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From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach expected to meet Boris Johnson in New York next week Deadline

Taoiseach expected to meet Boris Johnson in New York next week

“It is now time for Boris Johnson to produce his own proposals in writing – if they exist,” Finland’s prime minister Antti Rinne earlier said.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster suggests she is open to special arrangements for North as part of Brexit deal Brexit

Arlene Foster suggests she is open to special arrangements for North as part of Brexit deal

The DUP leader made the suggestion to journalists in Dublin this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'UK must leave as one nation': Foster refutes reports the DUP would accept Irish Sea checks Denied

'UK must leave as one nation': Foster refutes reports the DUP would accept Irish Sea checks

The London Times reports that the DUP is prepared to accept the North abiding by some EU rules post-Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland Deadlock

How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland

A no-deal Brexit could spell the return of direct rule to Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer' Belfast

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

From TheJournal.ie Willie Frazer, victims campaigner and organiser of Dublin 'Love Ulster' march, dies aged 58 Willie Frazer

Willie Frazer, victims campaigner and organiser of Dublin 'Love Ulster' march, dies aged 58

Frazer was a well-known figure in Northern Irish politics as a campaigner for victims of republic violence.

From TheJournal.ie Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block New Talks

Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block

Sinn Féin has called on the UK and Irish governments to step in and take the reins if the new round of talks fail.

From TheJournal.ie Alison Bennington becomes DUP's first openly gay candidate to be elected Uk Local Elections

Alison Bennington becomes DUP's first openly gay candidate to be elected

Arlene Foster has said Bennington’s election doesn’t mean there will be a shift in the party’s policy on same-sex marriage.

From TheJournal.ie White House welcomes new talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive Power Sharing

White House welcomes new talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive

Talks are set to commence following the local elections in Northern Ireland next week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Why in God's name does it take the death of a 29-year-old woman to get to this point?' - priest challenges politicians on NI stalemate Lyra McKee

'Why in God's name does it take the death of a 29-year-old woman to get to this point?' - priest challenges politicians on NI stalemate

It’s been over two years since the Northern Ireland institutions collapsed. With no functioning government,

From TheJournal.ie 'Compromise requires change': Labour says May not offering any changes to Brexit deal Brexit

'Compromise requires change': Labour says May not offering any changes to Brexit deal

Labour is pushing May to accept a much closer post-Brexit alliance with the bloc.

From TheJournal.ie 'Come on Arlene!': How the British papers are covering the latest Brexit twist Third Time Lucky

'Come on Arlene!': How the British papers are covering the latest Brexit twist

MPs will vote on Theresa May’s deal for a third time today.

From TheJournal.ie Is the DUP moving from 'no' to yes? Dodds says they've had constructive talks with ministers Meaningful Vote 3

Is the DUP moving from 'no' to yes? Dodds says they've had constructive talks with ministers

Brexiteer Jacob Rees Mogg said that he would support Theresa May’s deal if the DUP agreed to vote for it.

From TheJournal.ie Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service' DUP

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service'

The posthumous award from San Francisco’s mayor said it was to honour McGuinness’ “courageous service in the military”.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster calls for 'neighbourliness' as she poses with Shane Ross in the Ballroom of Romance Smile

Arlene Foster calls for 'neighbourliness' as she poses with Shane Ross in the Ballroom of Romance

The pair were in Leitrim today to launch a new stretch of a greenway linking Sligo, Leitrim and Fermanagh.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border' The Troubles

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'

Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Incredibly unusual times': DUP and Labour alliance described as 'strange, perhaps unholy' Brexit

'Incredibly unusual times': DUP and Labour alliance described as 'strange, perhaps unholy'

The parties both want Theresa May to publish the legal advice she received about Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster: If backstop isn't removed, Brexit deal won't get DUP support Come On Arlene

Arlene Foster: If backstop isn't removed, Brexit deal won't get DUP support

“Bin it, junk the backstop” – the hard-fought-for Irish assurance could be the reason the Brexit deal won’t be passed.

