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Conservative MP Conor Burns, who supports the Leave side in the June 23rd Brexit vote, says the UK’s relationship with Ireland is probably the closest it has with any government and there would be no need for this to be altered seriously in the case of  a Brexit. File photograph: Conorburns.com

Although Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned a departure by Britain from the European Union would prompt the reintroduction of Border controls, Conservati(...)

France’s  economy minister Emmanuel Macron  (left) on The   Andrew Marr Show.  Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA

The campaign to keep Britain in the EU will move up a gear this week with the release of a UK treasury report on the economic cost of leaving and an i(...)

A newsagent reads the final print edition of The Independent on Sunday outside his shop in Soho last weekend. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images

The London Independent (the “Indy”), and its Sunday sibling, are today closing down their print editions and moving entirely online. Is this the end(...)

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne leaves 11 Downing Street in London, England. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer has defended his government’s record in protecting the vulnerable and admitted that cuts to disability benefits(...)

Iain Duncan Smith: his leaving the British cabinet is not Michael Jackson leaving The Jacksons. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

The election-winning Conservative prime minister could carry millions. He could not carry Iain Duncan Smith. Rebellion by the MP for Chingford and oth(...)

The threat of multiple resignations from the David Cameron’s cabinet obliged the prime minister to cede ground on key campaign issue. Photograph: Reuters

David Cameron’s decision to allow ministers to choose sides in Britain’s EU referendum is, like the referendum itself, a consequence of his limited au(...)

Britain’s prime minister David Cameron: “Never been my intention to strong-arm people into voting for a position they don’t agree with.” Photograph: Reuters

Conservative Eurosceptics have welcomed David Cameron’s decision to allow cabinet ministers to campaign on either side of Britain’s referendum on EU (...)

 Former UK chancellor Ken Clarke addressing a European Movement Ireland Conference titled ‘Reform or Referendum the UK, Ireland and the future of Europe’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A British decision to leave the European Union would be a political error with serious consequences for Ireland, former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer(...)

Angela Merkel’s warning to David Cameron that she would prefer to see the UK leave the EU than allow it to undermine the core value of the free movem(...)

Ben Bradlee: the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its coverage of Watergate. Photograph: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has paid tribute to his friend Ben Bradlee the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its covera(...)

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