Irish backstop

What an Irish Sea border would mean for the UK
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In Depth

What an Irish Sea border would mean for the UK

Experts say businesses will face extra costs and admin under Boris Johnson’s alternative to Irish backstop
23 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Johnson’s speech was ‘pure Tommy Cooper’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Johnson’s speech was ‘pure Tommy Cooper’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 3 October
3 Oct 2019
What happened when Johnson met Juncker
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In Brief

What happened when Johnson met Juncker

‘Friendly’ meeting fails to solve the backstop obstacle
17 Sep 2019
Brexit: has the DUP unlocked the backstop conundrum?
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In Brief

Brexit: has the DUP unlocked the backstop conundrum?

Unionist party has reportedly agreed to shift its red lines on border control
13 Sep 2019
Does the Irish backstop breach the Good Friday Agreement?
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In Brief

Does the Irish backstop breach the Good Friday Agreement?

Former Northern Ireland first minister taking UK government to court over Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal
5 Feb 2019
Is Theresa May’s trip to Brussels doomed?
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In Brief

Is Theresa May’s trip to Brussels doomed?

Prime minister receives mandate to renegotiate Irish backstop even as EU says withdrawal agreement will not be reopened
30 Jan 2019
Brexit backstop: what is the ‘freedom clause’?
Boris Johnson and Theresa May at this year's Nato summit
In Depth

Brexit backstop: what is the ‘freedom clause’?

Tory rebels say they could support Theresa May’s deal if Irish backstop removed
28 Jan 2019

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Brexit: what is Theresa May’s plan B?
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In Depth

Brexit: what is Theresa May’s plan B?

PM expected to ditch efforts to forge cross-party consensus and instead focus on winning over DUP and Tory rebels
21 Jan 2019
Theresa May denies key Brexit vote will be delayed again
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In Brief

Theresa May denies key Brexit vote will be delayed again

Prime Minister hints MPs could vote multiple times on withdrawal agreement if it is rejected next week
7 Jan 2019
What is Theresa May’s secret Brexit deal?
Theresa May talks to European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels
In Depth

What is Theresa May’s secret Brexit deal?

Breakthrough in negotiations reported ahead of crucial few days for the PM
5 Nov 2018
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