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Britain’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer: “Legal certainty is now needed.” Photograph: Darren Staples

Theresa May has told MPs that a “backstop” arrangement to avoid a hard border in Ireland will be part of Britain’s withdrawal agreement with the Europ(...)

Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson: has revived and expanded his financial claims about Brexit. Photograph:  Rick Findler/PA Wire

Conservative Eurosceptics have dismissed Donald Tusk’s suggestion that Britain could change its mind on Brexit in time to reverse the article 50 withd(...)

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives for a meeting of the NATO-Georgia Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has called on European leaders to give an immediate go-ahead to talks on post-Brexit trade relations, rather t(...)

British prime minister Theresa May with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during Remembrance Sunday in London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Theresa May lacks the authority to secure a transitional Brexit deal from the European Union and avoid an economic cliff edge after the UK leaves the (...)

Brexit secretary David Davis leaves after a weekly meeting of cabinet ministers at 10 Downing Street. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Britain could refuse to agree the size of its exit payment to the European Union until the eve of its departure in March 2019, Brexit secretary David (...)

Labour’s  Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer delivers a speech on the party’s Brexit policy in central London on Tuesday. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Labour has promised to try to keep Britain inside the EU customs union after Brexit, even if that makes negotiating new bilateral trade deals around t(...)

Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan discussed Brexit in London on Wednesday with a number of MPs, including Labour’s Hillary Benn, who chairs the Commons select committee on Brexit. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Britain’s Conservative government has defended the need for secrecy during negotiations to leave the EU, as Labour demanded that a detailed plan shou(...)

Maíria Cahill outside the Dáil. The North’s DPP Barra McGrory, QC, has apologised to Ms Cahill  and two other women over how the PPS dealt with criminal allegations that they were sexually abused by an IRA member. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The North’s Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory QC has apologised to Maíria Cahill and two other women over how the Public Prosecution Servi(...)