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EU CHIEF Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is to meet Sinn Féin and DUP representatives today as the countdown begins to the UK leaving the European Union on Friday.
Northern political leaders face major challenge after striking deal.
DUP says deal will put a border down the Irish sea and threaten the union with Britain.
DUP leader says customs officials told her there would have to be checks at Irish Sea, contrary to Boris Johnson's promises.
Boris Johnson thinks he’s got a deal. Arlene Foster isn’t so sure. Nobody knows what’s in the deal – but some of the ERG think it’ll pass the Commons anyway. The Remainiacs team gather to work out what we know, what we don’t know… and what we think will be put before Parliament on Saturday.
EU gives go-ahead to weekend meetings after PM appears to backtrack on customs stance.
Luxembourg talks are not expected to deliver a breakthrough as the clock ticks down to 31 October.
Simon Coveney says British prime minister’s Commons statements ‘very unhelpful’.
Arlene Foster tells incoming prime minister the £1bn-plus confidence and supply agreement must be renewed ‘over the coming weeks’.
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.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May's (war?) dance at the Tory Party conference; DUP leader Arlene Foster's "blood red lines"; Boris Johnson's "Chuck Chequers" speech and the Taoiseach's meetings in Brussels with Council President: How healthy are the prospects for a Brexit breakthrough ahead of the October 17th summit?