Northern Ireland

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

May believes the EU suggestions will go against the Good Friday Agreement

PM to tell EU to evolve its 'unworkable' stance on Brexit

PM to tell EU to evolve its 'unworkable' stance on Brexit

Theresa May will use a speech in Belfast to reiterate her refusal to contemplate any backstop deal that treats Northern Ireland differently from the rest of the UK

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The ruling comes just after the Irish referendum on the subject

Supreme Court to rule on Northern Irish abortion issue

Supreme Court to rule on Northern Irish abortion issue

Seven Supreme Court justices in London will announce their decision on Thursday, at a time of intense political debate on the issue

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

David Davis suggests joint UK and EU status for Northern Ireland

David Davis suggests joint UK and EU status for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland could be given joint EU and UK status and a "buffer zone" on its border with the Republic, under new plans being drawn up by the Brexit Secretary, according to reports.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

Stella Creasy leads call for Theresa May to act on Northern Irish abortion laws

Stella Creasy leads call for Theresa May to act on Northern Irish abortion laws

Stella Creasy leads call for Theresa May to act on Northern Irish abortion laws

After the Republic of Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment, MPs are calling for Northern Irish women to have access to abortion

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn to pledge support for soft Brexit and united Ireland in Belfast speech

Jeremy Corbyn to pledge support for soft Brexit and united Ireland in Belfast speech

Jeremy Corbyn to pledge support for soft Brexit and united Ireland

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will make his first visit to Northern Ireland to set out Labour's position on Brexit, and his views on Irish reunification

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Amendment would prevent Britain leaving the EU without an agreement on a future relationship

Peers expected to back final say for Parliament over Brexit deal

Peers expected to back final say for Parliament over Brexit deal

'One of the most important amendments of the entire process', says shadow Brexit minister

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Farmer Joe Nesbitt on the border separating the north and south of Ireland

Farms straddling Irish border could get tax-free status, says Davis

Farms straddling Irish border could get tax-free status, says Davis

Small businesses straddling the border an 'area of difficulty'

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Good Friday Agreement: 'Dublin may have to play hardball over Brexit', says Irish former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern

Good Friday Agreement: 'Dublin may have to play hardball over Brexit', says former Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern

Good Friday Agreement: 'Dublin may have to play hardball over Brexit'

The Good Friday Agreement was signed 20 years ago and Bertie Ahern was one of its key figures

Friday, March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

Online comments posted by juror in Irish rugby rape trial investigated

Online comments posted by juror in Irish rugby rape trial investigated

Online comments posted by juror in Irish rugby rape trial investigated

The comments are being investigated to establish whether they are a breach of contempt of court laws

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on visit to Northern Ireland

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on visit to Northern Ireland

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on visit to Northern Ireland

The Royal couple will have lunch at the Crown Liquor Saloon and then go on a walkabout outside the building

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Doctors discover air pocket in man's head where part of his brain should be

Doctors discover air pocket in man's head where part of his brain should be

Doctors discover air pocket in man's head where part of his brain should be

It is thought the air pocket may have been caused by a benign bone tumour

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Rees-Mogg believes the EU wants to turn Britain into a 'vassal state'

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson over EU Irish border criticism

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson over EU Irish border criticism

Tory MP says Johnson 'absolutely right' to criticise EU

Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Theresa Villiers spoke to talkRADIO this morning

Theresa Villiers tells Philip Hammond: 'Stick to Theresa May's Brexit vision'

Theresa Villiers tells Tory mutineers: 'Stick to Theresa May's Brexit vision'

Villiers says Theresa May is 'absolutely the right person' to lead Britain

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Brexit: David Davis clarifies 'statement of intent' remarks which confused the Irish Government

Brexit: David Davis clarifies 'statement of intent' remarks which confused the Irish Government

David Davis clarifies 'statement of intent' remark after Irish Government reacts

The Brexit Secretary had said over the weekend last Friday's EU agreement was a 'statement of intent', which the Irish branded to be 'bizarre'

Bitter weather continues as Britain weathers coldest night of the year

Bitter weather continues as Britain freezes through coldest night of the year

Bitter weather continues as Britain freezes through coldest night of the year

Temperatures dropped below freezing in many parts of the country

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

UK braced for more disruption with planned snowfall from Storm Caroline

Storm Caroline snow set to bring fresh chaos to UK

Storm Caroline snow set to bring fresh chaos to UK

Up to 20 centimetres (eight inches) of snow could fall on Monday as the storm keeps its grip on the country

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8, 2017

Irish minister welcomes UK-EU Brexit negotiation agreement

Irish minister welcomes UK-EU Brexit negotiation agreement

Irish minister welcomes UK-EU Brexit negotiation agreement

Simon Coveney said Ireland supports the talks moving to the next phase of negotiation on Twitter

Brexiteer Richard Tice says 'Theresa May has capitulated to Michel Barnier and Jean-Claude Juncker'

Brexiteer Richard Tice says Theresa May has capitulated to Michel Barnier and Jean-Claude Juncker

'Theresa May has capitulated to Juncker and Barnier'

