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Phil Hogan: Brexit means 'new Ireland-UK relationship'

Mon Jan 09 22:13:24 EST 2017 | BBC News
The Republic of Ireland's relationship with the UK will have to change in a post-Brexit Europe, Ireland's EU agriculture commissioner has said. Phil Hogan said: "Our common interest with the UK in many areas has been a defining characteristic of our EU membership to date." But this would now be an "enormous mistake" in Brexit negotiations. Speaking in two national newspapers on Monday, Mr Hogan also said "Brexit is a mess and getting messier". Writing in The Irish Times, he said: "There is a rea..


The Republic of Ireland's relationship with the UK will have to change in a post-Brexit Europe, Ireland's EU agriculture commissioner has said. Phil Hogan said: "Our common interes..
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January is traditionally a month to count the cost. After Christmas, it's all about calories, credit card bills and how to get them under control in the new year. But how much will..
LONDON—U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday defended herself against accusations that the government’s thinking on Brexit was confused, days after the country’s ambassador to ..
(LONDON) — Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she will announce details of Britain’s European Union exit plans in the next few weeks, and denied a former diplomat’s claim that ..
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Northern Ireland is facing its worst political crisis in at least a decade, as a senior minister’s shock resignation looks set to dissolve the government, threatening the Good Frid..
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Prices at the petrol (and diesel) pump may be at their highest since July 2015, but Northern Ireland is the UK's cheapest place to fill a fuel tank. Wholesale costs of both fuels h..
Martin McGuinness has announced his resignation as Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, plunging the devolved government into crisis.  He stepped down in protest at the ..
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