An anti-Brexit demonstrator looks pensive during a protest outside the Houses of Parliament on June 11th in London. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Two out of three British voters who backed Brexit would prefer to see a hard border in Ireland than for Britain to remain in the EU customs union, acc(...)

Younger voters were much more likely than older voters to support remaining in the EU.

The United Kingdom has never been more disunited, judging by the most detailed examination yet of how voters split last Thursday when they voted on wh(...)

Lord Ashcroft’s EU-wide poll found that Ireland was among the most enthusiastic members of the European Union. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Focus groups by British pollster Michael Ashcroft have found Irish people to be supportive of David Cameron’s EU renegotiation and fearful of the impa(...)

Caitlyn Jenner as she appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine. Photograph: Annie Leibovitz/Vanity Fair/Handout via Reuters

Ghastly, ghastly last year is over. Let’s cheer ourselves up by saying goodbye to 10 moments of high baloney from the previous 12 months. It’s the fi(...)

Minister for European Affairs Dara Murphy said the issue of migrants’ benefits had been identified as a “red line” in the negotiations by a number of member-states.

By the time European Union leaders sat down to dinner to discuss David Cameron’s reform demands, the British prime minister’s most contentious proposa(...)

Former Labour prime minister  Gordon Brown campaigns in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Locals say they have seen nothing of the economic recovery touted by government, and many no longer trust any London-based party to deliver better – especially Labour. Photograph:  Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

No election battle more starkly demonstrates the sudden collapse of the Scottish Labour Party than the one unfolding in the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (...)

Ruth Davidson,  leader of the Scottish Conservative Party,  with a supporter at a campaign event  in Hamilton ahead of Thursday’s election. Photograph:  Carl Court/Getty Images

From a distance, one could assume that Conservatism is dead in Scotland: the party that was once dominant is down to just one House of Commons MP, (...)

Nicola Sturgeon, who was applauded by a London audience during a BBC-hosted TV debate when she criticised Labour Party leader Ed Miliband. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Truth is the first casualty in war, but the same applies to politics. This has been graphically illustrated during the British election campaign, as a(...)

 Prime minister David Cameron on the Conservative election campaign bus, near Builth Wells, Wales. Photograph:  Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Job numbers in the UK now stand at a record high and unemployment has fallen back to 1.8 million, according to published figures seized upon by the(...)

Ukip believes this can be its breakthrough election, but the first-past-the-post system may yet undo the party’s electoral ambitions. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Standing before an audience in the Institute of Government overlooking The Mall near Buckingham Palace on Thursday morning, Dr Stephen Fisher from Tri(...)

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