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Services make up nearly three-quarters of the UK’s economic output and about 70%  of the EU’s economic activity

The potential disruption to trade in services from Brexit could pose a far greater threat to the UK and EU economies than restrictions around the move(...)

Lisbon treaty posters in Dorset Street, Dublin in 2008: initial objections centred on neutrality. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Reports from London and Brussels suggest that the British government will seek guarantees or declarations about the future of the backstop. There ar(...)

A think-tank founder has said talks on article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – the provision that allows for a member state to leave the bloc – would lead to a referendum here. Image: iStock

Could Irish voters block a future deal to withdraw Britain from the EU by rejecting it in a referendum? With the clock counting down to the formal com(...)

Andrea Leadsom  and Theresa May have been slected  as the two candidates to be prime minister and the choice will now go to party members. NIKLAS HALLE’N,CHRIS J RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s next prime minister - whenever she emerges from the Conservative leadership contest - will face a pressing question: how should an elected g(...)

A cascade of agreements, will follow the  Brexit notification. Above, Nigel Farage, Prime Minister David Cameron and Boris Johnson.

Britain has voted for Brexit. What happens now? Economically, lots – expect a plummeting pound, a drop in investor confidence and an economic revers(...)