The grim politics of the Irish border are far from the bravado of Brexiteers says Stephen Travers, survivor of the Miami Showband massacre, one of the most notorious atrocities of the Troubles. Ahead of a new documentary on the subject, he spoke to TONY EVANS

Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said he will not be negotiating Brexit when he meets Theresa May for dinner in Dublin tonight.

The UK government is barrelling down the Brexit motorway while ignoring the no-deal shaped brick wall in front of it, writes MICHAEL WHITE.

MICHAEL WHITE on May’s mission impossible as Tory unit trumps all again.

MICHAEL WHITE looks at how public contempt for politicians is increasingly mutual towards the public.

MICHAEL WHITE says the most likely next steps will involve an extension of Article 50.

As things begin to fall apart Bonnie Greer looks back at the late great writers who will define the next 12 months.

As other avenues are closed off to them, JOE WALLEN meets the desperate migrants in northern France willing to risk the perils of a Channel crossing in small craft.

A woman broke down on live television as she described the emotional impact that Brexit has had on her life.

After 12 months of lunacy, Steve Anglesey names his twit parade, with JRM of the ERG at number one.

A colourful anti-Brexit demonstration took place at the Irish border as the “Bollocks to Brexit” bus arrived in town.

JANE MERRICK on the wrangling at Westminster and the problem it doesn’t address

The Labour peer shares the blockbuster speech he never got to make.

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.

Brexit was only meant to be a game for politicians, and was never intended to happen, a leading Irish journalist has explained.

CHARLIE CONNELLY on the story behind a gothic classic, and its latest incarnation.

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.

Michael White on a week which brought both a people’s vote and a no-deal Brexit closer.

Brexiteers are undermining 20 years of peace in Northern Ireland and are fraying relationships between Britain and Ireland, the Irish prime minister has warned.

Michael White on the increasingly hopeless manoeuvres from all sides as they realise the finish line is near.

ANDREW ADONIS on ignoring the Financial Times and why we should march for a People’s Vote

Alastair Campbell on Nigel Farage’s beloved Brexit betrayal narrative and The Late Late Show in London

“To at least half the nation, a 2022 festival would celebrate national self-immolation.”

There have been predictions of Brexit in many forms. But the one Britain is hurtling towards is the most dangerous of all – and fatal to Remain. JONATHAN LIS explains .

From the ruins left by the Luftwaffe Britain had to rebuild. IAN WALKER charts the process from high rise living to the out-of-town cineplex

This week Andrew Adonis discusses whether Ireland could be Europe’s new liberal icon.

On a week when more reminders of the past left us fearing for the future MICHAEL WHITE asks what would Winnie do?

In a provocative article, former UKIP official GAWAIN TOWLER describes the significant shift which has taken place in Brussels, as the EU blinks first over immigration.

Two years on from the referendum, what do we now know about Brexit? Professor AC GRAYLING explores the facts and reveals what must happen to stop the UK crashing out of the EU.

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