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Boris Johnson: There’s also the issue of expectations. We hold buffoons to much lower standards. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Surely not! Not him! Not her! When buffoons gain traction, most notably now in the form of hapless Boris and bullish Trump, many of us can only exclai(...)

Racist graffiti daubed on the door of a house in the Orangefield area of Co Armagh. Photograph: PSNI Armagh/PA Wire

“Asylum seekers are selling drugs to kids and raping our women,” a middle-aged man in northern England, his face contorted with rage, told me last wee(...)

Liz Shanahan, chair of the Irish International Business Network said the UK must now face the magnitude of the task ahead.

Today, we are devastated. We all knew the referendum was going to be close, even though polling had suggested a narrow Remain victory. Like many I s(...)

Michael Gove said during the election campaign: ‘People in this country have had enough of experts’. Photograph: Reuters

One of the more revealing moments of the Brexit campaign came when Michael Gove, a Conservative Outer once close to prime minister David Cameron, sai(...)

David Cameron gambled on this referendum uniting his party and enabling Britain to move beyond the European question. Photograph: Getty Images

It should have been enjoyable for Irish political obsessives to watch this British referendum. It was a massive decision. Big issues of national ident(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron leaves after voting in the EU referendum, at a polling station in central London, Britain June 23rd, 2016. Britain has voted to leave the EU. Photograph: Reuters

When David Cameron announced in early January that he would allow members of his cabinet to campaign on opposing sides in the EU referendum, the news (...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the night of EU referendum. In the run-up to the referendum, global stocks and currencies swung between gains and losses. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Chicken chow mein, pizzas and energy drinks were the favoured investments of currency traders last night as they pulled an all-nighter in case of ano(...)

Leave supporters cheer results at a party after polling stations closed in the Referendum on the European Union in London, on  June 23rd, 2016. Photograph:  Toby Melville/Reuters

David Cameron has resigned as British prime minister following the failure of his Remain side to win the referendum on staying in the EU. “I do not (...)

Sadiq Khan, mayor of London, speaks at a pro-remain campaign event in London. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The British don’t do referendums often, but when they do they are certainly massive. First we had the Scottish referendum and now Brexit. As you r(...)

Members of the public celebrating the life of late British MP Jo Cox beside the Ha’penny Bridge, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Friends and former colleagues of the murdered Labour Party MP Jo Cox attended a memorial gathering on Wednesday in Dublin to remember her and to celeb(...)

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