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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.

From TheJournal.ie MPs to debate reversing Brexit next Monday, after 5.7m people sign petition Article 50

MPs to debate reversing Brexit next Monday, after 5.7m people sign petition

The British government responded to the petition by saying that revoking Article 50 would “undermine our democracy”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish trucks can keep accessing the continent through the landbridge after a hard Brexit Brexit

Irish trucks can keep accessing the continent through the landbridge after a hard Brexit

The Taoiseach said today no one knows what will happen in a no-deal scenario.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Indicative votes ahead as MPs 'take back control' - but will it make a difference to Brexit? Deal Or No Deal

Explainer: Indicative votes ahead as MPs 'take back control' - but will it make a difference to Brexit?

Theresa May wanted a meaningful vote this week, but instead has a series of indicative votes instead.

From TheJournal.ie 'Back me and sack me': How the British papers covered MPs 'taking control' of House Brexit

'Back me and sack me': How the British papers covered MPs 'taking control' of House

MPs have voted to seize control of parliamentary business in an unprecedented move that the government called “dangerous”.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy Deal Or No Deal

Here's how various post-Brexit scenarios could impact the Irish economy

A new ESRI and Department of Finance report has examined what could happen in various scenarios.

From TheJournal.ie 'Take back control': MPs vote to hold series of Brexit votes on Wednesday At It Again

'Take back control': MPs vote to hold series of Brexit votes on Wednesday

A minister resigned in order to vote to hold indicative votes on Wednesday, a proposal which Theresa May opposes.

From TheJournal.ie As It Happened: Theresa May plans to bring her Brexit deal back for a Commons vote this week Brexit Live

As It Happened: Theresa May plans to bring her Brexit deal back for a Commons vote this week

We could be in for another dramatic evening in the Commons – stay with us.

From TheJournal.ie Europe says no-deal Brexit looks 'increasingly likely' and could lead to delays at airports COME WHAT MAY

Europe says no-deal Brexit looks 'increasingly likely' and could lead to delays at airports

Theresa May is making a last-ditch attempt to get her Brexit deal over the line.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Ireland rejoining Commonwealth is 'not something that's on the agenda' Commonwealth

Varadkar says Ireland rejoining Commonwealth is 'not something that's on the agenda'

His comments come after the DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson said Ireland should join the Commonwealth.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May holds crisis talks amid reports she's facing a 'cabinet coup' Brexit

Theresa May holds crisis talks amid reports she's facing a 'cabinet coup'

May has said a third vote on her Brexit deal may not happen next week.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Theresa May be forced to step down as PM? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Theresa May be forced to step down as PM?

British media has reported on a ‘cabinet coup’ which aims to force May to resign.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: How you see the Irish economy depends on if you're a glass half-full or half-empty kind of person Opinion

Opinion: How you see the Irish economy depends on if you're a glass half-full or half-empty kind of person

In many ways, the Irish economy looks to be in ‘Goldilocks’ territory: not too cold, but still not too hot, writes Victor Duggan.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did Donald Trump predict Brexit at his Scottish golf course the day before the vote? Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Donald Trump predict Brexit at his Scottish golf course the day before the vote?

He repeated the claim in his Oval Office meeting with the Taoiseach. Is it true?

From TheJournal.ie If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney Brexit

If UK seek long extension, they'll have to run candidates in European elections, says Coveney

The man tipped to be the next EC president says the UK is ‘infecting’ Europe’s decision-making process..

From TheJournal.ie Plans to avoid a hard border in a no-deal scenario are 'very rough', says Varadkar LONDON MARCH

Plans to avoid a hard border in a no-deal scenario are 'very rough', says Varadkar

Thousands of protesters are due to march on London today demanding a second Brexit referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Donaldson says Ireland should join the Commonwealth, Coveney says it's not on the table Brexit

Donaldson says Ireland should join the Commonwealth, Coveney says it's not on the table

It had been thought that the DUP were softening their stance towards the draft Brexit deal – until yesterday’s statement.

From TheJournal.ie 'Put it to the people': Thousands march in London calling for second Brexit referendum Protest

'Put it to the people': Thousands march in London calling for second Brexit referendum

Meanwhile, more than four million people have signed an online petition calling Article 50 to be revoked.

From TheJournal.ie Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British Article 50

Petition to reverse Brexit swells to 3.7m signatures, as Commons states that 96% of supporters are British

The Commons petitions committee said that “approximately 96% of signatures on the petition were from the UK”.

