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A  float satirises Brexit at the Rosenmontag  carnival parade in Duesseldorf on February 12th. Photograph: Thilo Schmuelgen/Reuters

Boris Johnson will on Wednesday make the first of six speeches about Brexit by senior British ministers, as Theresa May prepares to outline her vision(...)

Ministers clashed at Theresa May’s cabinet Brexit committee meeting. Image: AFP/Getty Images

George Parker in London and Alex Barker in Strasbourg British ministers have clashed over the future of the Irish Border, following pro-Leave MPs’ c(...)

The British government should have realised Carillion was in trouble before handing out £2bn worth of public service contracts, said Labour’s Jon Trickett.    Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images

The British government’s emergency Cobra committee met on Monday night in an effort to keep public services going following the collapse of Carillion,(...)

 Theresa May leaves Downing St: A relatively calm week for the British prime minister.  Photograph:  Jack Taylor/Getty Images

There was an unfamiliar scene in the House of Commons this week as Conservative MPs cheered loudly at the end of Theresa May’s weekly joust with Jerem(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said Britain’s  proposal for a two-year transition period for businesses after Brexit was too short.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said the best way to avoid a hard Border after Brexit would be for Northern Ireland to remain in the EU cust(...)

Under the judicial council system proposed for Ireland, every inquiry would be held in private, bar in exceptional circumstances. Photograph: iStockPhoto

The proposal to set up a judicial council comes following pressure from the Council of Europe, which has long called for an independent body with a co(...)

 Undated family handout file photo of Charlie Gard. Photograph: PA

The mother of the critically ill British baby Charlie Gard has called for permission to take him to the US for experimental treatment because “there’s(...)

Cabinet minister Tobias Ellwood (centre) helps emergency services attend to a police officer  after the officer was stabbed in a terrorist attack outside Westminster. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

It was about 2.40pm and a division bell was ringing, calling MPs to vote on a pensions bill, when shots were heard in the grounds of the Palace of Wes(...)

Minister Dara Murphy: his was the fifth visit to Britain by Government Ministers in the last two weeks ahead of the referendum on June 23rd. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Dozens of Irish citizens and local residents gathered in the Haringey Cultural Centre in North London last night, as the Government stepped up its eff(...)

 David Cameron makes a statement to the House of Commons over his personal finances after it emerged he had profited from an offshore fund.

David Cameron was at his crowd-pleasing best at the dispatch box yesterday, halfway between Houdini and Laurence Olivier in John Osborne’s The Enterta(...)

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