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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.

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.