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#Brexit

# brexit - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Workout vests, scuppered deals and Christmas drinks - Leo ends the week on a Brexit bounce

A week is long time in politics, but Leo has finished on a Brexit high.

'Enda Kelly' and 'presidential elections': The recent missteps from UK politicians on Ireland

Some British politicians have got things a bit wrong when trying to highlight Ireland’s tough stance on Brexit negotiations.

# brexit - Friday 8 December, 2017

DUP's Sammy Wilson in scathing attack on 'cynical, aggressive and green' Varadkar and Coveney Brexit This post contains videos

DUP's Sammy Wilson in scathing attack on 'cynical, aggressive and green' Varadkar and Coveney

The DUP MP says the pair have alienated unionists.

Sky News anchor to Coveney: 'Do you think that this week's kerfuffle has been necessary? Do you feel guilty?'

Coveney was speaking to Adam Boulton after this morning’s Brexit deal.

As it happened: EU and UK agree no hard border on a 'very significant day for the island of Ireland'

Overnight negotiations found common ground between all sides at last.

DUP 'pleased' with Brexit deal but says 'more work needs to be done' on border issue

A deal to avoid a hard border has been reached between the UK and EU.

From The Daily Edge A BBC political pundit said 'Ireland has been so disruptive to the British' and people have gone in Portillo-no
Poll: Are you worried about Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

There’ll be no hard border, but the long-term implications of the UK leaving the EU are still unclear.

This is what the Brexit deal means for Ireland and Northern Ireland

There will be NO hard border.

# brexit - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Donald Tusk to make statement on Brexit talks (very) early tomorrow morning

There’s speculation he’ll have news on the ongoing talks with Theresa May.

'No white smoke' as Theresa May to make fresh offer on Irish border

All eyes are on London for Prime Minister May’s next move.

David Davis admits UK hasn't produced any Brexit impact assessment as he's 'not a fan'

David Davis admits UK hasn't produced any Brexit impact assessment as he's 'not a fan'

Davis was called before the House of Commons Brexit committee after MPs expressed dissatisfaction in him.

Brexit: 'The DUP’s hardline policies could be the quickest road to a united Ireland'

“Constitutional integrity” is a myth. The UK has been built on constitutional divergence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# brexit - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'A bunch of jellyfish masquerading as a cabinet': Insults fly as Theresa May faces Commons

May was put under pressure on Brexit in the Commons – but Jeremy Corbyn failed to land a knockout blow.

'The agreement stands': Leo says DUP does not represent everyone in Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says it’s now up the UK to come back to them.

# brexit - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

DUP accuses Irish government of 'flexing its muscles in a dangerous and reckless way'

After weeks of strong rhetoric, and no deal at the end of it, many feel that the fallout has been damaging.

As it happened: Leo fields questions about what went wrong in Brexit deal omnishambles

A deal was done yesterday, until it wasn’t.

# brexit - Monday 4 December, 2017

Fear of return to violence if customs checkpoints brought back after Brexit

Some 57% of people polled said they fear violence if customs checkpoints returned.

From The Daily Edge Leo Varadkar was snapped wearing a vest to a cabinet meeting and of course there were jokes The Vest Around

Leo's 'surprise and disappointment' as no deal reached on the question of the Irish border

The DUP said it wouldn’t accept Northern Ireland having a different deal to the rest of the UK.

Brexit breakthrough announcement expected as UK 'concedes' on border issues

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is expected to make a statement at Government Buildings.

Arlene Foster slams Dublin over reported text of Brexit border deal (but Scotland wants in)

A deal was expected to be announced this afternoon but this has not happened.

# brexit - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Senior Conservative says Ireland's Brexit strategy is because of Frances Fitzgerald controversy

The Tánaiste also told the same BBC show that the Irish government has no desire to delay the Brexit process.

Beef farmers say hard Brexit would be 'catastrophic'

The report says trade would collapse.

# brexit - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From the Commons to 'little England', Brexit has put the Irish border firmly on the UK map Like It Or Lump It This post contains videos

From the Commons to 'little England', Brexit has put the Irish border firmly on the UK map

Some history classes may be required across the water.

# brexit - Friday 1 December, 2017

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk

Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.

European Commission chief Donald Tusk to meet Varadkar in Brexit crunch talks today

The UK wants to progress negotiations to the next stage but the EU isn’t satisfied.

# brexit - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Department 'absolutely refutes' claim that Irish officials were told to ignore Boris Johnson

Brexit talks remain stalled, with the issue of the border one of crucial importance.

Ian Paisley Jr: 'We're leaving the EU and Ireland would be better off leaving with us'

“The focus now is on negotiations that will get us all a good Brexit,” the DUP MP said.

The Irish border remains a major sticking point in Brexit talks

The UK wants to progress negotiations to the next stage.

# brexit - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Britain 'very close' to sealing a Brexit deal, says Phil Hogan

The Guardian is reporting tonight that a solution to the Irish border is close, though the final wording has yet to be thrashed out.

From The Daily Edge Channel 4 asked some average Brits to guess where the Irish border is and the results were ridiculous Brexit

Channel 4 asked some average Brits to guess where the Irish border is and the results were ridiculous

You will feel significantly more concerned about Brexit after you watch this.

What happened when British people were asked to draw the Irish border

Channel 4 asked people on the street to draw the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland as part of a report on Brexit.

# brexit - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Britain will pay at least €45 billion to leave the EU - reports

The Telegraph and the Financial Times have reported that UK and EU negotiating teams have agreed on a figure.

Poll: Are you concerned about the British view of Ireland in Brexit negotiations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you concerned about the British view of Ireland in Brexit negotiations?

Ireland’s approach has raised the ire of UK politicians and commentators.

# brexit - Monday 27 November, 2017

Pro-Brexit politician says Ireland should be more positive and 'will have to pay' for any hard border

Kate Hoey said that Ireland needed to be more positive about Brexit.

# brexit - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Phil Hogan: 'If NI remains in the EU customs union, there would be no border issue'

Prime Minister Theresa May has already ruled out staying in the single market and customs union.

# brexit - Friday 24 November, 2017

Leo Varadkar's trip to Africa set to be cancelled as political storm escalates

Varadkar is scheduled to travel to Mali and Coast Ivory next week.

# brexit - Monday 20 November, 2017

Ireland and the EU were standing side-by-side in making Brexit demands on the UK today

Michel Barnier, however, says the UK will be rewarded if it makes progress.