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# brexit - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Investigation into crowd-funding page which sought £10,000 for hitman to kill anti-Brexit campaigner

The page did not raise any money before it was taken down.

UK opposition parties 'set to offer' Boris Johnson route to snap election before Christmas

Johnson will attempt to call an election for a third time tomorrow.

# brexit - Saturday 26 October, 2019

With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection

There was little sense of pre-election excitement at the DUP party conference.

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline

“It looks like they may well give us an extension.”

# brexit - Friday 25 October, 2019

Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence

Foster told PA that some loyalists were contemplating violent resistance to any Brexit deal.

No extension yet: EU waiting to see what happens in London, Labour waiting to see what happens in Europe

One must decide on granting an extension and the other must decide on holding an election.

Boris Johnson tries to push Labour into election but Jeremy Corbyn insists it's not the time

Corbyn said that the threat of a no-deal Brexit must be “off the table”.

Britain has halted production of the commemorative 50p Brexit coins

The coins were minted with the date of 31 October 2019.

When will we know if we're getting a Brexit extension?

A UK election could fast-track the EU’s decision on whether to grant an extension – but for how long will it be?

# brexit - Thursday 24 October, 2019

The Explainer: WTF is happening with Brexit right now?

We round it all up for you on the latest episode of our podcast.

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension

This comes as the EU is expected to formally announce its decision on an extension tomorrow.

Poll: Should the EU grant the UK a Brexit extension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the EU grant the UK a Brexit extension?

If leaders cannot come to an agreement it could mean an EU emergency summit days before the UK is due to leave.

# brexit - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Taoiseach backs calls to grant Brexit extension until January 2020

European Council president Donald Tusk recommended an extension yesterday.

OPW Brexit Unit begins consultation for Dublin Port inspection bays

A decision on the consultation with An Bord Pleanála is due by 28 February next year.

'Brexit is in purgatory': UK front pages react to last night's House of Commons votes

The EU will now consider what kind of extension to offer the UK.

# brexit - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

What was tonight's crucial Brexit vote all about, and what happens now?

Let’s untangle the confusing jumble of Brexit legislation, amendments and Commons votes.

Boris Johnson loses crucial Commons vote on his Brexit deal, as EU to consider a third extension

Donald Tusk said that he would recommend that the EU’s 27 leaders accept the UK request for an extension until 31 January 2020.

Johnson threatens to pull Brexit deal and call general election if MPs don't back his plans

Two crucial votes this evening will determine whether Brexit is possible before 31 October.

Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days

He faces the first hurdle this evening when MPs vote on the timetable for the bill’s passage through the parliament.

# brexit - Monday 21 October, 2019

Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead? Doa This post contains videos

Explainer: Is Boris Johnson's Brexit deal already dead?

There was no meaningful vote on it today, so what happens next?

House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today

John Bercow could block the attempt to allow MPs to debate on Monday because of parliamentary rules.

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

# brexit - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Taoiseach says risk of no-deal Brexit is 'relatively low' but preparations will continue

Judges will decide tomorrow if the unsigned letter sent by Boris Johnson asking for a Brexit extension puts the PM in contempt of court.

Micheál Martin blames Brexit on 'self-regarding English elite'

The Fianna Fáil leader was speaking at the Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown.

UK will leave the EU on 31 October, says senior cabinet minister

Michael Gove said that the government was aiming to leave the EU before the end of October.

'House of fools': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat

Nearly all the UK front pages reacted to Boris Johnson’s forced Brexit extension request.

# brexit - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake

Johnson’s plans to pass a Meaningful Vote on his deal today have been scuppered.

Quiz: Who said it - Theresa May or Boris Johnson?

“What did you call me? You called me nebulous. Yes, you did.”

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London as MPs delay decision

Thousands of people took to the streets of London today to call for a second referendum.

As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension

Boris Johnson has been defeated in his bid to get his deal through the House of Commons.

Cries of 'shame' from MPs as Brexit secretary invokes memory of Mo Mowlam in Commons debate

One senior Labour MP described the tactic as “deeply offensive”.

'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote

Hardline Brexiteers in the ERG have indicated they intend to back the Brexit deal.

There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one

Boris Johnson has been bullish about the UK leaving the EU on 31 October – will these changes help him?

'They've lost every battle': The rise and fall of the DUP's Brexit strategy

“Everything they’ve touched has turned to dust. They’ve lost every battle.”

# brexit - Friday 18 October, 2019

The Explainer: So what's actually in this new Brexit deal?

We take a look at everything Brexit-related that happened this week, and what it all means.

Did Varadkar worry that the EU would put pressure on him? 'It did cross my mind'

In an attempt to comfort unionists, Varadkar said “the queen will still be the queen; the pound will still be the pound”.

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Boris Johnson's Brexit deal pass in the House of Commons?

All eyes are on the DUP ahead of tomorrow’s vote.