EU leaders warn Theresa May she must rethink Chequers blueprint

Donald Tusk said that while there were positive elements in the Chequers plan they could not accept any proposal which threatened the single market.

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Simon Coveney calls for Brexit deal talks to be ramped up

Simon Coveney described the consequences of a no-deal Brexit as ‘damaging and severe’.

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Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary warns over rising risk of no-deal Brexit

The airline chief said if the UK crashed out of the EU, flights would need to be cancelled a month in advance of next March’s withdrawal.

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OECD downgrades UK growth forecast amid concern over no-deal Brexit

The international body’s chief economist said it was ‘vital’ to get a deal which maintains close UK-EU trade links.

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Bertie Ahern: Ireland can't allow British to 'push and shove' into future relationship without border arrangement

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said it is essential Ireland keeps the coalition of EU member states behind it and not allow the British to "push and shove" into a future relationship without nailing down the arrangements on the border issue.

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Taoiseach meets with Theresa May in Austria

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar held a bilateral meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May in Austria this morning.

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Brexit ball in your court, May tells EU leaders as she rules out departure delay

Mrs May told leaders in Austria the onus was on the continent’s leaders to find a solution and avoid a no-deal Brexit in March 2019

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Leo Varadkar warns Britian and EU: Ireland needs a border deal - soon

Irish citizens and businesses need a deal on Brexit in October, insists Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

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Brexit support no threat to corporate tax rate

The Government has denied Ireland has been asked to cave into EU corporate tax reforms in exchange for support from member states in the Brexit negotiations.

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Support linked to concessions - Tax card in play in Brexit solidarity

Last weekend, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar retweeted a UN report which considered countries’ social and economic achievements.

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Theresa May rules out any delays to Brexit as pressure grows to reach a deal

The UK Prime Minister told her fellow leaders in Salzburg that the onus was on all of them to find an agreement.

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Derry campaign group takes Brexit border message to Dublin

Derry Girls Against Borders has called on people to take a stand against any borders in the island.

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Theresa May: Chequers plan only route to Brexit deal

The UK Prime Minister is in Austria to set out the Government’s blueprint for leaving the European Union.

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Brexit could spell trouble for EU names like port and feta

Port producers in Portugal fear the impact of Brexit on its multimillion-pound export industry to the UK.

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DUP pours cold water on EU offer to ‘improve’ border plan for Brexit

Theresa May is set to appeal for more flexibility from Brussels as EU leaders meet in Austria.

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EU ready to amend 'backstop' agreement to avoid hard border

The EU chief negotiator says he is ready to come forward with an ‘improved’ offer on the Irish border.

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People’s Vote can be held before Brexit – and here’s how, new report says

Cross-party group unveils roadmap showing six routes to People’s Vote.

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Ireland on course to become Europe’s tech capital – Leo Varadkar

The Taoiseach said the country is a beacon for liberal western democratic values.

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EU is ready to make new offer on the Irish border, says Barnier

The EU chief negotiator says the proposal will fully respect the territorial integrity of the UK.

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EU-Irish solidarity on Brexit is ‘rock-solid’ despite fears

Solidarity between the EU and the Government is “rock-solid”, insists Tánaiste Simon Coveney, amid fears some members may press Ireland to drop its opposition to wide-ranging corporate tax reform in return for EU backing on Brexit.

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Taoiseach does not expect change in EU’s Brexit position

European leaders will gather for an informal summit at Salzburg.

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Brexit: What is a people’s vote and who supports it?

Calls for a second Brexit referendum are intensifying as negotiations near a conclusion.

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EU nationals 'should face same rules as migrants from elsewhere post-Brexit'

EU nationals should be subject to the same rules as migrants from the rest of the world after free movement ceases to apply in the UK, according to a Government-commissioned report.

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Vince Cable: Brexiteers get ‘erotic spasm’ from thinking about leaving EU

Cable will also insist that Prime Minister Theresa May does not believe in Brexit.

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Raab calls for flexibility from EU leaders ahead of Brexit summit

The Brexit Secretary said that compromises made by the UK must be matched from the European side.

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Tánaiste Simon Coveney to detail plan for Brexit readiness

Tánaiste Simon Coveney will today inform Cabinet about a nationwide awareness campaign and plans to make businesses Brexit-ready.

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Barnier to update EU ministers on Brexit progress

The ministerial-level meeting in Brussels comes ahead of a gathering of EU leaders on Wednesday.

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Head of NI Civil Service ‘deeply concerned’ about no-deal Brexit

David Sterling said many firms in Northern Ireland might find it impossible to continue trading normally if the UK crashes out of the EU.

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Sterling shrugs off no-deal fears to gain on dollar

The pound shrugged off further Brexit developments to notch up a rise on Monday.

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Theresa May showing ‘scant regard’ for Ireland, says Sinn Fein

Michelle O’Neill said the backstop should be ‘enhanced’ but DUP MEP Diane Dodds said the EU should clarify its plans.

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