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From TheJournal.ie Hilary Benn on granting a Brexit extension: Will the EU push the UK over a cliff edge? Dublin Visit

Hilary Benn on granting a Brexit extension: Will the EU push the UK over a cliff edge?

Labour MP Benn is in Dublin today to meet with Simon Coveney, Drew Harris and others about Brexit progress.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then? GE19

Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?

There are 56 days until the current Brexit deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit: Mary Lou rules out special SF conference on party taking seats in Westminster Interview

Brexit: Mary Lou rules out special SF conference on party taking seats in Westminster

‘There is no appetite for us to enter Westminster,’ said the Sinn Fáin party leader.

From TheJournal.ie Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons Uk Cabinet

Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons

Rees-Mogg has just given his first statement in the House of Commons as a member of the British government.

From TheJournal.ie Senior Tories say they're stepping down after Boris Johnson confirmed as new party leader Brexit Mayhem

Senior Tories say they're stepping down after Boris Johnson confirmed as new party leader

Boris Johnson was announced as the new Conservative Party leader this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader Tories

Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader

The Conservative Party’s 1922 committee made the announcement this morning at Westminster’s Queen Elizabeth II conference centre.

From TheJournal.ie MPs in London back move to prevent the next prime minister from suspending parliament Westminster

MPs in London back move to prevent the next prime minister from suspending parliament

Boris Johnson had not ruled out suspending parliament if he become prime minister.

From TheJournal.ie 'This was not an accident': Westminster attacker found guilty of attempted murder London

'This was not an accident': Westminster attacker found guilty of attempted murder

Salih Khater circled Parliament Square four times before accelerating into cyclists stopped at traffic lights and then crashing into a police barrier.

From TheJournal.ie Same-sex marriage and abortion to be legalised in North if no power-sharing by 21 October Westminster

Same-sex marriage and abortion to be legalised in North if no power-sharing by 21 October

Amendments relating to same-sex marriage and abortion were passed in the House of Commons today.

From TheJournal.ie Speaker John Bercow called upon to break Commons deadlock after 310-310 tie on more indicative votes Curiouser And Curiouser

Speaker John Bercow called upon to break Commons deadlock after 310-310 tie on more indicative votes

The House Speaker John Bercow had the deciding vote, and voted against the amendment, quoting precedent from 26 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin taking Westminster seats 'would only heighten political temperature' Mary Lou

Sinn Féin taking Westminster seats 'would only heighten political temperature'

Minister for Health Simon Harris last night criticised the party for its abstention from Westminster.

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: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote Deal Or No Deal

As It Happened: MPs rule out no-deal Brexit in any circumstances after muddled House of Commons vote

MPs are due to vote again today at 7pm – this time, it’s whether to rule out a no-deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'Treating us as if we're stupid?': Minister pressured to answer direct question on border in Morning Ireland interview No Deal

'Treating us as if we're stupid?': Minister pressured to answer direct question on border in Morning Ireland interview

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed was involved in a tense interview on Morning Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens Brexit

UK government to scrap £65 'right to stay' fee for EU citizens

She said anyone who has already applied will receive a refund.

From TheJournal.ie 'There won't be a border because we don't want it!': What Brexiteers think of the backstop Border Lines

'There won't be a border because we don't want it!': What Brexiteers think of the backstop

We spoke to some Brexiteers outside Westminster about what they think of the ‘Irish protocol’.

From TheJournal.ie Police probe 'Nazi' badgering of MP as presence is beefed up around Westminster Brexit This post contains videos

Police probe 'Nazi' badgering of MP as presence is beefed up around Westminster

Far-right protesters have been intimidating people outside Westminster, MPs say.

From TheJournal.ie Who was your Irish MP in 1918? Here's a list of everyone elected in that historic election Vótáil 100

Who was your Irish MP in 1918? Here's a list of everyone elected in that historic election

A 32-county ballot that changed the course of Irish history.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive' Brexit Shambles

Taoiseach tells Mary Lou that talking about a border poll now is 'disruptive and destructive'

The Sinn Féin leader said a “crash” no-deal Brexit moves the timeline for a border poll on a united Ireland forward.

From TheJournal.ie Taser used and man wrestled to the ground at Westminster gates House Of Commons

Taser used and man wrestled to the ground at Westminster gates

The man was detained and arrested by police on suspicion of trespassing.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mayday Mayday': How the British media reacted to the cancelled Brexit vote Feeding Frenzy

'Mayday Mayday': How the British media reacted to the cancelled Brexit vote

The prime minister deferred the House of Commons’ crucial vote on the Brexit deal.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of people think Sinn Féin should take its Westminster seats for crucial Brexit vote Crunch Time
From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday What To Expect

Everything you need to know about Theresa May's historic Brexit vote this Tuesday

The Labour Party’s Chris Bryant said the future relations declaration was “no more deliverable than a letter to Santa Claus”.

From TheJournal.ie Terror suspect in court over UK parliament 'attack' Westminster

Terror suspect in court over UK parliament 'attack'

Sudanese-born British national Salih Khater is accused of driving into a group of cyclists.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster Terrorism

Man charged with attempted murder after crashing car into barriers in Westminster

The case is being treated as terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes Westminster

London terror suspect remains in custody as UK police search three homes

Specialist terror police have also been deployed in London.

From TheJournal.ie Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster London

Terror attack remains 'highly likely' after 'shocking' incident outside Westminster

A car was driven into the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London today.

From TheJournal.ie Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences London

Westminster car crash: Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences

The Met’s Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation.

From TheJournal.ie British minister resigns over lewd messages to women Scandal

British minister resigns over lewd messages to women

Andrew Griffiths said he was “deeply ashamed” and would seek professional help.

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 Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster Corbyn We Have A Problem

Six Labour MPs resign before Brexit vote in another turbulent day at Westminster

MPs have just voted against having a “Norway model” arrangement with the EU after Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws Eighth Ref

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws

An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords Marriage Equality

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.