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Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says
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Ireland listening to those with ‘real concerns’ over Protocol, Coveney says

10 hours ago 8,057 Views 14 Comments

Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Minister said he hopes progress will be made in the sausage war trade dispute between the UK and the EU.

'The government needs to get a backbone': Fishers meet with Minister McConalogue after protest
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'The government needs to get a backbone': Fishers meet with Minister McConalogue after protest

Updated Wed 4:15 PM 23,926 Views 29 Comments

Minister Charlie McConalogue has announced a tour of ports and harbours over the next few months to hear fishers’ concerns.

Changes will have to be made to Northern Ireland Protocol, NI Secretary Lewis tells UK MPs
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Changes will have to be made to Northern Ireland Protocol, NI Secretary Lewis tells UK MPs

Updated Wed 1:45 PM 18,845 Views 39 Comments

The comments came after outgoing DUP leader Edwin Poots said he had received a personal assurance that changes would be made to the Protocol.

There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals
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There will be 'no extension’ on deadline for post-Brexit residency scheme for EU nationals

Wed 7:06 AM 23,116 Views 20 Comments

EU citizens and their families have been asked to apply to the Home Office scheme by 30 June.

Outgoing DUP leader Poots says he ‘has been promised significant victory’ over NI Protocol
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Outgoing DUP leader Poots says he ‘has been promised significant victory’ over NI Protocol

Tue 2:38 PM 18,831 Views 37 Comments

The UK government and the EU are locked in a dispute over the implementation of the protocol.

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?
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Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?

Sun 6:30 AM 32,554 Views 23 Comments

In principle, the deal commits to the “full liberalisation” of Australian goods entering Britain.

An extract from our Brexit newsletter: A sausage war and a Poots putsch
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An extract from our Brexit newsletter: A sausage war and a Poots putsch

Jun 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 8,060 Views 4 Comments

Here is an extract from our Brexit newsletter this evening, revived to cover the grace-period row, and strained relations.

The Explainer: What's all this about a Brexit sausage war?
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The Explainer: What's all this about a Brexit sausage war?

Jun 17th 2021, 6:00 PM 3,438 Views 3 Comments

Yes, a Brexit sausage row. Let us break it down for you with the help of Gráinne Ní Aodha and Dominic McGrath of BBC Radio Foyle.

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row
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Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row

Updated Jun 14th 2021, 8:41 AM 38,211 Views 24 Comments
  • The US President told the UK Prime Minister he must protect the Good Friday Agreement and the peace process
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a further grace period for the Northern Ireland Protocol would be “very problematic”
  • The DUP's new leader Edwin Poots sent a copy of the Good Friday Agreement to French President Emmanuel Macron
EU urged to be ‘pragmatic, not bloody-minded’ over Brexit dispute
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EU urged to be ‘pragmatic, not bloody-minded’ over Brexit dispute

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 2:05 PM 24,282 Views 99 Comments

UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab made the call as Boris Johnson met leaders from the bloc in Cornwall.

The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know
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The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know

Jun 11th 2021, 12:08 AM 6,664 Views 3 Comments

This will be the first time the leaders have met in almost two years due to Covid-19.

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets
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Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets

Jun 10th 2021, 7:56 PM 17,143 Views 11 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former top aide has launched a profile on newsletter platform Substack.

Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach
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Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 12:50 PM 27,940 Views 48 Comments
  • Biden's aides say he will stress the need to "stand behind" the Northern Ireland Protocol.
  • Micheál Martin said this morning that Biden's and US involvement is significant and makes sense from an American perspective.
  • European Council President Charles Michel said it's "paramount" that the terms of the Brexit deal are respected.
UK press hypes 'sausage trade war' with EU over Northern Ireland checks on chilled meats
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UK press hypes 'sausage trade war' with EU over Northern Ireland checks on chilled meats

Jun 8th 2021, 12:25 PM 19,388 Views 26 Comments

The EU has warned it will “react swiftly” if the UK acts unilaterally again in relation to the NI Protocol.

