Ireland


Political peace in the UK is unlikely

Can the United Kingdom as currently constituted survive Brexit? Probably not, suggests Murray Ritchie. Later this month Britain’s House of Lords will debate the future…


Is the fog of Brexit beginning to clear?

Just possibly, concludes Murray Ritchie. Just when Theresa May escapes one Brexit trap two more are laid. Having probably avoided a leadership challenge because the…


When regulation is not a dirty word

In a week of political brinkmanship regulations have become a thorny subject, but aligning regulations is a practical way to make relationships work, as is…


A second Brexit referendum?

A growing number of people want Brexit stopped before Britain does itself irreparable economic and international damage, writes Murray Ritchie. When the British diplomat –…