• October 24, 2017
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Articles by Mick O'Reilly

  • It’s not a good day for May
    Oct 19, 2017 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    With the clock ticking, Westminster has to adjust around 1,000 statutory instruments to bring what is now EU law into line with the legislative needs of a Brexit Britain
  • Homeless and stateless, some are in a no man's land between Libya and Egypt
  • Brussels: The parts of a deal
    Oct 17, 2017 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    The EU says it won’t engage in any further Brexit negotiations unless there’s sufficient progress in three core areas
  • Brexit — back to basics …
    Oct 17, 2017 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    London and the European Union are involved in tense negotiations over the UK’s decision to leave the bloc
  • A ticking clock and a lame duck
    Oct 17, 2017 By Mick O’ReillyForeign Correspondent
    Theresa May’s weakened position is not helping the UK and the EU reach a Brexit deal
  • EU is in no mood to compromise with the UK
    Oct 17, 2017 By Mick O’ReillyForeign Correspondent
    European leaders feel Britain has not done enough so far to warrant widening Brexit talks
  • The matador of Catalonia
    Oct 13, 2017 By Mick O’Reilly,Foreign Correspondent
    The separatist leader of the restive region has caused the biggest political schism in Spain since the end of the Franco era
  • Finally, the Dutch have a government
    Oct 12, 2017 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    It’s taken seven months for a coalition to come together to govern The Netherlands, but the country has been running along fine anyway
  • Mass murder
    Oct 06, 2017 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    The Las Vegas killer is no different from any other terrorist who sets out to deliberately kill and maim so many, to spread fear and terror in so many
  • Spain’s Catalonia conundrum
    Oct 05, 2017 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    The events of last Sunday in the Catalan region have left the country polarised, and meaningful talks are the best way forward
  • Catalans ponder next move
    Oct 02, 2017 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Declaration of independence could come Tuesday, but Madrid hints it will suspend the regional assembly
  • Spain and Catalonia more divided than ever
    Oct 02, 2017 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Police actions to thwart independence referendum unites separatists
  • Riot police move in to stop Catalan referendum
    Oct 01, 2017 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Puigdemont accuses Spanish authorities of using ‘unjustified, disproportionate and irresponsible’ violence in the crackdown on the referendum
  • Catalans are saying ‘yes’ to independence
    Oct 01, 2017 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    The Madrid government has tried everything to prevent the referendum from taking place
  • Police charge Barcelona protesters, 38 hurt
    Oct 01, 2017 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    At least 38 injured as Spanish police fire rubber bullets at Catalonia referendum activists
  • Catalan referendum: A game of political chess
    Sep 30, 2017 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    At stake is the future of the 7.5 million Catalans’ place in Spain