Chancellor: MPs allegedly plotting to oust Theresa May being self-indulgent

Philip Hammond also said Parliament would be given the chance to hold indicative votes on alternatives to Theresa May’s Brexit deal this week.

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Fromage not Farage: Protesters and their placards march on Westminster

Demonstrators donned signs and placards as they set off from Hyde Park Corner at around midday on Saturday.

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Brexit: What is happening next week and beyond?

The timetable for the UK to leave the EU is a changing.

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MP tweets it is 'all over' for Theresa May as speculation of coup mounts

Speculation that Theresa May will be ousted from Number 10 has reached fever pitch amid reports that UK Cabinet ministers are plotting a coup to get rid of her.

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Hundreds of thousands descend on central London to demand a People’s Vote

MPs from different parties addressed the crowds outside Parliament and called for a second referendum.

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Ireland should join the Commonwealth, DUP MP tells FG conference

Jeffrey Donaldson received a round of applause when he mentioned the idea at the Fine Gael party conference.

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Allowing UK to take part in EU elections 'a step too far', says EPP leader

Britain will be blocked from taking part in the upcoming EU elections, one of Europe's most influential politicians has suggested.

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In pictures: Anti-Brexit marchers call for a People’s Vote

Thousands of people in England are taking to the streets to demand a final say.

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Tony Blair: I have got lots of sympathy for Theresa May

He cautioned that the Prime Minister is making decisions which will “determine the future of the country for generations to come”.

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Demonstrators head to London to demand second Brexit referendum

Saturday’s march will see protesters process from Park Lane to Parliament Square, where a rally will be held.

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Nigel Farage rallies troops as he rejoins Leave-supporting protest march

Mr Farage took to the top of a double-decker bus to address the crowds before leading them off on their trek to Beeston in Nottinghamshire.

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Coveney: No EU disquiet on border inaction

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has strongly denied that European leaders have become frustrated with Ireland over its failure to plan to secure the border in the case of a no-deal Brexit.

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PM admits third vote on her Brexit deal may not take place next week

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds lamented the PM’s failure to secure any changes to the Northern Ireland backstop while in Brussels.

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Drop in sales of light commercial vans reflects Brexit economic fears

Vans and small trucks are a bellwether of economic activity, and sales of them have fallen 13.4%, says Brian Byrne.

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Sidelined May seems a sorry, broken figure

In a little over three months, on June 28, the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles will be marked, though hardly celebrated.

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Draghi: Prepare for a no-deal

The president of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, has told EU leaders that companies have to increase their preparations for a possible no-deal Brexit.

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One Brexit obstacle avoided as others wait over the horizon

After a chaotic 48 hours and more than a little political ducking and diving, next week’s looming Brexit cliff edge has been pushed back — much to the relief of people who are in the direct firing line if it all goes wrong.

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Motorists prosecuted over pro-Brexit road protests

The demonstrations aimed to ensure the UK leaves the EU on March 29 by causing gridlock and using a convoy of slow-moving vehicles.

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Hundreds of thousands to march demanding final say on Brexit

The demonstration in central London comes as pro-Brexit campaigners are joined by Nigel Farage for the next stage of the March to Leave.

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Simon Coveney denies any EU frustration with Ireland over no-deal Brexit preparations

The Tánaiste has denied there is growing frustration among other EU countries around Ireland's failure to prepare for a hard border in the case of a no-deal Brexit.

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British ministers in bid to head off MPs’ Brexit power grab

A cross-party group of MPs say they have the numbers to seize control of Commons business.

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UK ‘has prime responsibility for protecting Good Friday Agreement’, Tánaiste says

Simon Coveney’s comments came after a request from German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the EU ramp up its plans to avoid a hard border

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Uri Geller vows to stop Brexit telepathically

In an open letter to Theresa May, the illusionist said: ‘I will not allow you to lead Britain into Brexit.’

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Leo Varadkar acknowledges discussions on avoiding hard border in no-deal Brexit

The Taoiseach rejected claims a taskforce had been set up to address the issue.

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What did we learn from a chaotic EU summit on Brexit?

After a chaotic 48 hours and more than a little political ducking and diving, next week's looming Brexit cliff edge has been pushed back - much to the relief of people who are in the direct firing line if it all goes wrong.

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Taoiseach denies Brexit crisis now facing a 'rolling cliff edge'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied the last minute decision to delay the Brexit divorce day until either April 12 or May 22 means the crisis is now facing a "rolling cliff edge" - insisting no further extensions will be allowed, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith in Brussels.

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Taoiseach: May thinks UK participating in European elections would be 'a farce'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied the extension offered by the EU to the UK is an example of the rolling cliff-edge Brexit scenario.

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Latest: Theresa May faces Tory MPs’ anger over Brexit delay

Theresa May faces calls to consider her position after EU leaders agree to extend the Article 50 withdrawal process.

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Brexit: the past seven days

Another dramatic week failed to end uncertainty about the way ahead.

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Revoke Article 50 petition hits three million signatures

It has become the second most popular petition submitted to the Parliament website.

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May dismisses revoking Article 50 after petition passes two million

‘I believe it’s our duty as a Government and as a Parliament to deliver on that vote,’ said Theresa May.

