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#Brexit

# brexit - Yesterday’s News

Coveney says there's 'a lot of pushing and shoving' going on in relation to Brexit, but the EU has Ireland's back

He added that a no-deal Brexit is “still very unlikely … despite all the political chaos”.

Theresa May to meet Leo Varadkar in Dublin tomorrow

Brexit will, of course, be at the top of the agenda.

Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive'

The Sinn Féin leader said a “crash” no-deal Brexit moves the timeline for a border poll on a united Ireland forward.

Article 50 should be revoked with immediate effect, John Major tells Dublin event

Leaver or remainer, no-one can welcome chaos, the former Conservative prime minister said.

We're in Brexit limbo - so what could possibly happen next?

Theresa May has turned to European leaders today to try to find something that will make the Brexit deal more palatable.

Simon Coveney: 'Renegotiating a deal that took two years to agree on doesn't seem realistic'

Jean-Claude Juncker said there’s “no room whatsoever for the renegotiation” of the Brexit deal.

'When the border was finally ripped down - hope rose and healing began. We must not go back'

‘Growing up on the Irish border during the 1970s & 1980s was akin to some Bermuda Triangle existence, where people mysteriously disappeared and to this day, were never seen again,’ writes Grace Vaughan from Monaghan.

# brexit - Monday 10 December, 2018

'Put it back!': Labour MP ejected from House of Commons after taking ceremonial mace Symbolic Protest This post contains videos

'Put it back!': Labour MP ejected from House of Commons after taking ceremonial mace

The protest came after a crucial Brexit vote was postponed.

Varadkar and Tusk both say Brexit deal CAN'T be renegotiated

Theresa May has a fight on her hands.

Theresa May defers 'crucial vote' on Brexit deal

The Brexit plans are thrown into chaos again.

Poll: Do you think Britain will reverse the Brexit process? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Britain will reverse the Brexit process?

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the UK can unilaterally revoke Article 50.

EU's top court rules that UK could reverse Brexit process

Theresa May insists she has no plans to reverse Brexit.

Theresa May in final bid to win support ahead of tomorrow's vote

European Court of Justice ruled today that Britain can reverse the Brexit process.

Opinion: There are some striking similarities between Irish independence and Brexit

Irish negotiators had to agree that Ireland would remain within the British empire while May’s deal could keep the UK trapped in the EU indefinitely, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# brexit - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Theresa May warns that parliament rejection of Brexit deal could leave Britain in EU

This Tuesday, 11 December, MPs will vote on whether they approve May’s Brexit deal.

# brexit - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday

The Labour Party’s Chris Bryant said the future relations declaration was “no more deliverable than a letter to Santa Claus”.

Phil Hogan: If Priti Patel wants to starve the British people, this is how to go about it

“British parliamentarians… are not entitled to wreck Ireland,” Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said yesterday.

# brexit - Friday 7 December, 2018

Police appeal for calm as restrictions imposed on pro- and anti-Brexit rallies in London this weekend

The Met Police said the priority is to avoid violence, disorder and disruption.

Tory MP suggests using possible 'no-deal' food shortages to force Ireland to drop the backstop

Ireland would be hit hard in the event of a no-deal Brexit; a Brexiteer has argued this should be used as leverage to get a better deal.

Opinion: A united Ireland is a realistic possibility now so we need to prepare for it

There are serious challenges to creating a united Ireland but with proper forward planning it could be achieved, writes Paul Goslng.

# brexit - Thursday 6 December, 2018

London Mayor on Brexit during Dublin visit: 'My worry is we're sleepwalking into falling off a cliff edge'

Sadiq Khan said the British public needs to “take back control”, through a general election or a public vote on Brexit.

May tries to woo MPs with offer of more power in Brexit process as Channel 4 confirmed for debate

The House of Commons will vote on the crucial agreement on Tuesday, 11 December.

UK Brexit Department: EU citizens 'welcome to stay' in UK if there is no deal

“We have been clear: EU citizens are our friends, our neighbours, our colleagues, and we want them to stay.”

Christmas spending: We're not in 'panic mode' but Brexit is putting the brakes on plans to splash the cash

In the UK, consumer confidence registered the largest monthly decline in seventeen months in November.

# brexit - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

The secret Brexit legal advice has been published in full

MPs suspected that the Attorney General’s private advice to the PM would be much more scathing than the published summary.

These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year

Data from the company shows how 2018 was another year for political discussion on the platform.

After bruising Brexit-vote defeats, Theresa May to publish legal advice today

The opposition is attempting to have the legal advice published in full.

# brexit - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Why is Theresa May facing accusations of contempt in the House of Commons?

The last time an MP was expelled from parliament for contempt was in 1947 – and that’s an interesting story in itself.

Poll: Should the UK parliament reverse Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the UK parliament reverse Brexit?

A top EU legal mind has said that the UK has the power to reverse Brexit before the Withdrawal Agreement is finalised.

European Court of Justice's top advisor rules UK can revoke Article 50 and remain in European Union

The Advocate General’s opinion is not legally binding, but is often followed by the court’s 27 judges.

# brexit - Monday 3 December, 2018

Brexit legal advice says deal offers indefinite Irish backstop

Theresa May’s government has given in to pressure from all sides to publish the advice.

'Incredibly unusual times': DUP and Labour alliance described as 'strange, perhaps unholy'

The parties both want Theresa May to publish the legal advice she received about Brexit.

Pressure mounts on May to publish Brexit legal advice, as Gove says People's Vote is possible

Michael Gove admitted that a second Brexit referendum was possible, but added that it would “rip apart the social fabric” of the UK.

# brexit - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Ten days out from the UK Brexit vote: What number do they need to reach?

There are over 600 MPs – and Theresa May’s Tory’s barely have a majority with the support of the DUP.

# brexit - Saturday 1 December, 2018

How 'Norway plus' could be a Brexit solution, and why trading garlic is problematic

They would get full access to the Single Market and avoid tariff barriers.

Further headache for Theresa May as another minister resigns over 'naive' Brexit plan

Sam Gyimah is the seventh member of May’s government to quit since the Withdrawal Agreement was announced.

# brexit - Friday 30 November, 2018

Poll: Would you watch May and Corbyn face off in a Brexit debate? Brexit Wounds This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you watch May and Corbyn face off in a Brexit debate?

There’s a lot riding on the deal going through the House of Commons from the Irish perspective.

Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands G20

Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands

If Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the Falklands’ economy could be dealt a hammer blow.

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