• 7 Dec 2017

    The EU has set a new deadline. And now, with the clock ticking down to Sunday, there are frantic efforts behind the scenes to agree a form of words satisfactory to all parties in the Brexit negotiations.

  • 5 Dec 2017

    Former Northern Ireland Secretary, Owen Paterson, and Tony Blair’s former director of communications, Alastair Campbell, discuss the Brexit negotiations.

  • 5 Dec 2017

    As the Brexit talks continued behind some very closed doors in Brussels, Labour turned on the government here, calling it an embarrassment. Sir Keir Starmer said that by preventing Theresa May from concluding a deal with the EU yesterday, the “DUP tail was wagging the Tory dog”. Today, Democratic Unionist MPs in Westminster insisted that…

  • 5 Dec 2017

    Labour announces fundamental shift in Brexit policy

    In a fast-moving plot, yet another twist. The Labour front bench has used the urgent question put down to ask David Davis about yesterday’s Brussels mess-up to announce a fundamental shift in its own policy.

  • 4 Dec 2017

    Irish Senator Neale Richmond, Brexit spokesperson for Fine Gael. the SNP’s Brexit spokesperson, Stephen Gethins, and Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi discuss the Brexit negotiations.  

  • 4 Dec 2017

    As Theresa May and Brexit Secretary David Davis arrived in Brussels this morning, expectations were high that she was there to sign off on the first phase of the Brexit negotiations. By the time she left just a couple of hours ago, it was clear that there is much more to do. The sticking point…

  • 4 Dec 2017

    UK and Ireland close to deal on NI border

    Leo Varadkar’s Fine Gael government is pleased with a concession wrung out of the UK promising continued regulatory alignment on regulations between Northern Ireland and Ireland.

  • 3 Dec 2017

    “Talking the talk is all very well, but you also need to walk the walk” – the parting shot of the Chairman of the government’s Social Mobility Commission. Alan Milburn said he didn’t doubt the Prime Minister’s personal commitment to the issue, but he’d reluctantly concluded that Brexit is occupying much of her attention, to…

  • 1 Dec 2017

    The European Council President Donald Tusk has told the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar that Brexit talks will go no further, unless Ireland is happy with Britain’s plans for the future of the Irish border. He said the UK’s decision to leave the EU had created uncertainty for millions of people, declaring that any British…

  • 30 Nov 2017

    Joining us now to debate the issue is Nicola Byrne, President of the Irish Exporters Association, Editor of Brexit Central, Jonathan Isaby, Senator Neale Richmond, Brexit spokesperson for Fine Gael – Ireland’s ruling party, Jennifer Kavanagh is a law lecturer at the Waterford Institute of Technology, Deputy Editor of Belfast based, News Letter, Ben Lowry…

  • 30 Nov 2017

    We’re live at Dublin’s Convention Centre on the banks of the Liffey in Ireland where there’s one word on everyone’s lips – Brexit. For weeks that word has caused high tension between Britain and Ireland in a standoff over the Irish Border – today some mood music that small amounts of progress is being made.

  • 29 Nov 2017

    Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable and Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng, who’s parliamentary private secretary to the Chancellor, discuss Brexit.

  • 29 Nov 2017

    The decision to double the amount Britain pays for the divorce bill now leaves the issue of the Irish border as the last remaining stumbling block preventing the EU moving on to Brexit trade talks. But those talks were threatened by the Irish government’s insistence that Britain needed to confirm in writing that there wouldn’t…

  • 29 Nov 2017

    Britain’s Brexit divorce bill could be almost £50bn. Theresa May insisted today that negotiations are still going on, but it looks like that is what Britain could promise to pay the EU in order to move the talks on to the crucial question of future trading arrangements. The pressure is on for a deal to be…

  • 28 Nov 2017

    It’s not just in Dublin that the threat of new trade barriers is causing concern. Ford’s European boss has warned that a no-deal Brexit could cost his company 1 billion dollars a year in tariffs. Speaking exclusively to Channel 4 News, Steven Armstrong, Ford’s boss in Europe the Middle East and Africa, said a hard…