The visit to Ireland by  mayors Steve Rotheram  (left) and Andy Burnham (right) comes at a time of poor relations between Ireland and Britain amid the ongoing EU-UK dispute over the Northern Ireland protocol. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty

The mayors of Manchester and Liverpool will seek a post-Brexit “resetting” of ties with Ireland as they begin a two-day trip to Dublin on Monday. The(...)

The Unesco recommendation specifically referred to changes to the £5 billion Liverpool waters redevelopment scheme.

Unesco has recommended Liverpool waterfront be removed from the list of world heritage sites after the city ignored its advice over the development of(...)

Britain’s Labour Party leader Keir Starmer leaving his home in London on Monday. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

Labour leader Keir Starmer has sought to calm nerves in his party after a chaotic weekend of internal conflict and a botched shadow cabinet reshuffle (...)

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson, who has been suspended from the British Labour Party. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

The Mayor of Liverpool has been suspended from the Labour Party after he was arrested in connection with a fraud probe into building deals in the city(...)

Ireland already has consulates general in Edinburgh (premises pictured above) and in Cardiff. File photograph: Google Street View

Ireland’s diplomatic representation in Britain is set for a major expansion with the opening of a consulate general in Manchester covering the North o(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson   during a virtual press conference inside 10 Downing Street   after announcing a new Covid-19 three-tier alert system.  Photograph: Toby Melville/pool/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson has outlined a three-tier system of local coronavirus lockdowns for England, announcing that Liverpool will be under the most severe res(...)

A painted mural of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Jordan Street in the city’s Baltic Triangle. Photograph: Getty Images

Three weeks ago, amid a gripping Premier League title race, Phil Scraton and Margaret Aspinall walked into a room at Melwood, Liverpool’s training gro(...)