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Bregrets, we've had a few: now voters say leaving EU is wrong - The Times

More people think Brexit is wrong than right for the first time since the referendum, according to a Times poll which shows the Tory lead ahead of the election has shrunk in the past week. The YouGov poll found that 45 per cent of voters agreed that ...and more »

EU adopts tough Brexit talks stance - The Times of Israel

Leaders unanimously adopt strategy as they seek to show unity ahead of two years of grueling negotiations. By Danny Kemp and Alex Pigman 29 April 2017, 4:40 pm 0 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 4 shares. German Chancellor Angela Merkel (rear ...and more »

Ireland set to secure unique measures to soften Brexit blow - Irish Times

Unprecedented measures to cushion Ireland from the most damaging effects of the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union will be agreed at this weekend's Brussels summit, the Government believes. The draft conclusions of the summit ...and more »

Theresa May and the art of political forgetting: a special way to use and abuse history - The Conversation UK

The only thing more overtly political than the production of history is the instrumental and often cynical use and abuse of history by politicians. They are forever legitimising their actions by co-opting history to their side. Depending on requirement ...and more »

Polish PM at EU Brexit summit -

Britain is expected to leave the European Union by March 2019, two years after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered the exit procedure. Both sides have two years to negotiate the conditions for the divorce. Ahead of the EU summit, which will be held ...and more »

Stephen Collins: Kenny has delivered on first round of Brexit talks - Irish Times

The Government is on the verge of a stunning diplomatic coup by getting our EU political partners to agree to put Irish concerns at the centre of the negotiations with the UK on the terms of Brexit. Taken in tandem with the first round of the French ...and more »

For EU27, the hard part of Brexit starts now -

So far, so surprisingly good. But staying united on Brexit is about to get harder for the EU's remaining members. From the moment last June when the British voted to ditch the European Union, senior officials in Brussels have labored fastidiously to ...and more »

EU leaders back membership plan for a post-Brexit united Ireland - Financial Times

European leaders have pledged to seamlessly readmit Northern Ireland into EU in the event of a vote for Irish reunification some time after Britain leaves the bloc. The promise would allow the region to follow the example of German reunification in ...and more »

Explaining Britain's vote to leave the EU - The Economist

Brexit: Why Britain Voted to Leave the European Union. By Harold Clarke, Matthew Goodwin and Paul Whiteley.Cambridge University Press; 256 pages; £15.99 and $19.99. THERE are many theories about why Britons voted last June to leave the European Union ...and more »

Theresa May's Pyrrhic Victory - Project Syndicate

The election called by UK Prime Minister Theresa May for June will transform Britain's politics and its relationship with Europe, but not necessarily in the way implied by a large majority for May's Conservatives. For three related reasons, Britain's ...and more »