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Latest update : 2018-10-17

Where do you draw the line? Brexit deadline summit stumbles over Irish border

The Irish border is the biggest hurdle at a deadline summit on concluding the terms of divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union. As a safeguard in case there's no agreement in time on keeping the UK in the customs union, the EU insists the deal must keep the border open between the two Irelands. But the DUP, who prop up Theresa May’s minority government, want no part of a border in the Irish Sea, even one that's limited in time.

Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Selina SYKES and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

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Andrew LILICO

Executive Director, Europe Economics

Yves BERTONCINI

Director, Jacques Delors Institute

Douglas HERBERT

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2018-11-15 Debate

Brexit revolt: Can Theresa May weather the storm?

It's stormy weather across the Channel. Just 48 hours after news first dropped of a draft Brexit agreement, hard Brexiteers are getting in formation with four cabinet members...

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2018-11-14 Debate

The hard sell: Will Theresa May's Brexit plan fly?

It's crunch time at 10 Downing Street as Theresa May pitches a draft Brexit agreement to her own cabinet. Will it fly? The UK, Ireland and the whole continent are holding their...

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2018-11-13 Debate

Back from the brink? Gaza shootout triggers worst fighting since 2014

Cynics call it "cutting the grass". Periodically, Israel wages war with the Gaza Strip to curb cross-border attacks and destroy smugglers' tunnels. So how did the two sides once...

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2018-11-12 Debate

'Patriotism, not nationalism': Macron takes on Trump's worldview

What a dramatic setting for a fundamental argument. Donald Trump took his seat while a cold steel rain beat down on Paris' Arc de Triomphe for the 100th anniversary...

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2018-11-08 Debate

Mueller probe under threat? Sessions' firing throws Russia investigation into question

On Wednesday, Donald Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions after a year of reported bitterness towards him. The US president has long criticised Jeff Sessions' decision to...

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