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Northern Ireland’s DUP – Barnier’s Brexit proposal ‘neither realistic nor sensible’

FILE PHOTO: Democratic Unionist Party deputy leader Nigel Dodds speaks to the media, after the British parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, in London, Britain, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh KilcoyneBELFAST (Reuters) – European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier’s proposal giving Britain the unilateral right to leave the customs union is “neither realistic…

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Jeremy Corbyn makes plea for Labour unity

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeremy Corbyn told Labour delegates that they must be “united” to get into government Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has issued a plea for unity in his speech to the party’s Scottish conference in Dundee.The build-up to the conference has seen continuing disagreements within the party about its approach to…

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Dutch PM Rutte says path to Brexit breakthrough unclear

FILE PHOTO: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe (not pictured) hold a joint news conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File PhotoTHE HAGUE (Reuters) – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the path to a breakthough on Brexit remained elusive, and he did not know…

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May warns of ongoing uncertainty if lawmakers reject Brexit deal

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside of Downing Street in London, Britain, March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleGRIMSBY, England (Reuters) – Britain will face ongoing uncertainty and may never leave the European Union if lawmakers next week vote down the exit deal negotiated with Brussels, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday. “Back it…

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Irish PM says time for UK to compromise on Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) – It is time for Britain rather than the European Union to compromise to get a Brexit deal over the line, Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday, describing Britain’s decision to leave the bloc as “a problem of their own creation”. FILE PHOTO: Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar (Taoiseach) speaks during…

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Big Brexit vote: What you need to know

Image copyright Getty Images On Tuesday MPs will pass their verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to take Britain out of the European Union on 29 March. Here is what you need to know about the vote.When will the vote be held?On Tuesday evening, after a full day of debate. We won’t know the…