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#Brexit

# brexit - Yesterday’s News

'The UK government keep appealing until you give up': Rights activists hold rallies in Belfast and London

Emma DeSouza is challenging the Home Office’s argument that British immigration law supersedes the Good Friday Agreement.

# brexit - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty CSO

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Total goods exports to the UK increased by €166 million and amounted to a total €1.2 billion.

'Don’t even think about it': Pelosi warns UK that US trade deal is non-runner if Good Friday Agreement is threatened

“The Good Friday accord ended 700-years of conflict,” she told the London School of Economics last night.

Taoiseach says he won't ask the US to choose between the UK and Ireland as he welcomes Pelosi to Dublin

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, will address the Dáil this week.

'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, Varadkar discussed John Delaney, Brexit, Peter Casey and the European elections.

# brexit - Monday 15 April, 2019

UK market could be 'flooded' with unsafe toys, cars and electrical goods after Brexit, advocates warn

The UK will be vulnerable to “crucial delays” in receiving information on unsafe products unless it makes a deal with the EU, Which? warned.

Does the man who coined the word Brexit regret it? ‘I wouldn't have if I had copyrighted it’

Brexit could become a word like ‘Versailles’ – as shorthand for self-inflicted defeat.”

# brexit - Sunday 14 April, 2019

A bit of a breather: Brexit has been delayed for up to 6 months, so what's next?

No-deal planning has stopped, European election planning has started, and the May-Corbyn talks go on.

The Explainer: What exactly happened with Brexit last Wednesday night?

That’s what we examined in our latest episode of The Explainer.

Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair write joint op-ed calling for second Brexit referendum

In the op-ed in the Irish Times, they describe Brexit as ” the most serious threat to peace in the North and to the union in our lifetime”.

# brexit - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Nigel Farage speaks at Brexit Party's first rally, as crowd boos mention of Macron and Obama

When the crowd booed the mention of Barack Obama, Farage said: “I have a friend in the White House who would agree with that.”

# brexit - Friday 12 April, 2019

Nigel Farage has launched his new Brexit Party - and there'll be a Rees-Mogg on the ballot

Not that one though … Jacob’s sister Annunziata Rees-Mogg is running for the new party.

Daily Telegraph ordered to correct Boris Johnson claim that no-deal Brexit was public's favoured option

The ruling was made by the UK-based Independent Press Standards Organisation.

Ireland's UK ambassador writes to magazine editor over article telling 'Little Leo' to join Commonwealth

Adrian O’Neill claimed the magazine had “lapsed into an anti-Irish sentiment”.

# brexit - Thursday 11 April, 2019

The Explainer: What exactly happened with Brexit last night?

Brexit is far from over, so what does it mean for Ireland, the UK, and the European elections?

Poll: Do you think the UK will leave the EU before Halloween? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the UK will leave the EU before Halloween?

The UK and the EU have agreed a flexible Brexit extension until 31 October.

Here's how the UK front pages reacted to the new Brexit Halloween deadline

Four of the tabloids didn’t choose the Brexit extension as their front page story at all.

Construction costs to rise further as Dublin one of most expensive cities to build in the world

It is the third most expensive in Europe behind London and Zurich.

The EU and UK have agreed a 'flexible' Brexit extension until 31 October

It follows a marathon EU summit in Brussels – just two days before the UK would have crashed out.

As it happened: Tusk tells UK 'please do not waste this time' as 31 October flextension agreed

Another long night in Brussels, and the threat of a no-deal exit this Friday has been averted.

# brexit - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

EU will allow UK to fish in its waters until December 2019 in a no-deal Brexit - if UK allows the same

Minister for the Marine Michael Creed warned against concentrating the EU’s fishing fleet into Ireland’s 200-mile fishing zone.

Theresa May tells MPs: 'We could have actually been outside the EU by now'

Theresa May has asked to extend Article 50 to 30 June, and EU leaders will decide today on whether to grant that.

Poll: Should the EU grant Theresa May another extension? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the EU grant Theresa May another extension?

No one wants an extension – but the EU and UK want a no-deal Brexit even less.

# brexit - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

'A flexible extension': EU's Tusk proposes long Brexit delay but not more than a year

Prime Minister Theresa May met with German Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron today.

Simon Coveney rubbishes 'rumours' from London that a five-year backstop is being considered Brexit This post contains videos

Simon Coveney rubbishes 'rumours' from London that a five-year backstop is being considered

Andrea Leadsom suggested this morning that some movement on the backstop is being considered in Germany.

# brexit - Monday 8 April, 2019

EU will 'stand fully behind Ireland' whatever happens with Brexit, Barnier says

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier was in Dublin meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today.

Varadkar to meet Michel Barnier in Dublin for Brexit talks ahead of EU summit

Barnier arrives in Ireland ahead of this Wednesday’s European Council meeting.

# brexit - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Theresa May says she had to reach out to Labour or risk letting Brexit 'slip through our fingers'

In a video posted on Twitter, a smiling Prime Minister said she had to look for compromise from the opposition to get Brexit through.

# brexit - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'They wouldn't be forgiven': Varadkar confident EU27 won't veto Brexit extension

The threat of a no-deal Brexit still remains, but the Taoiseach is confident EU leaders will grant a Brexit extension.

Sinn Féin is readying to fight MEP elections in Northern Ireland

We don’t know for sure yet that the elections will go ahead.

Tory government has 'no red lines' as it seeks to find Brexit compromise with Labour, minister says

Chancellor Philip Hammond says he expects “some form of agreement” to be reached with Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party.

British passports are now being issued without the words 'European Union'

The change came into effect from 30 March.

# brexit - Friday 5 April, 2019

Michel Barnier to visit Dublin for Brexit talks on Monday

Barnier’s visit comes in advance of next Wednesday’s European Council meeting.

'Compromise requires change': Labour says May not offering any changes to Brexit deal

Labour is pushing May to accept a much closer post-Brexit alliance with the bloc.

Theresa May asks for Brexit to be delayed until 30 June

Meanwhile, Donald Tusk is expected to suggest a “flexible” 12-month delay.

One week out from the latest Brexit 'cliff edge', what's going on?

Ireland has been ramping up no-deal preparations, while the UK government has gone searching for Commons support.

# brexit - Thursday 4 April, 2019

In a 'moving' meeting with North community members, Merkel compared border issue to Iron Curtain

Ahead of the formal meeting, Merkal and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar participated in a roundtable discussion with people from Northern Ireland and the border area.

'Parliament really is broken': House of Commons suspended following noisy water leak

The House of Commons press office said the leak was “urgently dealt with and has now been isolated”.

Poll: What do you think will eventually happen with Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What do you think will eventually happen with Brexit?

Even if there is a delay, how will it end?

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