Gavin O'Toole

Gavin O'Toole

Brexit

Will the UK impose 'direct rule' in Northern Ireland?

It would be exploited by all sides in Belfast and further complicate UK relations with Ireland, but might still happen.

Will the UK impose 'direct rule' in Northern Ireland?

Brexit

Who is John Bercow? The speaker in the eye of the Brexit storm

The House of Commons speaker has at times upset many on both the left and right, but he has his admirers as well.

Who is John Bercow? The speaker in the eye of the Brexit storm

Brexit

UK: Thousands protest against Johnson move to suspend Parliament

Demonstrators gather across the UK to reject prime minister's plans to suspend Parliament weeks before Brexit date.

UK: Thousands protest against Johnson move to suspend Parliament

Brexit

UK to rip up EU 'freedom of movement' rules

Confusion reigns after officials announce end to migration on day one of Brexit.

UK to rip up EU 'freedom of movement' rules

United Kingdom

How will Boris Johnson handle the tanker row with Iran?

The new British PM could fall in line behind Trump or surprise by demonstrating diplomatic prowess.

How will Boris Johnson handle the tanker row with Iran?

United Kingdom

Tory leadership debate: Johnson edges closer to power

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the battle to become Britain's next leader, gains further ground against his rival.

Tory leadership debate: Johnson edges closer to power

Palestine

Nelson Mandela's grandson slams 'Israeli apartheid'

Zwelivelile Mandela says Israeli apartheid is the worst form of apartheid ever witnessed.

Nelson Mandela's grandson slams 'Israeli apartheid'

Business & Economy

'Historic' UK decision outlaws arms sales for Saudi war on Yemen

British weapons, particularly aircraft and missiles, are crucial to Saudi Arabia's war effort in Yemen.

'Historic' UK decision outlaws arms sales for Saudi war on Yemen

Brexit

A 'muted' Johnson inches closer to premiership after TV debate

Conservative leaders vying to get Britain's top post clash over Brexit deadline as Johnson surges ahead in the race.

A 'muted' Johnson inches closer to premiership after TV debate

Brexit

Brexit: Absent Johnson emerges unscathed from TV debate

Tory frontrunner fails to participate in the debate as PM contenders struggle to offer solution to Brexit conundrum.

Brexit: Absent Johnson emerges unscathed from TV debate

Europe

Peterborough sends chilling message to UK Conservatives

Brexit Party failed to win any seat in parliament, but did beat governing Tories into third place in by-election.

Peterborough sends chilling message to UK Conservatives

Brexit

What next for Brexit Britain as May announces resignation as PM?

The country's future and whether or not it will leave the EU are thrown into further uncertainty after May resigns.

What next for Brexit Britain as May announces resignation as PM?