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Flags of the UK, Gibraltar and the European Union are flown while the Gibraltar Rock is seen on the back at the Spain-Gibraltar border. Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

A Spanish navy patrol ship entered Gibraltar’s territorial waters without permission on Tuesday, the government of the British outpost on the southern(...)

  Michael Howard said Britain could even go to war against Spain to protect the sovereignty of Gibraltar. Photograph:  Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

In the intriguing world that will be the talks on Brexit, there appear to be two parallel tracks under way. In one, it is all noise and fury. This was(...)

King Abdullah II of Jordan with British prime minster Theresa May during their visit to  a military base near Amman on Monday. Photograph:  Jordanian Royal Palace/AFP/Getty Images

A cross-party committee of MPs will on Tuesday urge Theresa May’s government to carry out a thorough assessment of the consequences of leaving the Eur(...)

 People cross the border from Spain to Gibraltar on Monday at La Linea de la Concepcion, Spain. Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

Downing Street confirmed on Monday that, despite a weekend of sabre-rattling by senior Conservatives, Britain will not be sending a Falklands-style mi(...)

The committee which supervises the audit section of the Garda said there remained “property management issues” which needed to be resolved. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Concerns over the handling of Garda evidence, including drugs and cash, have been raised by the Garda Síochána’s internal audit committee. In its 201(...)

Boris Johnson is among a handful of public figures to be known by his first name. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Boris Johnson seemed glassy-eyed and lacking his usual ebullience when he began to speak at St Ermin’s Hotel near St James’s Park in London on Thursd(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron: He  will be remembered as the man whose  gamble took Britain out of the EU, left his country divided and could yet see the break-up of the UK. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Dubbed the “essay crisis” prime minister for his record in averting disaster with a last-minute spurt of energy, David Cameron finally fell short on (...)

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 (...)

Ukip leader Nigel Farage at the launch of a new Leave poster campaign in London on Thursday. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

With less than a week to go before Britain’s EU referendum, almost every poll shows Leave ahead by a comfortable margin and big business is getting th(...)

Ukip leader Nigel Farage launchs a Leave poster campaign on Thursday before the death of MP Jo Cox.  Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Campaigning in the British EU referendum was suspended yesterday afternoon after a violent attack led to the death of Labour MP Jo Cox. The shockin(...)

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