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From TheJournal.ie Theresa May's Cabinet: Who's gone, who's backing her - and what's likely to happen now Explainer

Theresa May's Cabinet: Who's gone, who's backing her - and what's likely to happen now

There have been five resignations so far today – including two members of her Cabinet.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Taoiseach to brief party leaders on Brexit state-of-play as talks enter the 'endgame' COME WHAT MAY

Calls for Taoiseach to brief party leaders on Brexit state-of-play as talks enter the 'endgame'

The British Prime Minister said negotiators are “working extremely hard, through the night, to make progress”.

From TheJournal.ie Report of deal to keep UK in customs union post-Brexit is 'speculation', Flanagan says Britain

Report of deal to keep UK in customs union post-Brexit is 'speculation', Flanagan says

Sources told the Sunday Times that Theresa May has secured concessions from Brussels.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Brexit is 'fraying the relationship' between Ireland and Britain Tense Relations

Varadkar says Brexit is 'fraying the relationship' between Ireland and Britain

Varadkar was speaking to RTÉ Radio One’s Marian Finucan Show this morning.

From TheJournal.ie UK's Sports Minister steps down in row over slot machines Tracey Crouch

UK's Sports Minister steps down in row over slot machines

“It is with great sadness I have resigned from one of the best jobs in Government,” Crouch tweeted.

From TheJournal.ie May to tell parliament Brexit negotiations are '95%' settled ... but she can't accept Irish border proposals Brexit

May to tell parliament Brexit negotiations are '95%' settled ... but she can't accept Irish border proposals

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing down an increasingly mutinous faction within her own party.

From TheJournal.ie Number of British descendents of WWII refugees applying for German passports has soared Brexit

Number of British descendents of WWII refugees applying for German passports has soared

The number has grown 40-fold since 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal Border Issue

'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal

EU leaders have warned Britain they would offer no more concessions to break the deadlock in negotiations.

From TheJournal.ie Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier Border

Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier

British and Irish leaders have said negotiations will continue until at least November.

From TheJournal.ie DUP and UUP leaders to meet Michel Barnier in Brussels in effort to prevent Irish Sea border Brexit Backstop

DUP and UUP leaders to meet Michel Barnier in Brussels in effort to prevent Irish Sea border

Technical discussions will resume in Brussels over Brexit this week.

From TheJournal.ie Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy Ruslan Boshirov/anatoly Chepiga

Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy

British investigative team Bellingcat claims to have discovered that ‘Ruslan Boshirov’ is in fact FRU colonel Anatoly Chepiga.

From TheJournal.ie Crunch time: Britain and EU clash over who should make next Brexit move The Clock Is Ticking

Crunch time: Britain and EU clash over who should make next Brexit move

EU Council President Donald Tusk opened a crucial summit in the Austrian city earlier today.

From The42 'I want to be part of the Ireland team because they’re more like a family than the British team' Choice

'I want to be part of the Ireland team because they’re more like a family than the British team'

Athlete Leon Reid on switching allegiances, growing up in foster homes and why he wasn’t at his best during the Europeans.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney says Brexit withdrawal deal is '85% agreed' Deal Or No Deal

Coveney says Brexit withdrawal deal is '85% agreed'

Simon Coveney says the October deadline can be pushed out, but not by much.

From TheJournal.ie EU is ready for unprecedented deal with post-Brexit Britain, says Barnier Negotiations

EU is ready for unprecedented deal with post-Brexit Britain, says Barnier

Such a deal could include “an ambitious free trade agreement”.

From TheJournal.ie UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed' Deal Or No Deal

UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'

Dominic Raab held talks with his EU counterpart Michel Barnier earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie The Rubberbandits' Blindboy to highlight Britain's housing crisis in new BBC series Housing Crisis

The Rubberbandits' Blindboy to highlight Britain's housing crisis in new BBC series

The series has been described as a “satirical undercover programme”.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed Border Poll

Mary Lou McDonald: The idea of Ireland rejoining the Commonwealth needs to be discussed

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government must start to put plans in place for a united Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Britain asks world's chemical warfare watchdog to extend Novichok probe Chemical Warfare

Britain asks world's chemical warfare watchdog to extend Novichok probe

Dawn Sturgess died after she handled what she thought was a bottle of perfume, given to her by her partner Charlie Rowley.

