GARRYVOE, Ireland/LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there was “the rough shape of a deal to be done” over Brexit, as he prepared to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a renewed push to reach an agreement.
Source: PM Johnson says ‘rough shape’ exists for Brexit deal – Reuters
DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland is willing to examine ways in which a “backstop” to keep the Irish border open after Brexit could be reviewed so long as it does not permit Britain to unilaterally walk away from it, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Monday.
The sides in the negotiations have signalled progress on agreeing customs arrangements for an emergency Irish border fix but differences persist on the lifespan of the so-called “backstop”.
Source: Ireland says UK cannot unilaterally scrap border backstop : Reuters
Ireland has voted by a landslide to liberalize some of the world’s most restrictive abortion laws in what its prime minister described as the culmination of a “quiet revolution” in what was one of Europe’s most socially conservative countries.
Source: Ireland ends abortion ban as ‘quiet revolution’ transforms country | Ace Newsroom Live