Britain’s Brexit secretary  Stephen Barclay.  Photograph:   Ben Stansall/ AFP via Getty

The UK’s Brexit Secretary has confirmed that under the proposed Boris Johnson Brexit deal, companies in Northern Ireland who want to sell products int(...)

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in the House of Commons in London on Saturday.

British prime minister Boris Johnson has sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request for a Brexit extension from MPs, stressing it(...)

‘Boris Johnson had already established a much warmer relationship with Leo Varadkar than May ever enjoyed.’ Photograph: PA Wire

After the European Council signed off on his Brexit deal, Boris Johnson spoke about the work that had gone into negotiations “over the last couple of (...)

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrives at the EU headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty

The EU and UK have entered a new phase of intensified Brexit negotiations following the successful talks between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK prime m(...)

UK Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay is welcomed by EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels. Photograph: Francisco Seco/AP Pool.

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has received the green light from the 27 member states to go into intensive negotiations with the UK t(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, beside Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Photograph:  Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

The idea of a “Stormont lock” on the Brexit backstop in any form is a non-runner, the European Commission made clear on Wednesday . In Brussels, whic(...)

Peter Hain says Boris Johnson is working on a ‘not me Guv’ basis. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The British government’s Brexit proposals are “unworkable and unenforceable”, the North’s former secretary of state, Peter Hain, has said. Speaking (...)

Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay is interviewed on The Andrew Marr Show on Sunday. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/ Getty Images

Britain is open to some flexibility on the mechanism that would allow lawmakers in Northern Ireland to decide whether it remains in regulatory alignme(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney  and the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the EU Commission in Brussels. Photograph: AFP

Expectations rose in Brussels on Friday night that the UK will submit its long-awaited formal proposals on the backstop to the EU at the end of the To(...)

Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel gestures during a news conference after his meeting with Boris Johnson. Photograph: Reuters

You wouldn’t like him when he’s angry. UK prime minister Boris Johnson likened himself and the UK to the Incredible Hulk this week in their collective(...)

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