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After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs
# Save My Deal
# Save My Deal

After two defeats in two days, Theresa May considering Brexit concessions to win over Labour MPs

Jan 10th 2019, 7:41 AM 23,356 Views 17 Comments

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'
# Nigel Dodds
# Nigel Dodds

DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border'

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:12 PM 31,478 Views 81 Comments

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
# Backstop
# Backstop

'I can't allow Ireland to be blamed here': Coveney says some UK politicians need reminder of Irish history

Dec 21st 2018, 1:57 PM 97,787 Views 124 Comments

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'
# Backstop
# Backstop

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

Dec 13th 2018, 10:12 PM 16,947 Views 42 Comments

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
# Another Eu Summit
# Another Eu Summit

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

Updated Dec 13th 2018, 12:51 PM 23,012 Views 69 Comments

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
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

Coveney says there's 'a lot of pushing and shoving' going on in relation to Brexit, but the EU has Ireland's back

Dec 11th 2018, 7:04 PM 15,900 Views 48 Comments

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'
# Backstop
# Backstop

Simon Coveney: 'Renegotiating a deal that took two years to agree on doesn't seem realistic'

Updated Dec 11th 2018, 8:57 AM 18,307 Views 71 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference

Nov 24th 2018, 5:40 PM 27,284 Views 45 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

The draft Brexit deal is 585 pages long. What's in it and what happens now?

Nov 15th 2018, 1:22 PM 12,567 Views 11 Comments

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
# Within Sight
# Within Sight

'Judgement day', 'moment of truth' and 'betrayal': UK front pages react to news of Brexit deal

Nov 13th 2018, 10:45 PM 41,317 Views 47 Comments

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
# Stable As It Can Be
# Stable As It Can Be

Taoiseach and Tánaiste to meet with officials tonight to assess draft text of Brexit proposal

Updated Nov 13th 2018, 7:00 PM 32,165 Views 85 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

'No unionist can support that': Foster says DUP will not back proposal for border in Irish Sea

Nov 9th 2018, 5:06 PM 24,802 Views 133 Comments

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
# Brexit Crunch Time
# Brexit Crunch Time

Varadkar accused of 'losing his nerve' as Taoiseach says he's open to 'explore' backstop review mechanism

Nov 6th 2018, 4:08 PM 15,235 Views 72 Comments

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?
# Brexit Explained
# Brexit Explained

What exactly is the Irish backstop, which could derail a final Brexit deal?

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 36,737 Views 37 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

May to tell parliament Brexit negotiations are '95%' settled ... but she can't accept Irish border proposals

Oct 22nd 2018, 8:05 AM 33,807 Views 112 Comments

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
# Brexit Brinkmanship
# Brexit Brinkmanship

'We're working very hard': Theresa May says they can solve Irish backstop issue

Updated Oct 17th 2018, 7:57 PM 15,962 Views 42 Comments

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
# Rumour Mill
# Rumour Mill

'I don't know where he's getting his information': Coveney denies Howlin claims on Brexit backstop deferral

Oct 16th 2018, 6:31 PM 14,509 Views 29 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either

Updated Oct 15th 2018, 10:35 PM 32,359 Views 57 Comments

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'
# Very Red
# Very Red

Arlene Foster says her Brexit red line is 'blood red'

Oct 3rd 2018, 10:03 AM 35,637 Views 77 Comments

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?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Do you think a final Brexit deal will be struck?

Sep 22nd 2018, 2:08 PM 27,215 Views 111 Comments

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?
# Backstop Backsliding
# Backstop Backsliding

'Only credible proposal', 'It will not work': What is Theresa May's Chequers plan?

Sep 21st 2018, 12:50 PM 26,770 Views 33 Comments

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
# Belfast Speech
# Belfast Speech

So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK

Jul 20th 2018, 11:27 AM 26,855 Views 134 Comments

“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
# Backstop
# Backstop

People are unsure if the government is doing a good job on Brexit

Mar 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,551 Views 56 Comments

A large portion are happy but significant numbers don’t know.