Nigel Farage addresses the launch of The Brexit Party’s European Parliament election campaign in Coventry. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

The sister of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg is to stand as a candidate for Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party in the forthcoming European elections. An(...)

Maximum Media founder Niall McGarry at the company’s office in Fumbally Lane in Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When online publisher Joe released a mash-up in the UK this month of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg as Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker, the internet almost (...)

Conservative MP Steve Baker has raised doubts about the ability of Theresa May to secure changes from the EU that will be supported by backbench MPs. Photograph: Reuters

A senior Tory Brexiteer has warned that there is “trouble ahead” for the Prime Minister, suggesting what she will seek from Brussels to get a Brexit d(...)

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald called for a Border poll as part of the Government’s no-deal Brexit planning.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Does Sinn Féin really believe Irish unification could be months away? If so, its behaviour does not add up. In the Dáil this Tuesday, party president(...)

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg is a prominent hardliner on Brexit. Photograph: PA Wire

Somerset Capital Management (SCM), a London investment firm co-owned by prominent Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg, has launched a new investment vehicl(...)

Television presenter Robert Peston has moved to clarify remarks he made on his ITV show on Sunday about Ireland “undermining” Britain.

Television presenter Robert Peston has moved to clarify remarks he made on his ITV show on Sunday about Ireland “undermining” Britain. Mr Peston said(...)

 David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. As far back as 1987, he was advocating increased funding for integrated education in the North. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Irish officials waited anxiously to hear the identity of the new Northern Secretary yesterday, but the more significant appointment for Ireland is Dav(...)