IRELAND

'A lot of uncertainty for Ireland': Johnson the frontrunner to replace May as PM

Arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson is the early front-runner to replace Theresa May after the tearful prime minister admitted defeat and finally named the date she will quit office.





BUSINESS

Investors weigh prospects for Irish shares under probable new hard-Brexiteer British prime minister

The fall of Theresa May pushed sterling slightly higher, but only after the currency had fallen sharply in the past week on the prospect her probable successor, hard Brexiteer Boris Johnson would drive Britain out of the EU without a deal.