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Donnelly rejects NI counterpart's call to stop cross-border travel
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Donnelly rejects NI counterpart's call to stop cross-border travel

May 9th 2021, 3:33 PM 40,748 Views 21 Comments

Stormont Health Minister Robin Swann had sought measures to stop non-essential cross-border journeys.

Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks
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Crime gangs are exploiting the Irish-UK common travel area to bypass Brexit border checks

May 6th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,340 Views 23 Comments
  • Organised crime groups have been exploiting a 100-year-old agreement between Ireland and England to bypass Brexit imposed border checks.
Post-Brexit checks to resume at Northern Ireland’s ports
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Post-Brexit checks to resume at Northern Ireland’s ports

Feb 10th 2021, 10:51 AM 8,156 Views 15 Comments

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs said checks will resume on a phased basis.

Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'
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Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 1:15 PM 59,522 Views 95 Comments

Post-Brexit inspections on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain have been suspended amid concerns over the safety of officials.

Biden wants to undo 'national shame' of child separations at US-Mexico border
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Biden wants to undo 'national shame' of child separations at US-Mexico border

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:59 AM 22,622 Views 44 Comments

An estimated 600 to 700 children remain apart from their families.

'I wouldn't say roadblocks': Leo Varadkar says there'll be a garda presence at the border
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'I wouldn't say roadblocks': Leo Varadkar says there'll be a garda presence at the border

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:39 PM 105,743 Views 88 Comments

The Tánaiste said there would be gardaí policing rules around inter-county travel.

Mexico and US to address 'root causes of migration'
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Mexico and US to address 'root causes of migration'

Dec 20th 2020, 11:54 AM 10,179 Views 9 Comments

Mexico’s president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador only recently congratulated the US president-elect on his victory.

Taoiseach promises to scope out viability of high-speed cross border rail links
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# Shared Island Initiative

Taoiseach promises to scope out viability of high-speed cross border rail links

Oct 22nd 2020, 4:25 PM 14,455 Views 25 Comments

Martin said a border poll is not on the agenda for his Government in the next five years.

Cross-border co-operation on Covid-19 raises hopes for all-island healthcare system amid Brexit fears
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Cross-border co-operation on Covid-19 raises hopes for all-island healthcare system amid Brexit fears

Oct 18th 2020, 12:10 AM 33,889 Views 24 Comments

For years, cross-border healthcare has been slowly and tentatively developing. Now Brexit poses a threat.

New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday
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New restrictions loom in North as nearly 2,000 new cases confirmed on island of Ireland yesterday

Oct 11th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,511 Views 25 Comments

The figures seen yesterday in Ireland were the largest in several months.

Farmers warned over outbreak of deadly African Swine Fever in Germany
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# Pigs And Boars

Farmers warned over outbreak of deadly African Swine Fever in Germany

Sep 11th 2020, 6:15 PM 22,748 Views 19 Comments

It’s the first time the disease, which affects pigs and wild boar, has broken out in Germany.

NPHET to attend North-South council meeting, as Taoiseach set to discuss travel restrictions
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NPHET to attend North-South council meeting, as Taoiseach set to discuss travel restrictions

Jul 31st 2020, 5:55 AM 15,728 Views 15 Comments

The council, one of the bodies set up under the Belfast Agreement, will meet in Dublin today for the first time since 2016.

Northern Ireland should protect against the spread of Covid-19 from Britain, says O’Neill
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Northern Ireland should protect against the spread of Covid-19 from Britain, says O’Neill

Jul 20th 2020, 10:35 PM 21,057 Views 28 Comments

First Minister Arlene Foster wants to preserve free movement for the sake of business and family life.

'The UK’s new start': £705m to be spent on British-EU borders - Northern Ireland plans yet to be published
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'The UK’s new start': £705m to be spent on British-EU borders - Northern Ireland plans yet to be published

Updated Jul 12th 2020, 1:54 PM 20,768 Views 16 Comments

£235 million will be spent on staffing and IT systems, while £470 million will be spent on port and inland infrastructure.

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms
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McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms

Jun 12th 2020, 7:38 AM 10,759 Views 17 Comments

The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31 December.

Garda and PSNI chiefs approve review into Covid-19 policing
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Garda and PSNI chiefs approve review into Covid-19 policing

May 9th 2020, 5:28 PM 25,748 Views 14 Comments

Drew Harris and Simon Byrne conducted a joint patrol with local officers on the Tyrone/Monaghan border today.

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'
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TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Updated Mar 5th 2020, 4:40 PM 38,518 Views 87 Comments

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations
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UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations

Updated Oct 17th 2019, 1:10 PM 123,938 Views 123 Comments

The DUP has not signed up to support the deal.

