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From TheJournal.ie Win or lose: Here's what could happen after Theresa May's vote of confidence COME WHAT MAY

Win or lose: Here's what could happen after Theresa May's vote of confidence

If May wins the vote, she could still be pushed to resign if a large enough number of MPs vote against her.

From TheJournal.ie We're in Brexit limbo - so what could possibly happen next? Come What Theresa May

We're in Brexit limbo - so what could possibly happen next?

Theresa May has turned to European leaders today to try to find something that will make the Brexit deal more palatable.

From TheJournal.ie Why is Theresa May facing accusations of contempt in the House of Commons? Explainer

Why is Theresa May facing accusations of contempt in the House of Commons?

The last time an MP was expelled from parliament for contempt was in 1947 – and that’s an interesting story in itself.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about the new US work visas for Irish people Going Stateside

Everything you need to know about the new US work visas for Irish people

It’s not a done deal yet, but advocates are cautiously optimistic about a big win.

From The42 Everything you need to know ahead of the Euro 2020 draw in Dublin Explainer

Everything you need to know ahead of the Euro 2020 draw in Dublin

The Convention Centre will stage the event on Sunday morning.

From TheJournal.ie How 'Norway plus' could be a Brexit solution, and why trading garlic is problematic Explainer

How 'Norway plus' could be a Brexit solution, and why trading garlic is problematic

They would get full access to the Single Market and avoid tariff barriers.

From TheJournal.ie Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests? Blasphemy

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?

There have been calls for the Pakistani woman to be offered asylum, including in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why is Spain threatening to derail the Brexit deal? Brexit Tensions

Explainer: What's going on with Gibraltar and why is Spain threatening to derail the Brexit deal?

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory, located near the southernmost tip of Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Brexiteers worry that the EU's withdrawal agreement will turn the UK into a 'vassal state' - but what does that mean? Brexit

Brexiteers worry that the EU's withdrawal agreement will turn the UK into a 'vassal state' - but what does that mean?

The draft agreement has been denounced across Britain’s political spectrum since it was unveiled on Wednesday night

From TheJournal.ie The draft Brexit deal is 585 pages long. What's in it and what happens now? Explainer

The draft Brexit deal is 585 pages long. What's in it and what happens now?

The agreement has caused outcry from Brexiteers and Remainers alike.

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 What has led to two Belfast journalists looking into the Loughinisland killings getting arrested? Explainer
From TheJournal.ie Explainer: The US president, the CNN journalist and the case of a doctored video Jim Acosta

Explainer: The US president, the CNN journalist and the case of a doctored video

Footage shared by Sarah Huckabee Sanders was used to justify the suspension of Jim Acosta’s press pass yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Red vs Blue: Here's what you need to know ahead of the US midterms Land Of The Free This post contains videos

Red vs Blue: Here's what you need to know ahead of the US midterms

The elections come at a polarised time for US politics.

From TheJournal.ie It's all over bar the kissing - but how are the votes counted and when will it be official? Count Day

It's all over bar the kissing - but how are the votes counted and when will it be official?

Here’s your step-by step guide to count day.

From TheJournal.ie Here's your guide to voting in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum Vote Vote Vote

Here's your guide to voting in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum

What, when, where – and a bit of who and which, if you need help with that as well.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords? Airbnb

Explainer: What will the new Airbnb laws mean for homeowners and landlords?

The much-anticipated regulations will come into force in June 2019 in areas with high housing demand.

From TheJournal.ie How many votes do the candidates need to get their campaign money back? Explainer

How many votes do the candidates need to get their campaign money back?

The three Dragons – Seán Gallagher, Gavin Duffy, and Peter Casey – are funding their campaigns through their own funds.

From TheJournal.ie What exactly is the Irish backstop, which could derail a final Brexit deal? Brexit Explained

What exactly is the Irish backstop, which could derail a final Brexit deal?

Should it be for a limited period of time or not? Would it apply to the UK as a whole, or just Northern Ireland?

From TheJournal.ie The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far Explainer

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi: What we know so far

These are the key facts in an episode that is threatening relations between Saudi Arabia and the West.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is BSE - and should we be concerned about this Scottish case? Explainer

Explainer: What is BSE - and should we be concerned about this Scottish case?

