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From TheJournal.ie Teenager 'removed from classroom and questioned by police' over abortion pills Northern Ireland

Teenager 'removed from classroom and questioned by police' over abortion pills

The evidence was given in a court case taking place in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 1,000 prominent people sign letter urging Varadkar to defend Irish citizens in Northern Ireland Brexit

1,000 prominent people sign letter urging Varadkar to defend Irish citizens in Northern Ireland

Damien Dempsey, Michael Duignan, Frances Black and Jim Sheridan were among the people to sign the letter.

From TheJournal.ie NI meeting dubbed a 'waste of time' but Bradley says getting Stormont on its feet isn't about 'soundbites' Powersharing

NI meeting dubbed a 'waste of time' but Bradley says getting Stormont on its feet isn't about 'soundbites'

The British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference took place in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland Seizures

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

The move has been welcomed by some, while others say the new rules are still too restrictive.

From TheJournal.ie Karen Bradley 'actively considering' external mediator to restore NI powersharing talks Deadlock

Karen Bradley 'actively considering' external mediator to restore NI powersharing talks

Northern Ireland powersharing collapsed in January 2017 following the DUP’s and Sinn Féin’s failure to agree on a number of issues.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal after occupants barricade themselves in bedroom while masked men ransack home Northern Ireland

Appeal after occupants barricade themselves in bedroom while masked men ransack home

The incident happened at a house at High Street in Portaferry last night.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar to meet Apprentice Boys on trip to Derry Peace Process

Varadkar to meet Apprentice Boys on trip to Derry

Discussing the peace process and Brexit are on the Taoiseach’s agenda.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Ó Cuiv goes rogue to announce candidate for NI elections without party backing New Candidates

Eamon Ó Cuiv goes rogue to announce candidate for NI elections without party backing

The candidate, Councillor Sorcha McAnespy, was announced at an event in Tyrone tonight.

From TheJournal.ie UK committee warned by NI business panel why Brexit is a problem - using cheese as an example

UK committee warned by NI business panel why Brexit is a problem - using cheese as an example

If there’s a no deal, the price of beef will go up 37%, cheese by 43%, and tomatoes by 8%, the committee heard.

From TheJournal.ie 'No Irish No Gay' Banner removed from Northern Irish motorway Xenophobic

'No Irish No Gay' Banner removed from Northern Irish motorway

The PSNI said it has removed the banner and launched an investigation into the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal Border Issue

'The answer is yes': EU's Michel Barnier says Irish border issue could sink Brexit deal

EU leaders have warned Britain they would offer no more concessions to break the deadlock in negotiations.

From The42 Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show Blocked

Northern Ireland block Kyle Lafferty from playing for Rangers on Sunday following international no-show

The Fermanagh-born striker ruled himself out of Northern Ireland’s Nations League games this week.

From The42 Edin Dzeko double leaves Northern Ireland on the brink of Nations League relegation On The Brink

Edin Dzeko double leaves Northern Ireland on the brink of Nations League relegation

The AS Roma striker scored twice as Bosnia-Herzegovina saw off a wasteful Northern Ireland 2-0 on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either Northern Ireland

May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either

The UK Prime Minister was told by a fellow MP that for the people of Ireland, “Brexit means borders”.

From TheJournal.ie Angela Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' of Brexit deal Crunch Time

Angela Merkel warns 'devil is in detail' of Brexit deal

“Everything is solved only when everything is solved,” the German leader said.

From TheJournal.ie 'Is this the best use of £150m?': Ex-NI Secretaries of State say Troubles investigations should stop Historical Investigations

'Is this the best use of £150m?': Ex-NI Secretaries of State say Troubles investigations should stop

The group says there needs to be a more ‘even-handed’ approach to investigations.

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 Majority of Northern Irish leave voters put Brexit above peace process Brexit

Majority of Northern Irish leave voters put Brexit above peace process

With regards to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote, 44.2% of people in Northern Ireland voted to leave the EU.

From TheJournal.ie Scotland should have its own backstop deal, says Nicola Sturgeon Backstop Deal

Scotland should have its own backstop deal, says Nicola Sturgeon

The Scottish First Minister has said that Glasgow and Belfast could end up competing for investment post-Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie 'The serving and sacrifice Irish soldiers put in during the Troubles - it has never been recognised' Soldiering Against Subversion

'The serving and sacrifice Irish soldiers put in during the Troubles - it has never been recognised'

A new book by an Irish retired member of the Defence Forces looks to shed light on the job they did during an intense period.

