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# Withdrawal Agreement

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# Brexit
Taoiseach warns of ‘serious situation’ if UK scraps Northern Ireland Protocol
It comes as the UK tables legislation that aims to override significant parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
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# Brexit
'The devil is in the detail': Scrutiny of Brexit deal begins after full text of trade agreement is published
The 1,246-page document waspublished this morning.
# Brexit
'This is not a drill': Big national effort needed in the next three months to prepare for Brexit
The action plan outlines the vital preparations that businesses should be taking in advance of 31 December.
# johnathan jones
UK government’s legal head resigns ‘over plans to override Brexit withdrawal deal’
The Financial Times claims Sir Jonathan has resigned due to a dispute with Downing Street.
# Withdrawal Agreement
'Brexit is only at half-time': McEntee says negotiating trade deal will be 'very difficult'
The UK is set to leave the EU at the end of January.
# Brexit
Varadkar says it will be 'difficult to secure a good trade deal for Ireland' after Brexit
Varadkar said that his government’s top priority in the new year will be guiding Ireland through the UK’s exit
# Withdrawal Agreement
Changed utterly: Boris Johnson's big majority sees Brexit bill sail through Commons by 124 votes
The House of Commons now breaks for Christmas with Brexit on course for 31 January.
# Withdrawal Agreement
Boris Johnson will bring Brexit bill to parliament on Friday
Johnson has pledged to bring the Bill back before the Commons before Christmas.
# Brexit
Crunch time for Johnson as he tries to push through Brexit bill in three days
He faces the first hurdle this evening when MPs vote on the timetable for the bill’s passage through the parliament.
# Brexit
There are three main differences between Theresa May's Brexit deal and Boris Johnson's one
Boris Johnson has been bullish about the UK leaving the EU on 31 October – will these changes help him?
# Brexit
UK's Home Secretary says freedom of movement with the EU will end immediately after Brexit
A spokesperson said free movement will end overnight on 31 October if a deal is not agreed upon.
# making a date
Varadkar and Johnson to meet to discuss Brexit (but we're not sure when)
It comes after Varadkar and Johnson spoke over the phone about two weeks ago.
# backstop
Reality of backstop not changing or going anywhere will confront new British prime minister, says Donohoe
Jeremy Hunt proclaimed during a television debate with Boris Johnson that the backstop is “dead”.
# my fellow britons
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.
# divided kingdom
A Brexistential crisis: So what happens now?
The best answer to that question is: “F**k knows. I’m past caring. It’s like the living dead in here.”
# Third Time Lucky
'Come on Arlene!': How the British papers are covering the latest Brexit twist
MPs will vote on Theresa May’s deal for a third time today.
# Headlines
'The end of May': UK front pages react to Brexit latest
Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to step down as PM for the next round of Brexit negotiations.
# thexit
Theresa May tells MPs she 'won't stand in way' of next leader, but DUP stands firm
After her statement, Boris Johnson said that he would support May’s deal. The DUP still won’t, though.
# Third Time Lucky
Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal
It’s been a bizarre week – but does the prime minister finally have Brexiteers backed in a corner?
# Crunch time
'We are approaching the position of a hard Brexit' says Donohoe, as clock ticks down to crucial meaningful vote
MPs will tomorrow vote again on British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement.
# meaningful vote
Explainer: What on earth is going to happen in Westminster next week?
There could be three crucial votes in the House of Commons from Tuesday onwards, with Brexit only a few weeks away.
# Withdrawal Agreement
'I don't expect a breakthrough': May to meet EU leaders as she aims to re-negotiate Brexit deal
EU leaders insist they will not restart negotiations with just six weeks until Brexit.
# Brexit
Theresa May to give Brexit speech in Northern Ireland today
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said no alternatives to the backstop have stood up to scrutiny.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the EU reopen Brexit negotiations with the UK?
Prime Minister Theresa May is heading back to Brussels for further talks.
# Brexit
'Backstop from the brink': UK front pages react to Brexit latest
PM Theresa May has promised that she’ll look for “legally binding” changes to the withdrawal agreement from the EU.
# Brexit
British MPs to vote on seven motions - including on NI backstop - to amend Brexit withdrawal deal
In a bid to try to secure the support of MPs, May will hold talks with unnamed officials or leaders from the EU today.
# A Rose by any other name
Theresa May offers her battered Brexit deal to MPs again - so what's different?
The Grieve and Cooper amendments are the most likely to gain the support of the House of Commons – so what are they?
# meaningful vote
All eyes are on Westminster again, but what can Theresa May do if her vote fails?
Warning: this article contains a lot of ifs and buts.
# John Bercow
Brexiteers were furious with Westminster's House Speaker this week - so what's the latest row about?
A ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ sticker, an argument over the meaning of “forthwith” and fiery exchanges all make for an entertaining incident.
# lock step
Brexit waltz moves on as May heads to Brussels for tea and Varadkar hopes Dáil sings from same hymn sheet
Leo Varadkar is hoping for more parliamentary support than his British counterpart.
# Brexit
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.
# Questions and Answers
Explainer: The EU is trying to force the UK to get real, here's how
There was a lot of activity again in Brussels today but the path ahead isn’t exactly clear. Here’s what we do know…