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Brexit vote: How can Article 50 be extended?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Labour MP Yvette Cooper is suggesting extending Article 50 in order to block a no-deal Brexit As you’ve probably noticed by now, time is running short for Theresa May to finalise a Brexit deal.So how easy would it be to delay the process? First of all, it would mean…

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DUP holds firm to removal of backstop ahead of key UK votes

FILE PHOTO: Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson MP speaks to media after the DUP annual party conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File PhotoDUBLIN (Reuters) – The Irish backstop and withdrawal agreement as they stand are not acceptable, Democratic Unionist Party lawmaker Sammy Wilson said on Tuesday, before the…

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Explainer – The Brexit backstop and why it matters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A “backstop” mechanism for Northern Ireland’s land border with the European Union is a stumbling block for British lawmakers to endorse Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal with the European Union. FILE PHOTO: A sign for ‘No border’ is seen on the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland in Jonesborough, Northern Ireland…

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Slowing EU economy will help to reopen Brexit talks – Fox

Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) – The European Union is more likely to reopen divorce talks with Britain now that its economy is weakening because countries want to avoid the extra hit of a no-deal Brexit, British trade…

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No deal, no problem – Wetherspoon pubs boss raises a glass to Brexit

BLACKPOOL, England (Reuters) – Wetherspoon’s boss Tim Martin says British business has nothing to fear from leaving the European Union without a deal, and to prove it he’s “Brexiting” his pubs by swapping French champagne and cognac for English sparkling wine and Australian brandy. FILE PHOTO: JD Wetherspoon’s chair Tim Martin speaks during a “Leave…