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#Brexit

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What on earth is going to happen in Westminster next week? 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.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald: 'I think she should go... but the problem is much bigger than Karen Bradley' Northern Ireland

Mary Lou McDonald: 'I think she should go... but the problem is much bigger than Karen Bradley'

The Sinn Féin leader added to calls for Karen Bradley’s resignation earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Michel Barnier offers UK a new Brexit deal with just 21 days to go to the deadline Deal Or No Deal

Michel Barnier offers UK a new Brexit deal with just 21 days to go to the deadline

Barnier said there are still options available to the UK.

From TheJournal.ie This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel Sarah McTernan This post contains videos

This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel

Sarah McTernan came third in The Voice of Ireland in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Geoffrey Cox argued that 'backstop could threaten Northern Irish human rights' UK Attorney General

Geoffrey Cox argued that 'backstop could threaten Northern Irish human rights'

The Guardian reports that the UK’s Attorney General used this argument to try to convince the EU to change the backstop.

From TheJournal.ie Primark to move 220 UK staff to Dublin - but not because of Brexit Penneys

Primark to move 220 UK staff to Dublin - but not because of Brexit

It said that in cases where it didn’t suit employees to work in Dublin, redundancies would be offered as a “last resort”.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross apologises for saying Sinn Féin TD was ‘like a donkey’ Green Card

Shane Ross apologises for saying Sinn Féin TD was ‘like a donkey’

Imelda Munster accused the minister of resorting to name-calling, while Ross says the statement was an analogy.

From TheJournal.ie Department asks Europe to set a date for when motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will not need green cards Brexit

Department asks Europe to set a date for when motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will not need green cards

The government is working on a bilateral arrangement between the EU and the UK, but that has yet to be agreed.

From TheJournal.ie Sammy Wilson dismisses Northern Ireland civil servant's Brexit warning as 'a scare tactic' DUP

Sammy Wilson dismisses Northern Ireland civil servant's Brexit warning as 'a scare tactic'

David Sterling issued the warning in a letter to the country’s political parties.

From TheJournal.ie Spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties: How Brexit could impact the housing crisis Bad To Worse

Spiralling costs, scarce materials and penalties: How Brexit could impact the housing crisis

Increased costs and problems securing staff could hinder the industry’s response.

From TheJournal.ie BBC's Brexit coverage of Ireland 'lacking curiosity and depth', former BBC controllers says BARELY A LOOK IN

BBC's Brexit coverage of Ireland 'lacking curiosity and depth', former BBC controllers says

Mark Damazer is a former BBC Radio 4 controller.

From TheJournal.ie New armed Garda unit for border region, but Taoiseach says it would be rolled out even if Brexit wasn't happening Cavan

New armed Garda unit for border region, but Taoiseach says it would be rolled out even if Brexit wasn't happening

Varadkar confirmed today that a third unit is to be located in Cavan.

From TheJournal.ie 'Never has Europe been in such danger': Macron calls for EU reform in light of Brexit Brexit

'Never has Europe been in such danger': Macron calls for EU reform in light of Brexit

In an opinion piece published in 28 newspapers around Europe, Macron outlined his vision for the EU’s future.

From TheJournal.ie Your consumer rights could change post-Brexit when you buy from a British shop The More You Know

Your consumer rights could change post-Brexit when you buy from a British shop

Ordering something from the UK post-Brexit could include a Vat rate of €22 or more.

From TheJournal.ie Talk of post-Brexit 'chlorinated chicken and hormone beef' is a 'smear campaign', claims US envoy Food Standards

Talk of post-Brexit 'chlorinated chicken and hormone beef' is a 'smear campaign', claims US envoy

The US ambassador to the UK says the public is being misled.

From TheJournal.ie Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop Countdown

Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop

Barnier also suggested the EU would be open to a “technical” delay to Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Strict rules banning the 'wrong kind of pallet' could lead to knock-on problems here post-Brexit More Headaches

Strict rules banning the 'wrong kind of pallet' could lead to knock-on problems here post-Brexit

Strict global rules designed to stop the spread of beetles and other pests currently govern use of pallets.

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen appear in Louth court after NI trawlers seized by Irish naval service Uk Trawlers

Fishermen appear in Louth court after NI trawlers seized by Irish naval service

The two trawlers were detained in Dundalk Bay by Naval Service vessel LÉ Orla.

From TheJournal.ie UK to pay Channel Tunnel operator £33m to settle case over way it awarded Brexit ferry contracts All At Sea

UK to pay Channel Tunnel operator £33m to settle case over way it awarded Brexit ferry contracts

Eurotunnel said the UK government awarded the contracts in a “secret way”.

From TheJournal.ie UK junior agriculture minister resigns over May decision to allow vote delaying Brexit Brexit

UK junior agriculture minister resigns over May decision to allow vote delaying Brexit

Agriculture minister George Eustice sent a letter to May today tendering his resignation.