A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire

From The42 How Ireland could lose all of their Euro 2020 group qualifiers and still qualify for Euro 2020 Explainer

How Ireland could lose all of their Euro 2020 group qualifiers and still qualify for Euro 2020

Despite last night’s setback, there is a long way to go yet as the Boys in Green seek qualification.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why? Humanitarian Disaster

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

From TheJournal.ie Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election Thin Ice This post contains videos

Naughten leaves Fine Gael short on numbers, but Brexit may mean we avoid an election

The slight Dáil majority enjoyed by Fine Gael has become even more wafer-thin in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How dinners with a US telecoms millionaire cost Denis Naughten his job Routered

Explainer: How dinners with a US telecoms millionaire cost Denis Naughten his job

Naughten resigned as Communications Minister earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know Explainer

Brazil is choosing a new president ... Here's what you need to know

Voting today was to start at 8am (11am Irish time). Initial results are expected late this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says the Good Friday Agreement can be changed. Is she right? Explainer

Arlene Foster says the Good Friday Agreement can be changed. Is she right?

“I have respect for Arlene, but she is wrong on this,” Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why Peter Fitzpatrick ditching Fine Gael could be a headache for the party Dail Arithmetic

Explainer: Why Peter Fitzpatrick ditching Fine Gael could be a headache for the party

The Louth TD departed the parliamentary party last night.

From TheJournal.ie Today, Macedonia votes on whether it should add 'North' to its name. Here's why Explainer

Today, Macedonia votes on whether it should add 'North' to its name. Here's why

If Macedonia vote in favour of the change, it could pave the way for the Balkan country to join the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why examining presidential expenses could be a problem Public Accounts Committee

Explainer: Why examining presidential expenses could be a problem

A number of people have argued that the move by the PAC is unconstitutional.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why the UK Labour party is holding a vote on calling for a second Brexit referendum Brexit Means Brexit

Explainer: Why the UK Labour party is holding a vote on calling for a second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn wouldn’t rule out the possibility yesterday as members vote on the motion at the party’s annual conference.

From TheJournal.ie 'Only credible proposal', 'It will not work': What is Theresa May's Chequers plan? Backstop Backsliding

'Only credible proposal', 'It will not work': What is Theresa May's Chequers plan?

The UK’s proposal was attacked by EU leaders yesterday – so what exactly is being criticised?

From The42 How it could impact on Ireland's Euro 2020 qualification and all you need to know about the Nations League Explainer

How it could impact on Ireland's Euro 2020 qualification and all you need to know about the Nations League

Uefa’s bold new competition aims to decrease the amount of meaningless friendlies.

From TheJournal.ie Here's all you need to know about Brexit, and why it's important Brexit Explained

Here's all you need to know about Brexit, and why it's important

Forget the summits, political statements, and promises – here’s what we actually know about Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie A study this week found that we don’t understand PCP finance. So here it is explained Crunching Numbers

A study this week found that we don’t understand PCP finance. So here it is explained

One third of car purchases are financed through PCP contracts. Here’s how they work.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Is Ireland in danger of a medicines shortage because of Brexit? Medicine

Explainer: Is Ireland in danger of a medicines shortage because of Brexit?

Here we do our best to explain…

From TheJournal.ie The department claims it remains on track but what's happening with the National Broadband Plan? Explainer

The department claims it remains on track but what's happening with the National Broadband Plan?

SSE pulled out of the tendering process yesterday.

From The42 Closer look: The state of play of the TG4 All-Ireland senior football championship Business End

Closer look: The state of play of the TG4 All-Ireland senior football championship

Seven of the eight quarter-finalists have been confirmed, but there’s plenty to play for still in the last round of group games.

From TheJournal.ie The row over Sinn Féin's abstentionism (and why its MPs won't be taking their seats anytime soon) Explainer

The row over Sinn Féin's abstentionism (and why its MPs won't be taking their seats anytime soon)

The party sees its MPs as having a clear mandate not to take seats in Westminster.

From The42 Here's how the restructured 2018 TG4 All-Ireland senior championship is shaping up Explainer
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