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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Government has a rough and preliminary plan in place to avoid a hard border in the event of a no-deal Brexit
Irish PM @campaignforleo says Ireland might need to hold a referendum in order to decide whether the UK is obliged to hold EP parliament elections after June. Because it requires treaty change
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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announces that Prime Minister Theresa May will address the British public tonight.
Prime Minister Theresa May says in a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk she intends to bring forward further domestic proposals on the Irish backstop to protect the UK internal market
In Dublin - first sight of Donald Tusk since Bercow's decision . He has cancelled his presser post Varadkar meeting
Ivor Ferguson, head of the Ulster Farmers Union urges the DUP and others to focus on people's livlihoods No deal would "offers Ireland a tariff-free backdoor" into Britain that would "wipe out" any dividend for Northern Ireland farmers.
US President Trump says second Brexit referendum would be 'very unfair'
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"Brexit is tearing the country apart" says Donald Trump, in the Oval Office with @campaignforleo
Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service says there is insufficient evidence to prosecute any other former British soldiers or alleged members of the Official IRA over the events of Bloody Sunday in Derry/Londonderry in 1972
Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service says there is sufficient evidence to charge one former Paratrooper with the murders of two men and the attempted murders of four others over the events of Bloody Sunday in Londonderry in 1972
Police Scotland and the Metropolitan Police say they are aware of a claim allegedly made on behalf of the IRA over devices that were received at three buildings in London and at the University of Glasgow on Tuesday and Wednesday last week
Devices sent to 3 buildings in London and also Glasgow university have been claimed by the IRA. A joint statement from Met Police and Police Scotland say a recognized code word was received in Northern Ireland yesterday to claim responsibility
Senior DUP MP: 'It doesn't look good'
Taoiseach: Outcome of Juncker-May meeting "positive". #Brexit
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the documents published last night in Strasbourg are complimentary to the Withdrawal Agreement
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Awaiting Taoiseach Brexit statement in Government Buildings
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DUP: Decision tomorrow
Juncker: "I have spoken to the Taoiseach this evening, who would be prepared to accept this solution in the interest of securing an overall deal." #Brexit
Lidington: 'Negotiations are continuing and the govt will provide an update to the House at the earliest opportunity'
David Lidington admits negotiations continue. #BREXIT
#Brexit - David Lidington statement: TM has secured legally binding changes that strengthen and improve Withdrawal agreement and political declaration
Irish cabinet to resume at 10.30pm - local journalists reporting
Police in Northern Ireland have uncovered "a significant terrorist hide" which they believe may be linked to dissident Republican activity. Component parts for mortars, including six mortar tubes, were found in Armagh
Glasgow University and the Royal Bank of Scotland headquarters in Edinburgh have been evacuated after suspicious packages were found.
Three parcel bombs sent to London had Irish stamps on them: UK media
An investigation is underway in Co Carlow this morning following a fatal road crash which killed a 16 year old boy and injured 4 others. The incident happened at around 5 o'clock yesterday morning when the car the teenager was driving collided with a wall.
Dublin Airport says flights resume after drone sighting suspension
Dublin Airport says all flights are suspended due to the "confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield"
Former Irish president Mary Robinson: "Steve Bannon is doing his level best to promote destruction of Europe," including backing right wing parties to undermine unity. Cited mixed messages from US, which used to be great leader. Defends Europe of values and need for trust. MSC2019
Twitter has suspended the main Generation Identity UK and Ireland account for violating rules, but regional accounts are still online tweeting the same stuff on 'white genocide' conspiracy. GI are pan-European group of ethno-nationalists who try to be trendy to attract under-30s