Among those at the meeting today will be (from left) Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon,  Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire.

Political leaders from across the British Isles will convene in Cardiff today for key talks about the EU referendum. The British-Irish Council (BIC) (...)

The new Northern SecretaryJames Brokenshire. His junior minister, Kris Hopkins, committed the British government to doing all it can to preserve the Common Travel Area after Brexit

Before the referendum, Irish politicians and other public figures warned of the many adverse consequences of Brexit for the British-Irish relationship(...)

One thing the UK’s European partners cannot control is the speed with which the former invokes EU treaty Article 50 to set in train Brexit talks. Germ(...)

 Prime minister Theresa May during her first prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons: In a strong performance, she delighted Conservative backbenchers with repeated swipes at Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/PA

The new Northern Ireland secretary, James Brokenshire, has told MPs that the future of the Common Travel Area will be a priority in Brexit negotiation(...)

 Tanaiste  Frances Fitzgerald: her spokesman  said she was concerned about potential abuse of the system and sought to inform Cabinet ahead of any potential action being taken. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

The Tánaiste has said she is “highly concerned” about a rise in visa applications originating from the United Kingdom under a European Union directive(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny drinks a glass of water during a news conference at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, last week. Mr Kenny said German chancellor Angela Merkel is ‘clearly aware of our situation’ with regard to the Border with Northern Ireland and the post-Brexit relationship with EU. Photographer: Bloomberg

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s declaration yesterday about the possibility of a future Border poll was less about sending a message to Northern Ireland than i(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams welcomed Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s comments on a possible Border poll. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams welcomed Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s comments on a possible Border poll. Mr Adams said the Taoiseach must now deliver on the (...)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said the new British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, needs to realise that people in the North ‘see their future in Europe’. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness has said the new British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, needs to realise that people in the(...)

James Brokenshire, who campaigned for the UK to remain in the EU, replaces Theresa Villiers as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Remain MP James Brokenshire has been appointed as the new secretary of state for Northern Ireland. He replaces Theresa Villiers, who had been one of(...)

Prime minister David Cameron:  “it’s time that the Leave campaign was called out on the nonsense that they are peddling.” Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas

David Cameron has urged voters to “listen to the experts” about the risks to the UK of quitting the European Union, as he accused pro-Brexit campaigne(...)

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