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From TheJournal.ie Cross-border travellers face 'racial profiling', says human rights group Translink

Cross-border travellers face 'racial profiling', says human rights group

A group has lodged an equality complaint over cross-border immigration checks.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster suggests she is open to special arrangements for North as part of Brexit deal Brexit

Arlene Foster suggests she is open to special arrangements for North as part of Brexit deal

The DUP leader made the suggestion to journalists in Dublin this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament Brexit Debate

Nigel Farage says EU's tone is 'emollient' as Martina Anderson dons Irish jersey in EU parliament

“It is certainly not a question of pretending to negotiate”, Barnier warned, as Juncker told MEPs the risk of no deal remains “very real”.

From TheJournal.ie Drinks industry calls for drop in 'uncompetitive' alcohol tax as sterling value continues to fall Cross Border Shopping

Drinks industry calls for drop in 'uncompetitive' alcohol tax as sterling value continues to fall

The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland called for a 15% reduction in the tax by 2021.

From TheJournal.ie 'Brexit is the biggest show in town': The SDLP is banking on Brexit delivering election success in 2019 Northern Ireland

'Brexit is the biggest show in town': The SDLP is banking on Brexit delivering election success in 2019

The party currently has no MPs and wants to change that in a few months time.

From TheJournal.ie 'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit Emilio Archila

'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit

Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, is visiting Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Recent attempted bombings in Northern Ireland could drag us all back to the Troubles TOM CLONAN

Recent attempted bombings in Northern Ireland could drag us all back to the Troubles

A recent attempted mortar attack in Strabane has all the hallmarks of the past, writes Tom Clonan.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable' Yellowhammer

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'

Businesses in the North are likely to face an immediate adverse effect from a no-deal, according to the Yellowhammer documents.

From TheJournal.ie A British university has launched a major project investigating the practicalities of a united Ireland Brexit

A British university has launched a major project investigating the practicalities of a united Ireland

University College London is working with Irish universities on the project.

From TheJournal.ie 51% of people in Northern Ireland support Irish unification, new poll finds Border Poll

51% of people in Northern Ireland support Irish unification, new poll finds

That’s according to the latest poll published by Lord Ashcroft.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar 'doesn't expect any breakthroughs' in meeting with Johnson on Monday Brexit

Varadkar 'doesn't expect any breakthroughs' in meeting with Johnson on Monday

The two leaders have very different views on Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Former police chief to hold investigation into 1982 murder of three RUC officers in Co Armagh Car Bomb

Former police chief to hold investigation into 1982 murder of three RUC officers in Co Armagh

Sergeant Sean Quinn and Constables Allan McCloy and Paul Hamilton were killed by a bomb.

From TheJournal.ie Documentary links Martin McGuinness and Ian Paisley to new Troubles-era bomb attacks Northern Ireland

Documentary links Martin McGuinness and Ian Paisley to new Troubles-era bomb attacks

The revelations are made in a documentary about the Troubles to air next week.

From The42 Embarrassing own goal hands Northern Ireland fifth straight win Going Well This post contains videos

Embarrassing own goal hands Northern Ireland fifth straight win

Kevin Malget had a night to forget at Windsor Park on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Public thanked after teenager missing from Co Laois located LEANNE CAWLEY

Public thanked after teenager missing from Co Laois located

Leanne Cawley was found “safe and well” today.

From TheJournal.ie Queen Elizabeth's portrait back on display in Stormont House Northern Ireland

Queen Elizabeth's portrait back on display in Stormont House

The portrait was removed last month.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after sudden death of baby girl in Armagh Lurgan

Man arrested after sudden death of baby girl in Armagh

The man was arrested on suspicion of child cruelty and possession of Class A and Class B drugs.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for public inquiry into claims of abuse and neglect at mental health facility Muckamore Abbey

Calls for public inquiry into claims of abuse and neglect at mental health facility

Detective Chief Inspector Jill Duffie said that over 1,500 crimes had been identified in one ward over a 6 month period.

