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Theresa May said there were “two big issues” behind an “impasse” in the Brexit negotiations: the UK’s economic relationship post-Brexit and the Irish border. Here’s a look at why they are causing a rift.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has raised concerns over plans by an Oireachtas committee to examine the costs of the president’s office in the midst of an election campaign.
President Donald Trump has challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault by name, saying that if the alleged attack was that “bad” then she would have filed charges.
A male model has been jailed for at least 25 years for murdering his more successful fashion rival in a row about a girlfriend.
Irish premier Leo Varadkar has said Brexit negotiations are entering a “rocky patch” over the coming weeks but he believes a deal between the UK and the EU can be reached.
Theresa May has called on the EU to come forward with fresh proposals on Northern Ireland and trade, warning that without a move from Brussels it will not be possible to make further progress in Brexit talks.
Around 60,000 bees have been stolen from a farm in Aberdeenshire.
A “majority” of Labour’s frontbench would vote remain in a second referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU, shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has said.
The World Health Organisation has said that drinking too much alcohol killed more than three million people in 2016, mostly men.
Royal names feature near the top of the list of most popular baby names in England and Wales, but Meghan is yet to show a climb to the top, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
An eight-year-old girl alleged to have been murdered by her father had two “defensive” wounds to her hands, apparently suffered as she tried to ward off a knife, a court has heard.
A Japanese spacecraft released two small rovers on an asteroid in a mission that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system.
Belfast city councillors have agreed to invest £1.25 million to help the city centre recover following a major fire.
Ukip members have been offered the perfect safe sex option for when they ask their partner to lie back and think of England – the Nigel Farage condom.
A specialist financial adviser and businessman could be given a prison sentence after a High Court judge concluded that he had wrongly failed to pay his ex-wife £55,000 alimony.
An expert team has been established to spearhead efforts to tackle gangs that use children as mules in lucrative drug smuggling operations.
A well-know hard man has been jailed after being convicted of an offence relating to the ride-by shooting of a nightclub bouncer.
Ukip leader Gerard Batten has warned Remain-supporting MPs the party is “coming for you” as he insisted the eurosceptic party had to become “an electoral threat once again”.
TSB has hired a top City headhunter as it ramps up the search for a successor to Paul Pester, who resigned in the wake of the embattled lender’s IT meltdown.
The coroner examining the mysterious death of a wealthy Russian whistleblower has been urged not to “brush away” the possibility he was poisoned.