Democratic Unionist Party

Britain Opts for "Brexit in Name Only"

The agreement reached on December 8 between the United Kingdom and the Europeans on phase 1 of the British exit from the European Union (EU) reveals …

Brexit

'I don't need to be very clever, just calm,' says UK Brexit secretary

David Davis has said he doesn't have to be "very clever" or "know that much" to do his job as UK Brexit secretary.

Brexit

David Davis: ‘Orange juice is my Kryptonite’

David Davis has a weak spot — and it’s not spending more than a few hours in Brussels.The U.K. Brexit secretary told LBC radio today that he can’t …

David Davis

Theresa May Isn't Just Weak On Trump - She's Morally Bankrupt

It’s not been the best of weeks for Theresa May. Her failure to break the Brexit stalemate and negotiate a deal with the European Union has been …

Theresa May

Labour Debates Moving Bank of England Operations to Birmingham

The Labour Party is debating moving some of the Bank of England’s operations to Birmingham if it wins power in the next general election.<p>The plans, …

Brexit

DUP's Sammy Wilson in scathing attack on 'cynical, aggressive and green' Varadkar and Coveney

The DUP MP says the pair have alienated unionists.

Simon Coveney

Fintan O’Toole: Ireland has just saved the UK from the madness of a hard Brexit

If the UK mirrors customs union, why bother leaving EU in the first place?<p>43 minutes ago Updated: about a minute ago<p>Let’s not understate the import …

Brexit

Brexit is opening the door to the Balkanisation of Britain

In protesting the Brexit deal, devolved nations were joined by the mayors of England’s big cities.<p>Theresa May probably made the best of a tricky hand …

Brexit

'All-consuming' Brexit dictates - and jeopardises - May's agenda

As Britain finally reached a deal on the terms of its divorce from Brussels, civil servants in Britain are facing up to a mammoth administrative task …

Brexit

DUP and May negotiated through early hours - DUP source

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of the Northern Irish party which props up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government negotiated through the early …

Arlene Foster

Live: Manchester breaking news - traffic and travel updates, weather latest

Morning Manchester<p>Welcome to the Manchester Evening News breaking news service<p>We’ll be making sure that you are the first to know what’s happening …

Manchester

Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Friday

Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Friday, December 8:<p><b>1. Dollar Rises With U.S. Employment Report</b> …

Economy

Corbyn wants much more information on EU divorce deal

GENEVA (Reuters) - Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday that he wanted to see much more information about the Brexit divorce deal struck …

Brexit

Theresa May's Brexit deal is a win for all the people of Northern Ireland

The agreement reached today is a significant milestone on the road to delivering on the verdict of the Brexit referendum. Forging a new partnership with our European neighbours after we leave the EU is now at the centre of the negotiations.<p>It is only in this second stage of the process that we can …

Brexit

Brexit: DUP deputy leader's 'no comment' on talks

DUP deputy Nigel Dodds was keeping tight-lipped as he left the Cabinet Office on Thursday.<p>It is believed he was there for talks about Brexit and the Irish border.<p>On Monday, the UK and EU failed to strike a deal in Brexit talks when the DUP objected to the wording of a text on the future operation …

Brexit

The DUP is quite likely to cave in over ‘regulatory alignment’. Here’s why they should not

Also: Leo Varadkar is missing a trick; Don’t reduce the number of MPs<p>I’m afraid I have a deep faith in the Democratic Unionist Party’s capacity to cede an issue of principle in return for more gold, baubles, Renewable Heat Incentives etc. It may well give in, after receiving some bung, in a few …

Leo Varadkar

Brexit terror warning: Republican dissidents 'planning attacks for hard border scenario'

Dissident Republicans view a potential hard border in Ireland post-Brexit as an 'opportunity' to recruit extremists and plan terrorist attacks, police chiefs have warned.<p>Northern Ireland's deputy chief constable Drew Harris said any physical infrastructure on the 310-mile crossing would become a …

Brexit

British Isis fighters should be hunted down and killed, says defence secretary

‘A dead terrorist can’t cause any harm to Britain,’ says Gavin Williamson, arguing jihadis should not be allowed back into UK<p>Britons who have fought for Islamic State abroad should be hunted down and killed to ensure they never return to the UK, the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, has said.<p>In …

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DUP’s 11th-hour objection throws Brexit deal into chaos

Also in Portrait of the Week: the deaths of Christine Keeler and Johnny Hallyday, and England lose the second Ashes Test<p>Home<p>Theresa May, the Prime Minister, was thrown into a political crisis, along with the negotiations for Brexit, during a protracted lunch in Brussels with Jean- Claude Juncker, …

Business (UK)

News Daily: Saudi Arabia condemns Trump on Jerusalem, and Brexit latest

<b>Hello. Here's your morning briefing:</b><p>Saudi Arabia condemns US shift on Jerusalem<p>US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital city has provoked an angry reaction from Saudi Arabia. In a statement, the country, an ally of the US, described the move as "unjustified …

Brexit

Britain fought hard over the Brexit bill. So why is Philip Hammond rushing to pay it?

No Whitehall department acts more imperiously than the Treasury. As the custodian of the nation's finances, it is duty-bound to fight over every pound that others demand from it.<p>The Treasury was in a constant battle during the coalition years with fellow departments to cut enough fat to satisfy …

Brexit

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

<i>Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up here</i><p>House and Senate Republicans seek tax compromise, May faces Brexit deadline, and …

Business

Eurozone reform: move along, nothing to see here

The European Commission's package of eurozone reforms was billed as the EU's bold vision for a post-Brexit union. But it comes as Brexit talks verge …

Brexit

When is the next UK general election currently scheduled to be?

<b>We may have had two general elections in the last two years, but such is the political mess in the UK at the moment, people are already wondering</b> …

Theresa May

Forex - Aussie Gains In Early Asia Ahead Of Trade Data

Investing.com - The Aussie drifted higher on Thursday in early Asia ahead of trade figures in an otherwise light regional data day.<p>AUD/USD traded at …

Economy