European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attends an EU General Affairs Council in Luxembourg, on October 16, 2018.Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

What is a no-deal Brexit? A no-deal Brexit is the term used to describe what happens if the UK leaves the European Union without concluding a withdr(...)

About 90 per cent of lamb produced in Northern Ireland is exported.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A leading Northern Ireland sheep farmer has urged the DUP to be “pragmatic” and “flexible” in its negotiations after one of its MPs acknowledged that (...)

Pro-European Union demonstrators protesting  outside the Houses of Parliament in central London. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

The M26 is, by British standards, a relatively short but important motorway in the southeast of England. As part of the belated preparations for a no(...)

The Central Bank has previously calculated that a no-deal Brexit could mean output here falls by 2.7%, costing up to 40,000 jobs over five years.

Theresa May’s compromise Brexit plan would still lead to a significant contraction in the Irish economy, costing up to 20,000 jobs over five years, th(...)

People arrive at the US embassy’s economic conference in Dublin, on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Brexit won’t be a short, sharp shock for Irish businesses but will cause considerable difficulties for years, according to a leading executive at one (...)

Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson tennis racquets used by Serena Williams, soared on news that it has received a takeover approach.

European shares dipped on Tuesday amid reignited concern about the US trade war with China, though Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson t(...)

Fears of a no-deal Brexit have been fuelled in recent weeks following the rejection of UK prime minister Theresa May’s Chequers proposals.

Both the Republic and the United Kingdom and could be pushed into recession in the event the UK crashes out of the European Union without a deal, stoc(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar welcomed figures showing more Irish emigrants returning than leaving: “Right track my arse” was one tweeted response.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar could probably barely contain himself when he saw the headline on his phone last Tuesday. “More Irish emigrants returning than (...)

In the Oval Office interview, US president Donald Trump said America “rarely won a lawsuit” at the WTO.

US president Donald Trump said he would pull out of the World Trade Organisation if it doesn’t treat the US better, targeting a cornerstone of the int(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May meets South African president Cyril Ramaphosa. Photograph: Mike Hutchings/EPA

MPs could vote on leaving the European Union without seeing a full analysis of the likely economic impact of a no-deal Brexit, Downing Street has sugg(...)

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