Brexiteer Richard Tice isn't exactly impressed with today's deal

UK will align with EU regulations if no solution is found for Irish border in trade talks

Brexit: UK will align with EU regulations on Irish border if no solution found in trade talks

UK will align with EU rules on Irish border if no solution found in trade talks

More details of the arrangement agreed by Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker have been disclosed

Brexit: Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce 'breakthrough' in talks

Brexit: Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce 'breakthrough' in talks

Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announce 'breakthrough' in Brexit talks

The European Commission president said 'sufficient progress' had been made to progress onto trade

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Theresa May under pressure to make progress in Brexit over Irish border issue

Brexit: Theresa May facing race against time to solve Irish border riddle as UK Plc issues warning

Theresa May facing race against time to solve Irish border riddle

Theresa May is hoping to offer a new deal which satisfies the DUP and Ireland

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Theresa May holds talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster on Brexit Irish border issue

Theresa May holds talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster on Brexit Irish border issue

Theresa May holds talks with Arlene Foster on Brexit Irish border issue

Theresa May is calling on the DUP to support proposals that would allow the EU to trigger the next stage of trade negotiations

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

'Brexit talks about Irish border could be simple if there was political will for it', says Northern Irish Labour MP Kate Hoey

'Brexit talks about Irish border could be simple if there was political will for it', says Northern Irish Labour MP Kate Hoey

'Brexit talks about Irish border would be simple if there was political will'

Kate Hoey, the Labour MP for Vauxhall spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after a deal on the border to the Republic fell apart at the eleventh hour

Brexit: Theresa May dealt major setback after DUP rejects Irish border proposals

Brexit: Theresa May dealt major setback as DUP rejects Irish border proposals

Theresa May dealt major Brexit setback as DUP rejects Irish border proposals

The DUP's decision came after an announcement had already been made about a deal over the border

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Brexit: UK and EU reportedly closer to agreement on Irish border

Brexit: UK and EU reportedly closer to agreement on Irish border

UK and EU reportedly closer to agreement on Irish border in Brexit talks

Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, made a statement on Twitter

Brexit: Theresa May to meet key EU figures in effort to break

Brexit: Theresa May to meet key EU figures in effort to break deadlock

Brexit: Theresa May to meet key EU figures in effort to break deadlock

The talks have been stalled over the issue of the border with Ireland

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

'Government won't be supported for paying vast sums to EU without anything in return', says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg on Brexit: We have no legal obligation to pay the 'divorce bill' and MPs could block any payment without a deal

Jacob Rees-Mogg: We have no legal obligation to pay Brexit 'divorce bill'

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said the Government should only pay the EU if it gets a deal in return

MPs say hard border to Republic of Ireland appears 'inevitable' after Brexit

MPs say hard border with Republic of Ireland appears 'inevitable' after Brexit

MPs say hard border with Republic of Ireland appears 'inevitable' after Brexit

The Exiting the EU Committee in the House of Commons said this appeared possible if the UK leaves the single market and customs union

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Irish Minister calls on the UK Government to present 'political solution' to border issue

Brexit: Irish Minister Michael Creed calls on the UK Government to present 'political solution' to border issue

Irish Minister calls on UK government for 'political solution' to border issue

Michael Creed, the Irish Agriculture Minister, made the comments during a BBC interview

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Irish government denies threatening Brexit as Northern Ireland border row continues

Irish government denies threatening to derail Brexit as Northern Ireland border row continues

Irish government denies threatening Brexit as border row continues

Simon Coveney, the Irish Foreign Affairs Minister, has said the Irish government will stay 'resolute' over ensuring a 'guarantee' over the border

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Enniskillen bombing: victims' loved ones vow to continue fight for justice on 30-year anniversary

Enniskillen bombing: victims' loved ones vow to continue fight for justice on 30-year anniversary

Vow to continue fight for justice on 30-year anniversary of Enniskillen bombing

The bombing killed eleven people during a Remembrance Sunday memorial service

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Ferrari driver who parked in two spaces gets angry after receiving fine

Ferrari driver who parked in two spaces gets angry after receiving fine

Ferrari driver who parked in two spaces gets angry after receiving fine

Erm...we're pretty sure a car is supposed to only take up one space...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands powerless in Ireland as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue

An estimated 130,000 people don't have electrical power while roughly 48,000 remain without water

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Scotland braced for Storm Ophelia as Ireland recovers from severe gusts

Three died during the storm and thousands have been left without power

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

A yellow warning is in place across potentially affected areas of the UK, while Irish authorities have issued a 'status red' alert

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Brexit: 'We're in this stalemate because Government hasn't listened to EU on sorting key issues', says Stephen Kinnock MP

Brexit: 'We're in this stalemate because Government hasn't listened to the EU', says Stephen Kinnock MP

'We've got a Brexit stalemate because Government hasn't listened to EU'

Stephen Kinnock, the MP for Aberavon, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the current state of Brexit negotiations

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

Hurricane Ophelia to hit UK on anniversary of 1987 Great Storm

The US National Hurricane Center says the hurricane will have weakened to a storm by the time it hits

