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#Brexit

# brexit - Monday 17 December, 2018

Poll: Should there be a second Brexit referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a second Brexit referendum?

Theresa May is to warn MPs that a second Brexit referendum would do “irreparable damage” to British politics.

Theresa May: second Brexit referendum would do 'irreparable damage' to integrity of British politics

The British Prime Minister will address the House of Commons today following a number of meetings in Brussels last week.

# brexit - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair have both ripped into Theresa May's handling of Brexit Tag Team This post contains videos

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair have both ripped into Theresa May's handling of Brexit

The former Taoiseach and former Prime Minister were speaking separately.

# brexit - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Jeremy Hunt insists a 'version' of May's deal can get through parliament if EU make assurances

May had postponed the House of Commons vote on her deal after forecasts predicted it had no chance of being approved.

# brexit - Friday 14 December, 2018

Vast majority of business directors think Brexit will have a negative impact on Irish companies

Irish business sentiment has consistently declined throughout the year, according to research.

'You called me nebulous!': Juncker explains remarks after heated exchange with Theresa May goes viral

Merriam-Webster said that searches for the word “nebulous” were up 12,000% today.

Theresa May to hold more talks with EU leaders as prime minister looks to save Brexit deal

May was in Brussels hoped to get some reassurances

# brexit - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Varadkar says some of May's Brexit suggestions 'make sense', while others are 'difficult'

EU leaders offered Theresa May sympathy today, but no promises.

Theresa May says she doesn't expect an 'immediate breakthrough' on Brexit deal at EU

The House of Commons Brexit vote won’t be held until the 7 January at the earliest.

From The Daily Edge Chrissy Teigen is over on Twitter trying to understand Brexit, and same Who Knows

Chrissy Teigen is over on Twitter trying to understand Brexit, and same

The NeverEnding Story: Escape from the EU.

# brexit - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs

The British Prime Minister said today has been “a long and challenging day”.

Irish politicians told to stay silent ahead of Tory vote with hopes Brexit no-deal can be avoided

At tonight’s Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting, Leo Varadkar said support for Ireland in Europe on Brexit remains ‘rock solid’.

No election in 2019 as confidence and supply agreement to continue for a year

Fine Gael said the move “further strengthens Ireland’s hand in negotiating a successful outcome to Brexit”.

UK will not use potential food shortages in Ireland as Brexit bargaining chip, May says No Deal Brexit This post contains videos

UK will not use potential food shortages in Ireland as Brexit bargaining chip, May says

Tory MP Priti Patel had suggested that the UK government use potential food shortages in Ireland as leverage against the backstop.

Win or lose: Here's what could happen after Theresa May's vote of confidence

If May wins the vote, she could still be pushed to resign if a large enough number of MPs vote against her.

Poll: Would you like to see Theresa May stay on as Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see Theresa May stay on as Prime Minister?

A vote of confidence in May’s leadership will be held this evening.

'I will fight that vote with everything I've got': Theresa May to face confidence vote in her leadership tonight

A ballot will be held between 6pm and 8pm this evening.

# brexit - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

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.