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From TheJournal.ie John Bruton: 'We have to do everything we can to stop Brexit from happening' Hard Border

John Bruton: 'We have to do everything we can to stop Brexit from happening'

The former Taoiseach was critical of the DUP, saying that Foster and colleagues had only talked about Brexit in “platitudes”.

From TheJournal.ie DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards' Nigel Dodds

DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'

“Just what is going on in Dublin?” DUP deputy Nigel Dodds has asked provocatively.

From TheJournal.ie Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy SAN ANTONIO This post contains videos

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself' Bright Spark This post contains videos

Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself'

‘Pretty good imagination, right? My idea!,’ the US President said.

From TheJournal.ie UK seeks deal 'like no other in history' as Brexit talks kick off COME WHAT MAY

UK seeks deal 'like no other in history' as Brexit talks kick off

It’s been almost a year since the shock referendum result.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ill judged': People are criticising Belfast Airport's 'Brexit' advertisement campaign Vote To Leave

'Ill judged': People are criticising Belfast Airport's 'Brexit' advertisement campaign

The airport yesterday launched its Vote to Leave campaign, which is directed towards people living in the six border counties of the Republic of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated' Kashmir

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'

In another incident, five policemen were shot dead in a bank raid.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland: 'Most people would probably welcome a redrawn border' Opinion

Northern Ireland: 'Most people would probably welcome a redrawn border'

All options, radical or otherwise for Northern Ireland, need to be weighed up, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

From TheJournal.ie Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit Homeland Security

Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the numbers are “no accident”

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a heinous crime': Fire engine stolen and stripped of lifesaving equipment in Donegal Appeal

'It's a heinous crime': Fire engine stolen and stripped of lifesaving equipment in Donegal

Thousands of euro worth of equipment was taken from the vehicle.

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU Border

Bertie Ahern says Ireland isn't 'mad enough' to leave the EU

“The whole border issue is a nightmare for us,” the former Taoiseach said.

From TheJournal.ie Anger as ambassador hits out at claims Ireland will leave the EU Irexit

Anger as ambassador hits out at claims Ireland will leave the EU

Daniel Mulhall criticised ‘snide’ remarks published in the Daily Telegraph.

From TheJournal.ie Trump and Nieto aren't going to talk about the border wall anymore Don't Mention The Wall

Trump and Nieto aren't going to talk about the border wall anymore

…At least not publicly.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think a wall along the US-Mexican border will actually be built?

The controversial project could cost billions and may not stem illegal immigration.

From TheJournal.ie Yanis Varoufakis: 'Ireland may end up as collateral damage in Brexit talks' Uncertainty

Yanis Varoufakis: 'Ireland may end up as collateral damage in Brexit talks'

Politicians, journalists and critics have expressed concern that Ireland may emerge the worst from Brexit negotiations.

From TheJournal.ie A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals Retail

A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals

A new survey also showed that young people are the most likely to cross the border.

From TheJournal.ie We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said Border Poll

We asked every TD if they want a vote on a united Ireland, here's what they said

Some think the time is right, economically and politically – particularly after the Brexit vote. Others aren’t sure, saying it would only serve to heighten sectarian tensions.

From TheJournal.ie 'A victory for people power': Roscommon/Westmeath border to remain untouched Border Control

'A victory for people power': Roscommon/Westmeath border to remain untouched

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice said he was concerned any change could disrupt his constituent’s lives.

From TheJournal.ie Brexit will begin in January or February, says Enda Kenny Border

Brexit will begin in January or February, says Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach said he expects an early 2017 date for Article 50 to be invoked, after discussions with British ministers.

From TheJournal.ie Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015 Brexit

Passport applications from the UK last month were 76% up on 2015

There were more UK-based requests for an Irish passport in June than in July, however.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll? 26 + 6 = ? This post contains a poll

'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll?

Sinn Féin have called for a border poll in light of the Brexit vote, but there’s not much of an appetite for one among other politicians.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny wants an open border between the Republic and Northern Ireland Political Earthquake

Enda Kenny wants an open border between the Republic and Northern Ireland

The Dáil has been recalled to discuss the Brexit fallout.

From TheJournal.ie What will happen to the Irish border if there's a Brexit? Brexit
From TheJournal.ie David Cameron says Brexit means either a border with the North or passport checks in Belfast Borders And Boundaries

David Cameron says Brexit means either a border with the North or passport checks in Belfast

Cameron added that there were “risks” to the North in a Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens reported killed as airstrike hits Syrian refugee camp Turkish Border

Dozens reported killed as airstrike hits Syrian refugee camp

Images posted on social media showed tents burned to the ground and injured people being loaded onto a truck.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s finally Friday… here is what you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie New force will dismantle 'insidious and corrosive' organised criminal gangs Cross-border Crime

New force will dismantle 'insidious and corrosive' organised criminal gangs

A new interagency task force is being set up to tackle the threat posed by gangs exploiting the border between north and south.

From TheJournal.ie Adams stands by 'Slab' Murphy comments and thinks critics are 'hysterical' Points Scoring

Adams stands by 'Slab' Murphy comments and thinks critics are 'hysterical'

The Sinn Féin leader has spoken about the case for the third straight day.

From The42 The talks that could have produced an all-Ireland soccer team in the 1970s Political Football

The talks that could have produced an all-Ireland soccer team in the 1970s

We came close enough at several stages to one national team on the island. This is why it didn’t work, writes Cormac Moore.

From TheJournal.ie Putin: Turkey's claims it didn't know downed jet was Russian are rubbish Shot Down

Putin: Turkey's claims it didn't know downed jet was Russian are rubbish

“The planes have identification signs and these are well visible,” Putin said.

From TheJournal.ie Armed hostage situation in northern French town Alert

Armed hostage situation in northern French town

The incident is ongoing in the town of Roubaix.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're just broken': The reality of border policing in a depleted force Thin Blue Line

'They're just broken': The reality of border policing in a depleted force

Each border county has seen a significant drop in garda numbers in the last five years, and the officers on the ground are feeling the effects.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: Garda Tony Golden's notes that warned of border resources back in 2013 Rural Crime

Revealed: Garda Tony Golden's notes that warned of border resources back in 2013

The notes were prepared for a community group who were worried after the murder of Garda Adrian Donoghue.

From TheJournal.ie Killer of Garda Tony Golden was under suspended sentence for carrying a live firearm Adrian Mackin

Killer of Garda Tony Golden was under suspended sentence for carrying a live firearm

Adrian Mackin was convicted of carrying a loaded gun in Newry in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Migrant crisis: Man shot dead trying to enter Europe from Turkey Border Guards

Migrant crisis: Man shot dead trying to enter Europe from Turkey

It comes as the EU and Turkey reach a deal to stem the flow of refugees into Europe.

From TheJournal.ie 'Holy Land' tour brochure banned after Palestine border dispute Could Cause Offence

'Holy Land' tour brochure banned after Palestine border dispute

A map included by the tour company could potentially cause offence, according to the advertising standards body.

From TheJournal.ie Two young men die in early morning crash Roads

Two young men die in early morning crash

The crash happened at around 3.30 am.

From TheJournal.ie 40 Irish fighters are in ISIS, claims former member Syria

40 Irish fighters are in ISIS, claims former member

He also said that there is “much talk” about attacking Western soil.

From TheJournal.ie Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes? North Of The Border

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?

The property market in Northern Ireland’s first city is set for growth in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Cattle-rustling: Man to face charges after border arrest Border Town

Cattle-rustling: Man to face charges after border arrest

An illegal slaughterhouse was also found recently.