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Competition between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael for the accolade of being the most responsible political party intensified in December as Theresa May struggled to secure a ‘soft’ Brexit at Westminster. Micheál Martin agreed to prop up Leo Varadkar’s minority Government for a further year and contrasted political chaos in London to rational behaviour in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The prospect of a hard Brexit and falling economic growth has generated Government plans to protect Irish consumers and producers from shortages and d(...)

British prime minister Theresa May arrives for a meeting at an EU summit in Brussels. Photograph: AP Photo/Alastair Grant

British prime minister Theresa May has insisted to EU leaders that she can get her Brexit deal through the British parliament, despite heavy criticism(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May’s 200-117 victory in Wednesday’s confidence vote was clear enough to be decisive but close enough to ensure that she will continue to face(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street after she survived an attempt by Tory MPs to oust her with a vote of no confidence. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Theresa May has won a confidence vote in her leadership of the Conservative Party, but by a narrower margin than expected and only after she promised (...)

Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee, announces that Theresa May has survived an attempt by Tory MPs to oust her as party leader. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

In the vast, wood-panelled Committee Room 14 in the House of Commons, where Charles Stewart Parnell was defenestrated by the Irish Party in 1890, Gra(...)

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley, who is facing fresh calls to quit amid claims the DUP MP failed to declare another luxury holiday to parliamentary authorities. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Ian Paisley jnr is facing fresh calls to resign amid claims the DUP MP failed to declare another luxury holiday to parliamentary authorities. In July(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster: “The prime minister was warned that this deal would not work but did not listen.” Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

DUP leader Arlene Foster has said British prime minister Theresa May “must get rid of the backstop”. Speaking following a telephone call with Ms May,(...)

The atmosphere in Westminster fuels the DUP sense of paranoia and its conviction that Northern Ireland is being treated differently from the rest of the UK.

Northern Ireland is changing, and quickly. Despite the presence of several seats of learning here I continue to be surprised at the absence of any ser(...)

File photograph of former DUP  minister Jonathan Bell. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A former DUP minister secretly recorded a “personal and private” conversation with senior party colleagues about a botched green energy scheme, writte(...)

 Theresa May speaking at the  Parliamentary Liaison Committee on Thursday

British prime minister Theresa May has said that she would activate planning for a no-deal Brexit if her deal with the European Union is voted down in(...)

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