Any move to align the UK to the EU on customs post-Brexit would be beneficial, says Irish PM

Map. History of UK conflict

17 August 2018
Putin says if London had been right alleging that a warfare chemical agent was used against Skripal, then Skripal would have died on the spot
3 month ago
Metropolitan Police says a 65-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of 85-year-old Rosina Coleman in Romford on Tuesday
3 month ago
Glencore to face U.K. bribery probe over Congo dealings
3 month ago
Downing Street says Prime Minister Theresa May regards Speaker John Bercow's alleged remarks against Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom as "unacceptable"
3 month ago
Sky Sources say Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom will not be raising a complaint against Speaker John Bercow despite claims by some MPs that he called her a "stupid woman"
3 month ago
Brexit is casting a cloud over the wine that sums up Britain's links with an EU ally
Scotland Yard said detectives are continuing to investigate the "dreadful" attack on Sergei Skripal but added it will not discuss "any protective or security arrangements" in place after his release from hospital
3 month ago
UK PM Theresa May regards alleged remarks by Speaker John Bercow calling Commons leader Andrea Leadsom a "stupid woman" as "unacceptable", a Downing Street spokesman says
3 month ago
Emily Thornberry demanded that the UK work to agree an official UN investigation into the Gaza massacre, and ensure those responsible are held to account.
West Midlands Police says a 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed during disorder in Sutton Coldfield town centre yesterday
Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England, in March, has been discharged from the hospital there, the hospital announced Friday
3 month ago
The president of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, ordered the withdrawal on Thursday of additional security assigned to the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has remained for almost six years
3 month ago
Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle: palace
Any move to align the UK to the EU on customs post-Brexit would be beneficial, says Irish PM
3 month ago
Sky Sources: Armed police officers have arrested an 18-year-old man in a north London street overnight on terrorism charges
3 month ago
A man has been arrested in north London by counter terrorism officers - he remains in custody.
3 month ago
Cambridge Analytica files for voluntary bankruptcy in US: court filing
EU says it can't guarantee Brexit won't hit financial contracts
3 month ago
UK to table new customs proposal within two weeks
3 month ago
An 18-year-old youth has been arrested over bomb threats sent to hundreds of schools in Britain and the United States in March, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British PM Theresa May set out their perspectives, no breakthrough on the backstop (but none was really expected). Taoiseach warned that time is running out. Hint that UK may bring forward proposals soon, but no info on what they will contain
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar warns Ireland will not move on insisting on Brexit backstop as guarantee of no hard border in Ireland
3 month ago
Commons Media Select Committee says the former Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix will appear before MPs on Wednesday 6 June but former campaign director of 'Vote Leave' Dominic Cummings has refused to appear next Tuesday despite a summons
In Sofia, @theresa_may met ireland PM, @eucopresident. Basic message, said senior EU official, June summit close so get on with it
3 month ago
UK Government has announced it will consult on banning flammable cladding, just hours after a furious backlash to a review into the Grenfell Tower inferno which failed to recommend such a move
3 month ago
May says Britain will leave customs union, EU warns on Irish border again
EU leaders ready to offer Trump greater market access to avert trade war
3 month ago
Sergei Skripal still being questioned over Salisbury nerve agent attack
3 month ago
Britain considering extending EU tariffs for Brexit backstop option - source
3 month ago
Fox: The UK champions the opportunities created by free trade – it increases prosperity, stability and security. My dept engages businesses and the public to establish the economic and moral case for free trade
3 month ago
UK PM May insists Britain leaving EU customs union
3 month ago
Shadow Trade Secretary @BarryGardiner asks Fox if Trump is a man UK can do business with. Fox answer: US is our closest strategic partner but where we disagree on issues, such as steel, we make our voice heard very clearly trade
3 month ago
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox in Parliament: We are concerned by the Trump administration raising the prospect of tariffs on our steel and aluminium industries, and are working with the US and EU partners to secure a permanent EU exemption from these tariffs trade
3 month ago
Theresa May's inner circle suggests keeping some EU customs rules for years after Brexit
3 month ago
Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety by Dame Judith Hackitt into the Grenfell Tower fire concludes indifference and ignorance led a "race to the bottom" in building safety practices with cost prioritised over safety
3 month ago
The nerve agent "novichok" that was allegedly used in Britain to poison the ex-agent Skripal was known to the German intelligence agency BND. According to a German media report, Germany obtained a sample in the 1990s from a Russian scientist
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