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Post-Brexit trade talks resume as ‘significant differences’ remain
# Customs Union
# Customs Union

Post-Brexit trade talks resume as ‘significant differences’ remain

Dec 21st 2020, 7:10 AM 7,661 Views 9 Comments

Michel Barnier and Lord Frost met in Brussels yesterday.

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

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

Apr 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 30,122 Views 46 Comments

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

Indicative votes result: MPs vote against all 8 Brexit options, including a no-deal
# Dismay
# Dismay

Indicative votes result: MPs vote against all 8 Brexit options, including a no-deal

Updated Mar 27th 2019, 9:45 PM 55,544 Views 64 Comments

None of the votes are binding, however.

How 'Norway plus' could be a Brexit solution, and why trading garlic is problematic
# Explainer
# Explainer

How 'Norway plus' could be a Brexit solution, and why trading garlic is problematic

Dec 1st 2018, 4:00 PM 26,872 Views 17 Comments

They would get full access to the Single Market and avoid tariff barriers.

'Alarm bells' ringing for DUP as May letter raises prospect of EU customs border in Irish Sea
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Alarm bells' ringing for DUP as May letter raises prospect of EU customs border in Irish Sea

Nov 9th 2018, 7:36 AM 34,799 Views 154 Comments

The DUP leader has said that a leaked letter raised “alarm bells for those who value the integrity of our precious union..”

Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

Jul 19th 2018, 11:33 AM 17,883 Views 52 Comments

As the Brexit backstop will not apply to Ireland’s ports, work is underway to add new custom checks and new infrastructure.

Theresa May wins key Brexit vote on customs union despite ongoing rebellion
# Brexit
# Brexit

Theresa May wins key Brexit vote on customs union despite ongoing rebellion

Updated Jul 17th 2018, 8:54 PM 14,797 Views 52 Comments

MPs have voted 307 to 301 to defeat an amendment to the Trade Bill.

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border

Jun 17th 2018, 12:56 PM 63,873 Views 105 Comments

May says that the EU’s ‘backstop’ plan is not acceptable.

Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'
# Customs Union
# Customs Union

Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'

May 8th 2018, 8:30 AM 16,636 Views 32 Comments

Britain’s Foreign Secretary said “a whole new web of bureaucracy” could be created.

Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit
# EU-turn
# EU-turn

Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:43 AM 44,018 Views 60 Comments

Yesterday, Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin said that the future of Northern Ireland was being decided in Brexit negotiations.

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says

Jan 20th 2018, 9:21 AM 7,951 Views 47 Comments

He warned that it could only happen if it accept the single market preconditions.

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'
# Constructive Ambiguity
# Constructive Ambiguity

EU negotiator calls UK's Brexit plan 'a fantasy'

Aug 15th 2017, 2:40 PM 34,422 Views 137 Comments

Britain wants “a highly streamlined customs arrangement” with the EU.

Simon Coveney says electronic tagging of vehicles in place of a hard border would not work
# Customs Union
# Customs Union

Simon Coveney says electronic tagging of vehicles in place of a hard border would not work

Jul 17th 2017, 10:40 PM 14,792 Views 57 Comments

The minister’s comments come as the UK and the EU