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Britain’s Brexit secretary  Stephen Barclay.  Photograph:   Ben Stansall/ AFP via Getty

The UK’s Brexit Secretary has confirmed that under the proposed Boris Johnson Brexit deal, companies in Northern Ireland who want to sell products int(...)

Barry Cowen: he says the revised deal negotiated by  Boris Johnson paves the way for a much harder Brexit than envisaged by his predecessor Theresa May

Money set aside to deal with the consequences of a no-deal Brexit should be used to help businesses even if the UK leaves the EU with an agreement as (...)

Despite Saturday’s setback, Boris Johnson remains in a strong position to get his deal through parliament and deliver Brexit but may struggle to do so by October 31st. Photograph: EPA/UK parliament/Jessica Taylor

British prime minister Boris Johnson’s ploy of sending three letters to the European Union on Saturday night won him some helpful headlines in the Sun(...)

Demonstrators hold placards and EU flags as they take part in a march by the People’s Vote organisation in central London on October 19, 2019, calling for a final say in a second referendum on Brexit. - Photograph: Niklas Halle-n/AFP via Getty Images

It says something about Boris Johnson’s standing in the House of Commons that a majority of MPs felt they had to intervene to thwart a vote on the pri(...)

  Senator Ivana Bacik said she was particularly pleased to accept the award in 2019, marking 100 years since the passage in Westminster of a 1919 Act, applicable to Ireland, which removed a legal ban on women entering the professions and the senior civil service. She is pictured here with her mother  Rina. Photograph: Twitter

Women lawyers continue to face “real obstacles” and to be “greatly outnumbered” by men at senior ranks in the legal profession, a leading law academic(...)

Sir Patrick Stewart speaks at the anti-Brexit rally in Parliament Square in London. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Hundreds of thousands of people marched through London on Saturday to demand a new Brexit referendum and celebrated as MPs in parliament voted to post(...)

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in the House of Commons in London on Saturday.

British prime minister Boris Johnson has sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request for a Brexit extension from MPs, stressing it(...)

If he does a deal after the election with Labour, Green Party leader Eamon  Ryan will hold the key to the next government. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

This week’s Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll allows a timely assessment of where the sometimes confused state of our politics is at and what that m(...)

Speaker John Bercow. Photograph: UK Parliamentary Recording Unit handout

Boris Johnson’s task of assembling the 320 votes he needs to win a majority for his Brexit deal at Westminster on Saturday is complicated by the fact (...)

Former UK prime minister John Major has said the latest Brexit deal splits Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK. Photograph: Tom Honan

Former UK prime ministers Tony Blair and John Major have warned that Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal could upset the delicate balance in Northern Ireland (...)

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