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January 29, 2019

Here are plans for AP’s upcoming coverage of negotiations over Britain’s split from the European Union.

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Tuesday Jan. 29

BREXIT

LONDON _ Seeking to break Britain’s Brexit deadlock, Prime Minister Theresa May says she plans to ask the European Union to change its divorce deal with the U.K. by altering an Irish border guarantee that is opposed by many British lawmakers. Voting in the House of Commons expected roughly 1900 GMT but may be slowed by amendments. Key EU leaders meet in Brussels to discuss the fallout. SENT: 800 words, developing; photos, video.

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Wednesday, Jan. 30

BREXIT

LONDON _ Following political developments as the UK government deals with the impact of any amendments and changes to the Brexit process. Monitoring the prime minister for a possible return to Brussels for more negotiations. UPCOMING: 800 words by 1300 GMT.

BREXIT-WELSH FARMERS

WESTERN WALES _ Sheep farmers in western Wales export almost all of their meat to the EU, and are increasingly concerned that Britain will exit the trade bloc without a deal that protects their livelihoods. UPCOMING: 800 words by 1200 GMT, photos, video.

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Thursday, Jan. 31

BREXIT-EUROPEAN PAIN

NORTHWEST PORTUGAL _ Brexit won’t just hurt the UK economy. As its consequences ripple across the EU, small countries with significant trade with Britain could feel a lot of economic pain. Portugal fears it could lose 26 percent of its exports _ meaning livelihoods are on the line in Portugal’s key textile industry. By Barry Hatton. UPCOMING: 800 words by 1200 GMT, photos, video.

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