Naomi Klein’s new book,  ‘No is Not Enough: Defeating the New Shock Politics’, examines  Donald Trump’s election. File photograph: Ed Kashi

The writer and activist on Trump, Brexit and the risks in Ireland’s economic policies

UK chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond said on Friday that Britain would seek a transition arrangement lasting up to three years after Brexit. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/Reuters

Moving controls to ports and airports in North not an option, British authorities say

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: said there was a political border between the Republic and Northern Ireland, but not an economic one. Photograph: Collins

‘We’re not going to help design some sort of border we don’t believe should exist’

Jeremy Corbyn: claimed the “wholesale importation” of people from eastern and central Europe had undermined pay and conditions for British workers. Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

A Tory attempt to nail him on student debt failed, but then Corbyn made a problem for himself

Home secretary Amber Rudd on board a coastal patrol vessel called Nimrod. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

Home secretary makes comment after day of confusion over plans for immigration

End of the RUC: Chris Patten, then chairman of the Independent Commission on Policing in Northern Ireland, after questioning on the commission’s actions by the DUP in 1998. Photograph: Pacemaker

Chris Patten, who helped transform the RUC into the PSNI, on his Irishness, Catholicism and the wrench of Brexit

The EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, and British secretary of state David Davis address the media after a week of negotiations at EU headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert

A transitional deal that satisfies business would mean Britain remaining in the single market and the customs union

The British Irish Chamber of Commerce held its first meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD in London today.

Talks focused on avoiding a hard North-South border after Brexit

British prime minister Theresa May has expressed support for marriage equality in Northern Ireland. File photograph: Will Oliver/Pool via Bloomberg

British leader also says she understands why LGBT+ community is worried about DUP deal

Brian Hayes: “Ireland could extend the right to vote in European Parliament elections to the 50,000 UK citizens registered to vote in Ireland”

Brian Hayes says Government could change electoral law without holding referendum

 Theresa May in the House of Commons in London on Wednesday. She said all her ministers were safe in their posts for the moment but warned she would sack those who leaked persistently

Simon Coveney will be in London on Thursday for meetings about Brexit

Graham Norton is listed in the £850,000 to £899,999 pay bracket by the BBC

Broadcaster pays top male star five times more than top woman

Stormont, in Belfast. A new report will claim that Brexit has already damaged political stability in the North. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

House of Lords EU committee says UK move is exacerbating cross-community divisions

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond: comments that trains were so easy to drive “even a woman” could do it were leaked. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/Reuters

Theresa May to remind ministers of need for confidentiality despite her flagging authority

Brexit tussle: Michel Barnier won this week’s war of words with Boris Johnson. Photograph: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Denis Staunton: Johnson, Hammond and Davis all potential successors to Theresa May

Downing Street talks: Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and British chancellor Philip Hammond. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Minister for Finance also stresses to British chancellor the need to avoid a hard Border

 British prime minister Theresa  May is trapped in a powerless premiership, depending on her own MPs and the DUP for survival. Photograph:  EPA/Andy Rain

London Letter: The prime minister remains powerless despite an impressive interview

Goodbye EU: the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill repeals the European Communities Act 1972. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Labour opposition says Bill is more than the technocratic exercise Theresa May claims

 British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn presents an Arsenal football jersey to EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Photograph:   Olivier Hoslet/Getty Images

‘This debate is not just a quagmire for the government, it is also a political nightmare’

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson speaks in the House of Commons, London, England. Photograph: PA Wire

British foreign secretary says remaining member states can ‘go whistle’ for the money

UK prime minister Theresa May arrives to deliver a speech at the RSA in London on Tuesday. Photograph: Matt Dunham - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Billed as a relaunch of her premiership, it actually illustrated her precarious position

N-word: Theresa May’s minority government has even fewer votes in Westminster after withdrawing the whip  from  Anne Marie Morris. Photograph: Jason Alden/pool/EPA

Offer to Corbyn comes amid speculation about plan to push PM out of Downing Street

Simon Coveney has described his telephone call to an Air Corps  pilot who refused to fly him to Cork as an example of his ‘hands-on’ approach.  File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Minister claims 2015 intervention over airman’s refusal to fly was ‘not intimidatory’

Jez Butterworth, Laura Donnelly and Sam Mendes at the press night after-party for ‘The Ferryman’ in London. Photograph: Dave Benett/Getty Images

‘The Ferryman’, a play set in Armagh during the hunger strikes, is going down well

Britain’s secretary for Brexit David Davis and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney in London. Photograph: Victoria Jones/AFP/Getty Images

Brexit secretary David Davis agrees to visit Border to get a sense of impact there

British prime minister Theresa May: “I understand that it has been hard for people working hard and making sacrifices over the years as we’ve been dealing with Labour’s mismanagement of the economy.” Photograph: PA Wire

