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From TheJournal.ie Waiting for clarity: Trust crumbles and tension builds in final Brexit days Waiting For Godot

Waiting for clarity: Trust crumbles and tension builds in final Brexit days

The absurdity of the Brexit process continues, as patience from all sides is put under strain.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dr Evil' tattooist jailed for 40 months for carrying out tongue splitting and ear removal Brendan Mccarthy

'Dr Evil' tattooist jailed for 40 months for carrying out tongue splitting and ear removal

Brendan McCarthy (50) carried out the body modifications at his Dr Evil studio between 2012 and 2015.

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 '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 Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it Leave Means Leave

Nigel Farage begins 435km march against 'Brexit betrayal', but admits he won't actually finish it

Around 100 Brexit supporters have joined the march from Sunderland to the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal Third Time Lucky

Here's why Theresa May is set to risk another vote on her battered Brexit deal

It’s been a bizarre week – but does the prime minister finally have Brexiteers backed in a corner?

From TheJournal.ie If you plan to travel to the UK with your pet after a no-deal Brexit, here's what you'll need Brexit Cat-astrophe

If you plan to travel to the UK with your pet after a no-deal Brexit, here's what you'll need

The rules, issued by the Irish government, apply to cats, dogs… and ferrets travelling for non commercial reasons.

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 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 Storm Freya to hit UK with gusts of up to 128km/h - but Ireland looks set to avoid its strongest winds Wind And Rain

Storm Freya to hit UK with gusts of up to 128km/h - but Ireland looks set to avoid its strongest winds

Conditions across the country are set to change across the country this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Man (30) jailed for three-and-a-half years for assaulting Irish Liverpool fan Seán Cox Preston Crown Court

Man (30) jailed for three-and-a-half years for assaulting Irish Liverpool fan Seán Cox

Simone Mastrelli (30) was charged with two counts in connection with the assault of Seán Cox.

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 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 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 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 Labour's Ian Austin becomes ninth MP to quit party this week Split

Labour's Ian Austin becomes ninth MP to quit party this week

He has no plans to join the recently formed independent group.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not related to Brexit': 3,500 jobs at risk after Honda announces closure of UK factory Shut Down

'This is not related to Brexit': 3,500 jobs at risk after Honda announces closure of UK factory

The firm blamed “unprecedented changes” in the industry for the decision.

From TheJournal.ie Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left' Splitters This post contains videos

Seven Labour MPs quit the party claiming it's 'institutionally anti-semitic' and run by 'the machine of the hard left'

The MPs stopped short of forming a new party and will now sit in parliament as The Independent Group.

From TheJournal.ie 'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies FAKE NEWS

'Digital gangsters' at Facebook knowingly violated data privacy and 'bullied' other tech companies

A report by the UK government has examined the tech giant’s role in spreading fake news.

From TheJournal.ie British airline Flybmi blames Brexit as it announces it will cease operations Flybmi

British airline Flybmi blames Brexit as it announces it will cease operations

The airline had been unable to secure post-Brexit flying contracts in Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Report contradicts UK minister's claim that no public money spent on no-ships ferry contract Brexit Ferries

Report contradicts UK minister's claim that no public money spent on no-ships ferry contract

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is coming under fire after claiming that no public funds were spent on the Seaborne Freight contract.

From TheJournal.ie UK government terminates £13.8m contract with Seaborne Freight for no-deal Brexit ferries U-turn

UK government terminates £13.8m contract with Seaborne Freight for no-deal Brexit ferries

It’s been reported that the contract was cancelled after an Irish company, Arklow Shipping, withdrew its backing.

From TheJournal.ie Two people arrested over UK house fire that killed four children Staffordshire

Two people arrested over UK house fire that killed four children

Emergency services were called to the blaze in the Highfields area of Stafford at 2.40am on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Equine flu outbreak cancels all horse racing in Britain but Irish racecourses stay open Infectious

Equine flu outbreak cancels all horse racing in Britain but Irish racecourses stay open

Three horses from the same yard are confirmed to have the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May to meet Leo Varadkar in Dublin on Friday Brexit

Theresa May to meet Leo Varadkar in Dublin on Friday

The two leaders will discuss the current Brexit landscape.

