Grieve accuses Johnson of Brexit ‘radicalisation’ over Irish backstop

Grieve accuses Johnson of Brexit ‘radicalisation’ over Irish backstop

The former attorney general also accused the Tory leadership front-runner of making a ‘disgraceful’ suggestion which would spell the end of democracy.

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Brexit deadline could be extended, says European Commission candidate

Brexit deadline could be extended, says European Commission candidate

Ursula von der Leyen faces a vote by MEPs to decide whether she will lead the European Commission.

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EU top job candidate ‘would grant further Brexit extension if necessary’

EU top job candidate ‘would grant further Brexit extension if necessary’

Ursula von der Leyen is hoping to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as the European Commission President.

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Brexit fund of €100m is needed for Irish farmers

Brexit fund of €100m is needed for Irish farmers

The €100m Brexit Fund must be distributed to all farmers who incurred losses in beef production, farm leaders told Agriculture Minister Michael Creed at a consultation meeting.

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No-deal Brexit will leave UK ‘at mercy of French’ warns Chancellor

The Chancellor says Paris will be able to ‘dial up’ queues for traffic going into the port of Calais at will.

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Hard Brexit will have detrimental impact on NI peace process, police chief warns

Simon Byrne said a worst-case scenario could see farmers going bust, animal culls and an upsurge in dissident republican violence.

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Taoiseach: Disorderly Brexit could see island of Ireland treated as one economic zone

Taoiseach: Disorderly Brexit could see island of Ireland treated as one economic zone

A no-deal Brexit could see the entire island of Ireland treated as one economic zone for food and agriculture trade, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has signalled.

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No-deal Brexit will raise chances of a border poll, says UK's former Attorney General

Former British attorney general, Dominic Grieve, said the chances of an Irish border poll will "go up" putting the status of the North in "jeopardy" if Britain crashes out of the EU without a deal.

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No-deal Brexit raises chances of border poll, warns former UK attorney general

Dominic Grieve said the status of Northern Ireland would be ‘thrown into jeopardy’.

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Varadkar: No perfect solution to avoiding hard border

The Taoiseach says the government does not have a perfect solution for avoiding a hard border if there is a no deal Brexit.

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Many thousands of jobs to be lost in no-deal Brexit, UK Business Secretary warns

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have both pledged to leave the EU without a deal if need be.

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I didn’t want to be little girl crying wolf over Brexit, says outgoing PM May

Mrs May listed not delivering Brexit and her response to Grenfell as low points.

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Johnson insists ‘common sense’ breaking out over getting Brexit done

Boris Johnson seized on comments by Amber Rudd to suggest that MPs would fall in line behind a no-deal Brexit.

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Boris Johnson insists ‘common sense’ breaking out over getting Brexit done

Boris Johnson seized on comments by Amber Rudd to suggest that MPs would fall in line behind a no-deal Brexit.

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Tánaiste warns disorderly Brexit could cause 'security concerns'

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has warned that a disorderly Brexit risks undermining stability in the North and triggering "security concerns".

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Rural communities ‘fear vital cross-border funds may disappear post-Brexit’

Government told funding urgently needed to protect cross border cooperation after UK leaves EU.

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Ireland's prospects 'clouded' by UK crash-out threat as Brexit tops list of concerns of Cork businesses

The outlook for the Irish economy remains uncertain until the UK decides how it will go about exiting the EU, the European Commission has said.

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How will trade work between North and South post-Brexit?

And so the softening up process has begun - there will be checks on goods crossing the border, the only matter to clarify is where exactly, writes Juno McEnroe

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Sinn Féin reject idea there can be time limited backstop

Sinn Féin has rejected the idea there can be a time limit on the Brexit backstop.

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Online shopping from UK could be more expensive in no-deal Brexit

Buying things online from the UK could get a lot more expensive if there's a no-deal Brexit.

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John Major warns Boris Johnson of legal challenge if he suspends Parliament to force through no-deal Brexit

The former PM said it would be unacceptable to prorogue Parliament in order to force through a no-deal Brexit.

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Coveney and officials warn of checkpoints

The Government and officials have for the first time warned about the prospect of checks on goods crossing the Northern Irish border and the end of frictionless trade in the event of a disorderly Brexit.

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No-deal Brexit a ‘disruptor’ to Irish economy

The Government have warned that a no-deal Brexit will be a “fundamental disruptor” to the all-island economy.

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Corbyn says Labour will campaign for Remain in second referendum

Labour challenges new Tory leader to stage a public vote before taking Britain out of the EU, as shadow cabinet shifts position.

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Sterling slumps to 90p against the euro as 'double whammy' Brexit and rate threat hit hard

Sterling fell sharply against both the euro and the dollar over the heightened scare that Britain will crash out of the EU at Halloween.

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Govt concedes no-deal Brexit will lead to Customs checks somewhere in Ireland

A no-deal Brexit has been labelled an "ugly prospect" by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney.

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Corbyn calls on new Tory leader to stage second Brexit referendum

The Labour leader said the party will campaign for Remain in the event of a fresh public vote on leaving the EU.

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Hague urges Johnson to rule out suspending Parliament in no-deal Brexit scenario

The call comes ahead of a face-to-face debate between the contenders for the Conservative Party leadership.

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Cabinet meeting to plan damage limitation in no-deal Brexit scenario

Twice already everyone has marched up to the cliff edge of a no-deal Brexit in March and April - and twice it's been delayed when the EU granted an extension.

