Concerns about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, relate to money laundering, taxation, data protection and other issues. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Officials at the Department of Finance have raised concerns about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Libra, in relation to money-laundering, taxation, dat(...)

Albanian prime minister Edi Rama said his country was “collateral damage” in the EU’s internal disputes. Photograph: Gent Shkullaku/AFP

North Macedonia and Albania reacted with dismay on Friday to a decision by member states not to start accession talks with the two Balkan candidate co(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg in Washington on Thursday. The final straw for libra supporters came, it has been said, after he was called to testify before Congress. Photograph: Nick Wass/AP Photo

When Facebook unveiled ambitious plans in June to spearhead the creation of a global digital currency, co-founder David Marcus promised unprecedented (...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar    said many of the Government’s preparations for a no-deal Brexit would be stood down if the House of Commons votes to approve the new agreement. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has sought to reassure unionists that the constitutional position of Northern Ireland is unaffected by the new Brexit agreement(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Danish prime minister Mette Frederiksen and German chancellor Angela Merkel at the  European Council summit in Brussels on Thursday. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Boris Johnson’s prospects of taking Britain out of the European Union by the end of this month were on a knife-edge on Thursday night as he scrambled (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and president of the European Council Donald Tusk during a press conference at the Brexit summit in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

European leaders on Thursday night approved a Brexit agreement with the UK that reflected only slight changes – amendments to six paragraphs dealing w(...)

A protester holds a sign in support of an Irish Language Act in Northern Ireland in this  photograph of a 2018 protest on Dublin’s Merrion Square. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

An umbrella organisation representing minorities across Europe was in Dublin on Thursday to present a package of legal proposals aimed at protecting m(...)

‘Boris Johnson had already established a much warmer relationship with Leo Varadkar than May ever enjoyed.’ Photograph: PA Wire

After the European Council signed off on his Brexit deal, Boris Johnson spoke about the work that had gone into negotiations “over the last couple of (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe used the Finance Bill to close off a loophole found in last year’s Finance Act. Photograph: PA

The Government has granted small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with overseas businesses extra breathing space to deal with the fallout from Bre(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar delivers his address on Ireland’s Agri-Food Strategy to 2030 at the Aviva stadium in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he spoke to UK prime minister Boris Johnson and the European Commission on Wednesday and remained confident a Brexit d(...)

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