UpFront

Deadlines and Ditches: The UK's Brexit saga continues

We debate Brexit's impact on democracy in Britain, and ask whether it could trigger violence in Northern Ireland.

Europe

Could Brexit put an end to peace in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland has enjoyed 20 years of reconciliation between nationalists and unionists but Brexit has put pressure on keeping the peace.

Opinion

Britain's existential Brexit crisis

On Saturday, House of Commons will convene to decide what Britain is going to look like in coming decades.

Nick Dearden

by Nick Dearden

Nick Dearden

AJ Impact

First elation, then doubt: Draft Brexit deal whipsaws sterling

Volatility expectations for sterling over the next week have jumped to their highest since 2016.

First elation, then doubt: Draft Brexit deal whipsaws sterling

Europe

Optimism shown towards potential Brexit divorce deal

But any concessions made by Boris Johnson likely to be seen as betrayals by hard line Eurosceptics in his own party.

Ferries and 'the tunnel': Britain and EU inch towards Brexit deal

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Ireland PM says Brexit deal 'still possible'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has struck a more positive tone than other European leaders, but warned more work was needed.

Ireland PM Leo Varadkar says Brexit deal 'still possible'

AJ Impact

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

No-deal budget creates $1.32bn contingency fund to help Irish companies hurt most by a hard Brexit.

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Environment

Hurricane Lorenzo: The story of another 'strongest-ever recorded'

Earlier this week, Lorenzo was a Category 5 hurricane - the strongest ever recorded in the central North Atlantic.

Hurricane Lorenzo: The story of another 'strongest-ever recorded'

Europe

Brussels cautious over Britain's new Brexit proposal

European Commission chief warns of 'problematic points' in new plan but says some 'positive advances' made.

Brussels cautious over Britain's new Brexit proposal

Brexit

Johnson plans N Ireland 'special relationship' with EU for Brexit

British PM will deliver 'final' Brexit offer to party faithful on Wednesday, before EU summit on October 17. '

Counting the Cost

Can Modi deliver on his promise to create a $5 trillion economy?

With rising unemployment, investment slowdown and consumers tightening their belts, is India headed towards recession?

Europe

Irish tech influx creates Dublin housing crisis

The housing crisis among workers reflects Dublin's business model, which is to entice tech giants.

Europe

Brexit: Patience wearing thin among Ireland's farmers

Ireland exports 90 percent of all the food it produces, mostly to the UK.

Europe

Tuam babies: Survivors threaten to sue Irish government

The campaigners think the government is frightened of the damage to the church that a full excavation would do, so they are threatening court action.

AJ IMPACT

Apple slams EU in court battle over $14bn tax bill

US tech giant says Brussels is trying to 'retrofit national law' in Ireland as EU court hears case over 2016 tax bill.

Apple says $14bn EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense'