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# brexit - Friday 6 December, 2019

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal

The Labour leader said a confidential report paints a ‘damning picture’ of Boris Johnson’s deal, especially when it came to Northern Ireland.

# brexit - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

US Congress votes unanimously to renew support for Good Friday Agreement

It called for strict adherence to the Good Friday Agreement during Brexit negotiations “to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland”.

# brexit - Friday 29 November, 2019

Record number of solicitors from England and Wales registered in Ireland this year

It represents a more than 150% increase on the previous year.

# brexit - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Anand Menon: 'Ireland is the only EU country that bothered to reflect on its relationship with the UK'

Professor Anand Menon, Director of the think-tank The UK in a Changing Europe, was speaking in Dublin today.

# brexit - Monday 25 November, 2019

An independent Scotland could rejoin the EU relatively quickly, says Nicola Sturgeon

Sturgeon has already said she wants a fresh ballot on independence to take place in the second half of 2020.

Best-selling author Lee Child is applying for Irish passport because of Brexit

The novelist says he is “not a huge fan of Britain”.

# brexit - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Johnson pledges to bring Brexit deal back to Parliament next month as 'Christmas present'

The British PM said he wants people “to enjoy their festive-season free from the seemingly unending Brexit box-set drama”.

# brexit - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'We will get a red Christmas': Corbyn pledges to lower voting age to 16 in campaign promise to youths

The Labour leader came under fire after saying he would not take sides in a second public vote.

# brexit - Friday 22 November, 2019

'Never intended to cause hurt or pain': Johnson refuses to apologise for 'racist rhetoric'

The UK’s main political party leaders faced tough questioning on BBC’s Question Time this evening.

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to take ‘neutral stance’ in another EU referendum

The Labour leader was questioned over fears for businesses, anti-Semitism, misogyny and freedom of speech.

# brexit - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Any form of Brexit will be damaging for Ireland, new Central Bank chief warns

Economic resilience is needed for the country to meet the economic challenges ahead, Gabriel Makhlouf said.

# brexit - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Johnson v Corbyn: 6 key moments from the first televised UK election debate

Johnson rotated his arguments around Brexit, while Corbyn focused on wealth inequality and the future of the NHS.

Poll: Will you watch the live election debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn tonight? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the live election debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn tonight?

It is the first debate between the leaders if the two biggest parties.

# brexit - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Sinn Féin MP says unionist farmers will help her keep her seat in general election

Michelle Gildernew will be trying to keep her seat against the UUP’s Tom Elliot in the famously closely fought constituency.

# brexit - Friday 15 November, 2019

Boris Johnson answers all sorts in radio phone-in but won't say how many children he has Mic'd Up This post contains videos

Boris Johnson answers all sorts in radio phone-in but won't say how many children he has

Johnson spoke for almost an hour during the BBC Radio 5 Live show.

‘We can’t take our foot off the gas’ - in a Brexit lull, Ireland can’t afford to relax

A no-deal is less likely, but the economic storm clouds are still gathering

# brexit - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says

Tusk, who leaves office at the end of the month, has made no secret of his opposition to Brexit.

# brexit - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Tánaste in Edinburgh today to help build ties with Scotland post-Brexit

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney will meet with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during the visit.

# brexit - Monday 11 November, 2019

Dublin 'desperately needs' more hotels, says tourism body chief

The CEO of Fáilte Ireland also warned that Brexit was proving a challenge to Irish tourism.

Majority of Remainers and Leavers willing to see NI leave Union for preferred Brexit outcome

Four in 10 Britons said they cared little or not at all about the region, according to new YouGov research.

# brexit - Sunday 10 November, 2019

What are the Brexit stances of the main British parties?

What the hell does the UK’s Labour Party stand for on Brexit?

# brexit - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Rough start for Tory campaign: A controversial video, a resignation and Grenfell outrage

The campaign will focus on ‘getting Brexit done’, but the party has some internal issues to sort out first.

What will happen to prisoners held under European Arrest Warrants in a no-deal Brexit?

Instead of European Arrest Warrants, extradition orders will be issued, which are more “cumbersome”, “costly”, and more political.

# brexit - Monday 4 November, 2019

'A stark reality': Paramilitary violence in North being fuelled by Brexit and Stormont uncertainty

A report was published today by a paramilitary watchdog.

# brexit - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Johnson says he feels 'deep regret' over failure to deliver Brexit by 31 October

He said he sees no reason why the UK should extend the Brexit transition period beyond December 2020.

# brexit - Friday 1 November, 2019

Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage General Election This post contains videos

Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage

The British prime minister also said “it’s a matter of deep regret” the 31 October Brexit deadline was missed.

Nigel Farage says Brexit Party will contest every seat unless Boris Johnson agrees to form Leave Alliance

Nigel Farage says Boris Johnson should ditch the Brexit deal.

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning

Trump also launched an attack on opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn last night.

# brexit - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Last Orderrrrs: John Bercow's tenure as Speaker comes to an end today - here's why he's been such a controversial figure

Here a look back at the career of one of Westminster’s most divisive politicians.

# brexit - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'I don't think it's the right thing for the country': Taoiseach rules out pre-Christmas general election

Speculation has been mounting in recent days about when the Irish public will go to the polls.

Snow, parties, Christmas cheer: December elections can be risky but do they hurt turnout?

The UK’s general election will the first December election since 1923.

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election

The British public will go the polls on Thursday 12 December.

# brexit - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

MPs vote to hold general election in the UK on 12 December

With Brexit still on the horizon, the British public will go to the polls.

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Boris Johnson blasts 'unrelenting parliamentary obstructionism' as UK moves towards December election

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said his party will support a parliamentary vote on the holding of an election.

# brexit - Monday 28 October, 2019

Johnson loses Commons vote to hold December election as Labour MPs abstain

Johnson said he would table another proposal for a December election tomorrow.

Boris Johnson sends letter to Donald Tusk accepting Brexit extension to 31 January 2020

Donald Tusk confirmed the news this morning.

Poll: Will Britain leave the EU by 31 January? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Britain leave the EU by 31 January?

The European Union has granted another Brexit extension.

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length

Boris Johnson previously said he would prefer to be “dead in a ditch” than miss the 31 October deadline.

# brexit - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of Isis leader al-Baghdadi, tense relations between the DUP and Irish government, and the Dublin City Marathon had everyone talking today.

'It feels like being in limbo': Two Irish MEPs still unable to take seats due to Brexit delay

All the UK MEPs were due to leave the European Parliament on 31 October, but this now remains up in the air.