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A demonstrator carries a combined British and EU flag during an Anti-Tommy Robinson and Ukip rally in central London on December 9th, 2018. Photograph: Dylan Martinez

Most economic forecasts tend to say the same thing and most tend to be wrong. In the case of Ireland, the situation is further complicated by multinat(...)

Fog hangs above tents and makeshift shelters in  a field where migrants and asylum seekers stay in Calais, France, October 2nd 2015.   Most of the unaccompanied minors arrived in Ireland from Calais or Greece Photograph: Pascal Rossigno/Reuters

The number of unaccompanied minors referred to social services after arriving in Ireland has risen by more than 80 per cent in recent years, new figur(...)

The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, hosting a Financial Stability Report news conference at the Bank of England in London on  November 28th.  Photograph:   Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via Reuters

The current rule of thumb is that if UK gross domestic product (GDP) falls by 1 per cent, Irish GDP contracts by between 0.3 and 0.8 of a percentage p(...)

Theresa May searches for a question she can answer at the Confederation of British Industry conference in London on Monday. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP

Image of the week: Brexit horizon Seen here searching for an end to the mess, Theresa May appeared to be on a relative high at a London business conf(...)

Driver John Carroll gets ready to  leave  Dublin for  Germany.  Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

It’s a Saturday afternoon in Mulhuddart, west Dublin and lorry driver John Carroll is packing up for his two-day, six-country journey to Germany. Eve(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon at the British Irish Council’s 31st summit meeting. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said a successful outcome to Brexit negotiations by Christmas is “more likely than not”. In one of his most confident(...)

The Dover-Calais route could be running at only 12-25 per cent of its normal capacity for up to six months under a no-deal Brexit

Britain is drawing up plans to charter ships to bring in emergency food and medicines in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit next March, in a move greeted(...)

Carwyn Jones, first minister of Wales, in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin.

Welsh first minister Carwyn Jones fears Brexit negotiations will produce “a fudge” on a solution to avoid a hard Border in Ireland, pushing “the same (...)

The Burnaston plant in south Derbyshire is one of nine the Japanese car giant has in the UK. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Toyota has said that production at its UK factories would be disrupted for weeks or maybe months if Theresa May failed to strike a Brexit deal. The J(...)

Lily Allen: the singer has written an unflinching, unputdownable book

The old house in the countryside that Lily Allen bought, after several years of fame, was at the end of a long, private track. Hugged by the land, in (...)

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