[email protected]: Barnier did not reject UK's backstop proposal, they discussed it in meeting on Monday [no mention of whether Government intends to revise proposal following Commission's comments]

Map. History of UK conflict

24 June 2018
1 week ago
May offers pro-EU rebels Brexit compromise - source
[email protected]: Scotland recognized that the Holodomor is a genocide of the Ukrainian people
1 week ago
Russian police detain British LGBT rights campaigner in Moscow
1 week ago
Davis resignation threats 'outnumber' Barnier chats
1 week ago
Theresa May's government will fall if MPs reject her final Brexit deal, senior Tory warns
1 week ago
Statement on Galileo satellite programme post-Brexit: The EU's proposal does not meet UK's defence goals. Without full involvement, UK would be obliged to walk away from programme and is currently looking at other options
1 week ago
Buildings across Britain, including 10 Downing Street, to be lit up in green to mark the first anniversary of London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire
1 week ago
Brexit Secretary @DavidDavisMP: We cannot accept amendments to EUWithdrawalBill allowing Parliament to instruct Government on international negotiations it would be constitutionally unprecedented
1 week ago
[email protected]: Barnier did not reject UK's backstop proposal, they discussed it in meeting on Monday [no mention of whether Government intends to revise proposal following Commission's comments]
1 week ago
Minister @SuellaBraverman: No area, including devolved administrations, will be treated unfairly when UK leaves the EU
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[email protected]: A customs union creates an asymmetrical relationship (e.g. Turkey), Labour's support for "a" customs union makes no sense
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[email protected]: Govt departments continues to implement plans for all scenarios, e.g. Business Department made progress on exiting Euratom with int'l agreements to ensure continuity
1 week ago
[email protected]: Announcement of new startup tech visas is an example of how UK can continue to attract the "brightest and the best" post-Brexit
1 week ago
[email protected]: There is considerable data released (by CBI, OECD, etc.) showing increase in output and record low unemployment - these are signs of optimistic economic forecasts
1 week ago
Responding to @Keir_Starmer's question on the Government's amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill, David Davis confirmed that the document will be published later today
1 week ago
[email protected]: Department takes remarks of business leaders (such as recent CBI remarks) very seriouslyresponse will be addressed in the White Paper published in the near future
1 week ago
There were a record 441 arrests for terrorism-related activity in Great Britain in the year to the end of March 2018, UK Home Office statistics show
1 week ago
Minister @WalkerWorcester: Working groups meeting regularly to advance work on both customs arrangements options, Govt will provide by the 31 Oct. a statement to Parliament on steps to negotiate customs arrangements with EU BrexitQuestions
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Brexit Minister @SteveBakerHW: Most of rights in EU Charter of Fundamental Rights are already in UK domestic law UK strongly believes in labour protection, no need to say aligned with EU to protect labour standards
Ireland will not demand to halt Brexit negotiations if there is no breakthrough at the next EU summit
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Britain's Rolls-Royce says it will cut 4,600 jobs as part of a plan to simplify its business and save $536 million per year by the end of 2020
Two people have died in a road traffic accident near the village of Dromkeen in Co Limerick
1 week ago
Ryanair to open new base at Southend airport
Irish PM says British govt needs to move on from internal debates and make choices about what it wants from Brexit
European @EU_Commission today published slides on the possibilities of UK-EU space cooperation after Brexit
1 week ago
PM May: We're delivering on the will of the people - there was a time when the Liberal Democrats wanted the pople to have their say
1 week ago
PM May: We have made progress, but more needs doing. We're spending £1.7m over next two years, but more does need to be done and we'll continue to wotk hard
1 week ago
Two arrests in Southwark shooting
1 week ago
PM @theresa_may tells @Jacob_Rees_Mogg that as Bill goes back to the Lords, Government will bring an amendmentGovernment's hands cannot be tied by Parliament"Parliament cannot overturn will of British people"
1 week ago
PM May: The outcome of Brexit will be a significant increase in Scottish powers. It's not a power grab. There are 80 more areas where they will take decisions. His real question should be why Labour ensured there was no debate last night
1 week ago
[email protected]_may: Government expects outcome of Brexit process will be increase of Holyrood powers and responsibilities
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PM May: At the Labour Live festival this weekend, the headline act is John McDonnell and the Magic Numbers
1 week ago
PM May: Labour party in opposition are trying to stop Brexit. This govt will deliver Brexit that's good for jobsthat's good for Britain. The last Labour govt left office with half a million more out of work than when they went in. We've had half a million jobs in last year
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PM Theresa May: We set out our position on teh border - but Labour said it wants trade deals, but they'ev stopped that. They wanted to control borders, but they've scrapped that. They won't even rule out a second referendum - We're delivering on the vote
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PM May: The backstop arrangement is there to ensure that if the new customs arrangements are not in place we can continue with no hard broder in Northern Ireland. We don't want the backstop to be necessary. We want everything in place by 01.01.2021
1 week ago
PM May: I said it would be published. We'll bring ministers together after the council and we'll publish it then
1 week ago
PM May: The June summit is not about Brexit negotiations I will be pressing to ensure we will maintain sanctions against Russia After. the. June. European. Council. Is. July. Division is members of the Labour Party circulating instruction manuals on how to deselect MPs
1 week ago
PM May: On Brexit, before December Labour cast doubt on us - we did it. Before March they cast doubt and we did it
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PM May: Every Grenfell household has received an offer of temporary or permanent homes. 83 have accepted permanent homes. It's not just about bricks-they are rebuilding lives. When they move into new home they are re-starting their lives. I pay tribute to strength and dignity
1 week ago
[email protected] Mark Rutte speaking at EPlenary: Romania and Bulgaria still need to meet several conditions before entering Schengen area
1 week ago
[email protected]: EU budget should shrink after Brexit
1 week ago
[email protected]: Eurozone countries should be clear on how to better use existing resources, rather than bringing more money
1 week ago
PM @theresa_may speaking at @HouseofCommons: Backstop arrangement will be put in place in circumstance when new customs arrangements are not in place, to ensure there is no hard border in Ireland
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