May stands firm as Tory troops rally over fear of Corbyn

May stands firm as Tory troops rally over fear of Corbyn Theresa May is ‘confident’. Photo: PA Prime Minister Theresa May refused to budge from her position on Brexit yesterday, brushing aside criticism from all corners...

British government claim Taoiseach is ‘wrong’ to say British planes could not fly over...

British government claim Taoiseach is 'wrong' to say British planes could not fly over Ireland if 'no-deal' Brexit happens Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (Brian Lawless/PA) Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is "wrong" to suggest British aircraft would be barred...

Taoiseach clings to his ‘Brexit bright side’, but we must now hope sense prevails

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Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington, says Russian ambassador

Moscow open to Putin visit to Washington, says Russian ambassador Confusion remains over exactly what the US and Russian presidents discussed at their private meeting in Helsinki this week. Anatoly Antonov, Russian ambassador to the US...

Varadkar and Martin call a ‘truce’ for summer

Varadkar and Martin call a 'truce' for summer Leo Varadkar and Micheal Martin After weeks of a "phoney war" which fuelled election speculation in some quarters, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin have...

FF councillor first to break ranks on presidential race

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Man arrested after knife attack on German bus

Man arrested after knife attack on German bus A view of the bus where the attack took place (AP) A man armed with a knife attacked people on a bus in the northern city of Luebeck...

UK watchdog and EU tell banks to prepare for hard Brexit

UK watchdog and EU tell banks to prepare for hard Brexit Regulator seeks safeguards and contingencies Financial firms may lose EU market access abruptly Transition deal has yet to be ratified British Prime Minister Theresa...

Theresa May to visit Irish border as Brexit concerns continue

Theresa May to visit Irish border as Brexit concerns continue Mrs May will meet business representatives on the Northern Ireland side of the border on Thursday afternoon. The Irish border near Newry, Co Down (David Young/PA) Britain's...

Agri-food industry must clean up its act, says EPA

Agri-food industry must clean up its act, says EPA More than half of all sites considered to pose the greatest risk of breaching pollution regulations are involved in the food and drink sector. Stock image....

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