British prime Minister Boris Johnson and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: From the optimism of both after meeting, it seems Brexit has reached a turning point. Photograph: Noel Mullen/ Irish Government Press Office

Tragedy follows a simple structure: a series of events build towards a climax, followed by a turning point which changes the fate of the protagonists,(...)

 British prime minister Boris Johnson walks with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the grounds of Thornton Manor Hotel in Liverpool, England, on Wednesday. Photograph: Noel Mullen/Government Press Office via Getty Images

Climbers on the notorious north face of the Eiger in Switzerland often battle against ferocious life-threatening storms while the village of Grindelwa(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met UK premier Boris Johnson at Thornton Manor in Liverpool this week.

Just when it seemed like all hope of a Brexit deal was dead in the water – out of nowhere, comes fresh hope of an 11th-hour reprieve. The meeting bet(...)

Tuesday was another dramatic day in the three-year long Brexit process, as Downing Street sources briefed against Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and German ch(...)

Boris Johnson’s special adviser Dominic Cummings: wants to give the impression as far as possible that the prime minister is being dragged kicking and screaming to requesting a Brexit delay against his will. Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s chances of finalising a Brexit deal at an EU leaders’ summit on October 17-18th are receding, and attention is turning to whether the (...)

Boris Johnson departs  Downing Street. Other EU countries more open to compromise on Boris Johnson’s Brexit offer than Ireland, says source. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

A Downing Street source has told a senior British political journalist that Brexit negotiations will probably end this week as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (...)

 France’s president Emmanuel Macron: has stated strongly it is up to the UK to think again before an upcoming EU summit.  Photograph: Eric Cabanis

The French president has given Boris Johnson until the end of the week to fundamentally revise his Brexit plan, in a move that increases the chances o(...)

Prime minister Boris Johnson gives a thumb up after Sajid Javid’s speech at the Conservative Party conference. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP Photo

The UK’s opposition parties have agreed not to table a motion of no confidence in Boris Johnson’s government this week because it would “play into the(...)

Dominic Cummings, a senior aide to UK prime minister Boris Johnson, attends the book launch of Winning Against the Odds: My Life in Gambling and Politics by Stuart Wheeler on Thursday night.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

British prime minister Boris Johnson’s most senior adviser has said British politicians should not be surprised by the mounting anger over Brexit and (...)

 Businesswoman Gina Miller, who brought a legal challenge over the suspension of parliament, outside the supreme court on Tuesday after a ruling that prime minister Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament was unlawful. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn has promised that when MPs return to Westminster on Wednesday, they will hold Boris Johnson to account for his unlawful attempt to suspe(...)

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