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Explainer: The high-stakes risks for the DUP as it threatens to collapse Stormont
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Explainer: The high-stakes risks for the DUP as it threatens to collapse Stormont

Sep 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 19,229 Views 18 Comments

The threat by the party’s leader was widely criticised by other parties in Northern Ireland.

Donaldson urges quick resolution to NI Protocol issues following 'frank' talks with Taoiseach
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Donaldson urges quick resolution to NI Protocol issues following 'frank' talks with Taoiseach

Aug 27th 2021, 9:08 PM 17,673 Views 40 Comments

The Taoiseach acknowledged “the concerns of the unionist community are sincere”.

UK and EU have 'fundamentally flawed' approach to NI protocol impasse – Lords
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UK and EU have 'fundamentally flawed' approach to NI protocol impasse – Lords

Jul 29th 2021, 6:00 AM 15,691 Views 17 Comments

The House of Lords committee said that Northern Ireland risks becoming a “permanent casualty” of Brexit.

Brexit: Von der Leyen tells Johnson ‘we will not renegotiate’ over Northern Ireland
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Brexit: Von der Leyen tells Johnson ‘we will not renegotiate’ over Northern Ireland

Jul 22nd 2021, 1:46 PM 21,873 Views 31 Comments

The European Commission President said the EU and UK must jointly work to ensure stability in the North.

EU says there will be no renegotiation of the Protocol, after UK suggests 'significant change'
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EU says there will be no renegotiation of the Protocol, after UK suggests 'significant change'

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 3:30 PM 43,984 Views 53 Comments

The UK government has said that current arrangements “cannot go on”, despite progress made last month on some big issues.

Von der Leyen says Ireland’s handling of the pandemic is 'exemplary'
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Von der Leyen says Ireland’s handling of the pandemic is 'exemplary'

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 12:06 PM 35,563 Views 102 Comments

The European Commission President welcomed that Ireland has signed up to the EU Green Cert system.

UK ministers warn EU Protocol will ‘damage’ Northern Ireland peace without changes
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UK ministers warn EU Protocol will ‘damage’ Northern Ireland peace without changes

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:56 AM 16,745 Views 50 Comments

David Frost and Brandon Lewis said the current terms risk ‘creating a series of rolling crises’.

Garda Commissioner says loyalist rally reports may be ‘kite flying’
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Garda Commissioner says loyalist rally reports may be ‘kite flying’

Jul 2nd 2021, 6:49 PM 38,899 Views 44 Comments

Drew Harris said gardaí would be prepared if a rally did take place in Dublin.

EU must back up words with actions on Northern Ireland Protocol, Brandon Lewis says
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EU must back up words with actions on Northern Ireland Protocol, Brandon Lewis says

Jun 27th 2021, 4:35 PM 19,245 Views 24 Comments

Lewis blamed the problems attributed to the Protocol on the EU’s “purist” implementation.

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 Jun 23rd 2021, 1:45 PM 19,000 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.

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

Jun 22nd 2021, 2:38 PM 19,073 Views 36 Comments

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

Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’
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Taoiseach warns UK extension of protocol grace period would be ‘problematic’

Jun 13th 2021, 9:04 AM 21,798 Views 45 Comments

Martin also insisted a breakthrough between the EU and UK was still possible ‘if there’s a will there on both sides’.

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 24,302 Views 99 Comments

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

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 16,387 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.

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 17,007 Views 16 Comments

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

Ahead of final meeting with Boris Johnson, Arlene Foster urges him to ‘deal with’ NI Protocol
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Ahead of final meeting with Boris Johnson, Arlene Foster urges him to ‘deal with’ NI Protocol

May 20th 2021, 4:05 PM 9,925 Views 16 Comments

The First Minister said every day the protocol remains in place, more damage was done to Northern Ireland.