From TheJournal.ie Four children have died in a house fire in Staffordshire in the UK Highfields

Four children have died in a house fire in Staffordshire in the UK

Two adults and another child are being treated in hospital and their injuries are believed to be non life-threatening.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May to give Brexit speech in Northern Ireland today Brexit

Theresa May to give Brexit speech in Northern Ireland today

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said no alternatives to the backstop have stood up to scrutiny.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May to visit Northern Ireland tomorrow Brexit

Theresa May to visit Northern Ireland tomorrow

May will meet with businesses and local community groups.

From TheJournal.ie 'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to? Brexit

'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to?

From his review of the Good Friday Agreement to sparring with Irish journalists on Twitter, it’s been an interesting week for Mr Raab.

From TheJournal.ie 'Risk to life' warning issued in UK as snow forces motorists to abandon cars and pupils to stay in school Big Freeze

'Risk to life' warning issued in UK as snow forces motorists to abandon cars and pupils to stay in school

Temperatures dropped as low as -15.4 in the Scottish Highlands last night.

From TheJournal.ie Government pledges £1m to redevelop London Irish Centre to help 'serve diverse needs' of community UK

Government pledges £1m to redevelop London Irish Centre to help 'serve diverse needs' of community

The centre first opened in 1955 to meet the needs of new Irish emigrants to the English capital.

From TheJournal.ie British MPs to vote on seven motions - including on NI backstop - to amend Brexit withdrawal deal Brexit

British MPs to vote on seven motions - including on NI backstop - to amend Brexit withdrawal deal

In a bid to try to secure the support of MPs, May will hold talks with unnamed officials or leaders from the EU today.

From TheJournal.ie UK risking a no-deal Brexit 'by accident' because it can't decide what it wants, EU negotiator warns Sabine Weyand

UK risking a no-deal Brexit 'by accident' because it can't decide what it wants, EU negotiator warns

Sabine Weyand said today the risk of the UK crashing out of Europe is “high”.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May offers her battered Brexit deal to MPs again - so what's different? A Rose By Any Other Name

Theresa May offers her battered Brexit deal to MPs again - so what's different?

The Grieve and Cooper amendments are the most likely to gain the support of the House of Commons – so what are they?

From TheJournal.ie Irish government publishes no-deal Brexit plans for transport, healthcare and consumer protection Brexit

Irish government publishes no-deal Brexit plans for transport, healthcare and consumer protection

The laws apply to a wide number of areas of Irish society.

From TheJournal.ie Men jailed for importing almost £50 million worth of drugs into the UK TOMATO TINS

Men jailed for importing almost £50 million worth of drugs into the UK

The pair were involved in the importation of cannabis and a drug used to treat insomnia.

From TheJournal.ie Men jailed for life for fatal shop explosion in 'wicked' insurance scam attempt Leicester

Men jailed for life for fatal shop explosion in 'wicked' insurance scam attempt

The three men torched a Polish supermarket in Leicester in February last year, killing 5 people.

From TheJournal.ie Irish motorists to require 'Green Card' to drive across Northern Ireland border in event of no-deal Brexit Car Insurance

Irish motorists to require 'Green Card' to drive across Northern Ireland border in event of no-deal Brexit

Irish vehicles travelling to the UK may no longer by covered by EU rules after 29 March.

From TheJournal.ie 'No deal? No problem': A street-side view of Britain's great Brexit battle Brexit Vote

'No deal? No problem': A street-side view of Britain's great Brexit battle

“If this was 500 years ago, there’d be a civil war and we’d be stabbing each other with spikes!” one Leave voter said.

From TheJournal.ie 'She's in office, but not in power': What could happen if Theresa May's Brexit deal fails? Brexistential Crisis

'She's in office, but not in power': What could happen if Theresa May's Brexit deal fails?

An extension to Article 50, a change of leadership, a no-deal Brexit… or another referendum? Here’s what could happen.

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