Ivan Rogers

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Ivan Rogers: ‘I do think a general election is becoming more likely.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The future state of Anglo-Irish relations is a “major worry” due to exhaustive Brexit negotiations and tensions over the Northern Ireland backstop, a (...)

Britain risks an “economic cold war” with the European Union if it crashes out without a deal over the summer, the UK’s former ambassador to Brussels has warned. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Britain risks an “economic cold war” with the European Union if it crashes out without a deal over the summer, the UK’s former ambassador to Brussels (...)

 Applegreen  CEO Bob Etchingham. The company is due to report results on Tuesday. Photograph:   Cyril Byrne

Monday Indicators: US housing market index (Mar). Tuesday Results: Applegreen, Mincon, FedEx. Indicators: Euro zone construction output (Jan), lab(...)

Another clock ticks, zero trust exists and the EU will know exactly what it wants: it will, also, hold all the cards

Sterling has risen because investors believe a benign Brexit is on the cards. I fear that misses what will happen next, even if the Withdrawal Agreeme(...)

“After careening wildly to the right across a number of lanes, the former cabinet minister swerved left before stopping in the middle of the road.” Photograph: Getty Images

We were leaving a party in an inaccessible corner of central London and the former cabinet minister’s offer of a lift home was generous and welcome. W(...)

Sir Ivan Rogers, the former chief Brussels adviser to David Cameron and Theresa May, has warned against a ‘no-deal Brexit’. File photograph: EPA

Britain is potentially facing the worst domestic political turmoil since the Second World War over Brexit and a severe political crisis with the EU, t(...)

Britain’s former ambassador to the EU Ivan Rogers  has explained how frictionless trade requires regulatory alignment as well as a customs union, describing Theresa May’s decision to rule out  a Norwegian or Swiss model as an act of folly. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

It was standing room only all day (I stood throughout) at a conference in London this week on Brexit and the island of Ireland which saw more than 20 (...)

Sir Ivan Rogers, who resigned as Britain’s diplomatic emissary to the EU in January last year. Photograph: Thierry Roge/EPA

It was a long, repetitive exercise that kept the British establishment waiting; some of them willing it on, some of them concealing distaste. Bishop M(...)

British prime minister Theresa May: her Brexit her team is working on different scenarios that would see her considerably increase the €20 billion she has already allocated for the EU divorce bill. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

British prime minister Theresa May is ready to increase Britain’s offer to the EU over the Brexit divorce bill, after signs that the hard Eurosceptics(...)

Theresa May:  One of the more astonishing aspects of the Brexit process is the persistence with which the UK government keeps negotiating with itself rather than Brussels. Photograph: Reuters/Francois Lenoir

According to the tabloids and the headbanger wing of the Tory party, to voice doubt about the wisdom of Brexit is akin to treason. Judges and anyone e(...)

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