British PM rebukes Jeremy Corbyn criticism of austerity measures and low-pay ‘epidemic’

British prime minister Theresa May and Boris Johnson: former leadership contender believed to back “the idea of public-sector workers getting a better deal”. Photograph: Leon Neal/PA

Boris Johnson and Michael Gove want to lift limit of 1% on pay hikes amid talk of austerity

Ireland’s European partners may expect a greater willingness from Ireland to subordinate its interests on issues such as tax policy. Illustration: Getty

Brexit will strengthen southern states and have a big effect on defence, economic policy and taxation

British prime minister Theresa May on Wednesday faces her first parliamentary challenge since a disastrous election, in a vote on whether to maintain unpopular austerity measures. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

There is no Westminster majority for hard Brexit – but none for any other approach either

Ireland’s ambassador to Britain, Dan Mulhall,  is leaving London for Washington. Photograph: Malcolm McNally

London Letter: Praise as Mulhall moves from Brexit Britain to Trump’s America

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn linked the Grenfell Tower fire to the Conservative government’s spending cuts. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Analysis: PM’s taunt that cladding began under Blair fails to ruffle Labour leader

Theresa May speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday: Three hours after her announcement, Ms May’s spokesman sought to play down the change of course. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

British PM’s spokesman insists government’s policy on public service pay unchanged

Liverpool scarves hang on a lamp post as St George’s Hall is lit up in red with a giant banner reading ‘Truth’ and ‘Justice’ in April 2016. Photograph: EPA

Ninety-six people died following stadium crush at 1989 FA Cup semi-final in Sheffield

British prime minister Theresa May and DUP leader Arlene Foster at Downing Street on Monday. Photograph: AFP

Prime minister says deal will not affect her government’s approach to Northern Ireland

 The Conservatives’ formal pact with such a socially conservative party will not help to extend its appeal among voters under 45, most of whom backed Labour on June 8th. Photograph: WPA Pool /Getty Images

Analysis: Many Conservatives bewildered by decision to negotiate formal confidence and supply arrangement

Theresa May made clear that immigration arrangements will not apply to Irish citizens, whose rights will continued to be guaranteed under the Common Travel Area. Photograph: Getty Images.

EU nationals would have to apply for ID card like document to certify ‘settled status’

“At Grenfell Tower, nobody doubted that their warnings about safety were more easily ignored because the residents were relatively poor and powerless.” Photograph: Niklas halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Punch drunk after attacks, Grenfell Tower and Brexit, city waits for the next blow to fall

Slow Brexit? David Davis, UK exiting the EU secretary (left) and  Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the EU. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

Prime minister insists that the government’s EU negotiation objectives remain the same

British prime minister Theresa May speaking in the House of Commons on Thursday. In an impassioned end to her address, she said more attention must be paid to poorer people in social housing. Photograph: AFP/UK Parliament

Urgent action being taken to make other tower blocks safe, UK parliament is told

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II sits alongside her son Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales as she delivers the Queen’s Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in the Houses of Parliament in London on June 21st, 2017. Photograph: Arthur Edwards/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister says inferno survivors were left without help when they needed it most

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, stand during the state opening of parliament in the House of Lords on June 21st, 2017. Photograph: Arthur Edwards

A PM drained of authority finds tide turned as chamber mood favours Jeremy Corbyn

Philip Hammond, UK chancellor of the exchequer (centre left) and Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England (centre right): Mr Hammond put protecting financial services ahead of controlling migration. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Election results will not deter political will to leave EU, says British prime minister

Theresa May and Leo Varadkar arrive for their bi-lateral meeting in Downing Street. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Cruel contrast: Varadkar full of wide-eyed optimism, May looking exhausted and hunted

Máire Whelan, who was appointed to the Court of Appeal, with President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taoiseach also rejected Fianna Fáil claims that an election may be imminent

Locals walk past a police van positioned near the police cordon, close to the scene of a van attack in Finsbury Park. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/AFP/Getty Images

Witnesses say they heard Darren Osborne (47) shout ‘I’m going to kill all Muslims’

Leo Varadkar during a press conference with Britain’s prime minister Theresa May in London on Monday. Photograph: Philip Toscano/AFP/Getty Images

UK officials insisted Border issues ‘right at the top of priorities’ for Brexit talks

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during a joint press conference following a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, London. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Taoiseach expressed concerns to UK prime minister about possible impact of any deal

 Police guard a street at Finsbury Park after Monday’s attack. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

For some locals, Monday’s attack was an inevitable result of rise in anti-Muslim sentiment

Dara Calleary: Fianna Fáil cannot understand why Fine Gael is so determined to undermine the judiciary

Fianna Fáil question why Fine Gael has gone ahead with 'arrogant' appointment

The arrested suspect has been named as Darren Osborne, a 47-year old living in Cardiff. File photograph: Facebook

