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#Brexit

# brexit - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie UK will leave the EU on 31 October, says senior cabinet minister Brexit

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'House of fools': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's Brexit defeat What The Papers Say

'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 - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Johnson sends Tusk letter seeking extension - along with another one saying further delay would be a mistake Forced Hand

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.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Who said it - Theresa May or Boris Johnson? Quiz

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London as MPs delay decision Second Referendum

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.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Defeat for Johnson as MPs force him to seek Brexit extension Super Saturday

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.

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a momentous occasion': Boris Johnson urges MPs to back his deal ahead of knife-edge vote Super Saturday

'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.

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

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?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What you should expect as MPs prepare to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal Deal Or No Deal

Explainer: What you should expect as MPs prepare to vote on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Boris Johnson faces a significant challenge if he wants to get his deal through the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie 'They've lost every battle': The rise and fall of the DUP's Brexit strategy Blood Red Lines

'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

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: So what's actually in this new Brexit deal? Podcast

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.

From TheJournal.ie Did Varadkar worry that the EU would put pressure on him? 'It did cross my mind' The 27 Musketeers

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie DUP says voting against Brexit deal 'not the end of the game' Still Saying No

DUP says voting against Brexit deal 'not the end of the game'

Arlene Foster wrote in the Belfast Telegraph that she was not looking for a ‘perfect’ deal.

From TheJournal.ie 'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome Borderline Brexit

'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome

Residents living in frontier towns along the Irish border say they are hoping for “clarity” going forward.

From TheJournal.ie 'On the Brexit brink': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's deal Front Pages

'On the Brexit brink': UK front pages react to Boris Johnson's deal

Boris Johnson now faces an uphill struggle to win MPs over to vote for his deal.

From TheJournal.ie Why this 'Schrödinger's Brexit deal' has more than one father From The Dead

Why this 'Schrödinger's Brexit deal' has more than one father

Who had to compromise to get a Brexit deal over the line? In the end … everyone.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North? Good Friday Agreement

FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?

The claim was made by Sinn Féin following a UK Tribunal ruling this week.

# brexit - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Focus turns to House of Commons after last-minute Brexit deal endorsed by EU leaders Brexit Live

As it happened: Focus turns to House of Commons after last-minute Brexit deal endorsed by EU leaders

The EU27 leaders have backed the revised deal – but the DUP is still saying ‘no’.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work Brexit

Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work

How and when will elected reps get to cast their vote and why is it a thorny issue for the DUP?

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone? New Deal

Explainer: Where has the Northern Ireland backstop gone?

After almost two years of back-and-forth, a new Brexit withdrawal deal was agreed today.

From TheJournal.ie 'The backstop has been replaced': Varadkar hails agreement between EU and UK Brexit

'The backstop has been replaced': Varadkar hails agreement between EU and UK

The new agreement will now need to be approved by the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie The DUP will vote against Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament Dup Says No

The DUP will vote against Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in parliament

The party said it cannot risk ‘the integrity of the union’.

From TheJournal.ie UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations Finally

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations

The DUP has not signed up to support the deal.

# brexit - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side Brexit

Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side

“We’ll see, I’m still hopeful,” he said, adding things would become clearer in the next seven or eight hours.

# brexit - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal 11th Hour

Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal

Speculation is mounting that a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations is imminent.

From TheJournal.ie Downing Street 'working hard' amidst reports of Michel Barnier's midnight deadline New Proposals Needed

Downing Street 'working hard' amidst reports of Michel Barnier's midnight deadline

The UK Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay and Michel Barnier met this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The DeSouza verdict: Why everyone born in Northern Ireland is legally a British citizen Good Friday Agreement

The DeSouza verdict: Why everyone born in Northern Ireland is legally a British citizen

“A person’s nationality cannot depend in law on an undisclosed state of mind,” the Upper Tribunal argued in it’s decision.

# brexit - Monday 14 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 7 in 10 people in Ireland don't think a Brexit deal will be reached by the end of the week Claire Byrne Live

7 in 10 people in Ireland don't think a Brexit deal will be reached by the end of the week

That’s according to an opinion poll carried out by Amarách Research for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live/TheJournal.ie.

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastated' Emma DeSouza says immigration ruling rewrites the Good Friday Agreement  Court

'Devastated' Emma DeSouza says immigration ruling rewrites the Good Friday Agreement 

DeSouza, from Co Derry, identified herself as Irish in an application for a residence card for her US-born husband.

From TheJournal.ie 'It takes two to tango': UK and EU officials to resume Brexit talks in Brussels Brexit

'It takes two to tango': UK and EU officials to resume Brexit talks in Brussels

There are doubts about the feasibility of a British proposal to track goods as they move through Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie What can we expect from the Queen's Speech? Royals

What can we expect from the Queen's Speech?

The ceremony has existed in its current form since 1852, and kickstarts the British government’s legislative agenda.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you prefer another Brexit extension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you prefer another Brexit extension?

The UK is due to leave the EU on 31 October.

From TheJournal.ie Half of small Irish businesses have cancelled or delayed investment over Brexit Brexit

Half of small Irish businesses have cancelled or delayed investment over Brexit

AIB’s survey of SMEs found that almost half have felt a negative impact from Brexit already.

# brexit - Sunday 13 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Flights, electricity, and Anglo-Irish travel: Things that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit Business As Usual

Flights, electricity, and Anglo-Irish travel: Things that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit

There aren’t many, but there are elements that will be fine in a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'The clock is ticking': EU warns a lot of work to be done before Brexit deal Deal Or No Deal

'The clock is ticking': EU warns a lot of work to be done before Brexit deal

He even hinted he may even have to ‘eat my words’ and support a plan close to May’s rejected agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 'Suddenly everything just exploded' - Bonnie Greer on sticking up for Ireland on the BBC Special Relationship This post contains videos

'Suddenly everything just exploded' - Bonnie Greer on sticking up for Ireland on the BBC

The US-born writer said the reaction to her comments

# brexit - Saturday 12 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie DUP deputy leader warns mooted Brexit compromise ‘cannot work’ Nigel Dodds

DUP deputy leader warns mooted Brexit compromise ‘cannot work’

Nigel Dodds says Boris Johnson ‘knows very well’ Northern Ireland must remain fully part of the UK customs union.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit talks continue as Boris Johnson pledges 'Super Saturday' parliament vote next week The Long Goodbye

Brexit talks continue as Boris Johnson pledges 'Super Saturday' parliament vote next week

Johnson will challenge MPs to back any deal he has secured from Brussels when parliament sits on a weekend next Saturday.

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