From TheJournal.ie Events take place to mark 40 years since IRA killings of Lord Mountbatten and Warrenpoint soldiers Bloody Monday

Events take place to mark 40 years since IRA killings of Lord Mountbatten and Warrenpoint soldiers

The killings took place on one of the deadliest days of the Troubles.

From TheJournal.ie Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking West Belfast

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking

The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.

From TheJournal.ie Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down Waringstown

Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down

The man’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.

From TheJournal.ie 'A few bumps in the road’: Number 10 attempts to downplay Operation Yellowhammer revelations Hard Border

'A few bumps in the road’: Number 10 attempts to downplay Operation Yellowhammer revelations

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to declare later that the UK is facing a Brexit ‘crisis’.

From TheJournal.ie Four men arrested on suspicion of 'vicious' attempted murder after man 'deliberately hit with car' Antrim

Four men arrested on suspicion of 'vicious' attempted murder after man 'deliberately hit with car'

The men were found hiding in gardens in Antrim and arrested by police.

From TheJournal.ie Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland Operation Banner

Veterans commemorate 50th anniversary of British Army deployment in Northern Ireland

Operation Banner began in August 1969 and lasted until 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Customer takes 'gay cake row' case to European Court of Human Rights Ashers Bakery

Customer takes 'gay cake row' case to European Court of Human Rights

Lawyers for Gareth Lee are seeking to challenge the concept that a business can have religious views.

From TheJournal.ie Apprentice Boys: Parade negotiator says he 'wouldn't have' band in Derry again Derry

Apprentice Boys: Parade negotiator says he 'wouldn't have' band in Derry again

The Apprentice Boys said they “recognise this may have caused upset to many in the nationalist community”.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI meets politicians over Derry march where loyalist band displayed Parachute Regiment symbol PSNI

PSNI meets politicians over Derry march where loyalist band displayed Parachute Regiment symbol

The meeting came after bricks and bottles were thrown at police during disturbances in Derry last night.

From TheJournal.ie Battle of the Bogside: It's 50 years since the community riot that changed Ireland Free Derry

Battle of the Bogside: It's 50 years since the community riot that changed Ireland

In August 1969, the people of the city’s Bogside area erected barricades to prevent the RUC entering.

From TheJournal.ie UK will 'safeguard' security in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit, says Michael Gove Warrenpoint

UK will 'safeguard' security in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit, says Michael Gove

Michael Gove was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland today.

From TheJournal.ie Donohoe says 'cliff-edge' Brexit can be avoided but no-deal risk is growing Backstop

Donohoe says 'cliff-edge' Brexit can be avoided but no-deal risk is growing

The finance minister said British chancellor Sajid Javid is “absolutely committed” to Britain leaving the EU by 31 October.

From TheJournal.ie Family of murdered loyalist offer £10,000 reward for information John Boreland

Family of murdered loyalist offer £10,000 reward for information

John Boreland was shot dead in north Belfast on 7 August 2016.

From TheJournal.ie How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland Deadlock

How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland

A no-deal Brexit could spell the return of direct rule to Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar marches in Belfast pride parade for the first time

Today is the first time the taoiseach attended the Belfast pride parade which is highlighting the theme of marriage equality.

From TheJournal.ie 'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit Border

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

Britain leaving the EU without a deal seems increasingly likely.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer' Belfast

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed?

Digby Jones made the claim on Twitter at the weekend when discussing the impact of a no deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks Stormont Assembly

Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks

The PM and the new Northern Ireland Secretary are to meet with the five main political parties tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will Northern Ireland 'question the union' after Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will Northern Ireland 'question the union' after Brexit?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he thinks that people in Northern Ireland will reconsider their role in the United Kingdom post-Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson's Brexit comments 'unhelpful', Coveney says Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson's Brexit comments 'unhelpful', Coveney says

The Tánaiste was meeting with new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Julian Smith today.