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UK prime minister Boris Johnson with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Pool/AFP via Getty

The leaders of Germany, France and the European Union have told Boris Johnson that he must fulfil his obligations under the Northern Ireland protocol (...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: “In a world in which investment, wealth and talent are increasingly mobile, we will have to consider how to retain and attract talented people who, more and more, will be able to choose where they base themselves.” Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Ireland’s personal tax rates will be a “major disincentive” when competing for highly mobile remote workers, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said. The Mini(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: In its role as the “guardian of the treaties”, the European Commission is duty-bound to ensure the rule of law is adhered to – the option of not suing the UK is simply not on.  Photograph: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

When the UK decided unilaterally to extend “grace periods” over the imposition of checks on goods in the Irish Sea, it did so in defiance of its treat(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar admitted Fine Gael engaged in ‘similar’ practices to Sinn Féin on door-to-door polling. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

You know the pressure is on when the passive voice starts being deployed by politicians as a weapon of mass minimisation. “That is not right and it is(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson and his wife, Carrie Johnson with US president Joe Biden and his wife, US first lady Jill Biden at the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on Friday. Photograph:  Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images

G7 leaders will commit on Saturday to a series of joint actions to try to prevent another global pandemic that creates the human and economic devastat(...)

There’s something about the Euros, the quadrennial showpiece of continental football, that makes it more engrossing than any other competition in this global sport. Photograph: Anatoly Maltsev/ EPA

The World Cup is bigger. The Champions League is harder to win. But there’s something about the Euros, the quadrennial showpiece of continental footba(...)

The Alpha variant that was first identified in the UK remains the dominant variant in the Republic, accounting for about 90% of sequenced samples.

The number of Irish cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19 first identified in India has increased to 126, according to the latest update from the Hea(...)

The delta variant increases your risk of hospitalisation and reduces vaccine effectiveness, particularly if you only have one dose. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

That the National Public Health Emergency Team didn’t bother to hold a public briefing this week is the best indication of the stability around Covid-(...)

Angela Merkel and Boris Johnson lead other G7 leaders in a walk in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, on Friday, ahead of the G7 summit. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

Angela Merkel has been invited by Joe Biden to Washington next month, in a sign of the US president’s determination to repair a relationship that plum(...)

Facebook Ireland employees, who are eligible, can relocate full-time to France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, the Netherlands and the UK, he said. Photograph: iStock

Facebook employees can work abroad for 20 days of the year, the head of its Irish operation has said. The news comes after the social media giant yes(...)

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