British MPs approve EU withdrawal agreement

Posted By: December 20, 2019

Members of parliament vote by 358 to 234 [a majority of 124] to proceed with the BillIrish Times. Dublin. Friday, December 20, 2019Britain took a big step closer to leaving the EU as Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal was backed by a large majority of MPs.The second reading of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill was passed by […]

MPs back Boris Johnson’s plan to leave EU on 31 January

Posted By: December 20, 2019

  BBC NI. Belfast. Friday, December 20, 2019   MPs have backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for the UK to leave the EU on 31 January.   They voted 358 to 234 – a majority of 124 – in favor of the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, which now goes on to further scrutiny in […]


Posted By: December 18, 2019

  Irish Echo. December 18-24, 2019

 UK election saw three big pillars of political stability crack on a single day [: Labor, the Conservatives, and Northern Ireland unionism]

Posted By: December 17, 2019

The fragile UK is now in the hands of a man with the touch of a chicken strangler Fintan O’Toole. Irish Times. Dublin. Tuesday, December 17, 2019    What lesson should the Government take from the results of the election in what is more and more dubiously called the United Kingdom? That denial is deadly. When the tectonic plates are […]

Brexit “could lead to united Ireland in a decade”

Posted By: December 17, 2019

Tony Blair’s former chief of staff Jonathan Powell.Claire Simpson. Irish News. 17 December 2019 Brexit could lead to a united Ireland within a decade, Tony Blair’s former chief of staff has said.Jonathan Powell said the introduction of an “Irish Sea border” as part of prime minister Boris Johnson’s deal will lead to a renewed focus on […]

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