Poots reports 'positive, frank and useful' talks with Taoiseach despite north-south relations 'never being as bad'
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Poots reports 'positive, frank and useful' talks with Taoiseach despite north-south relations 'never being as bad'

Updated Jun 4th 2021, 8:02 AM 64,422 Views 91 Comments

The Taoiseach says the two party leaders had “an open exchange of view” this evening.

EU needs to show more common sense over NI Protocol, David Frost says
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EU needs to show more common sense over NI Protocol, David Frost says

Jun 1st 2021, 10:40 PM 16,369 Views 24 Comments

The UK’s Brexit minister was in NI to meet business and community representatives to discuss the challenges they are facing following departure from the EU.

EU not using Northern Ireland to punish UK for Brexit, EC vice-president says
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EU not using Northern Ireland to punish UK for Brexit, EC vice-president says

May 30th 2021, 10:51 AM 17,021 Views 29 Comments

Maros Sefcovic said they searched for four years for the ‘best solution to the very sensitive situation in Northern Ireland’.

Quiz: How much do you know about fish?
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Quiz: How much do you know about fish?

May 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 53,574 Views 27 Comments

Test your knowledge.

'Longer and bloodier than Hamlet': British papers reel at Dominic Cummings' explosive evidence
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'Longer and bloodier than Hamlet': British papers reel at Dominic Cummings' explosive evidence

May 27th 2021, 9:02 AM 29,333 Views 30 Comments

His marathon seven-hour session of evidence gave the press plenty to write about, some calling it a “rain of fire”, others a “Domshell”.

Poll: Is fresh fish part of your diet?
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Poll: Is fresh fish part of your diet?

May 26th 2021, 11:52 AM 31,845 Views 49 Comments

The Irish Fishing fleet is protesting today and they believe that their industry is under threat from Brexit.

Irish people's trust in British government down at 12% amid Brexit 'adventure'
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Irish people's trust in British government down at 12% amid Brexit 'adventure'

May 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 16,679 Views 33 Comments

This makes more distrusted than the US government or the European Commission.

Von der Leyen says Northern Ireland trade problems are caused by Brexit, not the Protocol
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Von der Leyen says Northern Ireland trade problems are caused by Brexit, not the Protocol

May 25th 2021, 7:44 AM 39,667 Views 56 Comments

A new raft of checks at the ports of Belfast and Larne under the terms of the Protocol have sparked anger among unionists.

NI Protocol port checks could be reduced by 80%, Simon Coveney says
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NI Protocol port checks could be reduced by 80%, Simon Coveney says

May 20th 2021, 9:09 PM 16,986 Views 16 Comments

Coveney said that option is within the confines of the protocol if the UK agree to a common approach to standards.

European Commission VP and UK's Brexit minister invited to give evidence to Stormont committee
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European Commission VP and UK's Brexit minister invited to give evidence to Stormont committee

May 19th 2021, 6:51 PM 7,326 Views 5 Comments

The committee chairman said they’re being asked to give evidence on the impact of Brexit and the NI Protocol.

NI Secretary and David Frost urge ‘common sense’ from EU during Northern Ireland visit
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NI Secretary and David Frost urge ‘common sense’ from EU during Northern Ireland visit

May 12th 2021, 11:06 AM 9,155 Views 21 Comments

Frost and NI Secretary Brandon Lewis met business and community reps during a two-day visit to the North.

Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit
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Businesses re-opening after lockdown still ‘not as prepared as they need to be' for Brexit

May 10th 2021, 10:43 PM 10,370 Views 19 Comments

The remarks were made at an Oireachtas committee today.

Unionist negotiators of Good Friday Agreement call for suspension of Northern Ireland Protocol
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Unionist negotiators of Good Friday Agreement call for suspension of Northern Ireland Protocol

Updated May 8th 2021, 7:37 AM 40,983 Views 62 Comments

The open letter has been sent to Micheál Martin, Boris Johnson, Joe Biden and Maros Sefcovic.

