Geoffrey Cox

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British prime minister Theresa May is due to face a “meaningful vote” on Brexit early next week. Its fate is said to hinge on whether the UK attorney general can revise his legal assessment of the backstop

Northern Ireland residents who wish to assert their Irish nationality and EU citizenship rights after Brexit are inadequately protected by the withdra(...)

Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay leads his team out of his office including Attorney general Geoffrey Cox (centre left) as they leave Downing St in London for Brussels. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Northern Ireland residents who wish to assert their Irish nationality and EU citizenship rights after Brexit are inadequately protected by the Brexit (...)

 Democratic Unionist Party MP for East Antrim Sammy Wilson.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/The Irish Times

Putting a time limit on the Northern Ireland backstop would have the effect of removing it from the withdrawal agreement, the DUP’s Brexit spokesman h(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May speaks to a worker during a visit to the Bombardier factory in Belfast last year. The aerospace group is putting pressure on the DUP to drop oposition to Mrs May’s Brexit deal. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/PA Wire

Bombardier, the most important employer in the Unionist strongholds of Northern Ireland, is putting pressure on the Democratic Unionist party to drop (...)

UK Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay (pictured) and attorney general Geoffrey Cox met the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier and members of the Brexit taskforce on Tuesday. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images.

Ministerial level Brexit talks resumed and concluded in Brussels last night, with no sign of any advance as the clock runs down to British prime minis(...)

Attorney general Geoffrey Cox leaves following the weekly cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street on Tuesday.  Ministers continue to seek legally-binding changes to Theresa May’s Brexit deal in order to get backing from MPs when they vote on the deal in parliament next week. Photograph:  Jack Taylor/Getty Images

The Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly on Tuesday passed identical motions calling on British prime minister Theresa May’s government to rule (...)

Britain’s attorney general Geoffrey Cox will travel to Brussels to meet with chief EU negotiator, Michel Barnier.  File photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May’s top government lawyer and Brexit minister are heading to Brussels on Tuesday afternoon in a last-ditch bid to secure changes to get her (...)

British prime minster Theresa May and President of European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. The EU and UK will map out what technological solutions could be used to keep the Irish border open after Brexit. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty

The EU and UK will map out how they will examine if technological solutions can be used to keep the Irish border open in the future, under plans being(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May leaves a hair salon during a visit to Salisbury. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/Pool/EPA

Britain’s attorney general Geoffrey Cox and Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay return to Brussels on Tuesday amid deepening pessimism at Westminster abo(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is pictured with Lithuanian prime minister Saulius Skvernelis during a visit to Hartstown Community School in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

The Taoiseach has insisted that Ireland has been “very flexible and reasonable” in helping the UK to deal with problems “largely of their own creation(...)

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