From TheJournal.ie New Brexit secretary: UK will refuse to pay €40bn Brexit bill without trade deal No Way We Wont Pay

New Brexit secretary: UK will refuse to pay €40bn Brexit bill without trade deal

Dominic Raab said that the Brexit bill, or the fee the UK must pay to leave the EU, is on condition of there being a trade deal.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need choices and decisions': Barnier calls for greater clarity on May's Brexit white paper Brexit

'We need choices and decisions': Barnier calls for greater clarity on May's Brexit white paper

Michel Barnier said the priority should be on clinching a Brexit divorce deal over the next weeks.

From TheJournal.ie With her Brexit secretary gone, are Theresa May's days numbered? May Day Call

With her Brexit secretary gone, are Theresa May's days numbered?

May has been Prime Minister for almost two years.

From TheJournal.ie Dominic Raab appointed as new UK Brexit secretary Brexit

Dominic Raab appointed as new UK Brexit secretary

Raab was appointed to the role after former secretary David Davis resigned suddenly late last night.

From TheJournal.ie Spitfire that crashed into Monaghan field and Nazi invasion plans to be put on show Monaghan Museum

Spitfire that crashed into Monaghan field and Nazi invasion plans to be put on show

The year-long exhibition will take place in Monaghan.

From TheJournal.ie Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel' Brexit

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'

TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object' House Of Commons

Bill to make upskirting an offence blocked after Tory MP shouts 'object'

Other MPs were heard shouting “shame” after Christopher Chope’s interjection.

From TheJournal.ie A lot of people are talking about The Sun's front page Loch Ness Monster

A lot of people are talking about The Sun's front page

‘Great Britain or Great Betrayal.’

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy' Customs Union

Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'

Britain’s Foreign Secretary said “a whole new web of bureaucracy” could be created.

From TheJournal.ie 50 live crocodiles from Malaysia seized at Heathrow Airport Wildlife

50 live crocodiles from Malaysia seized at Heathrow Airport

Each box only had room for four crocodiles but 10 had been packed into each one.

From TheJournal.ie UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says Eu Says No

UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says

Two proposals put forward by Theresa May’s government were roundly rejected, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.

From TheJournal.ie Nerve agent used in Salisbury attack delivered in 'liquid form', UK government says Sergei Skripal

Nerve agent used in Salisbury attack delivered in 'liquid form', UK government says

Work to decontaminate sites in Salisbury affected by the nerve agent begin today.

From TheJournal.ie Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment Liverpool

Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment

Alfie is in a “semi-vegetative state” as the result of a degenerative neurological condition.

From TheJournal.ie Trump hails 'mission accomplished' after US, France and UK launch airstrikes against Syria Attack This post contains videos

Trump hails 'mission accomplished' after US, France and UK launch airstrikes against Syria

In address to the American nation, President Trump announced that the US and its allies had launched precision attacks against the Syrian regime led by Bashar al-Assad.

From TheJournal.ie Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack Russia

Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack

The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.

From TheJournal.ie If you're a night owl, you're likely to die younger... Oh Great

If you're a night owl, you're likely to die younger...

New research suggests that a person’s internal clock may be at odds with their external environment – and that they should be allowed start work later.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Russian spy's daughter Yulia Skripal released from the hospital after nerve agent attack Nerve Gas

Ex-Russian spy's daughter Yulia Skripal released from the hospital after nerve agent attack

“This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone.”

From TheJournal.ie Niece of Russian nerve gas victim refused entry to UK Refused

Niece of Russian nerve gas victim refused entry to UK

Viktoria Skripal was denied “on the grounds that her application did not comply with the immigration rules”.

From TheJournal.ie Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry' Diplomatic Tensions

Russia to UK over spy poisoning: 'You are playing with fire and you will be sorry'

Britain has blamed Russia for the 4 March poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

From TheJournal.ie Russian ambassador on expulsion of Irish diplomat: 'Every action finds its counteraction' Poisoning

Russian ambassador on expulsion of Irish diplomat: 'Every action finds its counteraction'

Yury Filatov said he is still optimistic about Ireland’s future relationship with Russia.

From TheJournal.ie UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event Labour

UK Labour anti-Semitism row: Jeremy Corbyn in spotlight after attending radical Jewish event

Allegations of anti-Semitism within the Labour party have grown since Corbyn was elected leader in 2015.

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