EU Brexit envoy says ‘much more work’ needed to clinch deal
EU Brexit envoy says ‘much more work’ needed to clinch deal
Liam Fox: UK must be able to withdraw from Irish backstop
10 November, 2018, 18:28
The Irish government opened the door on Monday to a possible concession on the final sticking point - how to avoid border checks between British Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Senior ministers were invited to review the text of the withdrawal agreement that has so far been secured in negotiations with Brussels, and are poised to meet as soon as a deal is ready to be signed off.
But Mr Coveney told the Irish Canada Business Association conference in Dublin: "I would urge caution that an imminent breakthrough is not necessarily to be taken for granted, not by a long shot".
Brexiters are adamant that there must be a mechanism that would allow the United Kingdom to leave, and many back one that would allow the United Kingdom to withdraw unilaterally - without Brussels' consent - which has been rejected by figures such as the Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar.
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The issue of the Irish border has proven to be the main stumbling block in the negotiations, with the United Kingdom and European Union divided over the issue of a backstop, an arrangement created to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland.
Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila said, however, that major progress in Brexit talks was likely "within a week", based on his discussions with several visiting EU leaders and European Council President Donald Tusk, who chairs summits of the EU's 28 leaders.
Brexiteer MPs, including Environment Secretary Michael Gove, have called on Mrs May to release full legal advice setting out how the arrangement could be ended to avoid it becoming a permanent settlement.
The global trade secretary said on Thursday the government had "an instruction from our voters to leave the EU".
Tory Remainer Dominic Grieve said a border in the Irish Sea would be "unacceptable".
Amid speculation a deal is closed to being agreed, May's proposed backstop would see the entire United Kingdom effectively agree to remain in the customs union.
Opposition Labour Party spokesman Keir Starmer also said the legal advice should be published, because "the public have the right to know precisely what the Cabinet has signed up to and what the implications are for the future".
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator told political allies Thursday to beware the rise of populist nationalism in Europe, warning of a "Farage in every country".
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One had a neck injury, a second person had a head injury; and the condition and injuries of the third person is unknown. It is understood the man stopped his vehicle on Bourke Street , not far from the Target store, and set it alight.
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He also birdied the first two holes and ended with a tally of seven birdies, offset by bogeys on two of the four par-threes. New Zealand's Ryan Fox however has made a good start with a round of 69 to be 2 under and in 11th place.
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He was totally committed. "The fact that he was the first in the door doesn't surprise me at all", said Sergeant Eric Buschow. Researchers at the Gun Violence Archive said there has been a mass shooting in the United States almost every day this year.
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Some of those working in the company's Indianapolis office "will stay until March 2019 to publish the remaining program". According to PublishersLunch , "there are approximately 40 people from Prima on LinkedIn".
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