Brexit campaigner Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘The amendments will put into law the government’s often stated position that Northern Ireland should be treated the same way as the rest of the country.’ Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

Theresa May’s government will publish a White Paper on Thursday outlining in detail the Brexit proposal agreed at Chequers last week, as hardline Brex(...)

Peter Carrington at the Ministry of Defence in Whitehall, London. Photograph: PA Wire

Former long-term Conservative politician Peter Carrington, the last surviving member of Winston Churchill’s post-war government, has died at the age o(...)

British prime minister Theresa May: has she the political strength to follow through after the resignations? Few are  willing to say so with much confidence.  Photograph: Rick Findler

Dublin is encouraged, but will wait and see . The Government has long-nurtured doubts about both Theresa May’s will and her capacity to face down the(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney: to meet  UK cabinet office minister David Lidington and chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney will visit London on Wednesday where he has scheduled meetings with cabinet office minister David Lidington(...)

Simon Coveney: he said he looked forward to the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference on July 25th

A meeting of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference is to take place next month for the first time since 2007, the Government has announced. (...)

Taoiseach  Leo Varadkar in Guernsey: “We are going to intensify our efforts to come to a withdrawal agreement.”   Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

A Brexit “no deal” is now more likely than one with agreement, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar warned. Speaking during the British-Irish Council summit in Gue(...)

SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford speaking in the House of Commons during prime minister’s questions before he was kicked out of the Commons. Photograph:  PA

Prime minister’s questions descended into pandemonium in the House of Commons on Wednesday after SNP MPs walked out en masse as part of a protest over(...)

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley in Armagh meeting businesses about Brexit. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA

Four Stormont parties which backed remain in the EU membership referendum have issued a joint statement on Brexit ahead of the bloc’s upcoming talks a(...)

 Theresa May speaking during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons on May 16th. Photograph: Getty

Theresa May has suffered her 15th defeat in the House of Lords on the EU Withdrawal Bill after peers voted by 294 to 224 to create a body to enforce (...)

“I trust the Prime Minister. She has said on so many occasions that she will take us out of the customs union,” Jacob Rees-Mogg said.  

It would be “bizarre” for British prime minister Theresa May to retreat from her stance on taking the UK out of the customs union, the Eurosceptic Con(...)

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