Taoiseach Leo Varadkar discusses Brexit at the end of an EU summit last week. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

The Government will work with whoever is British prime minister, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said, adding that he still believes Theresa May can get he(...)

Theresa May’s disastrous televised statement on Wednesday was the last straw for many ministers and backbenchers alike. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

The UK’s negotiating position was already weak when Theresa May walked into the council chamber at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday. But sh(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and European chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier during a  council on article 50 negotiations   at the European Commission in Brussels. Photograph:  Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

The EU could reject Theresa May’s request for an extension to Britain’s membership this week unless she presents a plan to break the impasse at Westmi(...)

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(...)

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