A Bloomberg terminal shows   the rise and fall in the value of the pound sterling against the US dollar over the last three days

Sterling pulled back from a five-month high after the DUP said it will vote against the deal secured in Brussels Thursday. UK stocks also gave back ga(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  poses for a photo at the start of the Belfast Pride parade. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has taken part in the annual Belfast Pride parade for the first time. The ‘Rights Now’ themed event, which attracted tens of t(...)

Prime Minister Theresa May making her statement on Brexit to the House of Commons. Photograph:  PA

MPs at Westminster have voted to take control of Brexit away from Theresa May’s government by staging a series of votes on Wednesday on alternatives i(...)

Karren Brady who has resigned from Philip Green’s retail empire. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

BBC “Apprentice” judge and businesswoman Karren Brady has stepped down as nonexecutive chairman of Taveta Investments, the holding company of Philip G(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photograph: Thierry Monasse/Getty Images

Labour’s Brexit plan remains a credible and viable alternative to that of prime minister Theresa May, party leader Jeremy Corbyn insisted on Thursday.(...)

Simon Coveney  and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malta, Carmelo Abela (right) speak with a colleague  during an European Foreign Affairs Council meeting, in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/ EPA

It is “not Ireland’s fault” that London is unable to secure agreement in the House of Commons for her Brexit withdrawal deal, Tánaiste and Minister fo(...)

UK trade secretary Liam Fox. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The UK parliament is inching toward a plan to delay Brexit to prevent the country dropping out of the European Union without a deal, with the main opp(...)

Gina Miller, the lead claimant in the article 50 case, delivering  a statement outside the supreme court in London on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The supreme court ruling that Theresa May cannot trigger article 50 without a vote in parliament may have been a defeat for the government but it was(...)

 Senator Catherine Noone as she addresses the morning session of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly with on left Aengus O Snodaigh TD and on right Margaret Murphy O Mahony TD. Photograph:  Maxwell’s

Parliamentarians drawn from across Britain and Ireland have voiced strong opposition to any reimposition of a ‘hard border’ between the North and Sout(...)

Several broader legal consequences for the Republic would result from UK withdrawal for the EU. Photograph: Getty Images

If the UK decides to leave the European Union, the legal relationships between the UK and the Republic will alter in various ways. Although some chan(...)

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