While the public faces of each campaign are careful to stress their respect for the other’s point of view, it is clear many campaigners on either side really, really dislike their opponents. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tens of thousands of people will march through Dublin today in support of the liberalisation of Ireland’s abortion laws in the now annual March for Ch(...)

United Kingdom’s Brexit secretary of state David Davis (L) is welcomed by Michel Barnier (R) in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Progress has been made in the fourth round of Brexit talks this week, notably on citizens’ rights, but there remains substantial deadlocks on the iss(...)

Brexit talks may include discussion of UK’s preferred two-year transition period. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau / PA

EU leaders are considering going some way to meet one of the UK’s demands, signaling a minor breakthrough in Brexit talks after three months of scant (...)

Britain’s Labour Party has had a very good annual conference this week, capped by its leader Jeremy Corbyn’s spirited and confident speech yesterday i(...)

Brendan Rodgers: “We love to play at home but we are a team that enjoys playing away because the space can open up a little bit more.”  Photograph: Virginie Lefour/AFP/Getty

Brendan Rodgers believes Anderlecht’s desire to get their fans back onside could play into Celtic’s hands in the Champions League clash in Brussels. (...)

Britain’s Pprime minister Theresa May welcomes Taoiseach Leo Varadkarfor their meeting. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Brexit divorce talks have so far made insufficient progress to allow starting negotiations on a post-withdrawal trade deal, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has(...)

A rural scene near the Armagh-Louth Border. Photograph: iStock

Plant and animal species could become extinct in both parts of Ireland because of Brexit, environmentalists have warned. A fifth are already threaten(...)

Ryanair aircraft on the tarmac of Charleroi Airport in Belgium. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

It hasn’t been a great couple of weeks for Ryanair, has it? Just over 10 days ago the company started cancelling hundreds of flights, giving some pass(...)

British prime minister Theresa May gestures while answering questions following a speech in Florence, Italy, on Friday.  Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

British prime minister Theresa May called on Friday for Britain to stay in the European Union’s single market during a roughly two-year transition out(...)

Theresa May: expected to signal a concession on the “divorce bill” promising that UK contributions to the EU budget will continue until 2020 at least. Photograph: Caitlin Ochs/Bloomberg

The visit of the European Parliament’s Brexit chief, Guy Verhofstadt, to Dublin on Thursday offered the Dáil and the Government reassurance, as far as(...)