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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  arrives to attend the first joint European Union and Arab League summit at the International Congress Centre in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The EU can offer Britain “assurances” on the Brexit withdrawal deal but will not provide something which alters its fundamental shape, Taoiseach Leo V(...)

The seven British Labour Party MPs who quit the party on Monday. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been warned he faces more resignations by MPs unless he gets a grip of the problem of anti-Semitism wi(...)

Britain’s Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay leaves 10 Downing Street in London. Mr Barclay is due to meet Michel Barnier on Monday. File photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, will meet Britain’s Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay on Monday evening to resume talks. Mr Barnier (...)

A fan looking for a ticket before last weekend’s Six Nations match against England at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Thousands of tickets for the Six Nations have appeared for sale on the controversial website Viagogo for a combined €419,000, according to Guardian an(...)

Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson gives a speech at  JCB headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshireon Friday. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters.

Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said it would be “shameful” for Theresa May’s g overnment to request an extension to the Article 50 proc(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: to win opposition votes, she will have to move towards a softer Brexit. Photograph: Henry Nicholls

Halfway through his catalogue of Theresa May’s inadequacies at the end of Wednesday’s no-confidence debate, Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson identifi(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP/Getty Images

For most of the debate on Labour’s motion of no confidence in the British government, the green benches were largely empty as backbenchers delivered d(...)

The 2020 Ryder Cup course, Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Photograph: Getty Images

The distance from Chicago to Kohler, Wisconsin - the venue for the 2020 Ryder Cup match at Whistling Straits - is 145 miles. Well, there or thereabout(...)

A view of the building housing the Seaborne Freight (UK) Limited office, in Aldgate, London. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

First, it emerged that the “startup” company hired to operate extra ferries as part of no-deal Brexit planning had no ships. Now, questions are being(...)

Brexit campaign donor and businessman Arron Banks. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olovas/AFP/Getty Images

A British Labour MP has asked Theresa May whether she or any other minister had ever declined a request from the security services to conduct an inves(...)

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