Ursula von der Leyen, the incoming president of the European Commission, said that Mr Barnier had done “an outstanding job. Photograph: Stephanie LeCocq/EPA

Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator and a key architect of a contentious plan to avoid the return to a hard Irish border, is set to stay (...)

Incoming European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen  with outgoing president Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a lunch meeting in Brussels. Photograph: Virginia Mayo

The incoming European Commission will be close to gender-balanced for the first time in its history. President-elect Ursula von der Leyen on Monday li(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with British prime minister Boris Johnson at Government Buildings, Dublin, on Monday morning. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Boris Johnson said in Dublin that he wants to leave the EU with a deal. What would this mean? Reaching a deal on the Withdrawal Agreement would mean (...)

The Victorian gentleman whose portrait is displayed underneath Nigel Farage’s name on the door of his Brussels office is of Irish nationalist leader Charles Stewart Parnell.

Visitors passing by Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage’s office in Brussels might end up doing a double take. The Victorian gentleman whose portrait i(...)

Vladimir Tsemakh, a Ukrainian man suspected of involvement in the downing of flight MH17 has been released from custody in Kiev. Photograph: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images

A long-awaited prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine should take place in the near future, Russian president Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday, (...)

Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio will be foreign minister in the new Italian government. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

Italy’s president has given the green light to a new coalition government that is expected to be less confrontational towards the EU, pushing the anti(...)

We should all try to buy fruit and veg from local farmers. Photograph: iStock

Ireland imports 80 per cent of its food, but is also the second-largest exporter of infant milk formula to China, and the fifth-largest international (...)

The Sun and Guardian newspapers’ front page on Thursday

Reaction in the world’s press to prime minister Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue parliament was predictably strong on Thursday, with most papers s(...)

Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was investigating high-level corruption in Malta when she was murdered. Photograph:  Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

EU countries have not done enough to press Malta into holding an independent investigation into the 2017 killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was in(...)

An Taisce has also objected to terms of the new licence for the Lanesborough plant which employs 150 permanent and seasonal employees.

The likelihood of an ESB power station in Co Longford reopening has been further cast in doubt as it has been confirmed there has been a series of sub(...)

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