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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said a deal was likely to pass in Westminster. File photograph: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/Pool via Reuters

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he believes it is “more likely than unlikely” the House of Commons will pass a Brexit deal. He also said the risk of (...)

The front pages of the UK’s Independent, France’s Liberation and the Evening standard.

The UK’s incoming Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is the subject of editorials and comment pieces at home and abroad. “The Queen’s jester,” was the he(...)

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at a public interview in the Royal Irish Academy conducted by journalist Dearbhail McDonald.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the now notorious Daily Mail “Legs-it” front page showed how women are still demeaned in the mainstream p(...)

The currency was up for much of the day, but it picked up momentum in the London evening after MPs in the House of Parliament narrowly voted for an amendment that is aimed at staving off a no-deal Brexit

Sterling extended its rally on Wednesday evening as UK parliamentarians voted to rule out exiting the European Union under any circumstances without a(...)

This week Delia Derbyshire was honoured with a posthumous PhD from Coventry University for her amazing work at the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Derbyshir(...)

There are reports that Tory cabinet ministers have initiated talks with Labour MPs to secure cross-party backing for a softer Brexit.

Pressure on British prime minister Theresa May to pursue a more cross-party approach to Brexit with greater focus on the economy is growing amid repor(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster with her members of parliament outside the Stormont Hotel in Belfast.  Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

A deal between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party to allow Theresa May to govern as prime minister would be “bad news” for women give(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: perhaps if we had any idea at all about where she was willing to compromise,  we could begin to sketch the outlines of a deal. Photograph:  Jeff Overs/BBC Handout via Reuters

Both sides have now staked out their initial Brexit negotiating positions. The UK, via Theresa May’s key speeches and article 50 letter, wants to reta(...)

 Heathrow expansion plan was presented as central to Britain’s new post-Brexit ambitions even though it’s a capacity issue that has long dogged the airport. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire
Brexit: the only show in town

Like the child of separated parents, the UK is now seemingly destined to have every action, however separate and unconnected, viewed through the prism(...)

A sign is displayed opposite the M4 near Tata Steel works, on the day of the EU referendum, in Port Talbot, Wales. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

For two weeks Wales has been celebrating its European presence. There was jubilation when our football team thrashed Russia to top group B at the Euro(...)

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