Northern Ireland

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Germany and Ireland denounce Boris Johnson’s bid to ditch Northern Ireland protocol
Rare joint declaration indicates hardening of EU position on plans that more than 70 Tory MPs failed to vote for

Michael Savage Policy Editor

03, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK Covid levels rise 30% in a week to estimated 2.3m cases
Number of infections in week ending 25 June highest since late April, with experts expecting fresh wave later in year

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Johnson risks breakup of UK over Northern Ireland protocol, says Varadkar
Ireland’s deputy PM accuses No 10 of making ‘shocking’ blunders with protocol bill

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @11:52 AM

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Brexit led to 14% fall in UK exports to EU in 2021, trade figures say
Goods and services exported to bloc affected by return of customs border, EU commissioner says

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @6:20 PM

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Maroš Šefčovič urges PM to ‘get Brexit done’ and work with the EU
EU chief says UK and EU are ‘natural allies’ against Russian aggression and repeats criticism of Northern Ireland protocol bill

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

29, Jun, 2022 @6:54 PM

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No 10 staff will be able to give evidence confidentially to inquiry into whether PM lied over Partygate – as it happened
Commons privileges committee will start taking oral evidence in autumn into whether Boris Johnson misled MPs

Andrew Sparrow

29, Jun, 2022 @4:02 PM

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Tory rebel seeks ‘meaningful vote’ over Northern Ireland protocol bill powers
Tory rebel Sir Bob Neill launched bid to force Boris Johnson to require parliamentary approval before bringing provisions into force

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

28, Jun, 2022 @6:12 PM

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Scrapping the NI protocol is just the start. Johnson’s trade wars are Trumpism in action | Simon Jenkins
Brexit has left Britain out on a limb. Yet the PM seems hellbent on alienating our trading partners to boost his own position, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

28, Jun, 2022 @9:26 AM

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Government wins vote on second reading of Northern Ireland protocol bill – as it happened
Former PM condemns draft legislation; former Tory chief whip says bill ‘trashes our reputation’

Nadeem Badshah (now); Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

27, Jun, 2022 @10:47 PM

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Laughter and forgetting with Liz as she prepares to break Brexit deal | John Crace
Introducing second reading of Northern Ireland protocol bill, Truss’s gullibility is almost endearing

John Crace

27, Jun, 2022 @7:28 PM

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Northern Ireland protocol bill passes Commons vote
Legislation allowing Brexit deal to be scrapped passes second reading stage, despite risk of trade war with EU

Lisa O'Carroll and Heather Stewart

27, Jun, 2022 @10:46 AM

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Stories of children killed in the Troubles to be told to MPs
Relatives and friends of the six victims will narrate their stories in a committee room at Portcullis House

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @9:36 AM

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