From TheJournal.ie Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference Brexit

Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference

Johnson said the UK is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it backs the draft Brexit agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 'Consequences were inevitable': DUP flexes muscles and votes against Tories in Brexit row Dup Says No This post contains videos

'Consequences were inevitable': DUP flexes muscles and votes against Tories in Brexit row

Sammy Wilson MP said that the decision was taken to show the party’s ‘displeasure’.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney hits out at 'idiots' who booed God Save the Queen at Northern Ireland match From The Stands This post contains videos

Simon Coveney hits out at 'idiots' who booed God Save the Queen at Northern Ireland match

The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland played at the Aviva Stadium last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'No unionist can support that': Foster says DUP will not back proposal for border in Irish Sea Brexit

'No unionist can support that': Foster says DUP will not back proposal for border in Irish Sea

In a letter leaked to the media, Theresa May suggested a proposal to have a Northern Ireland specific backstop.

From TheJournal.ie 'Alarm bells' ringing for DUP as May letter raises prospect of EU customs border in Irish Sea Brexit

'Alarm bells' ringing for DUP as May letter raises prospect of EU customs border in Irish Sea

The DUP leader has said that a leaked letter raised “alarm bells for those who value the integrity of our precious union..”

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December Brexit

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

The Tániaste said a time limit on the backstop is not a runner.

From TheJournal.ie Last-ditch Brexit talks break down in Brussels as all eyes turn to crunch summit Crunch Time This post contains videos

Last-ditch Brexit talks break down in Brussels as all eyes turn to crunch summit

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit is increasing as agreement remains elusive.

From TheJournal.ie Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier Border

Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier

British and Irish leaders have said negotiations will continue until at least November.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says the Good Friday Agreement can be changed. Is she right? Explainer

Arlene Foster says the Good Friday Agreement can be changed. Is she right?

“I have respect for Arlene, but she is wrong on this,” Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach on DUP leader's belief the Good Friday Agreement can be changed: 'It is not up for negotiation' Brexit

Taoiseach on DUP leader's belief the Good Friday Agreement can be changed: 'It is not up for negotiation'

She also said that fears about how Brexit will affect Ireland was turning people off the idea.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster claims Martin McGuinness knew of whistleblower's concerns over Cash for Ash as early as she did Pointing Fingers

Arlene Foster claims Martin McGuinness knew of whistleblower's concerns over Cash for Ash as early as she did

Foster also derided the actions of former DUP minister Jonathan Bell in her testimony before the RHI inquiry today.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster due before 'cash-for-ash' inquiry - here's what we know so far Renewable Heat Incentive

Arlene Foster due before 'cash-for-ash' inquiry - here's what we know so far

She has previously told the inquiry that she was not told of issues with the scheme and that if she had been, things would have been different.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster turns down invite to see Pope Francis, cites holiday plans Arlene Says No

Arlene Foster turns down invite to see Pope Francis, cites holiday plans

The DUP leader says she ‘regretfully’ can’t attend the event.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people Marriage Equality

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster praised for being first DUP leader to attend Ulster football final Arlene Foster

Arlene Foster praised for being first DUP leader to attend Ulster football final

Foster was also praised for standing up during the Irish national anthem.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast Building Bridges

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast

Speaking about the UK government’s Brexit paper Varadkar said his initial view is that ‘it is a step in the right direction’.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster claims Sinn Féin voters have told her they'll be voting DUP over abortion stance Right So

Arlene Foster claims Sinn Féin voters have told her they'll be voting DUP over abortion stance

Foster said that her party was “taking note” of the results of the referendum.

From TheJournal.ie DUP leader Arlene Foster to attend Orange Order parade in Scotland later this month Orange Order

DUP leader Arlene Foster to attend Orange Order parade in Scotland later this month

The parade will take place in Cowdenbeath, Fife on 30 June.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're unstoppable': Large crowds protest in Belfast for change to Northern Ireland abortion law Eighth Amendment

'We're unstoppable': Large crowds protest in Belfast for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

The DUP’s Arlene Foster has said that it was up to the North’s politicians to decide on its abortion laws.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border Major Speech

Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border

Responding to her speech in London, Sinn Féin accused Foster of producing the “same old arrogance”.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have Not On The List

Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have

The leaders of both parties are traditionally invited to the annual White House Patrick’s Day reception.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives Stormont

Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives

The budget also sets out £80 million in support of immediate health and education pressure.

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