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UK firms cut spend plans as Brexit fears reach zenith

British companies are more worried about Brexit than at any time since the 2016 referendum decision to leave the EU, and they plan to reduce investment and hiring, a survey of chief financial officers shows.

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Donald Trump accuses Theresa May of making ‘mess’ of Brexit

The US president said he will no longer deal with the UK ambassador after his leaked advice describing the White House as ‘inept’.

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European PMs will be 'reluctant' to grant another Brexit extension, Varadkar says

Nonetheless, Mr Varadkar said the Government here has not ruled out the possibility of the October 31 deadline being pushed back and will do everything to help Britain.

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Taoiseach to discuss 'red line' Brexit issue with new PM

Leo Varadkar has reiterated Ireland's position as the government prepares to step up planning for a no-deal Brexit.

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Grayling accused of trying to silence hauliers over no-deal concerns

The chief executive of the Road Haulage Association has told a BBC documentary about a voicemail from the Transport Secretary.

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Johnson: UK will be ‘match fit’ for a no-deal Brexit

Boris Johnson said there would be ‘no second chances’ to get the UK out of the European Union.

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A Horrible Histories series on Brexit would be no problem, creator says

Children’s author Terry Deary was at the premiere of Rotten Romans.

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Boris Johnson warns Brussels he is not bluffing over no-deal Brexit

The Tory leadership frontrunner has promised that the UK will leave the EU on October 31 at the latest.

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Hunt will trust leadership vote result despite Tories receiving multiple ballots

Hundreds of Conservative members are reported to have received more than one ballot paper.

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Hunt leads on improving relations between UK nations, flash poll indicates

Among Conservative voters, the British Foreign Secretary recorded a 16 percentage point lead over Boris Johnson on the issue according to the poll.

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Mayor of London launches Pride parade with attack on Boris Johnson’s ‘homophobic language’

Organisers predicted up to 1.5 million people would turn out for the annual march in London.

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Hunt says Corbyn ‘not fit for high office’ in pitch to young Tories

The British Foreign Secretary was speaking to Young Conservatives in Nottingham.

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Boris Johnson mocked by own sister over English language claim

The Tory leadership frontrunner said he was concerned there were parts of the UK where English was not people’s first language.

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Boris Johnson pledges to fight for union ‘with every breath in my body’

The former foreign secretary spoke out ahead of a leadership hustings in Scotland.

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JIM POWER: Positive report card so far but then there there will always be Brexit

Positive report card so far but then there there will always be Brexit

As we move into the second half of the year, it is possible to look back on the first six months with a certain degree of positivity.

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Brexit Party MEP criticised for comparing Brexit to ‘slaves rising against owners’

She said “there is a pattern that is present throughout history of oppressed people turning against their oppressors”.

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While the UK is squabbling, the EU is leading the way on trade

While the UK is squabbling, the EU is leading the way on trade

With the Tories locked in a leadership battle that will likely result in a no-deal Brexit, Europe is negotiating an agreement with South America’s Mercosur bloc and flying the flag for open trade, says Guy Verhofstadt

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Theresa May: My successor in Number 10 will make protecting union top priority

The British Prime Minister will visit Scotland on Thursday ahead of Tory leadership hustings.

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Supermarket bosses warn October Brexit could hit Christmas shoppers in UK

Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s have all warned the October 31 deadline could cause havoc for British customers as the amount of stock increases

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Paschal Donohoe: Disorderly Brexit could see €6bn downturn

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has warned of a €6bn downturn in the case of a disorderly Brexit occurring later this year.

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Why is the backstop such a thorn in the side for Brexit negotiators?

Would-be prime ministers Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson have vowed to ditch it.

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NI Tories left with ‘tough decision’ after meeting leadership candidates

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt travelled to Northern Ireland on Tuesday for leadership hustings before local members.

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Boris Johnson accuses EU of ‘moral blackmail’ over backstop

Britain's former foreign secretary and his leadership rival Jeremy Hunt say the backstop must go in any new Brexit deal with Brussels.

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Chancellor claims no-deal Brexit ‘hit’ to the exchequer of £90 billion

Philip Hammond also expressed his dislike for ‘ad hoc’ spending or tax cut commitments, in an apparent nod to the Tory leadership race.

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Jeremy Hunt claims Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals

The Foreign Secretary also said he believes there is “technology there now” to provide a solution to the border issue.

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Irish reunification poll and Scottish independence real threats of no-deal, says British MP

A push for Irish reunification and Scottish independence are "real threats" of a no-deal Brexit, UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has said.

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British banks defy Brexit gloom to increase profits by a third

British banks have defied the Brexit gloom to increase their profits by a third, outpacing the Eurozone, according to new figures.

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Varadkar preparing for November election if Brexit deal agreed

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is preparing to fight an early winter snap general election to win a third term for Fine Gael if a Brexit deal is hammered out by Halloween.

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Boris is posh, but he doesn’t have any class

In the US, they worship cash; in the UK, it’s class, writes Suzanne Harrington

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Brexit uncertainty continues to bite Irish, UK businesses

Optimism amongst Irish manufacturers dropped to a near three-year low in June, as manufacturing conditions deteriorated for the first time in six years amid heightening uncertainty over the nature of Britain's exit from the EU later this year.

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