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#Brexit

# brexit - Sunday 24 May, 2020

'He acted legally and with integrity': Boris Johnson backs Dominic Cummings over 260-mile lockdown trip

Conservatives have been putting the Prime Minister under pressure to sack his controversial adviser.

# brexit - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

The UK's Protocol plan: 'Unfettered access' from NI to GB, and 'light-touch' checks from GB to NI

Unfettered access to GB from NI, and declaration on goods from GB to Northern Ireland.

# brexit - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

'It delivers on our promise to the British people': UK bill to end free movement of people passes first hurdle

Priti Patel said that the points system was “firmer, fairer and simpler system” that will “play a vital role” in the country’s recovery from coronavirus.

# brexit - Friday 15 May, 2020

Row over 'level playing field' is the major stumbling block to EU-UK trade talks

Fisheries is the other major stumbling block to agreeing an EU-UK trade deal.

# brexit - Thursday 14 May, 2020

More than 3.5 million EU citizens have applied to remain living in the UK post-Brexit

There’s a backlog of around 320,000 applications to go through, according to the UK Home Office.

Brussels launches legal action against UK over free movement 'failure'

According to the infringement decision, the UK has failed to “comply with EU law on the free movement of EU citizens”.

# brexit - Friday 8 May, 2020

Brexit trade talks timeline ‘virtually impossible’, Coveney says

Tanaiste Simon Coveney has urged the UK to seek an extension to its transition period.

# brexit - Thursday 7 May, 2020

UK is showing 'no real sign' they want Brexit trade talks to succeed, says Phil Hogan

“I hope I am wrong, but I don’t think so,” the EU trade commissioner said.

# brexit - Saturday 2 May, 2020

So, about Brexit... Where are we now with it?

It hasn’t gone away, you know.

# brexit - Monday 20 April, 2020

Vast majority of business leaders think Brexit will have short-term negative impact on Irish economy

That’s according to the latest quarterly survey carried out by the Institute of Directors in Ireland.

# brexit - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Michel Barnier and David Frost agree on three weeks to discuss Brexit trade talks

Both men are back at work after recovering from Covid-19.

# brexit - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Michel Barnier confirms he has tested positive for Covid-19

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator said he is “in good spirits”.

# brexit - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

SNP Westminster leader calls for 'legitimate and legal route' to Scottish independence

It is the latest in a series of calls for a second referendum on independence.

# brexit - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Frances Fitzgerald 'very concerned' about UK wish to abandon European Arrest Warrant scheme

The former Justice Minister said that “if there was a gap”, it could “of course” have an effect on prisoners held here.

# brexit - Friday 6 March, 2020

Draft laws published to guarantee right of Irish citizens to live and work in UK despite Brexit

It states “an Irish citizen does not require leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom”, with some limited exceptions.

# brexit - Monday 2 March, 2020

Countdown starts as UK and EU knuckle down for trade talks

The two sides are well apart on a final agreement.

# brexit - Friday 28 February, 2020

UK to withdraw from European arrest warrant scheme

The British Government said it wanted to reach its own, separate fast-track extradition arrangement with Brussels.

# brexit - Thursday 27 February, 2020

UK could walk away from EU trade talks if progress not made by June

The UK has published its negotiating guidelines ahead of talks with Brussels on Monday.

# brexit - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Coronavirus and Brexit talks add urgency to government formation, says Simon Coveney

The tánaiste was speaking in Brussels at an EU special summit.

EU to demand 'level playing field' and access to UK waters in Brexit trade talks

The terms also include a controversial clause stating that Britain should “return unlawfully removed cultural objects to their countries of origin”.

# brexit - Sunday 23 February, 2020

British minister refuses to rule out chlorinated chicken in trade deal with North America

George Eustice also defended the Government’s new immigration system after businesses raised fears of a shortage of workers.

Macron 'not sure' a trade deal between Europe and Britain can be agreed before the end of the year

Britain and the EU are about to embark on negotiations aiming to hammer out a trade agreement by the end of December.

# brexit - Saturday 22 February, 2020

The Irish protocol puts the North at the centre of a complicated Venn diagram

Northern Ireland is “at the centre of a very complicated Venn diagram”, is how one academic put it.

# brexit - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Lib Dems leave Irish MEP Barry Andrews a 'generous' goodbye gift

The party’s 16 MEPs left the EU Parliament on a sweet note.

UK unveils new points-based immigration system as Home Secretary is questioned whether her parents would qualify

Business groups have said the new immigration system could spell disaster for many industries.

# brexit - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

UK's chief Brexit negotiator: Britain must be able to set laws that suit itself after EU breakaway

In a speech yesterday, David Frost said the UK wouldn’t accept EU supervision to create a “level playing field”.

# brexit - Saturday 15 February, 2020

While parties try to cobble a government together, these important dates are looming large

There’s a royal visit, a St Patrick’s Day trip to Washington, and Brexit trade talks coming up shortly…

# brexit - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Irish economic growth expected to slow even with Brexit trade deal, says Central Bank

Overall, the country’s economic growth has been described as “broadly positive”.

# brexit - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Irish 'cold-storage' MEPs Deirdre Clune and Barry Andrews have taken their seats

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Andrews has given his first address to parliament after what he called “a tough week” for his party.

House of Lords warns Brexit deal could see Northern Ireland in different time zone to rest of UK

A report from a House of Lords committee warned Northern Ireland may be legally obliged to be one hour ahead for six months every year.

From The42 Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland? Looking Ahead

Could Brexit benefit the League of Ireland?

We chat to a number of Irish football’s representatives about what the future might hold.

The 1% issue: Did Ireland's Brexit team get a bounce in votes?

Despite being a junior minister, Helen McEntee has earned a significant international profile due to Brexit talks.

# brexit - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango

The clock is ticking as the newly-divorced sides kick off tricky negotiations, with major implications for Ireland.

# brexit - Friday 7 February, 2020

Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango

The clock is ticking as the newly-divorced sides kick off tricky negotiations, with major implications for Ireland.

# brexit - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Q+A: Here's where the parties stand on a united Ireland and holding a border poll

The question is more immediate since Brexit, so what are the parties saying?

# brexit - Monday 3 February, 2020

Johnson and Barnier set out competing visions for post-Brexit trade

After three years of fractious divorce talks, the next phase begins today.

# brexit - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Brexit has finally happened, so trade talks are next. Here's what to look out for

There are three main issues to look out for in the trade talks: fisheries, level-playing field standards, and Northern Ireland.

Lise Hand in London: 'Empires end, not with a bang, but with a last burst of delusion'

The party was a bit flat and the Prime Minister was not often spotted. Lise Hand reports from London.

Boris Johnson to tell Brussels he is prepared to accept border checks in no-deal like scenario

Boris Johnson is prepared to accept a trade deal akin to a no-deal arrangement from the European Union.

# brexit - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Opinion: 'It's only as an adult in a post-Brexit world that the extent of what people lived through in the Troubles hits home'

Two women and dancers, Nicola Curry and Liz Roche, explore their own stories of growing up on both sides of the border.

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