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From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit Brexit

Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit

Donald Tusk has re-iterated the EU’s commitment to the backstop.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar spoke with Boris Johnson by phone for almost an hour this evening Call Me Maybe

Leo Varadkar spoke with Boris Johnson by phone for almost an hour this evening

It’s been agreed the two leaders will meet in Dublin in September.

From TheJournal.ie UK's Home Secretary says freedom of movement with the EU will end immediately after Brexit 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.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson's phone call diplomacy: What does it say about what's next? London Calling

Boris Johnson's phone call diplomacy: What does it say about what's next?

“PM Johnson is positioning the United Kingdom as the British equivalent of ‘America First’,” Professor Federico Fabbrini said.

From TheJournal.ie 'A worst-case scenario': UK expects a hard border and protests in no-deal Brexit Operation Yellowhammer

'A worst-case scenario': UK expects a hard border and protests in no-deal Brexit

The Labour party in Ireland has said that Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal is the most realistic to avoid a no-deal.

From TheJournal.ie Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster All Kicking Off

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How likely is an early election in the UK and when is it likely to happen? Now What
From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn urges parties to make him caretaker PM to defeat no-deal Brexit Caretaker Government

Jeremy Corbyn urges parties to make him caretaker PM to defeat no-deal Brexit

Corbyn has called on opposition leaders to support a Labour caretaker government.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson says Brexit-blocking MPs and EU guilty of 'terrible collaboration' Bojo

Boris Johnson says Brexit-blocking MPs and EU guilty of 'terrible collaboration'

Johnson made his comments during a Facebook Live video earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie No-deal Brexit could turn UK into 'a diminished and inward-looking little England', warns Hammond A Divided Union

No-deal Brexit could turn UK into 'a diminished and inward-looking little England', warns Hammond

He said that claims a no-deal Brexit would be positive were “absurd”, and called Johnson’s pledge to bin the backstop “wrecking”.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar and Johnson to meet to discuss Brexit (but we're not sure when) 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.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: No-deal Brexit is not 'unavoidable' Brexit

Leo Varadkar: No-deal Brexit is not 'unavoidable'

Varadkar was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland Deadlock

How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland

A no-deal Brexit could spell the return of direct rule to Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don’t leave it until the last minute': Just 10% of businesses preparing for no-deal Brexit No Deal Plan

'Don’t leave it until the last minute': Just 10% of businesses preparing for no-deal Brexit

A recent survey found that 45% of businesses overall record Brexit as the key issue they face.

From TheJournal.ie 'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit Border

'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit

Britain leaving the EU without a deal seems increasingly likely.

From TheJournal.ie No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP Lib Dem Win

No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP

A previously safe seat, the Conservatives lost out to the Liberal Democrats in Brecon and Radnorshire.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer' Belfast

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

From TheJournal.ie How the backstop created a back door for anti-Irish sentiment in the UK Tensions

How the backstop created a back door for anti-Irish sentiment in the UK

As the UK exit from the EU draws closer, the Irish government has become a frequent target of Brexiteers.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson booed in Wales on the second day of his Union tour A Wales Of A Time

Boris Johnson booed in Wales on the second day of his Union tour

Johnson also refused to answer questions from the Welsh media on camera or while being recorded.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson (finally) speak by phone and UK PM asserts Brexit 'no matter what' I Just Called

Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson (finally) speak by phone and UK PM asserts Brexit 'no matter what'

Downing Street said Johnson’s government would approach any Brexit talks “in a spirit of friendship”.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson gets booed as he arrives at Bute House to speak with Nicola Sturgeon Bute-ing Heads

Boris Johnson gets booed as he arrives at Bute House to speak with Nicola Sturgeon

Johnson today announced a £300 million package of investment for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to “strengthen the union”.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar-Boris Johnson phone call to be arranged 'in the near future' Phoney War

Leo Varadkar-Boris Johnson phone call to be arranged 'in the near future'

A customary call between the two leaders usually takes place when one takes office.

From TheJournal.ie 'British government operating on assumption of no deal Brexit' - Michael Gove No More Delay

'British government operating on assumption of no deal Brexit' - Michael Gove

Gove said there is a “very real prospect” that an agreement would not be struck with Brussels.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Did Boris Johnson say this? Boris Johnson

Quiz: Did Boris Johnson say this?

The new British Prime Minister is known for making controversial comments.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson says Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity' Brexit

Boris Johnson says Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity'

He added it had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as “an impending adverse weather event”.

From TheJournal.ie Jacob Rees-Mogg's staff told to use 'Esquire' and 'Imperial measurements' in bizarre style guide Oxford Comma
From TheJournal.ie Food shortages in Ireland and Huawei leaks: The controversial figures in Johnson's Cabinet Bojo's Team

Food shortages in Ireland and Huawei leaks: The controversial figures in Johnson's Cabinet

The new prime minister chose a Cabinet that is fiercely Brexiteer, with many of them under fire for previous controversies.

From TheJournal.ie Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons Uk Cabinet

Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons

Rees-Mogg has just given his first statement in the House of Commons as a member of the British government.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Boris Johnson's talk of new Brexit deal is 'not in the real world' Brexit Deal

Varadkar says Boris Johnson's talk of new Brexit deal is 'not in the real world'

Speaking today, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the Uk will “do a new deal, a better deal”.

From TheJournal.ie The UK's new Cabinet has a distinctly Brexiteer flavour - Here's who's on team Johnson Boris' Bunch

The UK's new Cabinet has a distinctly Brexiteer flavour - Here's who's on team Johnson

A lot of developments in Downing Street this evening.

From TheJournal.ie New PM Boris Johnson wields the axe and dumps Hunt supporters from Cabinet The Purge

New PM Boris Johnson wields the axe and dumps Hunt supporters from Cabinet

Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley is among those who have lost their jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Prime Minister Johnson: Those who bet against Britain are going to lose their shirts Brexit

Prime Minister Johnson: Those who bet against Britain are going to lose their shirts

“To our friends in Ireland, I am convinced we can do a deal without checks on Irish border and without that anti-democratic backstop.”

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Boris Johnson is now the British Prime Minister Liveblog

As it happened: Boris Johnson is now the British Prime Minister

Climate activists tried to block Boris Johnson’s path to Buckingham Palace, and protesters booed during his first speech at No 10.

From TheJournal.ie May to hand in resignation as Johnson forms new Cabinet Brexit

May to hand in resignation as Johnson forms new Cabinet

There is much speculation as to who is in and who is out of the front bench.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should new prime ministers always be elected by a public vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should new prime ministers always be elected by a public vote?

Boris Johnson was elected by only 160,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie 'To insanity and beyond': How the British papers are covering Boris Bozz Lightfear

'To insanity and beyond': How the British papers are covering Boris

Johnson has promised to deliver Brexit by 31 October.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mad in England': How does the world see Boris Johnson? NEW LEADER

'Mad in England': How does the world see Boris Johnson?

The international impression of Johnson has evolved from simply an eccentric mayor to a symbol of Brexit Britain.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin Hold On To Your Hats

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

Martin said the last time Johnson was in Ireland, he didn’t show the ‘slightest level of understanding’ about the the Good Friday Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 'They call him Britain Trump': US president congratulates Boris Johnson on being elected Britain Trump

'They call him Britain Trump': US president congratulates Boris Johnson on being elected

Johnson was elected the new Conservative Party leader earlier today by 92,153 votes to 46,656.

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