Update: Brexit deal cannot be changed, says Angela Merkel

The British Prime Minister joined a summit in Brussels a day after her position was challenged by Tory critics.

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May says she does not expect 'immediate breakthrough' ahead of Brexit talks

Speaking to reporters as she arrived for the EU summit in Brussels, Ms May said while she will underline her parliament's concerns over the existing deal, no changes are immediately apparent.

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Tory Minister turns on Brexiteers who ‘never, ever stop complaining’

Tory in-fighting has continued despite the PM’s confidence vote win.

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Parts of Scottish Govt's Brexit bill that would modify UK law 'outside Holyrood's powers', rules UK Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in England has ruled that parts of a Brexit bill passed by the Scottish Government would be outside its legislative powers.

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Taoiseach to hold meeting with Theresa May in Brussels

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will hold a bilateral meeting with British prime minister Theresa May before today's EU summit in Brussels amid growing fears of a no deal Brexit.

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Regina Doherty says government not preparing for hard border in Ireland

The Government will continue to “fully explain” what is in the deal, that the backstop is not a threat and “will not be there forever.”

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No other option but to have second Brexit referendum, British MP says

The choice is between a no deal Brexit or a second vote, he said: “There are no other options on the table.

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Unionists urge May to bring focus back to Brexit deal after confidence vote win

DUP MP Nigel Dodds, spoke shortly after the 200-117 vote of confidence for Theresa May to continue as Tory leader.

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May survives but problems persist: Papers react to hectic day at Westminster

Brexit and Theresa May’s future make the papers both home and abroad.

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Theresa May returns to Brussels after surviving bruising confidence vote

The British Prime Minister will seek fresh concessions from the EU after winning a confidence vote by 200-117

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Germany to mitigate fallout of a no-deal for UK banks

Germany is trying to mitigate market turmoil from the UK leaving the EU without a deal by giving British financial firms a chance to continue operations in the country and making relocation more viable.

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Why the 25% of milk on our shop shelves coming from Northern Ireland may increase (Brexit permitting)

The number of registered liquid milk dairy farmers in Ireland has dropped significantly in recent years, falling from 3,113 to just 1,901 in 15 years.

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Brexit labour crisis effect warning for dairy farms

Massive labour shortages in sectors such as agriculture may be exacerbated if and when the UK withdraws from the EU, warned Cork North Central Fianna Fail TD Billy Kelleher last week.

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'Prime Minister must change course': Opposition react to Theresa May's confidence victory

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, responding to Theresa May's survival in the no confidence vote, said: "Tonight's vote makes no difference to the lives of our people.

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Latest: May vows to ‘get on with the job’ after seeing off bid to oust her as PM

Theresa May has seen off an attempt by rebel backbenchers to oust her as Conservative leader and Prime Minister.

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What next for Theresa May after seeing off bid to replace her as Tory leader?

The British Prime Minister has seen off an attempt to oust her as Tory leader, but she is not out of the woods yet.

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200 to 117: Theresa May survives leadership challenge

More than 160 MPs have publicly declared their support – but will they be so loyal in private?

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Brexit withdrawal agreement 'cannot be reopened'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker insisted that the withdrawal agreement "cannot be reopened or contradicted".

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May’s announcement on departure risks making her a lame duck PM

The political convention that leaders do not pre-announce their departure was broken by Tony Blair.

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Brexiteers launch alternative vision for Withdrawal Agreement

Tory Brexiteers have launched a pamphlet setting out proposals for an alternative EU Withdrawal Agreement.

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Update: 158 MPs publicly support Theresa May ahead of confidence vote

Enough Tory MPs have requested a vote of confidence in Theresa May to trigger a contest, chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee Sir Graham Brady has announced.

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Irish border backstop cannot be renegotiated, Varadkar warns

The Taoiseach said he still believed the Withdrawal Agreement would be ratified by Westminster and the European Parliament.

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Likely runners and riders in any race for Tory leadership

Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab are the bookies’ joint favourites to be the next leader.

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Jeremy Corbyn poses bigger economic threat than Brexit: Theresa May

The British PM faced a hostile Commons chamber.

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Tories rally round Theresa May at Prime Minister’s Questions

Tory grandee Ken Clarke hit out at his colleagues for calling a vote of confidence.

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Fine Gael politicians warned: 'stay out of UK political party leadership issues'

Fine Gael politicians have been ordered to "stay out of UK political party leadership issues" before British prime minister Theresa May's no confidence motion result this evening.

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Rolls-Royce to shift UK design approval to Germany amid Brexit fears

The group stressed the move was ‘precautionary and reversible’ and was not set to impact UK jobs.

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A Blue Christmas for Theresa May: Chrissy Teigen and more react to confidence vote

This morning it was announced that British prime minister Theresa May will face a confidence motion on her leadership tonight.

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ERSI warn no-deal Brexit would halve growth in Irish economy

The Economic and Social Research Institute is warning that the UK’s withdrawal from the EU could have significant implications for the economy here in 2019.

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