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Ursula von der Leyen, the incoming president of the European Commission, said that Mr Barnier had done “an outstanding job. Photograph: Stephanie LeCocq/EPA

(...) so-called backstop plan for preventing a hard Irish border after Britain leaves the EU. He played a(...)

Cars made in a free port Sunderland using imported parts would attract some tariffs if sold to consumers elsewhere within the UK. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

(...) special status for Northern Ireland, the “special status” would apply to all of the UK – the backstop(...)

MPs in the House of Commons after they rejected Labour’s motion of no confidence in Theresa May’s government by 325 votes to 306. Photograph: House of Commons/PA Wire

Once again attention turns to the backstop. It’s not the only element of Theresa Mays(...)

Theresa May delivers a speech at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, on Friday. The British prime minister challenged the EU to reply to last week’s British government White Paper. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Reuters

(...) backstop on Friday, with Mr Varadkar saying it was the UK’s responsibility to come up with a solution(...)