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 7,335 Views 5 Comments

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

Northern Ireland has been 'partly annexed by EU' and now like the 'Vichy regime', Belfast High Court hears
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Northern Ireland has been 'partly annexed by EU' and now like the 'Vichy regime', Belfast High Court hears

May 14th 2021, 5:50 PM 16,365 Views 18 Comments

Unionist politicians have taken a judicial review into the workings of the Northern Ireland 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 38,546 Views 14 Comments

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

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 5,502 Views 2 Comments

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

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 10,607 Views 10 Comments

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

EU takes action against UK over ‘international law breaches’ on Northern Ireland
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EU takes action against UK over ‘international law breaches’ on Northern Ireland

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 1:45 PM 16,019 Views 45 Comments

The European Commission is taking steps towards proceedings over the alleged breach of the NI Protocol.

Arlene Foster says UK 'damaging' itself with NI Protocol to appease EU
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Arlene Foster says UK 'damaging' itself with NI Protocol to appease EU

Mar 14th 2021, 3:07 PM 23,436 Views 57 Comments

Foster wants the post-Brexit Northern Ireland Protocol to be replaced.

Michelle O'Neill declines to meet with Boris Johnson during NI visit
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Michelle O'Neill declines to meet with Boris Johnson during NI visit

Mar 12th 2021, 4:10 PM 43,557 Views 85 Comments

The NI deputy First Minister refused to welcome the British Prime Minister to Belfast today in her Stormont role.

EU reaction to NI Protocol grace period extensions ‘hysterical’, says Arlene Foster
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EU reaction to NI Protocol grace period extensions ‘hysterical’, says Arlene Foster

Mar 9th 2021, 5:21 PM 18,680 Views 40 Comments

The European Commission is preparing to take legal action against the UK government, accusing it of breaching the terms of the protocol.

British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'
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British chief Brexit negotiator calls on EU to ‘shake off remaining ill will'

Mar 7th 2021, 7:51 AM 24,864 Views 69 Comments

Whitehall has extended a series of ‘grace periods’ designed to ease trade between Northern Ireland and Britain.

The latest Brexit row: UK's solo run has left the EU in a tricky position
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The latest Brexit row: UK's solo run has left the EU in a tricky position

Mar 5th 2021, 11:20 AM 32,105 Views 48 Comments

This is Brexit: so expect to see more rows between the UK and EU, particularly over the Northern Ireland Protocol.

EU taking ‘very belligerent approach’ to issues caused by NI Protocol, Arlene Foster says
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EU taking ‘very belligerent approach’ to issues caused by NI Protocol, Arlene Foster says

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 9:28 AM 34,194 Views 83 Comments

The Northern Ireland protocol was designed to avoid a hardening of the border on the island of Ireland.

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DUP launches legal challenge against Northern Ireland Protocol

Feb 21st 2021, 4:58 PM 35,956 Views 54 Comments

A group of DUP members have engaged senior legal counsel to prepare for a series of challenges to the protocol.

'We all need to cool it': Taoiseach urges calm as EU and UK to discuss NI Protocol in London today
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'We all need to cool it': Taoiseach urges calm as EU and UK to discuss NI Protocol in London today

Feb 11th 2021, 12:22 PM 10,999 Views 8 Comments

“We need to dial down the rhetoric on both sides,” Micheál Martin said in relation to the NI Protocol.

Explainer: Why has a row broken out over checks between GB and Northern Ireland?
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Explainer: Why has a row broken out over checks between GB and Northern Ireland?

Feb 3rd 2021, 5:14 PM 34,524 Views 39 Comments
  • UK minister Michael Gove has asked the EU for a Northern Ireland transition period until 2023.
  • Simon Coveney conceded that some of the ways the Protocol is being implemented is causing problems.
  • SDLP MLA Colin McGrath said that there is a danger of any problem in Northern Ireland becoming a "green or orange" issue.
The Northern Ireland Protocol kicks off from tonight - here's what you need to know
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The Northern Ireland Protocol kicks off from tonight - here's what you need to know

Dec 31st 2020, 12:18 PM 49,284 Views 35 Comments

New checks and processes on trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland will come into operation at 11pm tonight.

Three-month 'grace period' will mean Brexit agri-checks won't apply to foods sent to NI supermarkets
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Three-month 'grace period' will mean Brexit agri-checks won't apply to foods sent to NI supermarkets

Dec 9th 2020, 4:04 PM 9,663 Views 5 Comments

Yes, this is basically another Brexit extension.