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A brief guide to where we are with Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images We are now entering the Brexit “endgame”, Prime Minister Theresa May tells us. What does she mean?The basics: A reminderThe UK is due to leave the European Union at 11pm on Friday 29 March, 2019. The reason the UK is leaving is because people voted by 51.9% to 48.1% for Leave…

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No-deal or hard Brexit makes united Ireland poll more likely, says Irish ambassador to UK

A bus crosses the border line between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland from the northern side of the border on October 9, 2018 in Newry, Northern Ireland | Charles McQuillan/Getty Images No-deal or hard Brexit makes united Ireland poll more likely, says Irish ambassador to UK Adrian O’Neill said Ireland “did not expect…

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Brexit deal in next 24-48 hours ‘possible, but not at all definite,’ says May deputy

Cabinet Office minister David Lidington is Theresa May's de facto deputy | Leon Neal/Getty Images Brexit deal in next 24-48 hours ‘possible, but not at all definite,’ says May deputy David Lidington says the UK is ‘almost within touching distance’ of a withdrawal deal. By Eddy Wax 11/13/18, 10:54 AM CET Updated 11/13/18, 11:10 AM CET…

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Brexit deal possible in 24-48 hours, May’s deputy says

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union are on the cusp of a Brexit deal which could be clinched in the next 24 to 48 hours, Prime Minister Theresa May’s de facto deputy said on Tuesday. Britain’s Minister for the Cabinet Office David Lidington arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Peter…

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Brexit deal “closer than it was yesterday” – UK government source

Anti-Brexit demonstrators wave flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) – Progress has been made in agreeing the text for Britain’s divorce terms with the European Union, with only a couple “sticking points” left to finalise a withdrawal agreement, a government source said on Tuesday. “It’s closer…

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Boris Johnson says Brexit deal will make Britain an EU colony

FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson addresses delegates at a Conservative Home fringe meeting on the third day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May and the European Union are stage managing a Brexit deal that will doom the United Kingdom to the status of…

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Fox: no one believes “no deal” is a good Brexit outcome

Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox arrives in Downing Street, London, Britain, November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Peter NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – British Trade Secretary Liam Fox said on Tuesday a lot of effort was being put into achieving a Brexit deal with the European Union as no one believed leaving without an agreement was…

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EU executive to recommend exempting Britons from visas after Brexit – sources

FILE PHOTO: A passenger places his passport on a scanner before entering an airlock for facial recognition at Nice international airport’s immigration section in Nice, France, July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s executive is due to propose on Tuesday that Britons be allowed to visit the bloc without visas after…

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Wages show fastest rise in almost a decade

Image copyright Getty Images Wages rose at the fastest pace in nearly a decade in the three months to September, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show.Compared with a year earlier, wages excluding bonuses, rose by 3.2% – the biggest rise since the end of 2008 and up slightly on the previous quarter.However, the ONS…