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Brexit: PM reassures DUP on peace funding

Theresa May makes the pledge in a letter to "reassure" the DUP following comments from the NI secretary.
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Andrzej Krauze on Brexit – cartoon

The ongoing Brexit negotiations are likened to the 1818 painting The Raft of the Medusa, by French Romanticist Théodore Géricault Continue reading...
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Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May to meet for talks in London

Scotland's first minister is to sit down with the prime minister in London for talks about Brexit.
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Companies press Brexit panic button in further blow to Theresa May

P&O opts for Cypriot flag, Sony confirms HQ move and Pets at Home stockpiles cat foodThe scale of no-deal panic gripping major companies has been thrown into sharp focus by a series of damage-limitation announcements, as corporate Britain signalled it is running out of patience with Westminster gridlock.Sir James Dyson, the Brexit-backing billionaire, dealt a further blow to the government by revealing he is shifting his company headquarters to Singapore in a move that drew sharp criticism. Cont...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Technology, Singapore, European Union, UK News, Retail industry, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Transport, Water transport, Sony, Corporate Governance, Transport policy


Tory hardliners reconsider May deal amid fears that Brexit could be blocked

Revised deal – including backstop concessions – could win support to see off ‘Europhile kamikaze MPs’Tory Brexit supporters alarmed by the prospect of a delay have hinted they could be won over in the coming weeks – if Theresa May can produce a serious concession from Brussels on the Irish backstop.The numbers may not be enough for May to win enough support for her deal, given continued opposition from a hardcore of Brexiters who also object to the £39bn financial settlement, those with personal...
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Brexit: A guide to MPs' Brexit amendments

How MPs hope to change the Brexit process when Theresa May brings the issue back to the Commons.
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After Brexit Defeat, May Offers Little New on Leaving EU

Theresa May told the House of Commons that she wants to go back to the European Union and again seek tweaks to the Brexit agreement she spent months negotiating with the EU. Last week that deal was rejected by a historic margin by British lawmakers.
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Brexit: May set to reject calls for free vote on amendment designed to block no-deal Brexit - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 1.14pm GMT The from the UK in a Changing Europe project mentioned earlier (see 10.52am and 12.14am) also includes an essay from the leading psephologist Sir John Curtice looking at whether voters really want a second referendum. He says the answer depends enormously on how you frame the question. If you ask people if they favour the public being offered a “vote” on the deal, they are likely to say yes, whereas if you ask th...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Len McCluskey, Downing Street, Dominic Grieve, Brexit, John Curtice, Curtice


No public mood for compromise as Brexit gulf widens: study

There is "no compromise" on Brexit that commands majority public support in Britain, with opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May's deal the only point of agreement, a leading pollster said Tuesday. "No procedural or substantive option appears to be both widely popular and capable of bridging the Brexit divide," said the University of Strathclyde's John Curtice. "The problem with Brexit is that the centre ground of politics is rather thinly populated," he said, presenting a report entitled "B...
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Brexit battle looms as UK lawmakers attack May’s ‘Plan B’

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to get a tweaked version of her rejected European Union divorce deal through Parliament. British lawmakers have other ideas — lots of other ideas. May’s Conservative government is headed for a showdown with Parliament next week, when lawmakers get to vote on the prime minister’s latest […]
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Brexit: Ex-minister Guto Bebb says PM puts party before country

Guto Bebb says he is "truly" concerned by Theresa May's Brexit strategy.
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Brexit secretary: EU may not agree to extend article 50

Stephen Barclay warns MPs that supporting an extension to avert no deal is an ‘oversimplification’Follow today’s political developments – latest updatesThe Brexit secretary, Stephen Barclay, has warned MPs who are seeking an extension of article 50 in order to avoid no deal that the UK may not get European agreement to delay the exit date.Overnight, six amendments to Theresa May’s Brexit plan were tabled by backbenchers, including one by the home affairs select committee chair, Yvette Cooper, wh...
Tags: Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Yvette Cooper, Article 50, Brexit, Stephen Barclay


Brexit: MPs put forward rival plans to May's deal

Theresa May is to meet the cabinet as Labour calls for a vote on options including another referendum.
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UK MPs put forward rival Brexit plans

Theresa May is to meet the cabinet as Labour calls for a vote on options including another referendum.
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UK MPs put forward rival Brexit plans

Theresa May is to meet the cabinet as Labour calls for a vote on options including another referendum.
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Brexit: MPs put forward rival plans to May's deal

Theresa May is to meet the cabinet as Labour calls for a vote on options including another referendum.
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Brexit: MPs put forward rival Brexit plans

