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Brexit extended, but for how long?

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Professor David Phinnemore casts an eye over the latest extension agreed in the Brexit process.

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Why is the UK planning to cut tariffs on most imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit?

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Dr Billy Melo Araujo provides some answers to help explain the UK’s contingency plans to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

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What do the public think about the backstop?

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Professor John Garry looks at recent survey results to see what the public in Northern Ireland thinks about the backstop.

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What happens to the border if there’s no deal?

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Dr Katy Hayward explains what might happen to the Irish border if no deal is reached on Brexit.

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Can ‘A Better Deal’ replace the Backstop?

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‘A Better Deal’ was published in December and claims to constitute an alternative to the Withdrawal Agreement, specifically a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. But is it fit for purpose asks Dr Katy Hayward?

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The ECJ’s Wightman ruling, the “Brexit” process and the EU as a constitutional entity

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Writing the following long-read from the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt a.d. Oder), Professor Dagmar Schiek reflects on how last month’s Wightman ruling constitutes a very interesting source of reasoning, and possibly a confirmation of a more courageous Court of Justice under its current presidency.

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Sharing the Island: Brexit, ‘No Deal’ and the Constitutional Future

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In the case of a no-deal Brexit, people in Northern Ireland should be given an opportunity to express a view on future constitutional status says Professor Colin Harvey.

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The presentations from the December Brexit Clinic at Queen’s are now available to download or view

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Brexit: what does it tell us about the EU?

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The following blog is based on a presentation by Professor David Phinnemore at the launch of the report on Kent and Medway: Delivering a Brexit Border: Policing, Security, Freight and Customs at the Centre for European Studies, Canterbury Christchurch University.

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Liberty, wealth or peace: the choice offered by the Brexit deal

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When it comes to the Brexit deal, perhaps the Prime Minister’s best bet is to argue explicitly that peace should trump both wealth and freedom says Professor John Garry.

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Northern Ireland and the Withdrawal Agreement

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Dr Katy Hayward and Professor David Phinnemore reflect on the UK Withdrawal Agreement, particularly on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

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Safeguarding Rights and Equality in Northern Ireland

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Professor Colin Harvey reflects on the draft Withdrawal Agreement with regards to rights and equality provisions.

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