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From TheJournal.ie Speaker John Bercow called upon to break Commons deadlock after 310-310 tie on more indicative votes Curiouser And Curiouser

Speaker John Bercow called upon to break Commons deadlock after 310-310 tie on more indicative votes

The House Speaker John Bercow had the deciding vote, and voted against the amendment, quoting precedent from 26 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Junior minister in charge of Brexit no-deal planning resigns over Article 50 delays

Junior minister in charge of Brexit no-deal planning resigns over Article 50 delays

Chris Heaton-Harris said that he believes that parliament should have honoured the 2016 referendum result.

From TheJournal.ie Minister resigns and lashes Theresa May for working with 'Marxist' Jeremy Corbyn instead of pursuing no-deal Brexit Tory Rebellion This post contains videos

Minister resigns and lashes Theresa May for working with 'Marxist' Jeremy Corbyn instead of pursuing no-deal Brexit

Nigel Adams said May was ‘legitimising’ the Labour leader.

From TheJournal.ie 'Help me, Jeremy': UK front pages react to Brexit latest Headlines

'Help me, Jeremy': UK front pages react to Brexit latest

Theresa May will sit down with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn today to work out a way forward on Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Corbyn agrees to meet May to plot way forward as UK seeks another Brexit extension

Corbyn agrees to meet May to plot way forward as UK seeks another Brexit extension

The UK government has until 12 April – Friday week – to propose a plan to the EU or it will crash out.

From TheJournal.ie Emmanuel Macron: 'We will never abandon Ireland or the Irish people, no matter what' Brexit

Emmanuel Macron: 'We will never abandon Ireland or the Irish people, no matter what'

Varadkar is in Paris for a meeting with Macron to discuss the latest Brexit developments.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin taking Westminster seats 'would only heighten political temperature' Mary Lou

Sinn Féin taking Westminster seats 'would only heighten political temperature'

Minister for Health Simon Harris last night criticised the party for its abstention from Westminster.

From TheJournal.ie MPs could vote on May's deal for FOURTH time as it's warned hard Brexit is 'nearly inevitable' 10 Days To Go This post contains videos

MPs could vote on May's deal for FOURTH time as it's warned hard Brexit is 'nearly inevitable'

Meanwhile, Leo Varadkar said: “No one should underestimate the difficulties that a no deal will present.”

From TheJournal.ie From a Boris Johnson postage stamp to 30cm biscuits: the best gags from this year's April Fool's Day FAKE NEWS

From a Boris Johnson postage stamp to 30cm biscuits: the best gags from this year's April Fool's Day

In the era of fake news, this year has shown that the possibilities for a gag are as strong as ever.

From TheJournal.ie Once again, MPs fail to reach consensus on any Brexit option in series of votes Indicative Votes

Once again, MPs fail to reach consensus on any Brexit option in series of votes

One proposal lost by just three votes tonight – and an MP has quit the Tory whip.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: House of Commons again rejects all Brexit options on the table Brexit Live

As it happened: House of Commons again rejects all Brexit options on the table

Here’s how it all went down as MPs considered four Brexit options.

From TheJournal.ie Rate the options: How would you vote on the Brexit plans before MPs tonight? Rate The Motions

Rate the options: How would you vote on the Brexit plans before MPs tonight?

What would you do if you had a seat?

From TheJournal.ie Jacob Rees-Mogg defends sharing video of German far-right leader's speech Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg defends sharing video of German far-right leader's speech

The Tory MP said it was not an endorsement, he was simply “pointing out something interesting which is worth watching”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the UK call a general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the UK call a general election?

It’s been suggested that a general election is needed to break the Brexit impasse.

From TheJournal.ie As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out' COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out'

The House of Commons is set to vote on a number of options today.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May to make appearance on Eastenders in bid to win over Brexit doubters Last Ditch

Theresa May to make appearance on Eastenders in bid to win over Brexit doubters

Leo Varadkar leaked the news last evening, surprising the British press ahead of tonight’s show.

From TheJournal.ie Amid the chaos of Brexit, community groups are trying to improve Irish-UK cooperation New Common Chapter

Amid the chaos of Brexit, community groups are trying to improve Irish-UK cooperation

The Good Friday Agreement called for North-South and West-East cooperation, but some people may have forgotten this.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What would Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth actually look like? National Question

Explainer: What would Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth actually look like?

