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Anti-Conservative Party and anti-DUP demonstrators in Parliament Square in front of the Houses of Parliament in London on Sunday. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May, has appointed Damian Green, one of her closest political allies, as her second-in-command, in a cabinet reshuff(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster with her members of parliament outside the Stormont Hotel in Belfast.  Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

A deal between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party to allow Theresa May to govern as prime minister would be “bad news” for women give(...)

European Union chief negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier (second from left) visiting the Border last week. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

At the European Union leaders’ first Brexit negotiations summit, the 27 leaders unanimously approved a declaration which stated that “the entire terri(...)

Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire: has set Friday as deadline for an agreement to prevent Northern Ireland slipping back to direct rule. Photograph: David Young/PA

The atmosphere during Holy Week at Stormont in 1998 was a lot different to the one now. In the feverish days leading up to Good Friday 1998, the Nor(...)

Cheaper food! Britons have been promised that Thai prawns  will cost 36p less  once the UK is free of EU shackles.

Forget Tuscan olive oil, Irish smoked salmon and stinking Camembert. Can’t afford Italian spaghetti or Danish bacon? Brexiteers in the Leave Means Lea(...)

British MP and Conservative Party leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

When Andrea Leadsom appeared before supporters and the media at Millbank Tower yesterday morning, it was, all but her most devoted fans agreed, a disa(...)

Geraldine Finucane, the widow of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane, who is  seeking to overturn a ruling on a refusal to  hold a public inquiry into the killing. Photograph: PA

Murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane’s widow is to seeking to overturn a ruling that British prime minister David Cameron acted lawfully in refusin(...)

British prime minister David Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street in London on Monday. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

British prime minister David Cameron suffered an embarrassing defeat in parliament on Monday after Eurosceptic members of his Conservatives joined (...)

Foreign secretary Philip Hammond during an EU referendum  debate: said the government would show “proper restraint” when it came to spending and had no intention of ordering doorstep mail-shots in the last four weeks of the campaign.  Photograph: PA

David Cameron’s own colleagues have accused him of trying to rig the EU referendum in his favour by introducing new legislation that would allow mini(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and British prime minister David Cameron at Chequers in southern England on Monday. Photograph: EPA/Suzanne Plunkett

British prime minister David Cameron is to have meetings with fellow European Union leaders in a bid to open talks on his demands for new membership(...)

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