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Brexit: Looks like Donegal's leaving EU too... My cousin Daniel will be pleased: Jeffrey Donaldson jokes over Guardian front page

By Jonny Bell

At times of historical significance it is often the newspapers that come to to fore with their striking front pages, and as Theresa May began the formal process to trigger the UK's exit from the EU Wednesday's headline makers again stood up to the plate.

Although one national paper did put Twitter into a spin.

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The Guardian produced a rather ingenious cover depicting Europe as a jigsaw with the pieces making Great Britain and Northern Ireland removed.

However, parts of the Republic were also taken out, which inevitably put the Twittersphere into a spin.

"My cousin Daniel will be pleased," the DUP's Sir Jeffrey Donaldson joked.

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