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#Brexit

# brexit - Yesterday’s News

Poll: Should Brexit be delayed if a deal isn't agreed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Brexit be delayed if a deal isn't agreed?

Three MPs have said Brexit should be delayed if the UK parliament doesn’t approve a deal in the coming days.

Three British ministers say Brexit should be delayed if no deal is reached

The ministers’ warning comes ahead of next week’s crucial vote in the House of Commons.

Extradition cases between the UK and Ireland post-Brexit will prove a lot more difficult

There are concerns that reverting to the old system will cause delays.

Coveney: 'What's the new mega Bill? In simple language, it’s Irish Brexit law'

The Tánaiste says Ireland will be as ready as we can be for the damage a disorderly Brexit will cause.

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'

Gardaí fear an upsurge in violence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

# brexit - Friday 22 February, 2019

US Congress won't support UK trade deal that threatens open border, says Varadkar

The Taoiseach had some harsh words for the House of Commons this evening.

Arlene Foster calls for 'neighbourliness' as she poses with Shane Ross in the Ballroom of Romance

The pair were in Leitrim today to launch a new stretch of a greenway linking Sligo, Leitrim and Fermanagh.

Virgin Media's TV ad sales have taken a hit for two and a half years - thanks to Brexit

Looming uncertainty has made UK and Irish advertisers camera-shy, according to new documents.

'Mega bill' provides for all-island electricity, buses and pensions in no-deal Brexit

The Tánaiste said that some ministers’ St Patrick’s Day visits abroad could be curtailed as they work on the Brexit legislation.

Labour's Ian Austin becomes ninth MP to quit party this week

He has no plans to join the recently formed independent group.

# brexit - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'Costs will rise': UK and Irish retail groups warn of 'devastating' no-deal consequences

Tariffs that would be imposed in a no-deal Brexit scenario would result in an increase in costs for Irish shoppers.

# brexit - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Three Tories quit party to join breakaway ex-Labour MPs in Independent Group

Anna Soubry said her party had “shifted to the right”.

'I don't expect a breakthrough': May to meet EU leaders as she aims to re-negotiate Brexit deal

EU leaders insist they will not restart negotiations with just six weeks until Brexit.

RTÉ says it could benefit from other TV channels 'going dark' with a no-deal Brexit

But the State broadcaster still expects its ‘precarious’ financial state to suffer further if the UK crashes out of the EU.

# brexit - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Simon Coveney says people shouldn't stockpile medicines because of Brexit

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs was speaking to RTÉ ahead of Cabinet discussions for no-deal Brexit planning.

'This is not related to Brexit': 3,500 jobs at risk after Honda announces closure of UK factory

The firm blamed “unprecedented changes” in the industry for the decision.

Majority of Irish people would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime

There has been speculation that Brexit could lead to the unification Ireland.

# brexit - Monday 18 February, 2019

Coveney: 'We are spending hundreds of millions of euro preparing for a no-deal Brexit'

Coveney met with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels today.

Young people in the North could be 'groomed into violent activity' if hard border returns, report claims

A new report warns that a hard border could materialise after six weeks due to a no-deal Brexit.

Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left' Splitters This post contains videos

Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left'

The MPs stopped short of forming a new party and will now sit in parliament as The Independent Group.

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies

A report by the UK government has examined the tech giant’s role in spreading fake news.

Former Real IRA commander: Even cameras on masts would be seen as 'spy posts' in border regions

John Connolly, the group’s leader in prison in the 2000s, says things would change dramatically in the event of a hard border.

# brexit - Sunday 17 February, 2019

If you're Irish and living in the UK, you have to travel home to vote now

Irish citizens’ rights to fly home to vote expires after 18 months of residency in the UK.

British airline Flybmi blames Brexit as it announces it will cease operations

The airline had been unable to secure post-Brexit flying contracts in Europe.

# brexit - Friday 15 February, 2019

Taoiseach doesn't think no-deal Brexit is 'inevitable' but wants end to 'political purgatory'

Political leaders were out in force for the All-Island Civic Dialogue on Brexit today at Dublin Castle.

# brexit - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Theresa May suffers another Brexit defeat as MPs vote down motion

Votes on amendments to Theresa May’s deal will be held today and possibly on 27 February, too.

The Dutch government is using a giant blue mascot to warn of Brexit risks

Around 40 companies last year moved their operations from the UK to the Netherlands because of Brexit.

# brexit - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

From The42 Racing could get home venue semi-final as EPCR allay Brexit-related fears Stadium

Racing could get home venue semi-final as EPCR allay Brexit-related fears

Leinster or Ulster could have to face the French club in their Parisian home stadium.

'I wondered had I turned into Rip Van Winkle,' Bertie Ahern tells UK Brexit committee

The former Taoiseach insisted repeatedly that “Northern Ireland is not the same as the rest of the UK”.

Mary Lou accuses the UK of playing a 'game of chicken' with Irish interests, in British media blitz

The Sinn Féin leader also accused the British Prime Minister Theresa May of acting “in bad faith”.

# brexit - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

UK's chief negotiator overheard saying Brexit delay expected if May's deal not passed

Conservative MP Steve Baker has downplayed reports of Olly Robbins’ comments in a Brussels bar.

Theresa May says UK still wants the backstop tweak, and tees up another vote

A debate on the Brexit withdrawal deal was due to be voted on by tomorrow – as there’s been no change, that’s been pushed back.

Report contradicts UK minister's claim that no public money spent on no-ships ferry contract

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is coming under fire after claiming that no public funds were spent on the Seaborne Freight contract.

# brexit - Monday 11 February, 2019

UK plans drone 'swarm squadrons' after Brexit, says defence secretary

Gavin Williamson said Britain must strengthen its global presence after Brexit.

May rejects Corbyn's pitch as yet another week of Brexit debate looms in House of Commons

EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier has said there is very little time left to settle a final Brexit deal.

Seven in 10 SMEs think Brexit will have negative impact and many are cancelling investment plans

Despite this, just 8% of businesses have engaged in formal planning to deal with the outcome of Brexit.

# brexit - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process Very Hard Border This post contains videos

Tony Blair says no-deal Brexit could be 'devastating' for peace process

He accused some politicians of “playing fast and loose” with the peace process in Northern Ireland.

'It's nuts': Crews from China, South Korea and Australia descend on border amid 'no-deal' fears

Media outlets across the globe are sending crews to border counties as the Brexit countdown continues.

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