Allow the clock to run down to resolve Brexit conundrum

The instinct to call for an extension of Article 50 and to give Brexit negotiations more time would simply extend the paralysis, writes Yanis Varoufakis.

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Brexit bewilderment along the Irish border

Although unthinkable, a no-deal Brexit could see Northern Ireland become a remote region of the UK with which it would be difficult to do business, writes Diarmuid ...

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Brian Crowley’s electoral success is without parallel

The predictable decision by MEP Brian Crowley not to stand again to be an MEP brings down the curtain on one of the most successful politicians this country has ...

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May’s Brexit negotiation has been hapless but the EU could be fairer

The EU has sometimes been legalistic in a way that would have made it hard for any UK government, writes Andrew Hammond

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Committee finds overspend hard to stomach

Alan Kelly summed it up neatly when he said the project was “going to be a case study for years to come”, writes Catherine Shanahan

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Climate change conversion - Let’s work towards new way of living

Even though it has provided high drama and, for a while at least, a perverse entertainment, in the grand, centuries-long scheme of things, Brexit matters little ...

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Children’s hospital scandal - Two fingers to accountability

London’s Crossrail development has been described as Europe’s biggest infrastructure project.

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Brexit defeat: But we cannot give up hope

The scale of Theresa May’s defeat in the House of Commons’ vote on the EU withdrawal agreement has shocked even the hardest of Brexiteers.

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Readers' Blog: We have to do more to challenge smoking

I would like to tell Minister for Health, Simon Harris, that I believe the time has come to radically address the smoking epidemic in this country.

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Reader's Blog: We have failed our people with disabilities

We certainly need a rights culture in terms of basic human rights for the disabled.

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