Democratic Unionist Party

The political situation in Northern Ireland leaves many unionists unrepresented and Brexit is serving only to heighten this sense of disconnect. PADDY HOEY considers where it might lead

Theresa May’s government is set to release its legal advice on the Brexit deal after being found in contempt of Parliament over its refusal to publish it in full.

ALASTAIR CAMPBELL admits that he agrees with the European Research Group’s analysis of Theresa May’s Brexit plan..

Interest in Brexit has increased now there is a draft Brexit plan in place, and people have been taking to the internet to find out what it all means. Here are the UK’s 10 most Googled questions on Brexit.

So what now? What is the next hurdle for the prime minister to clear?

A fresh rift looks set to scupper Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

David Davis has urged Brexiteers in the cabinet to force Theresa May to dump her bid to strike a deal with the EU.

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has demanded the government does not plunge the UK into a “vague or blind Brexit”.

Hardcore Brexiteers have vowed they will not budge on the prime minister’s Chequers plan.

Peace in Northern Ireland is still not a done deal, says Andrew Adonis, and Brexit poses its gravest threat

Theresa May faces a crunch 48 hours in the House of Commons.

The European Research Group has issued a customs union “ultimatum” to the prime minister ahead of a crunch Brexit war cabinet meeting.

Brexit legislation will return to the House of Lords today with reports suggesting peers will seek to give Parliament a final say on any deal struck with Brussels.

The DUP have slammed the brakes on Brexit leaving Theresa May red-faced during crunch talks in Brussels.

Dublin has intensified the pressure on Number 10 declaring Brexit will not progress until an agreement about the border is struck.

Old bigotries dissolve, but they are quickly replaced by new ones if the vacuum is only filled by economic failure and inequality, by uncertainty compounded by weak leadership.

From strong and stable to weak and feeble – a year of failure and fiasco in May’s Number 10

The Conservatives deal with the DUP risks undermining the delicate balance of power-sharing in Northern Ireland, says leading Sinn Féin figure

With a critical Queen’s Speech looming the Northern Irish hardliners continue to play hardball for improved terms to vote with the Tories in the House of Commons.

The kingmakers of Theresa May’s diminished government, the Democratic Unionist Party, hold some very controversial views

Anathema to many British voters and stereotyped as inflexible but the DUP have a deserved reputation for dexterity and find themselves as a wildcard in the Brexit mix

The election result has made the Tories dependent on the DUP – the hardest of Hard Brexit parties. But the reality of Northern Irish politics may significantly soften the UK’s stance when it comes to talks with the EU

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