Sam Lowe

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Larne port. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Lorry driver Tony Grady has lost count of the number of times he has taken his truck on the ferry from Scotland to Northern Ireland, but he can rememb(...)

EU negotiators initially welcomed Dominic Raab as a smarter and more focused interlocutor than his predecessor David Davis. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

For a politician who likes to describe himself as a “details man”, Dominic Raab’s account of the details of his negotiations with the European Union i(...)

Anti-Brexit posters displayed in Newry on the Northern Ireland Border. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The UK government has announced that a special group has been established to look at alternatives to the proposed backstop plan to avoid a hard Irish (...)

Cliff Taylor: And so we find ourselves up the same old cul-de-sac, facing the impossibility of the UK having all it wants from Brexit while still avoiding a hard Irish Border.

As the Brexit drama heads towards next week’s crucial House of Commons vote, the crunch issues now being fought over in Westminster are about what the(...)

The UK government has asked business groups to map their supply chains to flag the areas of the economy most at risk if Brexit imposes additional trad(...)

Brexit secretary David Davis and  European Union chief negotiator  Michel Barnier at Downing Street last Monday. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Britain has a message for the rest of the world after Brexit next year: please pretend we are still in the EU. A “technical note” prepared by the Bri(...)

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier: Both sides are agreed about the basic shape of transition. Photograph: Getty Images

It had been suggested by many commentators that in the next round of Brexit talks, the strand dealing with arrangements for a transition period would (...)