Boris Johnson threatens to pull Brexit bill, call snap election before Christmas

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to put the brakes on his European Union divorce bill and call for a snap general election before Christmas if lawmakers continue to stonewall his push to pass the legislation in three days. Speaking at the House of Commons … Read More

EU’s Juncker: Irish Border Controls Needed in No-Deal Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker, chief of the European Union’s executive arm, says border controls will be placed on the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker listens Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, eastern … Read More

EU’s Juncker says he is convinced Brexit will happen – Sky

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BRIGHTON, England, Sept 22 (Reuters) – EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said he is convinced Brexit will happen, reiterating that if Britain left the European Union without a deal there would be a new border between Northern Ireland and … Read More

Boris Johnson is edging closer towards agreeing a new Brexit deal

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The Democratic Unionist Party which props up the Conservative government is willing to drop one of its strict Brexit red lines, according to reports. The Northern Irish party is reportedly willing to accept a regulatory border in the Irish sea. … Read More

So-called ‘progressive Europeans’ are using the Belfast Agreement to derail Brexit

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Lord Adonis tweeted that after three days in Northern Ireland he had decided that the DUP wanted a hard border for ‘cultural/political reasons’; but like just about everything else pertaining to Brexit, he is wrong. The DUP haven’t set out to achieve … Read More

Britain and Ireland remain at odds over Brexit and the border with Northern Ireland

Anti-Brexit protesters wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, Nov. 14, 2017. Credit: Peter Nicholls/Reuters Ireland and Britain remained at odds on Monday on how to progress talks on the Irish border with a week … Read More