Tánaiste: Theresa May giving brexiteers a reality check

A reality check is being provided to British politicians on what Brexit looks like, according to the Tánaiste.

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Shortage of homes could save UK from market crash

Anyone fearing a Brexit- induced house-market crash in the UK would do well to remember one simple fact: The country isn’t even close to keeping up with demand for new homes.

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No-deal Brexit ‘will trigger hard border’

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has for the first time admitted a hard border will be unavoidable if rebellious Brexiteers destroy the Brexit deal of British prime minister Theresa May and the EU, saying “in a no-deal scenario it would be very difficult to avoid a hard border”.

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Judge wants HSE’s plan for post-Brexit care

The HSE has been asked by the president of the High Court to outline the steps it will take to ensure the continuation of care placements for vulnerable Irish citizens placed in UK facilities post-Brexit — including those traumatised by sexual abuse.

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Judge: We should be able look after our own sick in our own hospitals

This country “should be able to look after our own sick in our own hospitals and facilities” and not have to send those who need specialised services to the UK, the High Court president has said.

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Your Brexit plans will not solve Irish border issue, May tells critics

The British Prime Minister said that some MPs were so ’embroiled in the intricacies of their argument’ they did not realise it would not work.

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Brexit Deal Chaos: North business in show of unity to back May’s deal

Business groups in the North and the Republic have combined in an unprecedented show of support for the Brexit deal following a week of political chaos in Westminster that sunk the pound and rattled Irish and British shares.

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Hats off to May, best leader the Tories have bar none

The true test of a leader is how you manage when the deck is against you, the chips are down and hope appears lost, writes Daniel McConnell.

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Theresa May’s deal is almost exactly the Brexit the UK voted for

It seems to me that the Brexit withdrawal agreement delivers almost exactly what the UK voted for in June 2016, says Craig Berry.

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Amber Rudd returns to Cabinet with show of support for May

Amber Rudd has been appointed as Work and Pensions Secretary while Stephen Barclay becomes the new Secretary of State for Brexit.

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Taoiseach warns against attempt to ‘amend or unthink’ Brexit deal

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the agreement might unravel if such an attempt was made.

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Theresa May names new cabinet ministers following resignations

Amber Rudd made a dramatic return to Theresa May's Cabinet as the Prime Minister sought to bolster her position following the backlash to her Brexit deal.

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Labour could work with rebel Tories to block no-deal Brexit, says Starmer

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says a ‘unity platform’ is emerging at Westminster to protect jobs and the economy.

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Iceland boss urges politicians to set aside ideology and seal May’s Brexit deal

Richard Walker said businesses ‘desperately’ need clarity.

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Update: Theresa May will win no-confidence vote 'handsomely' - David Lidington

Latest: Former British Cabinet minister John Whittingdale has submitted a letter to the 1922 Committee calling for a confidence vote.

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UK Government turns to Supreme Court over Brexit challenge

Ministers have applied for permission to take the case to the highest court in the land.

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Michael Gove throws Theresa May a lifeline by opting to stay in Government

There had been fears that the Leave-backing Environment Secretary might follow four other ministers in resigning over the Brexit deal.

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Farmers and businesses urge DUP to rethink opposition to Brexit deal

The DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson has been accused of being disrespectful after he claimed some industry figures who support the text had not read it.

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May says she wants all ministers to feel they can stay in their posts

The Prime Minister was speaking amid speculation over whether Michael Gove will follow four other ministers in resigning.

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French minister claims UK Brexit backers lied to voters

Mr Le Maire defended the European Union’s single market, calling it a ‘considerable force’ in global trade.

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What happens next in Brexit process?

Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted she will ‘see through’ her Brexit plan despite resignations and challenges to her authority.

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Coveney: Defend Brexit deal from collapse

Irish fears are growing that the Brexit deal could collapse after a raft of resignations from British prime minister Theresa May’s cabinet and a tsunami of formal calls for a no-confidence motion in her tenure.

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Pound plunges, shares slide amid UK chaos

The pound plunged and Irish and British shares exposed to the UK slid as chaos swirled around the British government’s Brexit plans.

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Brexit is not the only challenge facing the EU

With just over four months to go to March 29 and the likely exit of the UK from the EU, there was always a chance and a hope that from a situation of crisis, wiser heads would prevail and some sort of deal would be agreed upon.

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Brexit referendum - Second poll would halt the chaos

It is hard to imagine Theresa May surviving as British prime minister and leader of the Conservative Party, in light of the chaos unleashed by the resignation of her ministers opposed to the deal she agreed on Brexit.

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What is the backstop in Brexit? Our Googled questions answered

Here’s what people in Ireland have been searching for as Theresa May pushes her Brexit deal.

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Here’s how Twitter reacted to a mammoth day in the world of Brexit

Resignations, a news conference and threats of a vote of no-confidence were all part of a busy day for the British Prime Minister.

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What happens next with Brexit? Here are five options facing Theresa May

With the white smoke turning to blinding fog, it is far from clear where the Brexit deal goes from here.

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This anti-Brexit protester would not stop heckling Jacob Rees-Mogg

As the politician spoke after submitting his letter of no confidence in the Prime Minister, the ‘Stop Brexit’ protester showed up to make a noise.

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Brexit imports hitting new car sales head on

The motor industry provides a very good barometer for the overall economy, and particularly how business and consumers view the world, writes Jim Power.

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As Brexit ticks closer, firms face future without full facts

As the delicate endgame of Brexit fast approaches, some clear pockets of optimism for Ireland are beginning to shine through an otherwise gloomy picture, writes John Daly.

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