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(...)

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg appeared at a Democratic Unionist dinner at the Tullyglass Hotel in Ballymena, Co Antrim on Thursday night. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

Northern Ireland Conservatives have questioned why Jacob Rees-Mogg addressed a DUP fundraiser, despite having never attended any of his own party’s ev(...)

British prime minister Theresa May addresses MPs following the results of voting on amendments put forward by MPs over the Government’s Brexit deal, in the House of Common.

The Taoiseach was quick to play down the significance of last night’s votes in the House of Commons, echoing Donald Tusk’s assertion that the withdraw(...)

British prime minister Theresa May. After losing the support of one-third of Conservatives and the DUP’s 10 MPs, she appeared to be seeking to form a new majority for a Brexit deal with the help of Labour votes. Photograph: Getty Images

As MPs prepare to vote next week on how to proceed with Brexit after last week’s rejection of Theresa May’s deal, London and Brussels are marching in (...)

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland published the letter on Saturday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has penned an open letter seeking to assure citizens that the draft Brexit deal is not a threat to rights (...)

 British prime minister Theresa May: met Conservative backbenchers in her office to listen to their concerns about the backstop. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May is considering offering a formal guarantee to MPs that they will be given a vote before Britain enters the Northern Ireland backstop in an(...)

British prime minister Theresa May at Queen’s University during her visit to Northern Ireland on November 27th Photograph: Liam McBurney/ WPA Pool/Getty

Labour has accused Theresa May’s government of defying the will of Parliament by refusing to publish the full legal advice ministers received about th(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May faced mainly hostile questions in the House of Commons. Photograph: Parliament TV handout via Reuters

Theresa May will visit Belfast on Tuesday in an attempt to win public support in Northern Ireland for her Brexit deal, which the Democratic Unionist P(...)

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