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#Theresa May

# theresa-may - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

'Croaky Horror Show': How Britain's newspapers are covering the latest Brexit defeat

A glum Theresa May features on many front pages this morning.

# theresa-may - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Theresa May’s ‘improved’ Brexit deal defeated by 149 votes - here’s what happens now

We’ll have another vote tomorrow on the no-deal option, May told MPs after another heavy defeat.

Varadkar 'hopes and trusts' House of Commons will now pass Brexit deal after last-minute breakthrough

There’s been no actual change to the withdrawal agreement, but Theresa May has secured guarantees that might sway Brexiteers.

Explainer: What is May's new Brexit deal and what on earth will happen next?

The UK and EU last night announced a joint instrument providing guarantees on the backstop.

# theresa-may - Monday 11 March, 2019

A breakthrough? May and Juncker announce 'joint instrument' providing guarantees on backstop

Juncker said the Taoiseach would be prepared to back the mechanism.

UK government says it has secured 'legally binding changes' to Brexit deal

Tonight’s May visit comes ahead of another expected Brexit vote tomorrow in the House of Commons.

'We are approaching the position of a hard Brexit' says Donohoe, as clock ticks down to crucial meaningful vote

MPs will tomorrow vote again on British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement.

# theresa-may - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Northern Irish businesses write to MPs warning of 'significant job losses' if there's a no-deal Brexit

The hardline Brexiteers, meanwhile, have said it would damage democracy if Brexit is delayed.

Poll: May's deal, no deal or Brexit delay - which vote is most likely to pass in Westminster this week? Crunch Time This post contains a poll

Poll: May's deal, no deal or Brexit delay - which vote is most likely to pass in Westminster this week?

There are a number of options before British MPs ahead of a crucial week in parliament.

# theresa-may - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Explainer: What on earth is going to happen in Westminster next week?

There could be three crucial votes in the House of Commons from Tuesday onwards, with Brexit only a few weeks away.

# theresa-may - Thursday 28 February, 2019

UK junior agriculture minister resigns over May decision to allow vote delaying Brexit

Agriculture minister George Eustice sent a letter to May today tendering his resignation.

# theresa-may - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum

Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.

# theresa-may - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else

The British government has warned that a no-deal scenario would likely have a negative impact in terms of trade and crime.

May says MPs WILL get to vote to extend Article 50 (but a few things have to happen first)

There could be three crucial votes in the House of Commons in as many days next month.

# theresa-may - Monday 25 February, 2019

Labour WILL back second Brexit referendum in effort to stop no-deal

Jeremy Corbyn’s party has said he wants to avoid ‘a damaging Tory Brexit.’

# theresa-may - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Varadkar to attend first ever summit between EU and League of Arab States

He is also set to hold a series of bilateral meetings with EU and Arab leaders.

# theresa-may - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'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.

# theresa-may - 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.

# theresa-may - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

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.

# theresa-may - Monday 11 February, 2019

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.

# theresa-may - 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.

# theresa-may - Friday 8 February, 2019

Theresa May arrives in Dublin for crunch talks with Varadkar

Varadkar greeted May at Farmleigh and they will both attend dinner together.

Crunch talks for Varadkar and May in Dublin today as both sides refuse to back down on backstop

The Taoiseach and Prime Minister are having dinner in Dublin tonight, with one topic atop their agenda.

# theresa-may - Thursday 7 February, 2019

May given official notice EU won't re-open withdrawal deal in 'robust' talks No

May given official notice EU won't re-open withdrawal deal in 'robust' talks

Jean-Claude Juncker has, however, said he’s open to adding wording to the political declaration.

It's now only 50 days to Brexit and Theresa May is in Brussels again looking for a new deal

EU leaders have said the agreed deal will not be renegotiated.

# theresa-may - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Theresa May to meet Leo Varadkar in Dublin on Friday

The two leaders will discuss the current Brexit landscape.

Leo and Theresa are heading back to Brussels - but is there any hope for talks or is it Groundhog Day (again)?

Can the so-called Malthouse Compromise provide a basis for a breakthrough, or is the latest effort over before it begins?

# theresa-may - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Irish government welcomes May's border comments but says she has 'unrealistic expectations' about backstop

Theresa May has said she remains committed to preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland post-Brexit.

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care? Special Relationship This post contains videos

Explainer: Has the US been paying attention to Brexit and does the White House care?

Politicians have only recently started talking about it and Trump hasn’t addressed it much.

Theresa May to give Brexit speech in Northern Ireland today

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said no alternatives to the backstop have stood up to scrutiny.

# theresa-may - Monday 4 February, 2019

Theresa May to visit Northern Ireland tomorrow

May will meet with businesses and local community groups.

May's cabinet to discuss alternative arrangements to backstop with Eurosceptic MPs

Downing Street said it had established “an Alternative Arrangements Working Group” to mull the backstop issue starting today.

# theresa-may - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal

Getting MPs to support a withdrawal agreement has proved rather difficult.

# theresa-may - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Taoiseach tells Theresa May over the phone: 'The latest developments have reinforced the need for a backstop'

Last night Westminster voted for ‘alternative arrangements’ to replace the Irish backstop in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.

MPs don't want the Irish backstop. Europe won't budge. So now what?

Another vote is promised by 13 February – if the Withdrawal Agreement isn’t approved then, it’s looking like a no-deal Brexit.

'Backstop from the brink': UK front pages react to Brexit latest

PM Theresa May has promised that she’ll look for “legally binding” changes to the withdrawal agreement from the EU.

# theresa-may - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

As it happened: UK parliament votes to bin the backstop and go back to renegotiate in Brussels

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is going back to the EU.

British MPs to vote on seven motions - including on NI backstop - to amend Brexit withdrawal deal

In a bid to try to secure the support of MPs, May will hold talks with unnamed officials or leaders from the EU today.

# theresa-may - Monday 28 January, 2019

Boris Johnson suggests Theresa May planning Brexit fightback with 'freedom clause'

Theresa May is preparing for another showdown with the House of Commons tomorrow night.