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Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: “The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. That means we are leaving the single market and the customs union.” Photograph: AFP

Leaving the European Union with no deal would reduce economic growth in Northern Ireland by 12 per cent over 15 years, according to a leaked British g(...)

The EU’s  chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, speaks to the media in Brussels on Wednesday. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

Here’s your hat, what’s your hurry? That was Michel Barnier’s message to Britain on Wednesday as he laid out the EU’s negotiating guidelines for a tra(...)

Theresa May  responding to an MP  following her statement on Brexit in the House of Commons. Photograph: Getty Images

Theresa May has acknowledged that Britain will be unable to implement any new trade deals during a Brexit transition phase, telling MPs that although (...)

Hilary Benn (left) with Brexit committee members on the Border at Middletown, Co Armagh, during a visit to Northern Ireland on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Northern Ireland cannot afford to go back to the days of Border posts, the chairman of the House of Commons Brexit committee has said on a visit to Co(...)

A video grab  shows British secretary of state for exiting the European Union  David Davis, as he speaks at a parliamentary Exiting the European Union Committee in London. Photograph: Getty

UK Brexit secretary David Davis has confirmed that his government has not conducted sector-by-sector studies on the impact of leaving the EU, telling (...)

Britain’s Brexit Secretary David Davis gives evidence to the the Exiting the EU Committee. Photograph: PA

Leaving the EU will provoke a “paradigm change” in the UK economy in a similar way to the financial crash of 2008, British Brexit Secretary David Davi(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and European Council President Donald Tusk speaking at a joint press conference at the Government buildings on Friday afternoon. Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The President of the European Council Donald Tusk has weighed his support firmly behind Ireland in the Brexit negotiations, saying if the United Kingd(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said other EU countries were fully supportive of Ireland’s position on the Border. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/EPA

Talks between the British government and the European Union, with the heavy involvement of Irish officials, are entering a critical stage in Brussels,(...)

Brexit Secretary David Davis during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, London. Photograph: PA Wire

Brexit secretary David Davis has been accused of holding parliament in contempt after he refused to hand over unedited assessments of the impact of Br(...)

King Abdullah II of Jordan with British prime minster Theresa May during their visit to  a military base near Amman on Monday. Photograph:  Jordanian Royal Palace/AFP/Getty Images

A cross-party committee of MPs will on Tuesday urge Theresa May’s government to carry out a thorough assessment of the consequences of leaving the Eur(...)

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