Owen Paterson

43 results

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(...)

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg: did not succeed in triggering vote to topple Theresa May as prime minister.  Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Theresa May has revived the idea of a technological solution to keep the Border open after Brexit in an attempt to win over Eurosceptic Conservatives (...)

“This is not what we voted for”: Conservative Party politician Boris Johnson. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Boris Johnson has denounced Theresa May’s Chequers plan as “a cheat” that would fuel populist extremism and leave Britain manacled to Brussels indefin(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster (R) and deputy leader Nigel Dodds (L) make a statement on College Green in Westminster in London, England. File photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

The issues of the Border and “more despicably” the peace process are being used by some to “either thwart Brexit or to mould it in their own way”, the(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the Government would back any request by the UK to extend the deadline for Article 50 negotiations Photograph: Tom Honan

The Government would back any request from the UK for an extension to the Article 50 process to give more time to negotiate withdrawal from the EU, Mi(...)

British prime minister Theresa May prepares to meet Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz at 10 Downing Street on Monday, in London. Photograph:  John Phillips/Getty Images

The DUP has sought assurances from Theresa May following the resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson. In the House of Commons, the DUP Westmin(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • Next
  • Last »