From TheJournal.ie Split between Donegal and Fermanagh, the future of this village hangs in the balance Brexit

Split between Donegal and Fermanagh, the future of this village hangs in the balance

Pettigo is split by Northern Ireland’s border – and locals are uneasy about what Brexit could bring.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal after reports of Belfast robbery involving two hammer-wielding Halloween masked men Shankill Road

Appeal after reports of Belfast robbery involving two hammer-wielding Halloween masked men

The PSNI received reports of the robbery on the Shankill Road, Belfast at around 9.55am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie A new study has found that adults who were breastfed as babies earn more than those who were not Breastfeeding

A new study has found that adults who were breastfed as babies earn more than those who were not

The findings suggest that a higher rate of breastfeeding could lead to ‘substantial returns’ for national economies.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says her Brexit red line is 'blood red' Very Red This post contains videos

Arlene Foster says her Brexit red line is 'blood red'

The DUP leader did not rule out her party’s MPs voting against a Brexit deal in parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Government wants to avoid scenario where there would be two time zones on the island of Ireland If I Could Turn Back Time

Government wants to avoid scenario where there would be two time zones on the island of Ireland

The changing of the clocks for winter and summer has been a ritual in Europe since 1916.

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 Factcheck: Can you buy a drink in Dublin with pounds? Brexit Claims This post contains videos

Factcheck: Can you buy a drink in Dublin with pounds?

David Davis thinks you can.

From TheJournal.ie TheJournal.ie's Brexit Road Trip: We travelled the length of Northern Ireland's border Hard Border

TheJournal.ie's Brexit Road Trip: We travelled the length of Northern Ireland's border

We spoke to people from all walks of life to see how Brexit could affect Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Boris brands May's Brexit plan as 'deranged' while Davis describes the Irish border issue as 'exaggerated' Brexit

Boris brands May's Brexit plan as 'deranged' while Davis describes the Irish border issue as 'exaggerated'

Johnson told the Sunday Times that May’s Brexit plan won’t work.

From TheJournal.ie Old wounds, new problems: A drive along the Irish border before Brexit Brexit Explained

Old wounds, new problems: A drive along the Irish border before Brexit

Before Brexit negotiations come to an end, TheJournal.ie asked communities along the border what they thought would happen.

From TheJournal.ie Most people are against Irish citizens in the North voting for the Irish president Citizenship

Most people are against Irish citizens in the North voting for the Irish president

A poll has found support for extending voting rights at 27%.

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 Investigation into 'brutal, paramilitary' shooting of 18-year-old in Co Antrim Ballymoney

Investigation into 'brutal, paramilitary' shooting of 18-year-old in Co Antrim

The young man was shot once in each arm and leg early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Westminster committee says Irish fishermen must stay away from NI waters unless deal is done Fishing Rights

Westminster committee says Irish fishermen must stay away from NI waters unless deal is done

At present, Irish-registered vessels are permitted to fish off Northern Ireland shores.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about Northern Irish politics? Stormont Executive

Quiz: How much do you know about Northern Irish politics?

Karen Bradley admitted she didn’t know much about the divisive political history in the North when she took up her role in January.

From The42 Pjanic admits Bosnia 'a little bit lucky' as Michael O'Neill laments 'sore' home defeat One Of Those Games

Pjanic admits Bosnia 'a little bit lucky' as Michael O'Neill laments 'sore' home defeat

Bosnia-Herzegovina had just five shots to Northern Ireland’s 26 but came away from Windsor with all three points.

From The42 Will Grigg strike not enough as Northern Ireland suffer Nation's League defeat at home to Bosnia Uefa Nations League

Will Grigg strike not enough as Northern Ireland suffer Nation's League defeat at home to Bosnia

Michael O’Neill’s side could not grab a dramatic late equaliser, as Northern Ireland tasted defeat on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Irish Secretary admits she didn't understand 'nationalists don't vote for unionist parties' Karen Bradley

Northern Irish Secretary admits she didn't understand 'nationalists don't vote for unionist parties'

Karen Bradley has said there was a lot she didn’t understand about Northern Ireland before she was given the job.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland Assembly members' salaries to be cut by £14,000 Karen Bradley

Northern Ireland Assembly members' salaries to be cut by £14,000

The North has been without an Executive since January 2017 because of an ongoing row between Sinn Féin and the DUP.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI appeal for John Clifford to hand himself in as they continue hunt for child killer Prison Break

PSNI appeal for John Clifford to hand himself in as they continue hunt for child killer

The 56-year-old remains at large after he did not return to prison on Sunday.