The idea has been bandied about as a possibility in the context of a united Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'F**K knows. I'm past caring' - The week in Brexit quotes Chattering Classes

'F**K knows. I'm past caring' - The week in Brexit quotes

An unnamed Cabinet minister summed up the thoughts of many this week.

From TheJournal.ie Man waving English flag spends the night on top of rail terminal bringing Eurostar to standstill Off The Rails

Man waving English flag spends the night on top of rail terminal bringing Eurostar to standstill

Services between London and continental Europe were suspended for several hours because of the trespasser.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How are you finding the Brexit chaos? Brexit This post contains a poll

Poll: How are you finding the Brexit chaos?

Do you want it to be over or are you enjoying the ride?

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Dodds 'would stay in the EU rather than risk Northern Ireland's place in UK' Unionist

Nigel Dodds 'would stay in the EU rather than risk Northern Ireland's place in UK'

The DUP deputy leader said that he wanted Brexit to be delivered, but not if it would risk Northern Ireland’s status within the UK.

From TheJournal.ie A Brexistential crisis: So what happens now? 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.”

From TheJournal.ie MPs have voted against Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement for a third time Brexit

MPs have voted against Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement for a third time

Brexit is thrown into turmoil yet again with May’s latest defeat.

From TheJournal.ie Brexiteers take to the streets of London in protest over leaving date delays Pro Brexit

Brexiteers take to the streets of London in protest over leaving date delays

Britain was originally due to leave the European Union today.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Theresa May's deal roundly rejected a third time COME WHAT MAY

As it happened: Theresa May's deal roundly rejected a third time

The UK had originally been due to leave the EU today – 29 March. But MPs are voting on May’s deal again instead.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why oh why is Theresa May's Brexit deal being voted on again? Third Time's A Charm
From TheJournal.ie 'A new mind for Europe is required': President Higgins criticises 'inadequate' European Union Unity

'A new mind for Europe is required': President Higgins criticises 'inadequate' European Union

He called for a fresh approach to tackling inequality among member states.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar to meet Merkel and Macron as Brexit uncertainty ticks on Brexit

Varadkar to meet Merkel and Macron as Brexit uncertainty ticks on

The Taoiseach will travel to Paris on Tuesday to meet Macron, while on Thursday, Merkel will travel to Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'Come on Arlene!': How the British papers are covering the latest Brexit twist 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.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Clonan: Deal or no deal, the border will be our problem this time. And we aren't ready for it Opinion

Tom Clonan: Deal or no deal, the border will be our problem this time. And we aren't ready for it

The Irish Defence Forces is already on its knees and will be unable to patrol any border on this island, writes Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie The third vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal is confirmed for tomorrow Third Time Lucky

The third vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal is confirmed for tomorrow

The British Prime Minister has offered to resign if MPs back the twice-defeated Withdrawal Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 'The end of May': UK front pages react to Brexit latest 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.

From TheJournal.ie Indicative votes result: MPs vote against all 8 Brexit options, including a no-deal Dismay

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

None of the votes are binding, however.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May tells MPs she 'won't stand in way' of next leader, but DUP stands firm 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.

From TheJournal.ie Have your say: How would you vote on the Brexit plans in the House of Commons tonight? Rate The Votes
From TheJournal.ie As It Happened: If her Brexit deal is passed this week, Theresa May has told MPs she'll resign Indicative Votes

As It Happened: If her Brexit deal is passed this week, Theresa May has told MPs she'll resign

Deal, no deal, a delay or no Brexit – there are plenty of options before MPs in Westminster today.

From TheJournal.ie Tusk tells EU: 'You cannot betray the 6 million people who signed the petition to revoke Article 50' Solidarity

Tusk tells EU: 'You cannot betray the 6 million people who signed the petition to revoke Article 50'

Tusk said today that the European Parliament must stand with pro-European Brits if the UK seeks an Article 50 extension.

From TheJournal.ie MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign 1922 Committee

MPs to vote on type of Brexit they want as pressure mounts on May to resign

Even if the House of Commons decides a majority course of action, it won’t be legally binding.

From TheJournal.ie Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I'm now willing to support Theresa May's deal if the DUP does' Brexit Spokesperson

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I'm now willing to support Theresa May's deal if the DUP does'

Brexiteers have been clarifying their position today.