British prime minister Theresa May will make a statement on Monday afternoon outlining her new Brexit proposals. Photograph: PA

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said the Brexit withdrawal deal, which was comprehensively rejected by the House of Common(...)

British Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay has said the British government would accept an amendment from a Tory MP aimed at limiting the duration of the backstop Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Northern Ireland politicians have reacted sceptically or guardedly to a proposed amendment that would purport to place a time limit on the backstop de(...)

The atmosphere in Westminster fuels the DUP sense of paranoia and its conviction that Northern Ireland is being treated differently from the rest of the UK.

Northern Ireland is changing, and quickly. Despite the presence of several seats of learning here I continue to be surprised at the absence of any ser(...)

  Jeffrey Donaldson  rejected any suggestion that technological solutions might not work and said they should be explored and tested to dispense with the “backstop” that his party strongly opposes. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Irish Government should consider examining whether technological solutions could work to avoid the contentious “backstop” solution to prevent a ha(...)

The DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds called on the UK prime minister Theresa May to ‘bin the backstop’.

The DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds called on the UK prime minister Theresa May to “bin the backstop” when he addressed delegates at the party’s annual (...)

Boris Johnson:  a much-needed diversion from the current gloom. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson should help banish some of the Brexit blues for 600 delegates attending the DUP annual conference in Belfast on Saturday. The blues mig(...)

Prime Minister Theresa May speaking in the House of Commons  about Brexit, November 22nd. Photograph: PA Wire

Theresa May faced a hostile reception in the House of Commons on Thursday following the publication of the political declaration on the relationship b(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster and deputy leader Nigel Dodds. With no functioning assembly in the North and the Conservatives relying on the DUP to prop them up in government, the DUP view has got all the airtime. Photograph: PA Wire

The Brexit withdrawal agreement is a bad deal for the UK. The fantasy economics promising an easy exit and a bright new future have crashed into the i(...)

Nigel Dodds, MP,  a committed Brexiteer,  with DUP leader Arlene Foster,  who  never gave any sense that she was emotionally or ideologically committed to Brexit prior to the referendum. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Arlene Foster, Nigel Dodds and Sammy Wilson did not look a happy trio of DUP MPs when they appeared in front of the cameras on Wednesday evening after(...)

British prime minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street, London, confirming that her cabinet has agreed to proceed with the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire.

British prime minister Theresa May warned on Wednesday there would be “difficult days ahead”, as her cabinet agreed to move forward with a draft Brexi(...)

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