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Varadkar says no-deal Brexit could break up UK

Varadkar says no-deal Brexit could break up UK

People in Northern Ireland will “come to question the union” with England, Scotland and Wales if there is a no-deal Brexit, but discussion about a United Ireland now would be “provocative”, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. “I think if there is a hard Brexit on the 31st of October, if ...

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Varadkar to address Paris summit on online extremism

Varadkar to address Paris summit on online extremism

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is expected to tell an online extremism summit in Paris that Ireland’s experience with extremist violence is a reminder of what he called the “devastating impact” of radicalisation on families, communities and society. The ‘Christchurch Call’ meeting comes in the wake of the New Zealand terror attacks in ...

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Paris summit to tackle threat from online hate speech

Paris summit to tackle threat from online hate speech

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is expected to tell the Online Extremism Summit in Paris that Ireland’s experience with extremist violence is a reminder of what he called the “devastating impact” of radicalisation on families, communities and society. The meeting comes in the wake of the New Zealand terror attacks in March, ...

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Brexit: EU chief negotiator in Dublin for talks

Brexit: EU chief negotiator in Dublin for talks

Image caption Leo Varadkar greeted Michel Barnier in Dublin on Monday afternoon EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is in Dublin for talks with Taoiseach (Irish PM) Leo Varadkar. A spokesman for Mr Varadkar said the aim of the meeting was to “take stock of developments in London“. The spokesman ...

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Brexit: Angela Merkel meeting Leo Varadkar in Dublin

Brexit: Angela Merkel meeting Leo Varadkar in Dublin

Image caption Angela Merkel is visiting Dublin for the first time in five years The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Dublin for talks with the taoiseach (Irish prime minister) about the Brexit deadlock. It comes just days after Leo Varadkar held discussions with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron ...

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