Owen Paterson

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UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty

Labour and the Liberal Democrats have called for an inquiry into Boris Johnson’s holiday last month at a villa in Marbella owned by junior environment(...)

Britain’s business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images

The Labour Party in Britain has demanded an investigation into business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng’s speculation about the future of parliament’s standa(...)

Boris Johnson has ditched plans to overhaul the standards system for MPs. File photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor /PA Wire

Former Northern Ireland secretary Owen Paterson has resigned as an MP after Boris Johnson abandoned a plan to save him from being suspended from parli(...)

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(...)

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