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'
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British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'

Oct 16th 2019, 6:11 PM 47,619 Views 15 Comments

A three-month-old and two-year-old twins are among those being detained.

Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side
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Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side

Updated Oct 16th 2019, 4:00 PM 41,359 Views 33 Comments

“We’ll see, I’m still hopeful,” he said, adding things would become clearer in the next seven or eight hours.

Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal
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Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal

Updated Oct 15th 2019, 6:42 PM 13,721 Views 31 Comments

Speculation is mounting that a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations is imminent.

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?
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Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?

Oct 10th 2019, 1:02 PM 28,143 Views 49 Comments

The US made the surprise decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, leaving Turkey to enter.

Coveney says he doesn't want a quarrel with the DUP, but says the minority can't have a veto
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Coveney says he doesn't want a quarrel with the DUP, but says the minority can't have a veto

Oct 4th 2019, 11:09 AM 24,141 Views 84 Comments

Simon Coveney has said the UK’s Brexit proposals contain ‘significant problems’.

'Brexit Godfather' Johnson accused of deliberately putting forward a Brexit deal the EU will reject
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'Brexit Godfather' Johnson accused of deliberately putting forward a Brexit deal the EU will reject

Updated Oct 2nd 2019, 9:06 AM 40,105 Views 74 Comments

The British Prime Minister is today expected to again stress that the UK will leave the EU on 31 October, one way or another.

Boris Johnson promises ‘good solution’ to Irish border in formal Brexit plan
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Boris Johnson promises ‘good solution’ to Irish border in formal Brexit plan

Oct 1st 2019, 9:03 AM 25,381 Views 41 Comments

Johnson’s comments follow the fall-out from the UK’s proposal to replace the backstop with a series of customs posts.

Chair of Brexit Party says Varadkar 'hijacked' the backstop issue, and that Irish border trade is 'irrelevant'
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Chair of Brexit Party says Varadkar 'hijacked' the backstop issue, and that Irish border trade is 'irrelevant'

Sep 23rd 2019, 7:22 AM 47,470 Views 73 Comments

Richard Tice, an MEP for the East of England, also explained trade across the Northern Irish border by comparing it to a jar of Smarties.

Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes
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Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes

Sep 22nd 2019, 2:13 PM 22,238 Views 55 Comments

“The British have to tell us exactly the architectural nature of this border,” the European Commission president told Sky News, “I don’t like it, a hard border.”

'Time to level with people': Coveney says customs checks after no-deal will be temporary and away from the border
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'Time to level with people': Coveney says customs checks after no-deal will be temporary and away from the border

Sep 12th 2019, 12:50 PM 26,198 Views 48 Comments

He said a timeline for how long the checks would be operational will have to be agreed.

Allowing customs checks on the island of Ireland amounts to 'political vandalism', says McDonald
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# Brexit And The Border

Allowing customs checks on the island of Ireland amounts to 'political vandalism', says McDonald

Sep 7th 2019, 1:50 PM 22,308 Views 110 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader claims border checks would breach the Good Friday Agreement.

Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says
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Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says

Aug 19th 2019, 1:46 PM 67,940 Views 85 Comments

The explosion has been condemned by politicians on both sides of the border.

'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit
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'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:35 AM 25,184 Views 32 Comments

Britain leaving the EU without a deal seems increasingly likely.

Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem
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Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:44 AM 32,355 Views 73 Comments

During his time as Foreign Secretary, Johnson compared concerns about the Irish border as “the tail wagging the dog.”

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'
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Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'

Updated Jul 21st 2019, 11:10 AM 22,701 Views 97 Comments

The Tánaiste says he and others have worked for three years to avoid such a scenario.

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'
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Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'

Jul 13th 2019, 11:12 AM 11,459 Views 70 Comments

The US Vice President said the situation at the border is a “crisis that is overwhelming our system”.

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit
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Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit

Jul 9th 2019, 6:45 PM 13,932 Views 48 Comments

An updated action plan on a no-deal Brexit was discussed at Cabinet today.

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists
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Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

Jul 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 7,576 Views 43 Comments

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia
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Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia

Jun 8th 2019, 11:59 AM 9,905 Views 74 Comments

The country is suffering from shortages of food, medicine and other essentials.

Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal
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Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal

Jun 8th 2019, 7:40 AM 16,662 Views 84 Comments

Mexico has agreed to expand its policy of taking back migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as their asylum claims are processed.

Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'
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Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'

Apr 9th 2019, 4:03 PM 30,621 Views 85 Comments

“A newly installed bollard malfunctioned,” a statement from the force said.

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'
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# Long Delays

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:49 AM 15,987 Views 43 Comments

“Sure it’s going to have a negative impact on the economy. Security is more important to me than trade.”

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