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 David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union appears on BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show on Sunday. Photograph:  Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty Images)

Britain’s commitment to maintaining a soft Irish Border after Brexit is “much more than legally enforceable”, David Davis has said, insisting his comm(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar wears a lapel emblem with both the EU and Irish flags  at the Government Press Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

More than 200 figures from Northern Ireland society have written to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar warning that the UK’s split from Europe is offensive and un(...)

According to a 2005 Cornell University study, mothers could expect a deficit in average starting salaries compared to childless women

At a dinner in London not long ago, the chief executive of a very respectable organisation told a story that left her end of the table gobsmacked. It(...)

British Brexit secretary David Davis on the BBC’s ‘Andrew Marr Show’. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty

EU Brexit negotiators have expressed doubts about the feasibility of the UK’s pledge to avoid a hard Border in Ireland after Brexit. In a briefing p(...)

Guo Ping, a deputy chairman of Chinese communicaitons giant Huawei and one of its rotating chief executives, who will  will sign a research collaboration accord with Trinity College  on Monday.

Monday December 11th Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Nov); US consumer inflation expectations (Nov). Meetings: Trinity and Huawei sign researc(...)

David Davis  on The Andrew Marr Show.

The Government has hit back at a British government suggestion that a deal reached on the post-Brexit Border was a “statement of intent” rather than “(...)

Britain’s Northern secretary James Brokenshire arrives at a   weekly meeting of the British cabinet. File photograph: Tolga Akmentolga/AFP.

Britain has two proposals on how to secure a frictionless Irish border between the UK and the European Union after Brexit, Northern secretary James Br(...)

The countess of Devon back in the day.

A few thoughts on the Border, which I believe could be changing soon thanks to lead in the British water system, opportunist bollocks, or both. As mu(...)

In a photo rated as one of AFP’s pictures of the year 2017,  police guard  a security cordon as a huge fire engulfs the Grenfell Tower early on June 14th in west London. File photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s official equality watchdog is to launch its own review of the Grenfell Tower fire amid misgivings about the scope of a forthcoming public i(...)

Simon Coveney was asked if the ‘kerfuffle’ over the phase one deal was worth it

The Sky News presenter who asked Tánaiste Simon Coveney if the “kerfuffle” made by the Government over last week’s Brexit talks was “worth it” has res(...)

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