From TheJournal.ie EU Commission, Ireland and the UK 'have thought about' border issue, but no formal discussions Simon Coveney

EU Commission, Ireland and the UK 'have thought about' border issue, but no formal discussions

Coveney says whether there is a deal or no-deal, the way to resolve the border issue will be some form of regulatory alignment.

From TheJournal.ie The DUP is not happy with Theresa May's 'humiliating' Brexit delay Dup Says No

The DUP is not happy with Theresa May's 'humiliating' Brexit delay

It had been thought that the DUP were softening their stance towards the draft Brexit deal – until this statement today.

From TheJournal.ie May faces uphill battle to get support for Brexit deal, as Ireland insists there won't be a hard border Third Time Lucky This post contains videos

May faces uphill battle to get support for Brexit deal, as Ireland insists there won't be a hard border

Article 50 will be extended until 22 May – if the House of Commons votes in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie British MP unable to go home because of death threats over Brexit Anna Soubry

British MP unable to go home because of death threats over Brexit

Several MPs have raised concerns following severe criticism from Prime Minister Theresa May.

From TheJournal.ie Over 2 million people sign petition on Parliament website to revoke Article 50 Brexit

Over 2 million people sign petition on Parliament website to revoke Article 50

The petition says a “second Brexit referendum may not happen – so vote now”.

From TheJournal.ie EU agrees to delay Brexit until 22 May if Withdrawal Deal passes next week Lengthy Discussions

EU agrees to delay Brexit until 22 May if Withdrawal Deal passes next week

The European Council came to the agreement following lengthy discussions in Brussels.

From TheJournal.ie As the clock ticks down, sign up to get all the best Brexit news and analysis in your inbox 29 March
From TheJournal.ie Backbenchers warn May 'will have to accept her share of responsibility' if any harm comes to MPs Inciting Hatred

Backbenchers warn May 'will have to accept her share of responsibility' if any harm comes to MPs

Some MPs have issued grave warnings after May went on the offensive last night.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar warns against 'rolling cliff edge' as leaders meet for crunch summit Brexit

Varadkar warns against 'rolling cliff edge' as leaders meet for crunch summit

Varadkar repeated his assertion that the EU needs to cut the UK some slack on an extension.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the EU give Britain a Brexit extension? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the EU give Britain a Brexit extension?

Prime Minister Theresa May has requested an extension until 30 June.

From TheJournal.ie May asks EU for more time to deliver Brexit as MPs label her 'blame game' speech 'disgraceful' 8 Days To Go This post contains videos

May asks EU for more time to deliver Brexit as MPs label her 'blame game' speech 'disgraceful'

EU leaders are due to consider her request at a summit in Brussels today.

From TheJournal.ie RSA tells those living in Ireland with a UK drivers licence: 'Better to be safe than sorry, swap your licence now' Invalid

RSA tells those living in Ireland with a UK drivers licence: 'Better to be safe than sorry, swap your licence now'

In the event of a no-deal Brexit the driving licence of a UK licence holder living in Ireland will no longer be recognised.

From TheJournal.ie 'It is now time for MPs to decide': May says Brexit delay is 'matter of great personal regret' Brexit

'It is now time for MPs to decide': May says Brexit delay is 'matter of great personal regret'

Theresa May earlier asked for a short extension of Article 50 until 30 June.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit: What just happened and how could all of this finally end? Unfortunate Events

Brexit: What just happened and how could all of this finally end?

Or how a series of unfortunate events ruined Theresa May’s week.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May faces battle to get EU to delay Brexit as Juncker says 'we've reached the end of the road' Nine Days To Go

Theresa May faces battle to get EU to delay Brexit as Juncker says 'we've reached the end of the road'

As the crisis rumbles on, a number of opponents are said to be eyeing up May’s job – including Boris Johnson.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump Jr writes in British paper that Theresa May 'ignored advice from my father' on Brexit Brexit Talk

Donald Trump Jr writes in British paper that Theresa May 'ignored advice from my father' on Brexit

Donald Trump Jr said the prime minister should now “honour that promise” to the British people and deliver Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'A lot of concern' among EU states over prospect of Article 50 long extension, Coveney warns Brexit

'A lot of concern' among EU states over prospect of Article 50 long extension, Coveney warns

EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier earlier said that EU member states should prepare for a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'Yellow vest' protesters have stormed the British Attorney General's office Geoffrey Cox

'Yellow vest' protesters have stormed the British Attorney General's office

No arrests have been made, the Met Police said, who are at the scene.