Democratic Unionist Party  deputy leader Nigel Dodds, speaks to the media outside the Cabinet Office, in London. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Talks between the British government and the DUP are expected to continue through the weekend after what the party’s deputy leader Nigel Dodds describ(...)

After the vote to extend the article 50 deadline, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (centre) said parties should come together to agree a common approach to Brexit. Photograph: PA Wire

MPs have narrowly rejected an amendment that would have given Parliament rather than the government control over how Brexit should proceed. The amend(...)

  British Prime Minister Theresa May in the House of Commons after the vote. Photogrpah:  EPA

MPs have overwhelmingly rejected the British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the House of Commons. A vote on her latest proposals agreed (...)

Leo Varaadkar, speaking at a press conference in  Government Buildings on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the agreement reached between the UK and the EU on Monday night is “positive” and “does not undermine the backstop”. (...)

British prime minister Theresa May: Joint instrument had the same legal status as the withdrawal agreement itself. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

At the end of a day that began with reports of deadlocked negotiations, Theresa May has staggered across the line with a deal that gives her at least (...)

Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the European Union,  greets British prime minister Theresa May before a news conference in Strasbourg, France, on Monday.  Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

The British government claimed on Monday night it had won legally binding changes to the Northern Ireland backstop after the European Union agreed to (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes Britain’s Prince Charles before dinner at the Irish embassy in London on March 6th.

It’s been a busy week for Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney as Britain’s Brexit bandwagon lurches unsteadily towards God only kn(...)

The Tánaiste said that trying to put Ireland under pressure in terms of beef ‘is not a tactic or official position being adopted by the British government’.

UK cabinet office minister David Lidington rang the Tánaiste last week to reassure him that reports of UK threats to import Brazilian beef on a tariff(...)

British prime minister Theresa May speaks to the press at the European Council headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

British prime minister Theresa May has insisted she will deliver Brexit on time. Speaking after a series of meetings with EU officials in Brussels, M(...)

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry speaking  in the House of Commons. She called  for Brexit to be postponed beyond March 29th. Photograph:   House of Commons/PA Wire

Brexiteers have reacted with anger at Donald Tusk’s musing about the place in hell reserved for those who advocated leaving the EU without having a pl(...)

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