The Taoiseach said Ireland and the EU had already made concessions and it was now up to Westminster to propose a solution. Expressing surprise that the...

Mrs May is currently battling with the EU’s top negotiators to get changes to the Withdrawal Agreement that will satisfy enough Brexiteers for it to...

Simon Dennis, director of AI and Analytics Innovation at SAS UK, told Express.co.uk he was “confident” a suitable system could be built which would...

Mr Macron has softened his stance after an eleventh-hour bid by the EU to get the withdrawal agreement finalised in March. Attorney general Geoffrey Cox’s...

The Brexit backstop has become one of the most contentious elements of the Brexit negotiations and has forced discussion into a political deadlock. In...

In a series of talks with EU chiefs in Brussels, the Prime Minister will insist that she will not allow the country to be “trapped” into...

Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels this week to pursue “alternative arrangements” to replace the backstop as voted for by MPs in...

Irish deputy prime minister Simon Coveney branded hopes of alternatives to the controversial border arrangement “wishful thinking”. He said Mrs May’s...

Theresa May will be followed by Remain and Leave MPs from the Alternative Arrangements Working Group (AAWG) – who have united to push for their ‘Plan...

Speaking to Sky News, he said: “If Ireland won’t negotiate on the backstop they are likely to end up with a no deal, and the European Union said...

The Prime Minister welcomed MPs and ministers including former education secretary Nicky Morgan, solicitor-general Robert Buckland, and key figures from...

Chief whip Julian Smith is reportedly urging backbenchers on both the Leave and Remain sides to support a move backed by senior Tory Sir Graham Brady...

Mrs May has made it clear concessions on the backstop are central to her hopes of overturning last week’s crushing 230-vote rejection of her Withdrawal...

Sky news reports Irish Government sources said on Sunday that there would be no hope of the UK removing the backstop and bypassing EU legislators in...

An annual survey of MPs found that 55 percent of Conservative MPs think there are other ways to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland...

Cabinet ministers have been told Brussels is preparing to give promises about the backstop, saying it will not be permanent and would “only be...

Ska Keller warned the Brexit backstop is “absolutely vital” to protecting European Union interests, and therefore EU leaders cannot back down in...

Martin Howe QC said some MPs wrongly believe Parliament could pass an amendment which would allow Britain to quit the backstop arrangement. The legal...

The Dutch leader told reporters on his arrival in Brussels: “There is nobody in their right mind in the EU who wants to trigger the backstop because...

MPs were scheduled to vote on the Prime Minister’s draft Brexit withdrawal agreement on Tuesday, December 11. But as it looked utterly impossible for...

The need for a Brexit ‘backstop’ – to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic – was one of the first...

In the key vote of the day the government was found in contempt of Parliament over its refusal to publish the legal advise in full. MPs in the House of...

The former Brexit Secretary demanded the Prime Minister and Cabinet publish in full the legal advice provided by the Attorney General regarding the Irish...

Theresa May told MPs that while a deal was on its way, the Irish border was still a “considerable sticking point.” At last week’s EU council summit,...

“If this scenario were to become a reality, we would be complying with regulations set by a body we were no longer part of and we had no input...