One dead and 10 injured after a van ploughs into worshippers near London mosque

Friends of missing Jessica Urbano (12) wear photographs of Jessica pinned to their T-shirts at a relief centre close to the scene of the fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington, London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

British prime minister says Grenfell Tower residents deserve answers over fatal fire

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn hugs councillor Mushtaq Lasharie as he arrives at St Clement’s Church in west London, who have provided shelter and support for people affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower. Photograph: David Mirzoeff/AFP/Getty Images

Labour seeks quick investigation while stories of victims in Grenfell Tower fire emerge

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds (centre) with colleagues Jeffrey Donaldson and Emma Pengelly after a meeting with British prime minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street. Photograph: EPA/Will Oliver

Sinn Féin warns of threat to Belfast Agreement from Tory pact with unionists

The remains of Grenfell Tower, a residential tower block in west London which was gutted by fire. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

‘I’d like to hope that it isn’t going to be triple figures’, says fire chief of number killed

Grenfell Tower was part of Lancaster West Estate, a social housing complex of 1,000 homes in West Kensington in London. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Grenfell Tower residents criticise building’s fire safety measures following fatal blaze

The 24-storey Grenfell Tower had been refurbished with external cladding which is now the prime suspect as the accelerator of the fire. Photograph: Giulio Thuburn/AFP/Getty Images

Safety standards at block under scrutiny in light of residents’ ignored warnings

 A woman prepares clothes at a stall set up to help people near the burning Grenfell Tower block in west London on Wednesday. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Tight-knit community comes together to help victims of devastating London fire

Smoke billows from a fire that has engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London. Photograph: Rick Findler/PA Wire

Firefighters say they rescued 65 people - some in pyjamas - from the 43-year-old block

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons: “It is customary on these occasions to congratulate the returning prime minister and I absolutely do so.” Photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May makes non-partisan speech about the value of political service

DUP leader Arlene Foster and  deputy leader Nigel Dodds arriving at 10 Downing Street in London for talks on a deal to prop up a Tory minority administration. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Talks continue on support for minority Tory government after May and Foster meet

Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May: power in her  cabinet has shifted since the election to those who favour a soft Brexit. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth

Prime minister’s power severely curbed as cabinet takes control of government policy

 British prime minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on the way to a meeting of the Conservative Party’s 1922 Committee. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

PM tells 1922 backbench committee ‘I got us into this mess and I’m going to get us out of it’

Michael Gove: returning to the British cabinet as environment secretary. Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Friendless prime minister now a hostage to Conservative factions and DUP

Anti-Conservative Party and anti-DUP demonstrators in Parliament Square in front of the Houses of Parliament in London on Sunday. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Most positions unchanged as George Osborne calls May ‘dead woman walking’

Leaving Downing Street: Theresa May on her way to Buckingham Palace on Friday after her party lost its parliamentary majority. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The Conservative leader underestimated the threat of Corbyn’s ‘coalition of chaos’

Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters and detractors agree that he ran an outstanding campaign. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

Labour leader came across much better than his many detractors thought possible

Theresa May and her husband, Philip May, walk back into No 10 Downing Street following her speech on Friday. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Prime minister clinging to power by a thread after disastrous gamble on early election

Theresa May: it can be only a matter of time before she steps down. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty

Analysis: Jeremy Corbyn, once derided, secures extra seats on a left-wing manifesto

Theresa May called a snap election in April as she faced Brexit negotiations. File photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

British prime minister to reshuffle cabinet posts following general election losses

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arriving to cast his vote in the UK general election at a polling station in Pakeman school in Islington, north London on  Thursday. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Key constituencies, how the system works and where you can follow the drama

On the final day of the campaign Jeremy Corbyn claimed Labour’s push had changed the face of British politics while British PM Theresa May focused on Brexit. Photograph: Getty Images

Polls unable nail result, pointing to everything from Tory landslide to hung parliament

British prime minister Theresa May speaking  in  Norwich. Ms May  said Brexit was the basis for Britain’s future success. Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/PA

British leader appeals to ‘fiercely patriotic’ Labour voters to back Conservatives

Gingers 4 Jezza: Jeremy Corbyn speaks in Birmingham. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Labour leader appeals to young voters. Is it enough to pull off an election miracle on Thursday?