Theresa May is to meet the cabinet as Labour calls for a vote on options including another referendum.
Tags: UK, News, Theresa May, Labour, Brexit


Jacinda Ardern asked in BBC interview if she plans to propose to her partner

Eyebrows raised in New Zealand after Victoria Derbyshire questions the prime minister’s feminist credentialsA BBC interview with Jacinda Ardern is raising eyebrows after the New Zealand prime minister was asked whether she has any plans to propose marriage to her partner Clarke Gayford and was questioned over her feminist credentials.Ardern met with UK prime minister Theresa May early this week and is now making her way to Switzerland to attend the world economic forum in Davos. Continue reading...
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Labour calls for vote in Commons on holding second referendum

Proposed amendment is significant shift in policy towards people’s vote on BrexitLabour has said the Commons should be able to vote on whether to hold a second referendum in an amendment the party submitted on Monday night to Theresa May’s Brexit update.It is the first time the party has asked MPs to formally consider a second poll, although the carefully worded compromise amendment did not commit the party’s leadership to backing a referendum if such a vote were to take place. Continue reading....
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British Prime Minister Theresa May Is Again Trying To Forge A Consensus Over Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her latest plan to take Britain out of the European Union on Monday. Critics say her statement contained little that might move the process forward.
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'Another Week Of Can-Kicking.' Theresa May Faces Wary Lawmakers On Brexit Deal

British lawmakers urged Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday to make changes to her Brexit plans days after they defeated a previous offer.(Image credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP)
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Brexit: Theresa May scraps £65 fee for EU citizens to stay in UK

The PM also rejects calls to delay Brexit and warns another referendum could harm "social cohesion".
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May claims EU second referendum would threaten 'social cohesion'

PM faces a looming revolt over a no-deal Brexit as Corbyn criticises her talks as ‘PR sham’Theresa May doubled down on her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday night, claiming it would threaten Britain’s “social cohesion” and insisting the centrepiece of her strategy remained negotiating changes to the Irish backstop.With just 67 days to go until Britain is due by law to leave the European Union, May exasperated MPs and business groups by offering scant evidence that she was willin...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Britain, Ireland, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Article 50, Brexit


May claims second referendum on Brexit would threaten UK's 'social cohesion'

The PM faces a looming revolt over a no-deal Brexit as Corbyn criticises her talks as ‘PR sham’Theresa May doubled down on her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday night, claiming it would threaten Britain’s “social cohesion” and insisting the centrepiece of her strategy remained negotiating changes to the Irish backstop.With just 67 days to go until Britain is due by law to leave the European Union, May exasperated MPs and business groups by offering scant evidence that she is wil...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Britain, Ireland, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Article 50, Brexit


Blue Monday for MPs as May strategy proves futile once more

The prime minister seems to have no understanding about the imminence of BrexitTell me why I don’t like Mondays. The sense of futility is getting to everyone. Though many MPs usually welcome the chance to do next to nothing other than repeat themselves, even they have their limits of despair. And a Theresa May statement in which she reiterates her determination to pursue a Brexit strategy that has already been voted down by parliament is a step too far for everyone. We’ve now reached the point w...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Theresa May Unveils Brexit Plan B. It Looks A Lot Like Roundly Rejected Plan A

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A. May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a contentious Irish border measure. May’s opponents expressed incredulity: British lawmakers last week dealt the deal a resounding defeat, and EU leaders insist they won’t renegotiate it. Opposition leader Jerem...
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The Guardian view on Brexit and Ireland: a danger to peace | Editorial

Electoral contingency and political expediency cannot be allowed to break up BritainThe Derry bombing this weekend is a stark reminder of what is at stake in Northern Ireland with Brexit: decades of peace where arguments are settled with words not weapons. In reopening the question of whether the physical border between the North and South of Ireland might return, Brexit threatens to turn back the clock to a far more dangerous era. That past, where symbols summon deadly emotions, has been revive...
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'This House stands with Northern Ireland'

Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned Saturday's bomb attack in Londonderry.
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Theresa May wants Brexit talks with Nicola Sturgeon

The prime minister says she wants to give the Scottish government an "enhanced role" in the next phase of Brexit talks.
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Brexit Boxes and Stockpiling Medicines, Britons Prepare for a No-Deal E.U. Exit

Fears of food and medicine shortages are the top of some people’s concerns in the U.K. as the possibility of a no-deal Brexit increased after a proposed deal by British Prime Minister Theresa May was rejected by the U.K. parliament. Some U.K. citizens and businesses have been making preparations by stocking up on essential necessities…
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