Britain’s prime minister David Cameron defends Taoiseach’s right to comment about the potential impact a British exit could have on the peace process. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

David Cameron has suggested that Irish people working in the United Kingdom may not be affected by changes to welfare benefits in Britain’s renegotiat(...)

A video grab taken from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows British prime minister David Cameron as he addresses MPs in the House of Commons in London on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP Photo/PRU

Conservative MPs should ignore their constituents or what they feel may be “advantageous” and vote “with their hearts” in the referendum on Britain’s(...)

Last week, Galloway said that, “Defeat in this case would have been financially ruinous to me which is of course what the corporations count on in such cases. They have limitless resources not least because they pay almost no taxes.” Photograph: Eric Luke.

George Galloway’s legal victory in Belfast last week is a welcome if limited check on the power of multinational internet businesses such as Google. T(...)

British prime minister David Cameron: ‘Next to the prime ministers who were physically hollowed out by the stresses of power, he looks like he has spent the past five years in a spa’. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/PA Wire

The Conservatives should have sensed that the quest to lead them was getting out of hand as early as last October. When Nicky Morgan publicly envisage(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron poses with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker: after the pair had lunch, Cameron said that the EU proposal did not go far enough. Photograph:  Francois Lenoir/Reuters

British officials insist that David Cameron has no interest in a staged confrontation with other leaders during his renegotiation of Britain’s EU memb(...)

The Google tax deal has provoked outrage in Britain but  the UK revenue commissioners have declined to give details of it. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne, faced fresh questions last night over a tax deal with Google that allowed the company to pay j(...)

Chancellor George Osborne is coming under pressure in Parliament over Google’s controversial £130 million deal with the taxman. (Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire)

Downing Street distanced itself on Monday from George Osborne’s claim that the tax deal with Google represented “a major success”, amid growing criti(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton: “If you look at the City of London – and this is one of the few things I have in common with Boris Johnson – we’re both very strong supporters of the living wage.”

The Labour Party will commit to increasing the minimum wage by 50 cent every year if re-elected to government, Tánaiste Joan Burton has said. Ms Bur(...)

 British foreign secretary of state Philip Hammond: “At the moment the only proposition on the table is our four-year proposal.” Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Britain is willing to consider alternative proposals to its key demand at this week’s European Union summit, to curb EU migrants’ access to welfare b(...)

Wrong to think David Cameron could magic up a brand new EU after a few chats with Angela Merkel and Jean Claude Juncker. - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

To Brexit or not to Brexit is now the biggest question in those parts of the British Isles not ruled from Dublin. The latest opinion poll for the Lond(...)