One of the three London Bridge attackers, Rachid Redouane, used an address at Grosvenor Square, Rathmines, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Suspect held in Wexford by gardaí believed to have knowledge of Redouane

A man places flowers as commuters walk past flowers and messages for the victims of the London attacks as they cross London Bridge in London. PHotograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Zaghba allegedly told police ‘I’m going to be a terrorist’ after being stopped in Bologna

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: ‘He has taken the side of just about every adversary this country has had in my lifetime.’ Photograph: Scott Heppell/AFP/Getty Images

Parties trade barbs on security as Corbyn compared to ‘Tricephalous monster’

British prime minister Theresa May attacked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s record on security. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Prime minister dodges questions about police cuts amid calls for resignation

Potters Fields Park in London on Monday after a vigil to commemorate the victims of the  attack on London Bridge and at Borough Market that killed seven people. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

Police identify two of attackers shot dead including one who had lived in Ireland

 (L-R) Youssef Zaghba, Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane - believed to be the three London attackers. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Inquiry seeking to establish if Rachid Redouane wed for immigration reasons

Jeremy Corbyn  in Blythe, northeast England, on Monday: “He’s a genuine principled man who means what he says and says what he means,” says Labour’s Chris Williamson. Photograph: Scott Heppell/AFP/Getty Images

Momentum, the grassroots body backing Labour, has brought in help from the US

Theresa May at Downing Street  as she prepares   to deliver a statement on Saturday night’s  attack in London. Photograph:  EPA/Will Oliver

As attack took place in London, raft of polls confirmed electoral race was tightening

“Enough is enough,” said British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Will Oliver: EPA

British prime minister’s appearance outside No 10 criticised as overtly political

 A British police officer standing on duty behind police tape  on Barking Road, Barking, East London, near where 12 people were arrested  on Sunday in relation to the London Bridge and Borough Market attacks. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Conservatives and Labour spar over policy as Islamic State claims responsibility

Members of the public flee the scene near London Bridge on Saturday night. One witness said he saw a woman being stabbed by three men 10 or 15 times. “She was going, ‘Help me, help me’,” he said. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

London Bridge witnesses tell of horror as attackers started rampage by mowing down pedestrians

 British prime minister Theresa May prepares to address the media following a security meeting in response to Saturday night’s London terror attack. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Latest atrocity will increase pressure to reform Britain’s counter-terrorism strategy

Police forensics officers  work at  London Bridge in London on June 4th, 2017, as investigations continue following the terror attack on the bridge and at the nearby Borough Market the previous night in which seven people were killed. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

Four men and seven women being detained under terrorism legislation

Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn? Yes, she could lose and he might win, but that is unlikely to  happen. Photograph: Jack  Hill and Andy Buchanan/ AFP/Getty Images

Why isn’t Brexit a big issue? Why is Corbyn polling so strongly? Could May lose?

 British prime minister Theresa May: she  acknowledged that Britain will have to make a financial settlement with the EU, although she declined to say how much the exit bill would be. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/WPA Pool/Getty

Prime minister faces angry questions from BBC audience on healthcare and policy U-turns

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves York Innovation Centre after a speech during a general election campaign visit  on Friday. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

In parts of Nottinghamshire the party leader remains its biggest election drawback

 Theresa May in front of a new Conservative slogan: ‘A Brexit deal for a bright future’. Photograph: EPA

Conservative lead over Labour narrows to three points, latest YouGov poll reveals

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: has large support among young voters, but how many of them will make it to the polling stations? Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

As new poll shows Theresa May only 3% ahead, how pollsters deal with turnout rates is key

Home secretary Amber Rudd and Ukip leader Paul Nuttall take part in the BBC Election Debate last night. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/WPA Pool /Getty Images)

Labour leader warns voters against giving prime minister a blank cheque next week

 Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in House of Cards. Photograph: Netflix

When Michael Dobbs, creator of the show, was scapegoated by Thatcher, a seed was sown

British  prime minister Theresa May is interviewed by Jeremy Paxman during a joint Channel 4 and Sky News general election programme, in London, England. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau - WPA Pool/Getty Images

British prime minister faces heckles from audience as Corbyn exceeds expectations

Greater Manchester Police have released a picture of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack. Photograph: PA

Home secretary rejects suggestion MI5 missed opportunity to apprehend Salman Abedi

Charlotte Campbell, mother of Manchester Arena attack victim Olivia Campbell, and stepfather Paul Hodgson pay their respect in St Ann’s Square for the victims in central Manchester. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Society cannot address underlying grievances of home-grown terrorists like Salman Abedi

Jeremy Corbyn arrives for a general election campaign speech in central London on Friday. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

UK Labour leader tells BBC his engagement with Northern Ireland was to promote peace

 Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: made speech linking the Manchester bombing to Britain’s foreign wars. Photograph:  Carl Court/Getty Images

Analysis: Voters don’t trust Labour leader on security but Theresa May has had poor week

The queen speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, who was injured in Monday’s bombing in Manchester, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Hospitals put on alert as armed police patrol UK trains and raids continue in Manchester

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi. “He kept himself to himself,” a neighbour said.

Business degree dropout Salman Abedi ‘drank and smoked weed’, says schoolfriend

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