Theresa May ‘strikes secret Brexit deal over customs union’
Theresa May ‘strikes secret Brexit deal over customs union’
Nigel Morris 13 hours Friday November 2nd 2018
Tory rebels looking to embarrass Theresa May over gambling machines
05 November, 2018, 13:07
The Prime Minister is said to be preparing to sell the plan to Brexiteers in the Cabinet by insisting the customs arrangement will not be permanent, and that the alternative is a potentially disastrous "no-deal" exit from the bloc in March.
Source close to European Union negotiator Michel Barnier revealed that a "major concession" had been made on the Irish border during a meeting in London last week that will see regulatory checks on goods carried out at factories and shops rather than being conducted at the border.
This would avoid the EU's "backstop" solution that would have treated Northern Ireland differently from the rest of Britain.
"In March the United Kingdom agreed this backstop will apply "unless and until" a close future relationship eliminates any need for border infrastructure or related checks and controls".
The UK government will reportedly discuss May's plan on Tuesday, as London aspires to promptly reach sufficient progress in Brexit talks, thus opening door for a European Union summit for finalizing the details to be held later in the month.
At the same time, it reported that the prime minister was on course to agree a future economic partnership that would leave open the possibility of Canada-style free trade deal sought by Brexiteers. That in turn could sway the euroskeptic wing of her Conservative Party.
Downing Street has called the reports speculation, but also claim that the majority of the UK's Brexit plan had already been agreed.
Fortnite’s v6.21 update includes…balloons? Guided missiles, which many felt were overpowered, are gone - as has the semi-auto sniper, and the annoyingly weak dual pistols. Fortnite is now available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Nintendo Switch, iOS , and select Android devices.
Akshay Kumar really hates cellphones in the 2.0 trailer Honestly speaking, the visual effects seen in the trailer of 2.0 is something that has not been seen in any Indian film till date. The Rajnikanth starrer's trailer just came out and it's a larger than life film that revolve around the mighty cellphone.
Michael Cohen Says Trump Repeatedly Made Racist Remarks Cohen also recalls Trump saying, during a drive through a "rougher" neighborhood, "Only the blacks could live like this". This won't be the first time that Trump has been accused of insulting black people and African countries.
"We are making good progress on the future relationship, and 95% of the Withdrawal Agreement has been settled".
According to the Telegraph, May has included Attorney General Geoffrey Cox, the government's chief legal adviser, in her special Brexit Cabinet after ministers said they wouldn't sign off on a deal without his advice.
Parliament would then vote on the deal in December.
But some of Britain's biggest corporate names have had enough of the government's handling of the negotiations.
Waterstones chief executive James Daunt, ex-Sainsbury (Amsterdam: SJ6.AS - news) 's chief executive Justin King, Lastminute.com founder Baroness Lane-Fox and Innocent Drinks co-founder Richard Reed are among over 70 signatories of a letter calling for a second Brexit referendum.
"Both these options will further depress investment". But U.K. officials believe intensive negotiations will deliver the decisive step needed for an agreement within the next few weeks, according to two people familiar with the matter.
I wanted to display my skills outside the US and be in a special fight", Mayweather said at a press conference in Tokyo on Monday. As a professional I haven't had a chance to go outside the U.S. to display my skills and to display my talent for the world'.
The revised price of a Lanka Auto Diesel (LAD) liter will be Rs. 118 and a liter of Lanka Petrol 92 will be Rs. 153. Subsequent to this, the petrol price came down to Rs 81.50 per litre and diesel at Rs 72.95 a litre on October 5.
The new wave of sanctions, the second since August, will target Iran's energy, shipbuilding, shipping, and financial sectors. Earlier, thousands of Iranians chanted "Death to America" at a rally to mark the anniversary of the seizure of the U.S.
The information is gathered by it on the grounds of global Rice Protein market trends, industry plans, along with other elements. The global Textured Soy Protein market is reviewed in terms of revenue [USD Millions] as well as volume [k.MT] of the market .
Jamie Harper says one plane then crashed into a field and the other managed to land at the Ottawa International Airport. A plane landed safely after a mid-air collision with another plane near Carp airport.
Him sitting on Sunday night , when the Patriots will need to score to beat Aaron Rodgers and the Packers , is pretty telling. Unfortunately, it's very hard to win on the road in New England and Brady will find a way to get the job done late.
It is also required that carbon monoxide alarms be installed outside all sleeping areas so you can hear it when you are sleeping. While changing the batteries, check for the age of each alarm; smoke and carbon monoxide alarms don't last forever.
Producer Srishti Behl Arya shared some envy-inducing photos and videos from the fun bachelorette party on her Instagram stories. The girls' weekend comes after Priyanka's opulent bridal shower, which took place at Tiffany & Co.in NY last month.
That's a $9,500 price hike over the M850i Coupe, but for well-heeled buyers who love open-top motoring, it's a small price to pay. It's linked to an eight-speed Steptronic Sport transmission with shift paddles, automatic stop-start, and launch control.
The News & Observer in Raleigh reported Thursday that the illness claimed the life of an adult in the central part of the state. Of these children, 772 (23%) had a positive test result for influenza and 1674 (50%) were vaccinated in the enrollment season.
'Bring on New Zealand' - Jones
Farrell has also escaped a citing commissioner's warning - a sanction for offences deemed to be between a yellow and a red card... As a rugby referee, you probably dread having to make a call, after the hooter, that could potentially decide the test match.
Angela Simmons' Ex Shot And Killed In His Garage
Angela Simmons attends WE tv's " Growing Up Hip Hop " premiere party at Haus on December 10, 2015 in New York City. The daughter of Rev Run also wrote in the caption that she was grateful to fans 'for the out pouring of love'.
Paris Masters: Karen Khachanov defeats Novak Djokovic in final
Djokovic broke for 3-1 in the second set and did not look back. "Karen played really well and he deserved to win", Djokovic said. Djokovic also won their previous meeting in Cincinnati in August, and Federer hasn't beaten his Serbian rival since 2015.
Suns reach buyout agreement with Tyson Chandler
Chandler now plays for the Phoenix Suns , though Phoenix is building for the future and is willing to part with veteran pieces. The sides agreed to a buyout on the $13.6 million left in the final year of his original four-year deal, sources said.
2 dead after Amazon building collapse in severe weather
Two people are dead following a wall collapse at a Maryland Amazon distribution warehouse, which was caused by an intense storm. No others are reported missing. "Our thoughts go out to all families impacted by this evening's severe weather".
'Kill all Jews' found spray painted in Brooklyn synagogue
One of the last of such incidents was the swastika that vandals had painted in Brooklyn heights, not far from the synagogue. The man's arrest comes just under a week after a gunman stormed into a synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 people .
USA wage growth jumps to its highest rate since 2009
Education and health services saw the largest overall employment increase, with this industry adding 46,700 jobs last month. There is some concern that higher wages might fuel inflation if companies turn around and increase prices for consumers.
Apple Will No Longer Report Hardware Sales Figures
In an unprecedented move, Apple has chose to stop revealing the sales figure of iPhone from the first quarter of fiscal 2019. Apple decided to make a couple of big changes to the information it discloses every quarter.