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Taoiseach wants to keep a guarantee there will be no return to hard borders. / Leo Varadkar has said that removing the border backstop would be as bad for Ireland as a no-deal Brexit.
Irish premier says it is 'alarming' that Tory leadership contenders want to remove safeguard against hard border.
Naomi Long wins seat after trebling party’s vote, saying supporters want to remain in EU.
Theresa May is facing near-certain defeat in her final Brexit gamble, as both Tory rebels and the Democratic Unionist Party vowed to vote down crucial legislation.
Brexiter Tories and DUP united in opposition to bill with SNP, Lib Dem and Labour remainers. / MPs on all sides of the Brexit divide have vowed to vote down Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement when the government brings the bill to the House of Commons next month.
Episode one watches as the Europeans’ respect for a formidable negotiating opponent turns into frustration and incredulity as the British fail to present a united front. At moments funny and tragic, it ends with the debacle in December 2017 when Theresa May flies in to Brussels to finalise details of a deal and is publically humiliated by her coalition partner.
The Border is a sticking point in Brexit negotiations, but why?
It can’t be a coincidence that this ‘celebration’ will coincide with 100 years of Ireland’s partition.
The Protestant politicians of the 1970s and the Tory Brexiteers of today have a common denominator: their fear of ‘betrayal’ and their constant assurance that they are speaking for ‘the people of Britain’.
Last week, the prime minister said Northern Ireland was unable to prepare fully for a no-deal Brexit because of the collapse of devolution.
Brexit is on course for a lengthy delay after MPs rejected Theresa May's EU Withdrawal Agreement by a margin of 58 votes.
The Democratic Unionist Party has hammered the final nail into the coffin of Theresa May’s deal, insisting it will not back it under “any set of circumstances”.
SAMMY Wilson has suggested the DUP would prefer to delay Brexit for a year rather than accept Theresa May's "toxic deal".
Theresa May has angered Tory and DUP MPs by “taking no deal off the table” at a time when she desperately needs them to pass her Brexit deal.
A £435,000 donation to the DUP from a pro-Brexit group was not reported to the Electoral Commission (EC), it has been revealed.
DUP's Brexit spokesperson Sammy Wilson has said there is no point in his party agreeing to something that is not deliverable.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today written to the Prime Minister about the role of the devolved administrations in talks on the future trade relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union.
May’s last-gasp dash to Strasbourg, the midnight press conference with Juncker... EU officials and politicians looked on with growing incredulity.
Party propping up Theresa May in power insists focus is on 'red line' that Northern Ireland must not be treated differently from rest of UK.
Delay now seen as inevitable as even Eurosceptic DUP and Tories back a 9-week pause. MPs voted by 391 to 242, a majority of 149, to reject the prime minister’s revised plans for the UK’s exit from the EU.
Another day, another ‘no breakthrough on the backstop‘ story. At the eleventh hour, a dose of reality seems to be setting in over the question of the Northern Ireland Brexit backstop.
Protesters have gathered outside the Irish parliament to call on public representatives to sign a declaration to protect the backstop.
What form of words (if any) would provide basis for the UK Attorney General to convince the DUP and the Tory Party to support the Withdrawal Agreement?
A BBC Spotlight investigation into the man behind the DUP's record £435,000 donation during the EU referendum has uncovered a trail of illegal activity and foreign money.
The Brexit deadline is hurtling towards us, and citizens across the UK still aren't allowed to know who bankrolls the politicians deciding the country's future.