The true significance of the other backstop – in Ireland – is often lost in the rhetoric. BARNABY TOWNS reports on what it represents
Michael White on the Brexit magic carpet ride with an unknown destination.
How the killing of Tory MP Airey Neave still reverberates today, by his biographer, the veteran political reporter Paul Routledge.
Readers will know ANDREW ADONIS is not one for giving Theresa May praise but on this occasion he has.
Michael White says the home secretary’s overreaction to the migrant drama at Dover was too tempting for a vote-hungry politician to resist
Boney M.’s 1978 just kept on getting better. RICHARD LUCK recalls the German disco outfit’s annus mirabilis and the smash-hit festive No.1 that finished it off.
A colourful anti-Brexit demonstration took place at the Irish border as the “Bollocks to Brexit” bus arrived in town.
A new battlebus is gathering plenty of attention right now.
English music takes a radical turn which continues to resonate three centuries on - SOPHIA DEBOICK reports.
The Northern Ireland secretary has sent a clear message to those pushing for a no-deal Brexit: “There would have to be a hard border.”
College students in Northern Ireland are staging a mass walkout as part of a campaign’s calling for direct action over Brexit.
The Irish border represents Brexit’s most intractable problem. But, as PADDY HOEY explains, the real issue is not about the technicalities of trade, but the more profound issue of identity it raises.
STEVE ANGLESEY takes a look at the winners and losers of the Brexit circus this week.
MICHAEL WHITE on the looming conclusion for Brexit’s ring a ring o’roses and why we’re all about to fall down
Remain now feels like a movement not just an opinion or even a belief and it is there in every pub, workplace, student bar and almost every dinner table.
“To at least half the nation, a 2022 festival would celebrate national self-immolation.”
Labour leader flounders as zealots keep of agenda on left and right
The hackneyed phrases being used by Brexiteers highlights the emptiness at the heart of their project
This week Andrew Adonis discusses whether Ireland could be Europe’s new liberal icon.
Veteran BBC journalist GAVIN ESLER delivers an excoriating blast against broadcasters, Leavers and the lies that have left the country a more divided, poorer place.
Peace in Northern Ireland is still not a done deal, says Andrew Adonis, and Brexit poses its gravest threat
MICHAEL WHITE sees a glummer holiday ahead amid fears we may end up worse off than in the seventies.
Theresa May has been told to “take control of the situation” in Northern Ireland amid claims the country is being damaged by “shenanigans” in Westminster.
Thousands are expected to turn out to protest against Donald Trump’s official visit to the UK over three days this week.
Since the referendum politics have taken an anti-European turn. But, asks BARNABY TOWNS, what has shifted in political and public opinion?
MICHAEL WHITE on more own goals from the Foreign Secretary as he dodges Heathrow vote and patronises the public.
ALASTAIR CAMPBELL on why now is the moment to fight for a People’s Vote.
Former Labour heavyweight David Miliband has joined a cross-party bid to take on the Brexiteers.
Recent celebrations of the Belfast Agreement anniversary glossed over the fact that it is simply not working, and the flaws are intrinsic.
MICHAEL WHITE on the transitional deal and the problems that still remain over the Irish border
Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of Brexit day on March 29th. Here is a list of the events organised across the UK in the coming weeks.