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British prime minister Boris Johnson in the House of Commons debate on the second reading of the EU Future Relationship Bill on Wednesday. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP via Getty Images

If Boris Johnson had any doubt about how emphatically the Commons would back his Brexit deal, it will have evaporated when veteran Brexiteer Bill Cash(...)

Randox Teoranta: Medical diagnostics company  opened in Dungloe in 2008 and employs 110 people

Northern Irish medical diagnostics company Randox is building a new Covid testing laboratory at its Co Donegal facility, with capacity for up to 30,00(...)

The extraction lab where coronavirus is extracted and isolated from patient samples at Randox. Photograph: Alan Betson

In a week in which Irish lockdown restrictions eased and the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine was given approval, Randox, a Northern Irish diagnostics c(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson. Consequences are merely boring details to the Brexiteers. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Last autumn, the British government spent £46 million (€50.6m) on its largest propaganda campaign since the second World War. Its aim was to prepare t(...)

Michael Collins - pictured in 1921. This postcard image became a popular memento after he was killed in an ambush near Bandon in County Cork. Photograph: Hulton Archive

Owen Paterson became the latest Tory Eurosceptic MP to invoke the name of an Irish nationalist politician during the protracted Brexit debates in the (...)

European Research Group chairman Jacob Rees-Mogg was involved in “frank exchanges” on the Border issue with the US delegation, led by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The visiting US congressional delegation had a forceful and at times heated encounter with pro-Brexit UK hardliners as the American politicians reject(...)

Iain Duncan-Smith and Arlene Foster arrive at the European Commission to meet Michel Barnier. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Europe needs to hear and understand unionist concerns about the Northern Irish backstop, the DUP leader Arlene Foster has said. At a meeting in Bruss(...)

Prime minister Theresa May told MPs that history would judge them harshly if they failed to deliver on the result of the 2016 referendum.  Photograph:  PA Wire

A no-deal Brexit would make a united Ireland and the break-up of the United Kingdom more likely, Theresa May has told MPs ahead of Tuesday’s vote on t(...)

Theresa May giving a statement to the House of Commons to update parliament on the newly-agreed Brexit deal. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister Theresa May will stage the make-or-break vote on her final Brexit deal on Tuesday, December 11th after a marathon Commons debat(...)

British prime minister Theresa May had to rethink her strategy in relation to the political declaration after she met  European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Photograph: PA Wire

When Conservative MPs recoiled in alarm at the sight of the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement earlier this month, Downing Street urged them to wait un(...)

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