Varadkar welcomes customs posts that are not part of the UK government's plan to replace the safety net

PHOTO FROM FILE: Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar speaks at the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Summit at the United States Headquarters in New York on 23 September 2019 in…

Existing technology can be used to avoid the hard border in Ireland: a British minister

British Interior Minister Sajid Javid arrives at Downing Street in London, UK on January 29, 2019. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls / File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – It is possible to…

An imprisoned Iranian-British aid worker starts a hunger strike

LONDON (Reuters) – An Anglo-Iranian aid worker imprisoned in Tehran is on hunger strike to protest her treatment, her employer and her husband said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 40, project manager at…

Explainer: How will the leadership challenge in the UK work in May?

LONDON (Reuters) – Conservative lawmakers at British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday provoked a vote of confidence over her leadership on Britain and the EU's proposed divorce. British Prime…

EU Tusk says no agreement or no Brexit if the UK parliament rejects the agreement

The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, attends a press conference after the extraordinary summit of European leaders to finalize and formalize the Brexit agreement in Brussels, Belgium, on…

Britain needs to talk more about how to leave the EU: Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses the Confederation of German Employers 'Associations (BDA) on the occasion of German Employers' Day in Berlin, Germany, on November 22, 2018. REUTERS / Fabrizio Bensch…

Former British minister fears for future, says Brexit

British MP Jo Johnson leaves the BBC Broadcasting House in London, England on November 10, 2018. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Former Prime Minister Jo Johnson said the…

British Labor Party wants to force Prime Minister May to issue legal opinions on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is standing at the door of 10 Downing Street in London on October 24, 2018, in Britain. REUTERS / Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's…

Right-wing parents who named their son after Hitler imprisoned in Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – A couple who named their child after Adolf Hitler was sentenced on Monday in Britain for belonging to the far-right National Action banned group. PHOTO FILE: A…

Gently, gently for the moment, British Prime Minister May's order forces are preparing for the big vote for Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – Less than five months before Britain's departure from the European Union, the prime minister's parliamentary authorities, Theresa May, are on the lookout. Chief Conservative whip Julian Smith…