Tánaiste to update Cabinet on preparations for no-deal Brexit

The cabinet will be updated on preparations for a no-deal Brexit this morning.

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What is happening with Jeremy Corbyn’s no-confidence motion in Theresa May?

Leader Jeremy Corbyn is seeking to challenge the British Prime Minister’s authority over Brexit.

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UK stocks to watch for a soft, hard, or no Brexit at all

These are uncertain times for UK stock investors and with markets on tenterhooks, most investors are battening down the hatches and considering the various scenarios that might play out over the coming days and months.

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Downing St challenges Corbyn after blocking PM confidence vote ‘stunt’

A source challenged Labour to call a full confidence vote in the Government – which could trigger a general election if the opposition won.

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DUP set to back Theresa May: 'We are not interested in any parliamentary games'

The deputy leader of DUP, Nigel Dodds, says his party will support Theresa May after Jeremy Corbyn announced he planned to table a motion of no confidence in the Prime Minister.

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Trigger for May confidence vote reached twice in one day, Brady reveals

The 1922 Committee chairman said the tally of 48 letters from MPs calling for a vote was reached, only for another MP to immediately withdraw.

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'Patently not the case' - Varadkar rejects report Theresa May 'loathes' him

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied claims British Prime Minister Theresa May "loathes" him, insisting their relationship has not been damaged by the ongoing Brexit stand-off pitting Ireland and Britain against each other.

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Corbyn to table motion of no confidence in Theresa May

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told MPs he will table a motion of no confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the Brexit deal vote.

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UK to remain in European Common Transit Convention after Brexit

The UK is set to remain part of the Common Transit Convention (CTC) after Brexit, limiting the friction on trade flowing across Europe.

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DUP calls for more clarity from Theresa May over EU concessions

Deputy leader Nigel Dodds said he needed to be clear about what concessions the British Prime Minister is seeking from the EU.

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May sets out plan for January showdown on her Brexit deal

British MPs will consider the plan for leaving the EU in their first week back at Westminster after Christmas on January 7, with a vote the following week.

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No-deal Brexit could cut off seed for 2019 potato crop

Potato growers could be the first in farming to suffer in a no-deal Brexit outcome, because seed for the crop might not be available.

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Remainers arrive in Dublin with 'Bollocks to Brexit' bus

A large yellow bus with "Bollocks to Brexit" written on the side is driving around Dublin today.

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How a second Brexit referendum might work

British MPs are increasingly talking about the prospect of a second referendum to resolve the deadlock in Parliament over Theresa May's Brexit deal.

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UK and Switzerland to sign deal ensuring continued flights after Brexit

A deal ensuring flights between the UK and Switzerland continue post-Brexit is to be signed by the UK's Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

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May to warn against second Brexit poll

The call comes as Cabinet tensions increase.

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Brexit business impact concerns most Irish hoteliers, survey shows

Prolonged uncertainty over the divorce from the EU could further erode consumer sentiment, the Irish Hotels Federation has warned.

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Government preparing for no-deal Brexit, says Tánaiste

The Government is continuing to prepare for a hard Brexit with plans due to be published later this week.

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Taking shelter from the hard Brexit rain

Should a no-deal Brexit occur, Ireland could learn much from the ways that Finland and New Zealand handled their major trade crises in recent decades, writes Kyran Fitzgerald

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‘Start journey’ to cut out annoying business jargon

A trawl through the corporate landscape of 2018 throws up drama and despair, much of it around the uncertainty of Brexit, writes John Daly

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Difficult challenges for the ordinary market investor

The past year has been a year for uncertainties for sure, writes Nick Charalambous

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Bureaucracy is the hidden Brexit threat

The town of Roth in Germany had a nice tradition of asking children to hang messages for Santa on the town’s Christmas tree, writes Brian Keegan

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May will warn that new Brexit poll would damage democracy

PM will use an address to the Commons to attack calls for a fresh referendum on EU withdrawal.

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May allies distance themselves from new referendum reports

Liam Fox indicates he could support free vote for MPs on Brexit options.

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Bertie Ahern: 'We can't give an inch' on backstop

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has hit out at Theresa May's handling of Brexit from start to finish.

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May launches stinging attack on Blair over referendum call

The British PM has accused the Labour heavyweight of ‘undermining’ negotiations and ‘insulting’ voters.

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Hunt says UK would ‘flourish and prosper’ even without Brexit deal

The Foreign Secretary also said he would like to have a ‘crack’ at being PM.

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Labour must ‘come off the fence’ and back a second EU vote, says MP

Ian Murray has urged the party’s frontbench to support a second referendum.

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Farage urges Leave voters to prepare for ‘worst case scenario’ second referendum

Nigel Farage was joined at a Leave Means Leave rally by other prominent Brexit campaigners including Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg.

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Tories undermining devolution and making case for independence, claim SNP

Deputy leader Keith Brown says the UK Government went to ‘astonishing lengths’ to block Holyrood’s attempts to prepare laws for Brexit.

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