It is tempting to view each of Boris Johnson’s actions through the prism of his personal ambition and selfishness, the two great animating forces of h(...)

MPs on Monday continued to debate the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, with a vote on its second reading expected early on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Britain will on Tuesday offer to contribute military assets to European Union operations, co-operate on sanctions and agree joint positions on foreign(...)

Britain’s Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Photo: Reuters

The decision of the Britain’s Labour party to change its stance on Brexit is significant. Pulling back from the detail, it is clear that the party is (...)

The UK’s Brexit secretary David Davis Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The United Kingdom has explicitly ruled out any Brexit that would involve a border between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. In doing so it h(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald  at the Dublin Pride Parade. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“It’s wild how queer Ireland has become,” said Panti Bliss when she delivered the central welcome address at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last week. (...)

The British chancellor Philip Hammond, left, and the international trade secretary Liam Fox have jointly stated that Brexit would mean the UK pulling out of both the EU single market and the customs union. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The British government is this week expected to confirm that a customs Border between the North and the South is part of its proposals to leave the Eu(...)

John McNamee, dressed as a customs officer, joined other members of Border Communities Against Brexit in setting up a mock customs post near Newry in April. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Leo Varadkar meets the Democratic Unionist Party today in Belfast he is likely to get a frosty, if polite, reception. Their noses are out of join(...)

More than a year after the Brexit referendum in the UK, we are little wiser about how Britain’s exit from the EU will actually be organised. One of th(...)

Most workers in the gig economy can’t believe their luck.

A new study commissioned by the British government published recently concluded that Britons working in the “gig economy” deserve greater protections (...)

British prime minister Theresa May and Boris Johnson: former leadership contender believed to back “the idea of public-sector workers getting a better deal”. Photograph: Leon Neal/PA

Theresa May’s government appeared in disarray over public service pay on Monday night, with ministers calling for a cap on pay increases to be lifted (...)

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