Ireland and Brexit: Five things you need to know

Outside of the UK, the Republic of Ireland is the country that will be most affected by Britain’s exit from the European Union, or Brexit. The UK is the second biggest customer for Irish exports, while Ireland, an EU member state, is the only country to share a land border with Britain. The border between the… Please follow and like us:

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Britain, EU in Brexit breakthrough

But leaders warn some difficult hurdles still need to be overcome The United Kingdom and the European Union announced a historic separation deal on Friday after half a year of tough negotiations. Both sides said the agreement marks “sufficient progress” that could pave the way for a second stage of talks about the future relationship between… Please follow and like us:

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Irish border threatens Brexit progress ahead of May-Juncker talks

Monday is a key day in Brexit negotiations. British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet both the EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk. They need to make sufficient progress on the rights of citizens, a financial settlement and the Irish border before talks can progress to trade and the UK’s future… Please follow and like us:

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Theresa May set to trigger Brexit Article 50

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday trigger the formal, two-year process of negotiations that will lead to Britain leaving the European Union (EU). Late on Tuesday, a photograph was released of her signing a letter invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and officially notifying the EU of Britain’s decision to withdraw from the… Please follow and like us:

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