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These business owners on the Irish border fear a no-deal Brexit could soon wreck their livelihoods

Business owners on the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic told Business Insider that a no-deal Brexit could destroy their companies.
UK prime minister Theresa May.

There is an all-out war over Theresa May’s Brexit deal which faces delay or humiliating defeat on Tuesday

Boris Johnson and Esther McVey are thought to be eyeing Theresa May's job.
DUP leader Arlene Foster (right) with DUP MP Nigel Dodds.

Theresa May accused of ‘total betrayal’ as DUP threatens to sink her Brexit deal

The DUP's Brexit spokesperson, Sammy Wilson, has accused May of breaking 'promises she made' over the controversial Northern Irish backstop.
Michel Barnier and Theresa May.

Why the Irish border Brexit ‘backstop’ will make or break Theresa May’s premiership

Theresa May has less than two weeks to come up with a proposal for protecting the Irish border in order to strike a Brexit Withdrawal Agreement by November. Her reported new proposal will likely be fiercely opposed in Westminster.

Ireland is reportedly pulling 1.4 million barrels of oil out of the UK as it prepares for the worst-case Brexit scenario

Relations between the UK and Ireland are strained in the run up to Brexit, with significant friction over the issue of the border.

EU and Ireland issue Irish border Brexit warning to Theresa May: ‘There isn’t much time left’

Speaking in Dublin on Thursday, Leo Varadkar and Jean-Claude Juncker warned Britain that time was running out to find a solution to the Irish border question.
Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis (L), Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (R) meet at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017.

Here’s why the Brexit ‘backstop’ is now the most important issue facing Britain

The question of whether the UK and EU can reach an agreement on the so-called "backstop" will determine whether Theresa May leaves Article 50 negotiations with a deal. Here's what "backstop" means and why it is so tricky for the prime minister.
UK Chancellor Philip Hammond speaks to Business Insider in San Francisco.

Exclusive: Philip Hammond says EU has rejected Brexiteers’ ‘max fac’ Brexit customs plan

The UK chancellor says there remains serious "challenges" to both customs models set out by prime minister Theresa May.

The EU tells Theresa May her Brexit border plan isn’t good enough to secure a deal

Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, has told Theresa May that Britain must stay aligned with the single market and customs union for physical infrastructure on the Irish border to be avoided.
Theresa May is locked in a bitter Cabinet row with senior Brexiteers including Boris Johnson and Liam Fox

Theresa May’s Cabinet customs row is irrelevant, it’s the Brexit backstop that really matters

Westminster politics has recently been dominated by the row within Cabinet over "max fac" vs Theresa May's customs partnership. However, this discussion is irrelevant until Britain and the EU on the contentious issue of the Irish border "backstop," trade expert Sam Lowe argues.