Gisela Stuart, chairwoman of the Vote Leave campaign, speaks at the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin. Photograph: Lorcan Mullally/IIEA.

The chairwoman of the Vote Leave campaign has said a no-deal Brexit is not in the interests of either the UK or the EU. Gisela Stuart also said she b(...)

Ray Bassett, a former Irish envoy to Canada, says there is room for an Irish Eurosceptic party because those concerned about the EU are not represented by the mainstream parties. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Is the time right for an anti-European Union party to enter the Irish political landscape? Time will tell but the decision to launch “Irexit Freedom”(...)

Danny McCoy, chief executive of Ibec, at its offices on Baggot Street, Dublin this week. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy is strumming a different tune these days but it has nothing to do with his bullish outlook on the Irish economy, whic(...)

 Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage:  poised to join a  tour around Britain by a pro-Brexit group opposed to Theresa  May’s Brexit plans.  Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA

The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry is donating one million pounds (€1.11 million) to the campaign for a referendum on the final Brexit agreement(...)

Cambodia’s prime minister Hun Sen  prepares to cast his vote during the general election with his wife Bun Rany (left).  Photograph: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images

Cambodia’s prime minister, Hun Sen, has won a landslide election victory, a result that was seen as a foregone conclusion after a months-long brutal c(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC Handout via Reuters

Theresa May will attempt on Monday to rally business and industry behind her Chequers proposal for a soft Brexit as Conservative Eurosceptics threaten(...)

Mounted police officers perform the changing of the guard prior to the swearing-in ceremony for Italy’s new government at Quirinale Presidential Palace in Rome, Italy. Photograph: Massimo Percossi/EPA.

Italy’s new government was sworn in on Friday, ending the country’s longest postwar political crisis but pushing the euro zone’s third-largest economy(...)

Gone to the dogs: greyhound racing faces Brexit challenge

The Star Sports English Greyhound Derby at Towcester on Saturday will, despite its name, be a thoroughly Irish affair with Droopy’s Verve the 6/4 favo(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May  flanked by supporters  outside Wandsworth Town hall in London after the Conservative party retained control of the council in local elections. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

Labour won more seats than all other parties combined in Thursday’s local elections, recording its best result since 1971 in London, where the Conserv(...)

Supporters of the British Conservative Party react during the count at Wandsworth Town Hall after local government elections in London, Britain. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Britain’s two main parties emerged from local elections in England in a draw, with Labour making gains but failing to capture target councils from the(...)

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