Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage on the Andrew Marr Show on BBC television. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty Images

Some of the most insightful reporting into Britain’s Brexit contortions is found in the non-UK press. A German news magazine reported that Jacob Rees-(...)

Marchers in Cardiff on Saturday calling for an independent Wales. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock

Thousands of people demonstrated in Cardiff on Saturday calling for an independent Wales in what organisers said was the first such march in Welsh his(...)

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage during his walkabout while on the European Election campaign trail in Durham on Saturday. Photograph:  Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Two new opinion polls show support for Nigel Farage’s newly formed Brexit party has soared prompting panic in the Tories and Labour. The Opinium poll(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May this weeks rebuffed demands to set out a timetable for her departure from No 10. Photograph: EPA

British prime minister Theresa May may offer a “clear understanding” of her timetable for departure next week, the chairman of the backbench 1922 Comm(...)

A taxi sits outside Parliament Buildings in Stormont, Belfast. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

So, the Northern Ireland parties are talking again? Yes, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and Northern Secretary Karen Bradley(...)

Talks aimed at restoring the Northern Executive and Assembly are due to  begin at Stormont on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP

Talks to restore the Northern Executive and Assembly have begun constructively, with political parties asked to set up groups to tackle key issues, su(...)

Climate change is contributing to the unprecedented decline of wild salmon in Irish rivers. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

In the quagmire of Brexit there is little to commend the UK government’s approach. This is in stark contrast with its clarity and leadership on climat(...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood  at a rally for journalist  Lyra McKee:  Thursday’s elections will test hopes of a new beginning in Northern politics. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

The standing ovation for Fr Martin Magill’s comments during the funeral service for Lyra McKee in Belfast seemed to be a public cry from the heart for(...)

Rape victims in the UK are being told they must hand over their mobile phones to police or risk prosecutions against their attackers not going ahead. Photograph: iStock

Jeremy Corbyn has criticised moves to get rape victims in the UK to turn over their mobile phones to the police. The Labour leader’s intervention ca(...)

 Cows stand beneath a sign for a disused customs office along the Irish Border  in Newry, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

It is a dastardly trap, designed to lock freedom-loving Britain into the EU’s protectionist customs union: that is the argument against the backstop, (...)

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