclay said the UK remained committed to leaving on 29...

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