Lee Cain arrives in Downing Street on Thursday morning,  after he announced that he is resigning as Boris Johnson’s director of communications. Photo graph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson was on Thursday urged to reshape his chaotic and faction-riven Downing Street operation, after his communications chief quit in a power (...)

The report was particularly critical of Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nichols who, it noted, had failed to ‘acknowledge any personal responsibility or show compassion for victims in the recent cases we examined’. File photograph: Getty

Two reports published on Tuesday, one by the Vatican and another in the UK, have further undermined the Catholic Church’s credibility in its handling (...)

Sir William Gregory: not the villain as commonly portrayed

Recent performances by the Druid Theatre of the plays of Lady Augusta Gregory have reminded us how talented a figure she was. George Bernard Shaw once(...)

PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne. File photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne has said there is a “tacit acceptance” that in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Northern Ireland and the Republic will (...)

Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn arriving at his house in north London on Friday. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

The left of Britain’s Labour Party has called for Jeremy Corbyn to be swiftly reinstated, with a group representing more than 30 MPs declaring it woul(...)

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee  has described the proposals as ‘unilateral and unhelpful’. Above, Boris Johnson. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/PA Wire

MPs at Westminster have strongly criticised new proposals by the UK government to address the legacy of the Troubles, which they described as “unilate(...)

The North’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride has advised that Northern Ireland should go into lockdown. File photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA

Border counties could be moved to Level 4 restrictions if the North goes ahead with introducing a lockdown as advocated by the chief medical officer t(...)

In Belfast 1,171 people were confirmed positive for the virus in the last seven days. File photograph: Douglas Magno/ AFP

The North’s first and deputy first ministers warned on Thursday of tough and significant decisions ahead as the number of coronavirus cases and hospit(...)

A European Union  flag flies outside the Berlaymont in Brussels, Belgium.  Photographer: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Bloomberg

There is a “slim” chance the legal framework to allow cross-border security co-operation to continue seamlessly post-Brexit can be put in place by Jan(...)

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen at the EU summit in Brussels on Friday. Photograph: Olivier Matthys, Pool/AP

The European Union has appealed to the British government to come to a compromise on state aid rules to break the deadlock in Brexit talks and allow t(...)

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