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Avoiding hard border in no-deal Brexit scenario ‘very difficult’

European Affairs Minister Helen McEntee insisted Ireland is not planning for border checks.

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EU leaders agree Brexit delay

Ireland and Britain have been dragged back from the Brexit brink after EU leaders agreed to delay the divorce deadline at least until April 12.

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Imminent March 29 Brexit cliff edge will be pushed back if MPs back Theresa May's deal

The imminent March 29 Brexit cliff edge will be pushed back until May 22 if MPs back Theresa May's deal next week - and to April 12 even if it is rejected.

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EU leaders 'unanimously agree' on Brexit delay

EU leaders have agreed a plan which would delay Brexit from March 29 to May 22 on condition that MPs approve Theresa May's withdrawal deal next week, the European Council has confirmed.

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Brexit outcome still clear as mud

Tonight, EU leaders including Mr Varadkar were discussing a detailed proposal to extend the March 29 date without any pre-conditions surrounding the deal.

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DUP needs legal assurances on backstop to support May’s deal, says Donaldson

Jeffrey Donaldson said he and colleagues would ‘work day and night’ to get such assurances.

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EU set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22

The proposal falls five weeks short of Theresa May’s request for a postponement until June 30.

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Reckless May brings no-deal Brexit into focus

UK labour market data for January showed an extremely strong jobs market that month with employment expanding at an annual rate of 1.5%, which is the strongest growth rate in two years.

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‘I can’t go home because of death threats,’ says anti-Brexit MP Anna Soubry

The Broxtowe MP said she was facing ‘very, very serious death threats, especially when people know your home address’.

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Pro-Brexit campaigners warned by police over ‘go slow’ motorway protests

Organiser Ian Charlesworth said the aim of the protests is to ensure Brexit happens on March 29.

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New Brexit date proposed but not agreed at EU Summit as Macron warns of no-deal

The European Parliament's president has warned that the Brexit divorce day deadline cannot be pushed past April 18 because doing so would cause havoc to plans for the imminent MEP elections, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith in Brussels.

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Micheál Martin rules out 'reckless' election before Brexit

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has ruled out pulling the plug on the Government in the immediate aftermath of any Brexit breakthrough, saying it would be "reckless" to hold a vote before the end of the year.

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Tánaiste: British MPs need to decide what they want from Brexit

MPs in Westminister must decide what they do want from Brexit instead of what they don’t if they are to avoid a hard Brexit, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said.

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Corbyn declines to rule out halting Brexit to prevent no-deal

The Labour leader has been in Brussels for talks with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier.

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Time for parliament to deliver Brexit, says Theresa May

Theresa May’s message to MPs to ‘get on with’ backing her Brexit deal sparks an angry response from some her own backbenchers.

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Bank of England holds rates at 0.75% amid Brexit chaos

The Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to leave interest rates unchanged.

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Varadkar: EU will not allow 'rolling cliff edge' on Brexit deadlines

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned British prime minister Theresa May the EU will not allow a "rolling cliff edge where we put off decisions and deadlines every couple of months" to consume Brexit, writes Fiachra O Cionnaith in Brussels.

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Petition to revoke Article 50 breaks UK government website

More than 600,000 people have now signed the plea for Brexit to be halted.

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Next predicts price cuts under no-deal Brexit tariff boost

The clothing chain reported pre-tax profits falling 0.4% to €840.6m for the year to the end of January,

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Dublin Port head defends decision to cut number of cruise ships

The CEO of Dublin Port has defended the company’s proposal to limit cruise liner traffic because of capacity issues.

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UK asks for time to fix Brexit debacle

EU leaders are preparing to hold an emergency summit next week should it be required to avoid a disorderly Brexit, following another day of chaos in Westminster.

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Politics is no longer local when democracy is in peril globally

Neutrality does not suffice in a world dominated by the US and China, and with the far right resurgent, Ireland must stand up for the values of the European Union, says Malcolm Byrne.

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Brexit: What happens next?

Theresa May needs the unanimous approval of the other 27 EU leaders to win an extension to the withdrawal process.

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Theresa May blames MPs for failing to implement Brexit on time

Latest: Theresa May has described the delay to Brexit as a “matter of great personal regret”, adding: “It is now time for MPs to decide.”

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Sterling and Irish bank shares hit by increased risk of no-deal Brexit

Sterling and European shares fell as the risk of the UK accidentally dropping out of the EU without a deal increased, as European Council President Donald Tusk told Theresa May she can have a short Brexit delay but only if the deal is voted through by the UK parliament next week.

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Taoiseach says it's time to 'cut the British government some slack'

Speaking in Dublin, Mr Varadkar said when he arrives in Brussels tomorrow for the EU summit, he will be arguing British Prime Minister Theresa May be given some space to seek to get approval for her deal.

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Latest: ‘Short’ Brexit delay possible as long as MPs vote for May’s deal, says Tusk

European Council president Donald Tusk said the ‘question remains open as to the duration of such an extension’.

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In Video: Theresa May’s most awkward Brexit moments

Troublesome props, a sore throat and some questionable dance moves have all inflicted the Prime Minister.

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