• Theresa May accused of 'total betrayal' as DUP threatens to sink her Brexit deal

    11 days ago - By Chron

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    Theresa May accused of "total betrayal" over plans to accept a Northern Ireland-only backstop in the Brexit deal.
    The Democratic Unionist Party which props up the fragile and divided Conservative government is furious after receiving a letter from May which that refused to rule out a backstop for Northern Ireland alone.
    The DUP hates the Northern Ireland-only backstop as it would create an array of new checks between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK.
    DUP leader Arlene Foster said May's letter "raises alarm bells for those who value the integrity of our...
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  • Theresa May fails to block court case that could allow the UK to reverse Brexit

    11 days ago - By Chron

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    Europe's highest court will decide this month whether the UK has the power to reverse Article 50, its notice of intention to leave the EU.
    Downing Street had sought to block the court case through an appeal, which was rejected on Thursday.
    Lawyer Jo Maugham QC, who helped to bring the case, tweeted: "The government's last-ditch effort to block our attempt to empower Parliament to act in the national interest has failed."
    LONDON - Theresa May could be handed the power to unilaterally reverse Brexit after a court refused an appeal by her government to block a...
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