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UK ministers close to agreement on Irish border ‘backstop’

Plan could mean staying tied to the EU customs union after 2021

Theresa May has insisted that the UK can avoid a hard border in Ireland through an EU-UK free trade agreement © Getty… 840 more words

And So It Goes...#975

In a few weeks time,it will be two years since the historic Referendum on the UK’s continued membership of the EU took place.

Leave or Remain.That was the choice placed before the sovereign British electorate.Leave meant,explicitly, the UK leaving the customs union and the single market. 314 more words

UK Politics

(BREXIT NEWS) Barnier says rapid EU-UK progress needed on Irish border

By Padraic Halpin

Via DUNDALK, Ireland (Reuters) – The EU’s Brexit negotiator expressed confidence on Monday that a solution for the Irish border can be achieved if rapid progress is made by June, but said a real risk remained of Britain leaving the bloc without an overall deal. 420 more words

Analysis And News

4 Ts are needed in #Brexit Talks: Timescale; Table; Team & Truth

This blog was written and posted on Feb 18th, 2018:

Last Monday I came across a Twitter exchange between two prominent Brexit supporters. Not politicians, but well-known members of the commentariat. 2,008 more words


Brexit: The Phoney War

If ever we were in the midst of a phoney war – it is now and that war is Brexit.

Mrs May and her ghouls claim the path of Brexit runs smoothly. 478 more words



It is reported that Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, has angered some of the other twenty-seven EU members by aggressively insisting on impossible conditions for the UK’s exit and threatening to deal out punishments by blocking goods and grounding flights if Britain fails to do as he demands. 315 more words