Conservative MP Steve Baker has raised doubts about the ability of Theresa May to secure changes from the EU that will be supported by backbench MPs. Photograph: Reuters

A senior Tory Brexiteer has warned that there is “trouble ahead” for the Prime Minister, suggesting what she will seek from Brussels to get a Brexit d(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney on BBC TV’s The Andrew Marr Show: “The European Parliament will not ratify a Withdrawal Agreement that doesn’t have a backstop in it. It’s as simple as that.”

AIB is in talks to buy Payzone, the Irish electronic payments company, according to the Sunday Times. The bank is reportedly in exclusive talks with P(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney: Both roundly rejected  British suggestions of a bilateral treaty  to avoid a Border backstop. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney have both roundly rejected as a “non-starter” British suggestions of a bilateral treaty with Ireland(...)

British prime minister Theresa May  after attending a church service near her Maidenhead constituency on Sunday. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Labour will table a motion of no confidence in Theresa May’s government this week if MPs reject her Brexit deal, Jeremy Corbyn has signalled. Howeve(...)

The phone call between British prime minister Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker was described by Brussels as “friendly”. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Theresa May has spoken to Jean-Claude Juncker as part of her effort to obtain further written reassurances that the Irish Border backstop in her Brexi(...)

‘I’m always going to want to go where the story is, to bear witness to history’ – Alicia Lloyd of CNN

Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. Alicia Lloyd, originally from Co Leitrim, works as a broad(...)

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the House of Commons at the start of a five-day debate on the European Union Withdrawal Agreement last week. Photograph PA Wire

UK Brexit minister Stephen Barclay has insisted that Tuesday’s crunch vote on Theresa May’s compromise Brexit deal would go ahead. This follows media (...)

BBC handout photo of Leave campaigner Arron Banks (right) who is being investigated by the National Crime Agency for “suspected criminal offences” committed during the Brexit referendum. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Controversial Leave campaigner Arron Banks has insisted there is “no Russian money and no interference” after a criminal probe was launched into the s(...)

Britain’s Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab in London on Friday. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA

The British government will not allow Britain to be dictated to by Brussels in negotiations over its withdrawal from the EU, the country’s Brexit Secr(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show: “I am not going to Brussels to compromise our national interest.” Photograph: BBC handout via Reuters

British prime minister Theresa May said US president Donald Trump had previously advised her to sue the European Union as part of her Brexit strategy,(...)

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