Britain’s chief Brexit negotiator David Davis (left) and EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels on November 10th, 2017. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the Republic needs to be prepared for a situation where the British government is unable to negotiate a deal to quit the E(...)

Britain’s Brexit  secretary David Davis (left)  and Michel Barnier  the EU’s chief negotiator during a press briefing on Friday at the end of the 6th round of talks in Brussels. Photograph: EPA

The EU is demanding Britain accept that Northern Ireland may need to remain inside the European customs union and single market after Brexit in order (...)

Priti Patel leaves Number 10 Downing Street by the back entrance following her resignation as international development secretary on Wednesday night. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

British prime minister Theresa May has lost her second cabinet minister in a week, after Priti Patel, the international development secretary, was for(...)

Sinn Féin negotiator Gerry Kelly seen in the party’s offices at Stormont, Belfast.  Photograph: PA.

A further round of negotiations between the DUP and Sinn Féin broke up on Tuesday night without any agreement on how to restore the Northern Executive(...)

 Labour Party  leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses delegates on the final day of the party conference  in Brighton. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

A Labour government would guarantee “unimpeded access” to the European single market after Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn has told his party’s annual conferenc(...)

Owen Smith: ‘I would even so far as to suggest that they’re waiting for the EU to put pressure on the Irish government to say that you will police the Border on the Irish side.’ Photograph: Getty

Labour’s shadow Northern Ireland secretary has accused Theresa May’s government of playing politics with the consequences of Brexit for Ireland. Owen(...)

It is tempting to view each of Boris Johnson’s actions through the prism of his personal ambition and selfishness, the two great animating forces of h(...)

MPs on Monday continued to debate the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, with a vote on its second reading expected early on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Britain will on Tuesday offer to contribute military assets to European Union operations, co-operate on sanctions and agree joint positions on foreign(...)

Britain’s Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Reuters

The decision of the Britain’s Labour party to change its stance on Brexit is significant. Pulling back from the detail, it is clear that the party is (...)

The UK’s Brexit secretary David Davis Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The United Kingdom has explicitly ruled out any Brexit that would involve a border between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. In doing so it h(...)

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