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Geoffrey Cox outside Downing Street. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

As talks between the EU Brexit task force and the UK resumed last week – notably involving visits to Brussels by British attorney general Geoffrey Cox(...)

The Premier League is aware a Neil Warnock Little Englander image can be damaging. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Suddenly it feels like an accelerator has been pushed and Brexit is surging towards us, its only certainty uncertainty, its impact a matter of guesswo(...)

Chief Justice Mr Justice Frank Clarke said additional pressures placed on the Irish judiciary when the Republic becomes the only common law country in the EU after Brexit mean more judges would be needed over time. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

New arrangements to extradite criminal suspects between the Republic and the UK after Brexit would likely be easier to challenge which may result in s(...)

The Aquarius rescue ship enters the port of Valencia, where  630 migrants were allowed to disembark. Italy had refused to allow the Médicines Sans Frontières (MSF) search and rescue vessel to dock. Photograph:  AFP Photo

Trump’s executive order declaring that family unity must be preserved is a welcome move, even if only to put pressure on the legislative branch to sol(...)

Carlo Cottarelli: steps in to lead government as  Five Star leader Luigi Di Maio claims President  Sergio Mattarella was responsible for “the darkest night Italy’s democracy has ever seen”.   Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty

European capitals watched nervously on Monday and markets tumbled as Carlo Cottarelli stepped forward to head a temporary new Italian government. The (...)

A woman takes pictures of Humanoid “Sophia The Robot” of Hanson Robotics  at the 2017 Web Summit in Lisbon. Photograph: Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

“Well, if droids could think, there’d be none of us here, would there?” - Obi-Wan Kenobi Fully autonomous robots with humanlike capabilities might ye(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire: “There must be no physical infrastructure at the Border.” Photograph: Mark Marlow/PA Wire

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire is to meet senior European Union figures in Brussels to emphasise the unique issues affecting the North a(...)

Almost 90 per cent of women in the State do housework compared to less than 50 per cent of men. Photograph: Istock

Almost 90 per cent of women in the State do housework compared to less than 50 per cent of men, a gap that has remained the same since 2005, according(...)

The “Golden Age” for European companies in China is over, the EU Chamber said as it launched a gloomy report on the business climate in the country(...)