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Boris Johnson has traded a hypothetical, temporary, all-UK backstop for a certain, permanent one for Northern Ireland only. Meanwhile, France is blocking accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania. 

Boris Johnson appears to have painted the United Kingdom—and himself—into a corner. A no-deal Brexit and an election loom.

As Brexit looms, Scotland’s first minister may have another opportunity to make the case for leaving the United Kingdom.

Boris Johnson may be the best candidate to avert a no-deal Brexit.

Talk of moral hazard and contagion are back at EU emergency summits. Sound familiar?

Can Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn agree on a compromise to break the parliamentary deadlock? Unlikely.

The EU27 have granted the UK an extra two weeks to decide what it wants to do about Brexit.

Britain descends into constitutional chaos as the Speaker blocks another vote on May’s twice-defeated deal. 

A series of dramatic votes in the British Parliament could make this the most significant week in the modern history of the United Kingdom.

With British politics disintegration, a Brexit delay is becoming more likely.

The Irish Government is engaging in an ambitious expansion of its representation abroad. Just don’t mention Brexit. 

The EU’s preparations for a no-deal Brexit make for a scary read.

Theresa May’s Brexit deal is dead. Now the only way she can avoid a catastrophic no-deal Brexit is to abandon her red lines, or ask for a deadline extension.

It’s what all sides always said they want to avoid―the return of checkpoints and fences to the island of Ireland. But whatever Brexiteers claim, …

Theresa May leaves with coal in her stocking.

On Brexit, stances are hardening in Berlin and Brussels.