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Boris Johnson is expected to call on MPs once again to support his quest for a pre-Christmas election in order to break the Brexit deadlock. Photograph by HO/PRU/AFP/ Getty Images)

MPs in the House of Commons have voted for a UK general election to be held on December 12th. The vote, on the Early Parliamentary General Election B(...)

Donald Tusk: EU has agreed a three-month flexible Brexit extension for the UK. Photograph: EPA/PATRICK SEEGER

EU ambassadors have agreed to accept the UK’s request for a Brexit “flextension” until January 31st 2020, European Council president Donald Tusk has s(...)

Border relic: a former customs hut in Co Louth. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

In the wake of the Brexit referendum, the Irish Border, or the UK Border in Ireland, or Britain’s Border with the EU (it has many names), realised tha(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster. The first Brexit agreement in December 2017 between May’s government and the EU had to be rapidly altered because of opposition from her  party. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

The Brexit saga has pursued a downward spiral, with successive provisional “agreements” with the EU providing steadily worse outcomes for the economie(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson: it is in his interest to have his Brexit deal ratified before going to the country on December 12th.  Photograph: Andy Rain

Boris Johnson’s offer to MPs of more time to debate his Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) if they vote for a December general election was already a dea(...)

Michael Collins - pictured in 1921. This postcard image became a popular memento after he was killed in an ambush near Bandon in County Cork. Photograph: Hulton Archive

Owen Paterson became the latest Tory Eurosceptic MP to invoke the name of an Irish nationalist politician during the protracted Brexit debates in the (...)

Brexit is no easier to write about than to invest around. Three Brexit-related headlines have crossed the screen since I started typing this paragraph(...)

Barry Cowen: he says the revised deal negotiated by  Boris Johnson paves the way for a much harder Brexit than envisaged by his predecessor Theresa May

Money set aside to deal with the consequences of a no-deal Brexit should be used to help businesses even if the UK leaves the EU with an agreement as (...)

Despite Saturday’s setback, Boris Johnson remains in a strong position to get his deal through parliament and deliver Brexit but may struggle to do so by October 31st. Photograph: EPA/UK parliament/Jessica Taylor

British prime minister Boris Johnson’s ploy of sending three letters to the European Union on Saturday night won him some helpful headlines in the Sun(...)

Demonstrators hold placards and EU flags as they take part in a march by the People’s Vote organisation in central London on October 19, 2019, calling for a final say in a second referendum on Brexit. - Photograph: Niklas Halle-n/AFP via Getty Images

It says something about Boris Johnson’s standing in the House of Commons that a majority of MPs felt they had to intervene to thwart a vote on the pri(...)

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