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Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley said a public consultation on draft legislation had identified a series of key issues related to the redress scheme for abuse victims that needed to be hammered out. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley has pledged to legislate to compensate abuse victims in Northern Ireland but only once fundamental questions about th(...)

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will not support the  prime minister’s withdrawal Bill unless it has reached an agreement on the Brexit deal. Photograph: Jessica Taylor

 Theresa May’s decision to introduce the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month gives MPs one last chance to back the Brexit deal they have r(...)

Andrew Rosindell: ‘A completely fresh start is needed, and this time it will be a different type of negotiation.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

For a time, it seemed like the most contentious issue at the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly this week might be Lord Kilclooney complaining that (...)

David Puttnam at home in Skibereen, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

There is usually a sparkle in David Puttnam’s eyes which stays with you long after you spend time in his company – but that sparkle is nowhere to(...)

Theresa May says  there is a risk that Brexit could “slip through our fingers”

Theresa May has defended her decision to seek a compromise on Brexit with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, arguing that it was the only way of ensuring th(...)

George Michael had found an unlikely ally in the protagonist from McEllistrim V Ballymacelligott Co-operative Agricultural and Dairy Society Ltd. Photograph: Neil Munns/PA

When the late George Michael sued his record company Sony in 1994, seeking release from a contract he considered “professional slavery”, one of the le(...)

Labour MP Yvette Cooper (C) said that the government could decide how long an extension to propose. Photograph: Mark Duffy/EPA

A cross-party group of British MPs will step up efforts to stop a no-deal Brexit on Wednesday, tabling a Bill by Labour’s Yvette Cooper to extend arti(...)

116 Cork Street, Dublin 8, is a three-level property featuring a unique ‘floating’ glass  studio

Largely neglected for the latter part of the 20th century, Cork Street – once the centre of fine wool, silk and tanning industries – is undergoing som(...)

Chris Patten, Lord Patten of Barnes, being interviewed by  Harry McGee at NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Standing under the tower clock in the chilly quadrangle of National University of Ireland, Galway, Chris Patten is being buffeted by two storms. The f(...)

Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Two weeks after MPs overwhelmingly rejected her withdrawal agreement, Theresa May’s Brexit strategy faces a fresh, disabling blow on Tuesday. The de(...)

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