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Nigel Dodds, MP,  a committed Brexiteer,  with DUP leader Arlene Foster,  who  never gave any sense that she was emotionally or ideologically committed to Brexit prior to the referendum. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Arlene Foster, Nigel Dodds and Sammy Wilson did not look a happy trio of DUP MPs when they appeared in front of the cameras on Wednesday evening after(...)

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after a hearing at  the European Court of Human Rights   in Strasbourg on Thursday. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday that Russia’s repeated arrests and detention of opposition leader Alexei Navalny were politically(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech at European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA

Angela Merkel has called for the creation of a European army, using a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg to make a passionate appeal for (...)

Anthony McIntyre

A former IRA man interviewed for an American university project is set to go to the European Court of Human Rights in a final bid to stop police acces(...)

A woman enjoying the use of her Vibro-Slim, a vibrating slimming machine. Photograph: Henry Guttmann/Getty

Conflicting claims for different weight-loss regimes are no modern phenomenon. Another foray into the archives shows that diet fads and the search for(...)

Giuseppe Conte, Italy’s prime minister. The European Commission has formally rejected Italy’s draft budget. Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

The European Commission has given Italy’s populist government three weeks to redraft its 2019 budget or face European sanctions. The move, likely to (...)

 Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, speaking in Strasbourg on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has reiterated to British prime minister Theresa May that there must be agreement on the Irish borde(...)

The package of proposals being put before the parliament also includes major reductions in the allowable Co2 emissions from vehicles

As the punters, pundits, and prognosticators gather for the Paris motor show, potentially the most important motoring decision of the week will be tak(...)

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan at the count centre for the local and European elections. File photograph: Keith Heneghan

Significant changes in Ireland’s representation in the European Parliament are likely at next year’s elections as boundary changes, retirements and el(...)

Political signs of attempts to reach a deal will give sterling support. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/File Photo/Reuters

Sterling has gained some ground in recent weeks on reports that the UK and the EU are making ground in the Brexit talks. But, at just under 89p agains(...)

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