A SOFT BREXIT should have been off the table from the start, as acknowledging early on that Britain would have not been part of the customs union and single market would have allowed the UK to make major preparations and strengthened its hand during the negotiations with the EU, two leading economists claim in their book.PUBLISHED: 15:28, Sat, Feb 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 16:08, Sat, Feb 16, 2019 Labour’s official position is to secure a Brexit where the UK stays in the customs union and maintains a ‘close relationship’ with the single market.
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THERESA May agreeing to a soft Brexit deal could damage UK-EU relations for a generation and spark “seismic political instability” across the continent, economists claim in a book.The five demands include a continued customs union with the EU, “close alignment” with the bloc’s single market and a commitment to mirror workers' rights and environmental protections passed in Brussels.
BREXITEER Boris Johnson hit out at the Government for working with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to come to a Brexit agreement – insisting that the party leader's “toxic” plans would force the UK to remain in the EU.The Tory Brexiteer insisted that Mr Corbyn’s plan would force the UK to remain in the single market and customs union, not unlike remaining in the European Union.
Thousands of Iranians rallied and marched in Paris yesterday to mark the 40th anniversary of the Iran uprising which toppled the country’s monarchy.The powerful march swept through the streets of Paris, with the rhythms of the drums echoing as demonstrators chanted powerful slogans against the Iran regime.
Anger: The House of Fraser poster promoting Agent Provocateur’s luxury lingerie at Dundrum Town Centre
A group of parents in south Dublin have expressed their "disgust" over a "provocative" window display in Dundrum Town Centre.The poster is a promotional image for luxury lingerie brand Agent Provocateur at House of Fraser.
TORY Ministers who backed the Prime Minister’s defeated Brexit plan are ready to abandon her and push for a soft Brexit, if Parliament succeeds in blocking no deal during Tuesday's debate.They will rebel against Mrs May if Labour MP Yvette Cooper’s legislation to delay Article 50 is voted through the Commons.
Desperate families are left halfway across the Channel and told to dial 999 once near the English coast, to be picked up by ‘soft’ British officials.A French boat rescues 11 migrants earlier this week (Image: Gendarmerie Maritime)As he abandoned them in the Channel, the trafficker pointed towards Dover with his pistol.
The aid minister has been seen as a key figure in Theresa May’s Cabinet, after opting to stay in Government despite her reservations over Mrs May’s highly contested divorce deal.Now, sources within the Tory Cabinet claim Ms Mordaunt is "working with key figures" like European Research Group (ERG) chairman Jacob Rees-Mogg on how to stop the Prime Minister from "switching to a softer Brexit".