From TheJournal.ie One million Green Card forms sent to motor insurance providers in case there's a no-deal Brexit Crossing The Border

One million Green Card forms sent to motor insurance providers in case there's a no-deal Brexit

Drivers who think they may need a card have been advised to apply one month in advance.

From TheJournal.ie MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum COME WHAT MAY

MPs overwhelmingly back delaying Brexit if needed, as Labour says it will support second referendum

Unless Article 50 is extended, Theresa May has just one month to get a deal over the line.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank says 35-45 year olds who bought homes in the boom will be most impacted if tracker rates rise Outlook

Central Bank says 35-45 year olds who bought homes in the boom will be most impacted if tracker rates rise

Despite Brexit, the Central Bank believes workers are in line for pay increases of up to 7% over the next two years.

From TheJournal.ie Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else Hard Border

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else

The British government has warned that a no-deal scenario would likely have a negative impact in terms of trade and crime.

From TheJournal.ie Government moves to protect duty-free status quo between Ireland and UK in no-deal Brexit Airport Shopping

Government moves to protect duty-free status quo between Ireland and UK in no-deal Brexit

At the turn of the millennium, the EU abolished duty-free and tax-free sales on all air and sea routes within the trade bloc.

From The42 Brexit causing a headache for Open Championship organisers ahead of Portrush staging Uncertainty

Brexit causing a headache for Open Championship organisers ahead of Portrush staging

‘Would I be wanting to do Portrush in the year that we would be potentially leaving the European Union without a deal? No’, said the R&A’s Martin Slumbers.

From TheJournal.ie May says MPs WILL get to vote to extend Article 50 (but a few things have to happen first) Brexit

May says MPs WILL get to vote to extend Article 50 (but a few things have to happen first)

There could be three crucial votes in the House of Commons in as many days next month.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the UK delay Brexit to allow a second referendum to be held? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the UK delay Brexit to allow a second referendum to be held?

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn announced he would support a second referendum yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Bitter medicine: NHS 'harmed' in all Brexit scenarios, but no-deal will hit hardest Critical

Bitter medicine: NHS 'harmed' in all Brexit scenarios, but no-deal will hit hardest

In the run up to the 2016 Brexit vote, ‘Leave’ campaigners promised it would deliver millions for the NHS.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's 'fragile' budget faces years back in the red with a no-deal Brexit Red Lines

Ireland's 'fragile' budget faces years back in the red with a no-deal Brexit

The Parliamentary Budget Office issued a stark warning on the impact of a hard Brexit on the public purse.

From TheJournal.ie Labour WILL back second Brexit referendum in effort to stop no-deal Brexit Means Brexit

Labour WILL back second Brexit referendum in effort to stop no-deal

Jeremy Corbyn’s party has said he wants to avoid ‘a damaging Tory Brexit.’

From TheJournal.ie It's a year since the snow-induced bread rush - now Brexit is causing problems Yeast From The East

It's a year since the snow-induced bread rush - now Brexit is causing problems

A no-deal Brexit could mean the prices of bread increase by between 10% and 15%, according to a bread makers’ association.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Ireland is not 'playing chicken' with UK over Brexit negotiations Delayed

Varadkar says Ireland is not 'playing chicken' with UK over Brexit negotiations

She said she will ensure there is a meaningful vote on Brexit by 12 March.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Brexit be delayed if a deal isn't agreed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Brexit be delayed if a deal isn't agreed?

Three MPs have said Brexit should be delayed if the UK parliament doesn’t approve a deal in the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie Three British ministers say Brexit should be delayed if no deal is reached Brexit

Three British ministers say Brexit should be delayed if no deal is reached

The ministers’ warning comes ahead of next week’s crucial vote in the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie Extradition cases between the UK and Ireland post-Brexit will prove a lot more difficult Brexit Prep

Extradition cases between the UK and Ireland post-Brexit will prove a lot more difficult

There are concerns that reverting to the old system will cause delays.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: 'What's the new mega Bill? In simple language, it’s Irish Brexit law' Opinion

Coveney: 'What's the new mega Bill? In simple language, it’s Irish Brexit law'

The Tánaiste says Ireland will be as ready as we can be for the damage a disorderly Brexit will cause.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region' Hard Brexit

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'

Gardaí fear an upsurge in violence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie US Congress won't support UK trade deal that threatens open border, says Varadkar Brexit

US Congress won't support UK trade deal that threatens open border, says Varadkar

The Taoiseach had some harsh words for the House of Commons this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster calls for 'neighbourliness' as she poses with Shane Ross in the Ballroom of Romance Smile

Arlene Foster calls for 'neighbourliness' as she poses with Shane Ross in the Ballroom of Romance

The pair were in Leitrim today to launch a new stretch of a greenway linking Sligo, Leitrim and Fermanagh.