North Antrim MP Ian Paisley, who is facing fresh calls to quit amid claims the DUP MP failed to declare another luxury holiday to parliamentary authorities. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Ian Paisley jnr is facing fresh calls to resign amid claims the DUP MP failed to declare another luxury holiday to parliamentary authorities. In July(...)

A number of cross-Border organisations were addressing the Oireachtas committee on Brexit challenges facing Border businesses. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire/File

Businesses along the Border have already closed as a result of Brexit, an Oireachtas committee has heard. Pamela Arthurs, chief executive of the Eas(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May walks back to number 10 after making a statement in Downing Street. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Theresa May’s defiant statement outside 10 Downing Street, promising to fight “with everything I’ve got” to keep her job, set out the case she will ma(...)

British prime minister Theresa May meets with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Tuesday. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters.

Enough letters have been submitted by Conservative politicians to trigger a vote of no confidence in British prime minister Theresa May’s leadership, (...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney 	with students at Loreto Letterkenny: “All Government departments must give full priority to activating their plans for a no-deal or disorderly Brexit.”  Photograph: Julien Behal

The Government is to intensify its preparations for a no-deal Brexit in response to events in London, but much of the planning will not be made public(...)

British prime minister Theresa May arrives for a meeting with European Council president Donald Tusk at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Theresa May’s government has promised MPs that the vote on her Brexit deal, which was postponed this week, will take place before January 21st next ye(...)

Theresa May (L) shakes hands with Angela Merkel ahead of talks at the Chancellery in Berlin on Tuesday. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

British prime minister Theresa May will travel to Dublin on Wednesday as her efforts to save her floundering Brexit deal continue. Having postponed a(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin on Monday. A statement from Government Buildings said both he and European Council president Donald Tusk agreed the Brexit withdrawal agreement “could not be renegotiated”. Photograph: PA Wire

Preparations for a no-deal Brexit will intensify following Monday’s postponement of a key House of Commons vote, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and European C(...)

Students from anti-Brexit protest group outside Stormont in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Business leaders across all sectors in Northern Ireland were “extremely frustrated” by the UK prime minister’s decision to park the House of Commons v(...)

If Theresa May then fails to get the deal through her parliament, then the prospect of a general election will increase. But with both major parties as incoherent and divided as the other on Brexit, that in itself would not resolve much.  Photograph: PARBUL/PA Wire

It seems oddly fitting, given the British government’s shambolic approach to Brexit over the past two years, that just as the Westminster parliament w(...)

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