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 25,344 Views 23 Comments
  • Organised crime groups have been exploiting a 100-year-old agreement between Ireland and England to bypass Brexit imposed border checks.
Brian Rowan: Arlene's feathers are ruffled today, but the DUP itself is under pressure
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Brian Rowan: Arlene's feathers are ruffled today, but the DUP itself is under pressure

Apr 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 38,927 Views 60 Comments

Former BBC correspondent Brian Rowan looks at the embattled DUP leader’s position today.

The final hurdle: Post-Brexit trade deal given 'big green light' by MEPs
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The final hurdle: Post-Brexit trade deal given 'big green light' by MEPs

Apr 28th 2021, 9:55 AM 11,733 Views 11 Comments

Members of the European Parliament had threatened to reject the agreement over the UK’s actions on the NI Protocol.

Brother of loyalist murder victim disrupts protest over Northern Ireland Protocol
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Brother of loyalist murder victim disrupts protest over Northern Ireland Protocol

Apr 19th 2021, 4:48 PM 38,492 Views 14 Comments

Gareth McCord’s brother Raymond was beaten to death by a UVF gang in north Belfast in 1997.

Brexit triggers a 'very weak' start to the year at Dublin Port as cargo volumes plunge
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Brexit triggers a 'very weak' start to the year at Dublin Port as cargo volumes plunge

Apr 19th 2021, 11:49 AM 12,419 Views 10 Comments

Trade with the UK declined by 29% while trade with other EU ports increased by nearly 18%.

Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute
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Taoiseach warns of ‘very serious harm’ if people use Brexit to create dispute

Apr 18th 2021, 3:30 PM 20,974 Views 27 Comments

Micheal Martin said Brexit was one of the causes of the ‘terrible scenes’ of rioting in Belfast recently.

Frost and Sefcovic seek solutions for Northern Ireland Brexit issues
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Frost and Sefcovic seek solutions for Northern Ireland Brexit issues

Apr 16th 2021, 7:08 AM 9,229 Views 8 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost and European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic have met in Brussels.

Frost to meet Sefcovic in Brussels for talks on Northern Ireland and Brexit
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Frost to meet Sefcovic in Brussels for talks on Northern Ireland and Brexit

Apr 14th 2021, 3:26 PM 5,496 Views 2 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney is also in London today for talks.

Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises
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Northern Ireland secretary quizzed for 60 minutes on Boris Johnson's 'broken' Brexit trade promises

Apr 13th 2021, 5:09 PM 35,527 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson was of sowing mistrust among the unionist community, and is not “a casual observer” to events in the North.

Brian Rowan: Once again, the politics of Northern Ireland is in a mess and violence has won out
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Brian Rowan: Once again, the politics of Northern Ireland is in a mess and violence has won out

Apr 8th 2021, 10:08 AM 23,242 Views 37 Comments

The former BBC correspondent and author says it’s like a rewind button has been pressed to the past in the North.

Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder
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Loyalist anger at post-Brexit trade rules among factors in Northern Ireland disorder

Apr 8th 2021, 8:10 AM 23,757 Views 49 Comments

It took an event unrelated to the Irish Sea border furore to set a match to simmering tensions

The Explainer: Why is there talk of an EU-UK 'vaccine war'?
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The Explainer: Why is there talk of an EU-UK 'vaccine war'?

Mar 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 10,436 Views 19 Comments

What’s going on? We take a look in this week’s episode.

DUP not considering collapsing Stormont in protest over NI Protocol, Minister says
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DUP not considering collapsing Stormont in protest over NI Protocol, Minister says

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:58 AM 10,598 Views 10 Comments

One of the party’s Stormont ministers said such a move would be ‘counter-productive’.

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