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#Brexit

# brexit - Yesterday’s News

Theresa May cannot have another vote on Brexit deal without changes

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow said the parliament’s rules dictate that MPs can’t be asked to vote repeatedly on the same motion.

# brexit - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'We must stand together as patriots': Theresa May tells MPs that voting against her deal again could stop Brexit

An extension of Article 50 is expected to be voted upon by EU members this week.

Opinion: My generation has only known peace on this island, but I’m afraid that’s about to change

Brexit and the possibility of a resurrected border loom over us like a hammer ready to crush our fragile peace – and we aren’t prepared for the consequences., writes Emily Duffy.

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

In response, Sinn Féin said the partition of Ireland is “divisive and offensive”.

# brexit - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Taoiseach: 'It is not going to be a case of everything being alright. Brexit is bad news'

The DUP is set to resume discussions with the British government on Monday ahead of an expected third Westminster vote.

Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it

Around 100 Brexit supporters have joined the march from Sunderland to the House of Commons.

More than 230,000 people have applied for Irish passports so far this year

Over 5,000 people are expected to apply this weekend.

Tens of thousands of Irish firms haven't registered to move goods to and from the UK post-Brexit

Business groups have said the low numbers of companies acquiring their EORI so far is worrying.

# brexit - Friday 15 March, 2019

Is the DUP moving from 'no' to yes? Dodds says they've had constructive talks with ministers

Brexiteer Jacob Rees Mogg said that he would support Theresa May’s deal if the DUP agreed to vote for it.

Leo's meeting with Pence makes global headlines as Taoiseach avoids gaffes in Washington

The Taoiseach’s visit to Pence’s house, alongside his long-term partner, dominated coverage yesterday.

Poll: Is delaying Brexit a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is delaying Brexit a good idea?

MPs have voted to seek to extend Article 50 until 30 June.

'One last roll of the dice': How Britain's newspapers are covering the vote to delay Brexit

A vote in the House of Commons means Brexit may not be happening on March 29.

# brexit - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal

It’s been a bizarre week – but does the prime minister finally have Brexiteers backed in a corner?

MPs have voted to delay Brexit by three months - here's what that means

It’s been another day of drama in Westminster – and now a THIRD vote on the May deal looms.

Trump says he gave May advice on Brexit negotiations but she 'didn't listen' to it

Trump made his comments while speaking to reporters during his meeting with Varadkar in the Oval Office.

MPs to vote on an amendment that calls for a second referendum this evening

Four amendments have been selected for this evening’s vote on whether to request an extension to Article 50 from the EU.

'Meltdown': UK papers point finger at Theresa May after chaotic night in Westminster

The confusion in Westminster last night is reflected in today’s front pages.

Varadkar says in uncertain time of Brexit, 'friends' in the United States are needed 'more than ever'

All eyes were on Varadkar and his partner Matt Barrett, as they attended the Irish Funds dinner in Washington DC last night.

# brexit - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

British MPs have voted against a no-deal Brexit. So, what now?

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier said today that one of the current risks is an ‘accidental no-deal Brexit’.

As It Happened: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote

MPs are due to vote again today at 7pm – this time, it’s whether to rule out a no-deal Brexit.

Leo Varadkar says those that wanted Brexit 'have been chasing unicorns for a long time'

Varadkar said there is a “rich irony” that the UK’s tariff proposals intend to treat Northern Ireland differently to Great Britain.

UK govt: Tariffs 'will not apply' to goods crossing border from Ireland in no-deal scenario

Border inspection posts would be needed to inspect animal products coming from outside the EU.

'Croaky Horror Show': How Britain's newspapers are covering the latest Brexit defeat

A glum Theresa May features on many front pages this morning.

# brexit - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Theresa May’s ‘improved’ Brexit deal defeated by 149 votes - here’s what happens now

We’ll have another vote tomorrow on the no-deal option, May told MPs after another heavy defeat.

As It Happened: Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated for a second time by 'thumping' majority

The draft Withdrawal Agreement suffered a 149-vote defeat tonight, in another blow to Theresa May’s deal.

It's a 'no': DUP statement means Brexit deal less likely to pass in House of Commons tonight

A second vote on May’s Brexit deal is to take place later today.

Deal in jeopardy as UK's Attorney General says there is still a legal risk of being trapped in backstop

It is now less likely Theresa May’s deal will get through the House of Commons.

Varadkar 'hopes and trusts' House of Commons will now pass Brexit deal after last-minute breakthrough

There’s been no actual change to the withdrawal agreement, but Theresa May has secured guarantees that might sway Brexiteers.

Explainer: What is May's new Brexit deal and what on earth will happen next?

The UK and EU last night announced a joint instrument providing guarantees on the backstop.

Opinion: Is Brexit advancing the cause of Scottish independence from the UK?

‘Scottish Independence in the context of Brexit is like Schrödinger’s Cat – it’s both alive and dead depending on who you ask’, writes Gareth Brown.

Taoiseach heading to Washington DC for annual St Patrick's Day meeting with Donald Trump

Leo Varadkar will also travel to Chicago this year.

# brexit - Monday 11 March, 2019

A breakthrough? May and Juncker announce 'joint instrument' providing guarantees on backstop

Juncker said the Taoiseach would be prepared to back the mechanism.

UK government says it has secured 'legally binding changes' to Brexit deal

Tonight’s May visit comes ahead of another expected Brexit vote tomorrow in the House of Commons.

'We are approaching the position of a hard Brexit' says Donohoe, as clock ticks down to crucial meaningful vote

MPs will tomorrow vote again on British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement.

What would happen to food in Ireland if there's a no-deal Brexit?

Businesses are keeping schtum, and this is an event that’s never happened before – still, we’ve an idea of what it would mean.

# brexit - Sunday 10 March, 2019

David Davis says May's Brexit deal is 'dreadful' but if UK could pull out of backstop it's 'rescuable'

Davis also said that in a way, Theresa May’s deal is worse than the UK’s current membership of the EU.

Northern Irish businesses write to MPs warning of 'significant job losses' if there's a no-deal Brexit

The hardline Brexiteers, meanwhile, have said it would damage democracy if Brexit is delayed.

Poll: May's deal, no deal or Brexit delay - which vote is most likely to pass in Westminster this week? Crunch Time This post contains a poll

Poll: May's deal, no deal or Brexit delay - which vote is most likely to pass in Westminster this week?

There are a number of options before British MPs ahead of a crucial week in parliament.

If you plan to travel to the UK with your pet after a no-deal Brexit, here's what you'll need

The rules, issued by the Irish government, apply to cats, dogs… and ferrets travelling for non commercial reasons.

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