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 Leo Varadkar and  Boris Johnson meet at Thornton Manor Hotel, on The Wirral, Cheshire. Photograph: PA

As the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union on Friday, here’s a look back at how we got there. January 1st, 1973: The United Kingdom, (...)

Seamus Mallon: His political opponents came to appreciate him as an honest, stubborn, conscientious Ulsterman, who dealt in straight talking. Photograph:   Paula Beats/ Reuters

On the bitterly cold evening of February 20th, 1986, Seamus Mallon made his maiden speech in the House of Commons as newly-elected MP for Newry and Ar(...)

Dominic Cummings, special adviser for Boris Johnson, last Friday. Mr Cummings believes the whole of the British establishment needs reforming. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The UK’s top civil servant is set to stay in Downing Street and oversee a far-reaching shake-up of the government machine planned by British prime min(...)

Former UK prime minister David Cameron speaks outside 10 Downing Street in central London before going to Buckingham Palace to tender his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images.

Former UK prime minister David Cameron has admitted that he failed in his bid to keep Britain in a reformed European Union and is “truly sorry” for th(...)

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove appearing on the BBC1 current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show. Photograph: PA

British cabinet heavyweight Michael Gove has refused to confirm the government would abide by legislation blocking a no-deal Brexit if it is forced th(...)

 Stuart Lancaster and Andy Farrell: Their presence ensures Ireland currently have the services of the three best coaches in this part of the world. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Clarity is Joe Schmidt’s greatest gift to Irish rugby. From the very beginning at Leinster, the summer of 2010, there was clarity for each and every (...)

Tánaiste & Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney with UK minister for the cabinet office, David Lidington. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The European Union and the British government are “very close” to reaching a deal on the Irish border that will pave the way for a Brexit withdrawal a(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC Handout via Reuters

Theresa May will attempt on Monday to rally business and industry behind her Chequers proposal for a soft Brexit as Conservative Eurosceptics threaten(...)

Trump’s comments could be seized on by Brexiteers to urge the prime minister to be harder in Brexit talks. Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Donald Trump has said he would have negotiated Brexit with a “different” and “tougher” attitude to British prime minister Theresa May. The US presid(...)

In January, UK prime minister Theresa May confirms Britain will leave the single market after Brexit.  Controls on the Border appear likely to return. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

JANUARY Martin McGuinness resigns as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland following a “cash-for-ash” scandal involving first minister Arlene Fo(...)

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