5 Nov 2018

May and Varadkar discuss NI backstop as rumours swirl over Brexit deal

Political Editor

Rumours are swirling about how close, or not, we are to a Brexit deal. Theresa May called the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar this morning to discuss how the backstop solution to the Northern Ireland border would work. She wants a way of bringing it to an end. Mr Varadkar insisted that Britain could not decide to do that on its own.