Annunziata Rees-Mogg: “The Conservatives are the only option for Brexit supporters and democrats alike.”  Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Three Brexit Party MEPs have quit the party to back Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal and the Conservatives instead. Annunziata Rees-Mogg – sister of Commo(...)

Francis Martin is the first person from  Northern Ireland to be appointed president of an organisation which has been representing businesses in Northern Ireland along with the rest of the United Kingdom for more than 156 years.

Francis Martin has a reputation as a deal maker in Northern Ireland. It is a trait which could prove to be very useful as he takes up his latest appoi(...)

Telefonica UK chief executive Ronan Dunne, who moved to the UK from Ireland in 1987, recently  signed a letter published in the Times  which said leaving the EU would deter investment, threaten jobs and put the UK economy at risk. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

Ronan Dunne joined the heads of some of Britain’s biggest companies in signing a letter in support of the UK staying in the European Union, but does n(...)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson leaves a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street on Tuesday. He had earlier rescinded a call for senior staff in his office to back the his call for Britain to leave the EU or remain silent. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

London mayor Boris Johnson has been accused of “rank hypocrisy” after his chief of staff told senior colleagues to back the mayor’s call for Britain t(...)

 John Longworth: the director general of the British Chambers of Commerce has been suspended after he called for Britain to leave the European Union. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Professional footballers who hound referees after every decision against them do not believe he will change his mind. They want to influence his subse(...)

John Longworth, former directorgeneral of the British Chambers of Commerce, who resigned after being suspended for saying the UK would be “better off” outside the European Union, according to reports. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

Campaigners for Britain to leave the European Union have been accused of concocting “bizarre conspiracy theories” about the resignation of a prominen(...)

The headquarters of Barclays Plc stand beyond a metal gate in Canary Wharf, London. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

AIB and Bank of Ireland are among a number of banks that may be making it difficult for small companies to access finance in Britain, according(...)

The UK economy will avoid another recession and exports will help propel a "modest" recovery this year, according to the British Chambers of Co(...)