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# Chequers

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# cheque mate
Boris Johnson's planned wedding party moved from Chequers after controversy
It is understood Boris and Carrie Johnson are no longer planning to host a wedding party at the prime ministerial residence in Buckinghamshire.
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# Chequers
Taoiseach holds 'constructive' meeting with Boris Johnson on Ballymurphy massacre and other issues
The pair discussed Covid-19, Brexit and British-Irish relations at Chequers today.
# Chequers
Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson to discuss Northern Ireland and the Covid-19 response
The two leaders are expected to discuss recent unrest in Northern Ireland.
# brexit means...
Theresa May facing tense Cabinet standoff after EU leaders reject Chequers plan
The Prime Minister said on Friday that talks between the UK and the EU are at an impasse.
# Brexit
'May's finest hour': Here's what the UK papers are making of May's speech
The UK premier gave a televised speech where she said Brexit talks were at an impasse, and it’s up to the EU to offer a solution.
# backstop backsliding
'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?
# bet he is
Tánaiste 'looking forward' to seeing what the UK's Brexit approach is made of
The UK cabinet has finally agreed on a 12-point Brexit approach.
# cheqmate
After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position
Theresa May has reportedly warned her Cabinet that they must agree to this position, or else they’ll be disciplined.
# State Papers
The secret note that revealed how much Margaret Thatcher trusted Garret Fitzgerald
A steering note before Garret Fitzgerald’s meeting with Margaret Thatcher shows us how she was “by political preference” a Unionist.
# Oops
Cameron leaves daughter, 8, behind in pub mix-up
Nancy Cameron was left behind in a pub when she went to the toilet as transport was being arranged.