The Irish premier has said Ireland would probably agree to a request by the UK for a Brexit extension.
Speaking in Denmark after court documents revealed the UK PM will ask for a delay if he fails to get a deal with Brussels for the UK's departure, Leo Varadkar said if Boris Johnson submits a request for an extension, he would agree.
The Irish Government has announced plans to tighten its coronavirusrestrictions in Dublin. Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar warned that withoutfurther action there was a very real threat that Dublin could return to theworst days of the crisis.
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Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has said a decision by EU chiefnegotiator Michel Barnier to stay on in London this week to continue talks ona post-Brexit trade deal is a “very good sign”. The talks had been expected toswitch to Brussels but it is reported that Mr Barnier is to remain in the UKuntil Wednesday – in part because of the high coronavirus infection rates inthe Belgian capital. Mr Lewis told BBC1’s The Andrew Marr Show: “The fact thatMichel Barnier has outlined in the last week or so that they are going to comeback and do these intensive negotiations, he recognises the EU do need tomove, and that he is staying through to next week, is totally a very goodsign. “We have got to make sure that it is a deal that works not just for ourpartners in Europe – we want to have a very good relationship with themobviously – but one that works for the United Kingdom. “I think there is agood chance that we can get a deal but I think it is for the EU to understandthat it is for them to move as well.”
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A list of countries and territories in Europe from which people don't need toquarantine on arrival in England, as it's announced that arrivals from Denmarkwill not have to self-isolate, while travellers from Liechtenstein will.
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Eight Indian beaches are awarded the 'Blue Flag' certification and Padubidri Beach in the Udupi district, is among one of them. Tourists were seen doing recreational activities around the beach on Sunday. The 'Blue Flag' certification is awarded by Denmark based NGO, Foundation for Environment Education (FEE).
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the Government will make sure that ''nopupil in the UK will go hungry'', after MPs last week rejected legislationthat would have provided free meals during all school holidays from Octoberthrough to the Easter break. Mr Johnson said the Government has given''specific sums'' to local councils to help support families in need.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson was joined by Health Secretary Matt Hancock and chef Prue Leith as they launched a shake up of hospital food in the NHS. Patients will be able to order food 24/7 as part of 8 recommendations accepted by the government from advisors including the Great British Bake Off judge. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has praised the work of the police and the armed forces in dealing with an incident on board a tanker off the Isle of Wight last night. It is understood stowaways on board the Nave Andromeda attempted to hijack the vessel. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says Ireland and the United Kingdom will remain to have good relations after Boris Johnson and the EU agreed a revised Brexit deal. The deal comes despite criticism from the DUP..
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