Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the British-Irish Chamber dinner some checks on goods and live animals entering the Republic would take place ‘near the Border’ in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned some checks on goods and live animals entering the Republic are likely to be required “near the Border” in the event(...)

A report earlier this month from the Stormont economy department warned of a possible loss of 40,000 jobs in Northern Ireland if the UK crashed out of the EU. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Boris Johnson made his way to 10 Downing Street partly on his commitment that he was prepared to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union on (...)

Boris Johnson was elected as Conservative party leader on Tuesday. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Leading ratings agency Moody’s said a no-deal Brexit was more likely than before as business leaders congratulated Boris Johnson on his appointment as(...)

Parliament Buildings, Stormont. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The North’s economy could take a devastating £940 million (€1 billion) hit if the Northern Ireland Executive is not restored by the end of this year, (...)

Managing director of Ulster Carpets Group, Nick Coburn.

The managing director of Ulster Carpets Group, Nick Coburn, has been appointed as Northern Ireland’s representative on the Department for Internationa(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May addresses delegates at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in central London. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Theresa May sought the support of business for the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement on Monday as her Eurosceptic critics insisted that they were clos(...)

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May addresses delegates at the annual Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in London. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Carolyn Fairbairn, director-general of UK business group CBI, said on Monday that companies were investing in preparing for a no deal Brexit rather t(...)

Prime minister Theresa May chaired a three-hour, special cabinet meeting on Thursday devoted entirely to the consequences of a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

International broadcasters could have to move out of Britain, RTÉ and TG4 could be unavailable on terrestrial television in Northern Ireland and telep(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and French president Emmanuel Macron. “I imagine Macron will tell Theresa May ‘we will be as constructive as we can, but Monsieur Barnier will tell you our position’,” said a European diplomat

British prime minister Theresa May and her husband Philip will break off their summer holiday on Friday to call on Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron at the(...)

Arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

David Davis’s resignation as Brexit Secretary has been hailed by fellow Eurosceptic Conservatives — and seized upon by opposition MPs as an indictment(...)

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