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

'EU are dragging us into a punishment Brexit', claims Bernard Jenkin MP

'EU are dragging us into a punishment Brexit', claims Bernard Jenkin MP

'EU are dragging us into a punishment Brexit', claims Bernard Jenkin MP

The Tory MP for Harwich and North Essex spoke to Julia about the ongoing EU withdrawal negotiations and the possibility of leaving with no deal

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says EU requires greater clarity before trade discussion

Brexit: MEPs vote not to begin next phrase of talks without 'major breakthrough'

Brexit: MEPs vote not to begin next phrase of talks

Nigel Farage accuses lawmakers of treating Britain 'like a hostage'

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

'Pie in the sky Brexit' - Many warn Bombardier tariff is sign of awful Brexit to come

Remainers warn Bombardier tariff is sign of impending Brexit nightmare

Remainers warn Bombardier tariff is sign of impending Brexit nightmare

The US has announced that it will be taxing C-Series jets made by the Canadian company Bombardier

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Brussels to lay responsibility of Irish border with UK after Brexit

Brussels to leave Britain full responsibility for sorting Irish border after Brexit

EU to leave Britain full responsibility for sorting Irish border after Brexit

A paper outlining the EU position will be released later on Thursday

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

'Brexit needs to be negotiated by sensible women, not butch macho males', says Labour MP

'Brexit needs to be negotiated by sensible women, not butch macho males', says Labour MP

'Brexit needs to be negotiated by sensible women, not butch macho males'

Labour MP Paul Flynn says he hates to be sexist, yet admits his comments on Brexit negotiations are sexist

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Brexit: 'UK proposal on Northern Ireland border is in reality a smuggler's charter,' says Irish senator

Brexit: 'UK proposal on Northern Ireland border is simply a smuggler's charter,' says Irish senator

'UK proposal on Northern Ireland border is simply a smuggler's charter'

Irish Senator Mark Daly spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the plans for the border to the Republic of Ireland post-Brexit

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

Brexit: Theresa May moves to quell concerns over Northern Ireland border

The Prime Minister made clear to Irish nationalists she does not want to see a border return after Brexit

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Theresa May returns at a crucial point in the Brexit negotiations

Theresa May to return to Downing Street as new paper on Brexit position is published

Theresa May returns to Downing Street as paper on Brexit position is published

New tranche of papers believed to address Irish border issue

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Brexit: 'A type of Berlin wall across Ireland would be a terrible outcome,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cab

Sir Vince Cable MP spoke to James Whale and Ash Gould about the impact of negotiations on Northern Ireland

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Former Marine jailed for 18 years following conviction of terrorism offences

Ciaran Maxwell: Former Marine jailed for 18 years for terror offences

Former Marine jailed for 18 years for terror offences

Ciaran Maxwell made bombs and provided weapons for dissident Irish republicans

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

'Irish officials fear Britain isn't prepared for grinding Brexit detail', says Irish World editor Bernard Purcell

'Irish officials fear Britain isn't prepared for grinding Brexit detail', says journalist Bernard Purcell

'Irish officials fear Britain isn't prepared for grinding Brexit detail'

Bernard Purcell, editor of Irish World, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the reported call by the Irish government for a border on the Irish Sea

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

George Galloway: 'We should be forced, as MPs, to pledge allegiance to the British people who elected us'

George Galloway: We should change the Parliamentary oath - that way Sinn Fein could attend

Galloway: We should change the oath sworn by MPs - then Sinn Fein could attend

Our host was speaking to a caller on his show, who wished to discuss Sinn Fein

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal'

Iain Duncan Smith says the Tory-DUP deal has brought funding forward that was for the most part planned as Northern Ireland has always required a high level of investment

'Travelling to the mainland from Northern Ireland for an abortion is bizarrely like booking a holiday'

Travelling to England from Northern Ireland for an abortion 'bizarrely, like booking a holiday'

Travelling to England for an abortion was 'bizarrely, like booking a holiday'

Paul Ross hears from a woman who travelled from Northern Ireland to have an abortion in England

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions

Chancellor Philip Hammond made the announcement just before a Commons vote on the matter was due

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

'The Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for all in Northern Ireland', says DUP MP Sammy Wilson

'Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for all in Northern Ireland', says DUP MP Sammy Wilson

'Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for Northern Ireland', says DUP MP

DUP MP Sammy Wilson believes constituents expect politicians to use whatever influences they can to make life better for them

'The Tory-DUP deal is indefensible and unfair to the rest of the UK', says SNP MP

'Tory-DUP deal is indefensible and unfair to the rest of the UK', says SNP MP

'The Tory-DUP deal is indefensible and unfair to the rest of the UK'

SNP MP Angus MacNeil says the Tory-DUP deal has made the UK 'less united'

'A branch of the magic money tree is falling off as UK saves EU budget contribution', says Conservative MP

'A little branch falling off a magic money tree' as UK keeps EU budget contribution, says Conservative MP

'A branch falling off a magic money tree' as UK keeps EU cash

Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin believes the Tory-DUP deal is good for the country as people voted for the Conservatives to take the UK out of the EU

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