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...

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...

In a worst-case scenario, a hard border could “involve people in uniform and it may involve the need, for example, for cameras, physical infrastructure,...

Foreign Affairs Minister Didier Reynders insisted the 27 remaining members of the bloc were united ahead of Brexit and reassured Dublin of Brussels’...

In a hard-hitting speech Paschal Donohoe, the Irish minister for finance, said the growing movement risked “poisoning” the political stratosphere...

Mrs May issued the warning during her speech in the House of Commons today, where the called on rebel MPs to support her deal with the EU ahed of tomorrow’s...

Irish politicians are becoming “understandably nervous” that their insistence on including the backstop in the Withdrawal Agreement may backfire...

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

The two leaders met on the fringes of a European summit in Hanover where Mrs Thatcher warned the taoiseach: “We can’t have the border open...

Ryan was arrested by Belgian police at is home where they found large quantities of cash and bomb-making equipment. The UK requested to have him extradited...

Leo Varadkar repeatedly refused to rule the possibility out despite a promise by the leader of the party supporting his minority government that they...

Nigel Dodds believes Dublin’s contingency plan for the UK leaving the EU without a deal shows there would not be any border checks on goods, meaning...

This comes as David Davis said Brexit talks between Theresa May and Jean Claude-Junker “hit a dead end”. The former Brexit Secretary launched an alternative...

The survey revealed more than 60 percent of people living in the north, and more than 80 percent of those living south of the border, would want the...

A massive surge in British applications for Irish passports has been reported since the EU referendum. In 2015, the year before the Brexit vote, more...

Former arts minister Mr Higgins, 77, won 56 percent of the vote after yesterday’s ballot, official results showed. He was widely expected to secure...

Voting is underway across the country with polls set to close at 10pm. But reports from polling stations indicate turnout has been low in many areas...

Leo Varadkar’s Fine Gael government has been urged to remove a threat to hold a snap election until a final Brexit deal is reached. Main opposition...

Simon Coveney said the chances of agreeing to a withdrawal treaty between Britain and the European Union were good. He told Sky News: “I think the...

Mr Coveney’s barb came as Dublin urged Prime Minister Theresa May to bring forward her proposals to break the deadlock in the Brexit talks over the...

The political heavyweights clashed on social media over the Irish border, which has proved to be a log-jam in Brexit negotiations. It came after EU Council...

Nadine Dorries, Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire, argued the Irish border issue should stop being “weaponised” by MPs to aggravate the ongoing...

Michel Barnier said yesterday that he was ready to improve the trading block’s proposal for an “insurance policy” backstop arrangement...

In his weekly column the former foreign secretary has warned that the proposals to deal with the Northern Ireland land border with Ireland will end “in...

Brussels sources suggested EU negotiators were ready to discuss technological solutions to checking goods crossing between Northern Ireland and the Irish...