Politics /

Some EU governments 'backing longer Brexit delay'

Some EU governments 'backing longer Brexit delay'

While some countries think the EU should offer Britain a generous period to negotiate a deal that will win the backing of MPs, possibly after a second referendum, others oppose a postponement of any sort

Post Podcast: Susan O'Keeffe's London eye

Post Podcast: Susan O'Keeffe's London eye

Sunday Business Post editor Emmet Oliver talks to Susan O’Keeffe, who was in the House of Commons for this week’s tumultuous debate and vote on Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal

May faces no-confidence vote after crushing defeat

May faces no-confidence vote after crushing defeat

British Prime Minister's withdrawal agreement defeated by more than 200 votes in House of Commons

May makes one last push before Brexit vote

May makes one last push before Brexit vote

In a statement to parliament, the British prime minister appealed to MPs to take a 'second look' at her withdrawal deal, asking them to consider how history would judge them if they failed to deliver Brexit

Political Quiz 2018

Political Quiz 2018

Full list of questions and answers

Sinn Féin is an undemocratic Marxist clique masquerading as a political party

Sinn Féin is an undemocratic Marxist clique masquerading as a political party

What do I make of modern Sinn Féin? Do I think it is a republican movement, a democratic movement? Do I think it is more likely to bring about Irish unity than other parties? The short answer is no

Corbyn drops the ball again

Corbyn drops the ball again

Jeremy Corbyn has failed to capitalise on the Tories’ wretched incompetence. Now he thinks he can lead Britain to sunlit socialist uplands after Brexit

Britain’s Brexit GUBU

Britain’s Brexit GUBU

If Theresa May’s deal fails, what are the five Plan Bs? And which one works for Irish business and our economy?

No meeting of minds as British berate Irish over the backstop

No meeting of minds as British berate Irish over the backstop

Very few of the current politicians in Westminster were in office when the Good Friday Agreement was signed.Hence the lack of understanding about the Irish border

Lenihan criticises expulsion of Russian diplomat

Lenihan criticises expulsion of Russian diplomat

‘We should be engaging with Russia,’ says former minister

Fianna Fáil attacks government and claims the country is not prepared for a no-deal Brexit

Fianna Fáil attacks government and claims the country is not prepared for a no-deal Brexit

There are growing tensions between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil over preparations for Brexit

Democrats will need a new face on their posters if they want to stop Trump in 2020

Democrats will need a new face on their posters if they want to stop Trump in 2020

We can’t jeopardise this hard-won surplus

We can’t jeopardise this hard-won surplus

All public servants must help secure our recovery and lay the foundations for lasting growth

Could Trump miss out on a second term?

Could Trump miss out on a second term?

Many see it as a fantasy, but the possibility that the US president may not be on the ballot for 2020 is an increasingly live one

Sinn Féin TD escapes reprimand for abusive behaviour to gardaí

Sinn Féin TD escapes reprimand for abusive behaviour to gardaí

Last year, Cork East TD Pat Buckley pleaded guilty to threatening and abusing gardaí who called to his home on foot of a noise complaint in August 2017.