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After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs
May is said to be considering backing a Labour amendment on workers’ rights to try to sway some MPs to her cause.
DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border'
The DUP’s deputy leader said that an “east-west barrier should be no more palatable than having any new north-south barriers”.
'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history
The Tánaiste said today it would be foolish to focus on any other solution to the border issue than the backstop.
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.
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”.
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.
Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference
Johnson said the UK is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it backs the draft Brexit agreement.
The draft Brexit deal is 585 pages long. What's in it and what happens now?
The agreement has caused outcry from Brexiteers and Remainers alike.
'Judgement day', 'moment of truth' and 'betrayal': UK front pages react to news of Brexit deal
A Brexit deal is finally in sight, but will May be able to win over the Brexiteers?
Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet with officials tonight to assess draft text of Brexit proposal
UK Cabinet ministers are to be summoned to Downing Street this evening by Prime Minister Theresa May.
'No unionist can support that': Foster says DUP will not back proposal for border in Irish Sea
In a letter leaked to the media, Theresa May suggested a proposal to have a Northern Ireland specific backstop.
Varadkar accused of 'losing his nerve' as Taoiseach says he's open to 'explore' backstop review mechanism
Leo Varadkar says he has not agreed to anything but is open to ‘creative language’ to get a deal done.
What exactly is the Irish backstop, which could derail a final Brexit deal?
Should it be for a limited period of time or not? Would it apply to the UK as a whole, or just Northern Ireland?
May to tell parliament Brexit negotiations are '95%' settled ... but she can't accept Irish border proposals
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing down an increasingly mutinous faction within her own party.
'We're working very hard': Theresa May says they can solve Irish backstop issue
Ahead of today’s meeting, Theresa May and other European leaders gave their thoughts on how likely a Brexit deal was.
'I don't know where he's getting his information': Coveney denies Howlin claims on Brexit backstop deferral
Tánaiste Simon Coveney said solidarity with Ireland is as strong as ever.
May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either
The UK Prime Minister was told by a fellow MP that for the people of Ireland, “Brexit means borders”.
Arlene Foster says her Brexit red line is 'blood red'
The DUP leader did not rule out her party’s MPs voting against a Brexit deal in parliament.
Poll: Do you think a final Brexit deal will be struck?
Politicians in the EU and Ireland are at pains to say there will be a final deal – but what do you think?
'Only credible proposal', 'It will not work': What is Theresa May's Chequers plan?
The UK’s proposal was attacked by EU leaders yesterday – so what exactly is being criticised?
So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK
“The government I lead will never be neutral in a union, we will always be in favour of it,” she said.
People are unsure if the government is doing a good job on Brexit
A large portion are happy but significant numbers don’t know.