The UK and France are "making a new tapestry together", Emmanuel Macron said as he agreed new co-operation on defence and measures to tackle the migrant crisis with Theresa May.

WTO status for Irish goods ‘feasible’ for Brexit

The issues of trading unprocessed milk and other key products that trade exclusively between the two parts of Ireland under Brexit could be solved by seeking special status under existing international trade rules, an expert at the Economic and Social Research Institute has said.

Britain is still out of favour

Global investors last month continued to pump money into stocks at the expense of bond markets, while the UK remains out of favour because of Brexit, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch latest snapshot of investment flows.

This time Irish farmers might need an EU special deal

IFA President Joe Healy didn’t soften his words to his Association’s 63rd Annual General Meeting on Tuesday.

Holding a second Brexit referendum would not be anti-democratic - Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it would not be undemocratic to hold a second Brexit referendum.

Key Brexit legislation clears commons amid Tory warnings

Theresa May has been warned her Brexit could be undone by future generations as key legislation cleared the House of Commons.

Latest: Creation of EU military defence pact does not threaten Ireland's neutrality - Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted the creation of the new PESCO EU military defence pact does not threaten Ireland's neutrality - despite saying new threats must be dealt with in "an inclusive way" and that Europe is "worth defending", writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith in Strasbourg.

Europe’s 'door remains open' to second Brexit referendum

The European Union’s two most senior officials have said "our door remains open" to Britain holding a second referendum which could cancel Brexit amid growing speculation a fresh vote may take place.

Scots count Brexit costs

Scotland will suffer an 8.5% hit to the size of its economy by 2030 if the UK leaves the EU with no trade deal, the Scottish regional government said yesterday as it upped its calls for the UK to stay in the EU’s single market.

Boris Johnson: UK will get more than £350m a week after Brexit

Boris Johnson has said the Brexit campaign’s highly controversial claim that leaving the European Union would mean Britain gets £350m extra a week to spend on the NHS was an underestimate.

Nicola Sturgeon to make case for keeping UK in EU single market ’more loudly than before’

Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to make the case for keeping the UK in Europe’s single market "more loudly than before" as the Scottish Government published new research showing that could save every Scot £1,600 a year compared to a hard Brexit.

Arlene Foster: 'We must battle for our mutual interests' amid Brexit negotiations

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has held talks with DUP Leader Arlene Foster at the Killarney Economic Conference.

Nigel Farage: Maybe we should have a second referendum on EU to 'kill off' Remain campaign

Nigel Farage has revealed he is on the verge of backing a second British referendum on European Union membership to "kill off" the Remain campaign for a generation.

UK could lose 500,000 jobs under no-deal hard Brexit, warns London Mayor Sadiq Khan

A no-deal hard Brexit could cost the UK half a million jobs and £50bn less investment, according to a study.

'It takes two to tango', UK chancellor tells EU

Brussels must move past suggestions Britain will be punished for Brexit and set out what future relationship it wants, Philip Hammond has warned.

EU ’surprised’ at complaint from David Davis about planning for ’no deal’ Brexit

The European Union has expressed "surprise" at David Davis’s complaints about its planning for a "no deal" Brexit given the scenario was first put forward by British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Department of Foreign Affairs seeks €14m for Brexit

The Department of Foreign Affairs looked for a Brexit war chest to manage Ireland’s interests as the UK prepares to leave the EU.

Paschal Donohoe warns of ‘very, very demanding’ Brexit phase two

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has warned that phase two of the Brexit talks will be “very, very demanding”.

No sign of Brexit aviation threat being heeded

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary and the British Airline Pilots’ Association general secretary Brian Strutton may have little in common, but they are in agreement that the UK needs to urgently close out an agreement with the EU on access to the EU’s Open Skies framework post- Brexit.

Survey finds Brexit will bring higher house prices to some parts of Ireland

Brexit could have an impact on rising house prices in some parts of the country.

UK car sales drop on Brexit

British new car sales recorded their biggest drop since 2009 last year, falling 5.7% due to uncertainty over potential new diesel charges and weakening consumer confidence since Brexit.

British chancellor refuses to rule out post-Brexit customs union with EU

British chancellor Philip Hammond has refused to rule out Britain being part of a customs union with the European Union after Brexit.

Brexit is chance to protect nature and tackle climate change - UK farming group

Brexit presents a "once in a generation" opportunity to help farmers restore British wildlife, boost soil quality and tackle climate change, a group of farmers has said.

Performance of Irish property sector could be undermind by Brexit - report

The performance of the Irish property sector could be undermined by Brexit, according to a new report.

Nigel Farage to meet EU's Brexit chief for talks in Brussels

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage is set to meet the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to represent "the views of the 17.4 million".

Voters could halt Brexit with special general election, suggests Tony Blair

Voters could put a stop to Brexit in a special general election held on the issue, Tony Blair has suggested.

New fund aims to widen export reach

Enterprise Ireland has launched another of its so-called Brexit response measures via a new fund aimed at supporting export-related companies’ efforts to tap new geographical markets, writes Geoff Percival.

Brexit could still prove to be a manageable complication

The past number of years have seen a stronger than expected recovery by the Irish economy. This has been led by robust export growth, but there has also been a strong rebound in domestic demand, including business investment, construction and consumer spending.

One in five applicants for Irish passports based in UK

One in five applicants for new passports in 2017 were made by Irish citizens in Northern Ireland or Great Britain, the Department of Foreign Affairs has revealed.

Patience ‘wearing thin’ over Brexit

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been warned that business chiefs’ patience over Brexit is wearing thin and Westminster must get to grips with the challenge.

UK Infrastructure tsar quits, calling Brexit 'a nationalist spasm worthy of Donald Trump'

Andrew Adonis has urged other senior figures to speak out against Brexit after quitting as Theresa May's infrastructure tsar in protest at her policy on Europe.

Glenisk eyes growth despite Brexit

The managing director of the country’s largest Irish-controlled yogurt producer, Glenisk, said the firm is poised for growth in 2018 despite Brexit increasing competition in the industry.

Raft of Brexit relocations moving closer to execution

The clock is ticking for Britain's financial services industry, with banks said to be months away from being forced to act on Brexit contingency plans that could see thousands of jobs leave the UK.

Brexit sees UK visitors drop by 250,000

At least a quarter of a million UK visitors vanished from Irish shores this year in what tourism chiefs are warning could be a worsening Brexit effect.

‘Dublin would welcome second Brexit vote’

Tánaiste Simon Coveney says Ireland would welcome a final referendum on Brexit — a vote that could ultimately allow Britain to stay in the EU.

Europe enters 2018 in relatively stable position

Although several crises were averted in the EU last year, there is just 12 months for it to get organised for some choppy waters ahead. Ana Palacio looks at what it needs to prepare for next year

Varadkar: Relations with Britain strained because of Brexit

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has conceded that relations between Dublin and the DUP and with the British government are strained because of Brexit, but said it was not a mess of the Government’s making.