Dáil Éireann centenary commemorated in Dublin

Image copyright Hulton Archive/getty Image caption The first Dáil met in Dublin’s Mansion House Monday is the centenary of two seminal moments in Irish history – the meeting of the first Dáil (parliament) and the start of the War of Independence against Britain. Some have called it Irexit and have remarked that the centenary coincides…


May tries to break Brexit deadlock by winning more EU concessions

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday will try to crack the deadlock over Brexit by setting out proposals in parliament that are expected to focus on winning more concessions from the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves church, near High Wycombe, Britain, January 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKayWith just over…


“Think about it again,” German minister urges UK on Brexit

File picture: Germany’s Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth listens to a journalist ask a question at the Western Balkans Summit in London, Britain, July 9, 2018. Matt Dunham/Pool via REUTERSBERLIN (Reuters) – German Europe Minister Michael Roth on Monday urged Britain to think about reviewing its decision to leave the European Union. “The…