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From TheJournal.ie Latest search for Co Down woman who went missing 15 years ago set to end Lisa Dorrian

Latest search for Co Down woman who went missing 15 years ago set to end

Lisa Dorrian has been missing since 28 February 2005.

From TheJournal.ie 'Blueshirts' and borders: Sinn Féin tells Newry voters that a united Ireland has never been closer Rally

'Blueshirts' and borders: Sinn Féin tells Newry voters that a united Ireland has never been closer

Sinn Féin held a public meeting in Newry tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Conor Murphy again refuses to state that Paul Quinn was not a criminal Sinn Féin

Conor Murphy again refuses to state that Paul Quinn was not a criminal

Quinn’s mother Breege has repeatedly called for the Sinn Féin MLA to publicly state that her son, who was murdered in 2007, was not a criminal.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish protocol puts the North at the centre of a complicated Venn diagram Brexit

The Irish protocol puts the North at the centre of a complicated Venn diagram

Northern Ireland is “at the centre of a very complicated Venn diagram”, is how one academic put it.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed Belfast

PSNI investigate after old police flyers calling alcohol 'the number one rape drug' are distributed

The leaflets were distributed in north Belfast earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Sacked NI secretary Julian Smith hits back at accusations he sealed power-sharing deal by keeping details from Johnson Julian Smith

Sacked NI secretary Julian Smith hits back at accusations he sealed power-sharing deal by keeping details from Johnson

Smith said that Johnson did not “sign off a key government deal without reading it first”.

From TheJournal.ie 'No one wants a bar full of vending machines': NI businesses say new UK immigration system will cause labour shortage Northern Ireland

'No one wants a bar full of vending machines': NI businesses say new UK immigration system will cause labour shortage

Business groups across the UK have also criticised the points-based immigration system.

From TheJournal.ie Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge Building Bridges

Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge

Johnson’s suggestion of the bridge has been branded “a vanity project” by Scotland’s Transport Secretary.

From TheJournal.ie NI secretary Brandon Lewis pays tribute to 'brilliant predecessor' Julian Smith Cabinet

NI secretary Brandon Lewis pays tribute to 'brilliant predecessor' Julian Smith

Smith was sacked as NI secretary during the Cabinet reshuffle.

From TheJournal.ie Brandon Lewis named new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis

Brandon Lewis named new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

He succeeds Julian Smith who was sacked today.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland police breached man's human rights by keeping his DNA Privacy Rights

Northern Ireland police breached man's human rights by keeping his DNA

The case could have implications for the DNA databse in the Republic of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie House of Lords warns Brexit deal could see Northern Ireland in different time zone to rest of UK Tick Tock

House of Lords warns Brexit deal could see Northern Ireland in different time zone to rest of UK

A report from a House of Lords committee warned Northern Ireland may be legally obliged to be one hour ahead for six months every year.

From TheJournal.ie The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC United Ireland

The EU should support Irish reunification, Mary Lou McDonald tells BBC

The Sinn Féin leader also said the British government needs to start preparing itself for this constitutional change.

From TheJournal.ie £20 billion Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge being examined by Boris Johnson's government Bridge Too Far

£20 billion Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge being examined by Boris Johnson's government

Downing Street official said that a range of officials were looking at the idea.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'It's only as an adult in a post-Brexit world that the extent of what people lived through in the Troubles hits home' Opinion

Opinion: 'It's only as an adult in a post-Brexit world that the extent of what people lived through in the Troubles hits home'

Two women and dancers, Nicola Curry and Liz Roche, explore their own stories of growing up on both sides of the border.

From TheJournal.ie DeSouza to argue her case in US: 'Political pressure must be brought to bear on the British government' Good Friday Agreement

DeSouza to argue her case in US: 'Political pressure must be brought to bear on the British government'

Emma DeSouza will be asking the House of Representatives to pass a resolution supporting her case to self-identify as Irish.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes to 'leader and bridge-builder' Séamus Mallon at funeral mass in Co Armagh RIP

Tributes to 'leader and bridge-builder' Séamus Mallon at funeral mass in Co Armagh

The 83-year-old died at his home in Co Armagh on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Famed for his stubbornness and acerbic wit, Seamus Mallon was never one to fall into line' Peace And Justice

'Famed for his stubbornness and acerbic wit, Seamus Mallon was never one to fall into line'

Mallon, the former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister, passed away yesterday aged 83.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is an appalling situation': Judge furious by delays in Miami Showband legal case Northern Ireland

'This is an appalling situation': Judge furious by delays in Miami Showband legal case

Mr Justice Paul Maguire gave lawyers two weeks to sort issues around disclosure of sensitive security documents.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Irish parties say 'no thanks' to £1,000 pay rise amid public anger Money Message

Northern Irish parties say 'no thanks' to £1,000 pay rise amid public anger

The leaders of the five main parties said they would seek to have the pay rise deferred.

From TheJournal.ie Dawn raids by PSNI with garda support target £215 million money laundering ring Criminal Assets This post contains videos

Dawn raids by PSNI with garda support target £215 million money laundering ring

Six men and one woman were detained after 15 searches at locations across Northern Ireland yesterday and today.

From TheJournal.ie Church or ministers won't have to provide same-sex marriage in the North under proposed law Northern Ireland

Church or ministers won't have to provide same-sex marriage in the North under proposed law

Amnesty International said: “If a church wishes to offer weddings to same-sex couples of faith, then the law should not get in the way.”

From TheJournal.ie It won't stop Northern Ireland leaving, but Stormont has voted to reject Boris Johnson's Brexit deal No Consent

It won't stop Northern Ireland leaving, but Stormont has voted to reject Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

The voted was about whether to refuse legislative consent to the Brexit agreement.

From TheJournal.ie Despite Stormont deal, confusion still exists on self-identifying as Irish in the North Emma DeSouza

Despite Stormont deal, confusion still exists on self-identifying as Irish in the North

Emma DeSouza says that the UK interprets the right to identify as Irish “as akin to being a GAA supporter or country music fan”.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in Northern Ireland suspected of trying to sell 12 billion stolen passwords online Weleakinfo

Man arrested in Northern Ireland suspected of trying to sell 12 billion stolen passwords online

Another man was arrested by police in the Netherlands.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin finance minister in Stormont says UK government's funding for North 'woefully inadequate' Conor Murphy

Sinn Féin finance minister in Stormont says UK government's funding for North 'woefully inadequate'

This evening, Conor Murphy said he “cannot and will not” accept the British government’s package.

From TheJournal.ie Fr Brian D'Arcy receives OBE at Buckingham Palace Honour

Fr Brian D'Arcy receives OBE at Buckingham Palace

D’Arcy said he would celebrate by going for fish and chips with his family.

From TheJournal.ie 'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit Stormont

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit

The UK Prime Minister was urged to follow through on funding commitments to Northern Ireland during his visit today.

From TheJournal.ie From today, same-sex marriage is now legally recognised in the North Tie The Knot

From today, same-sex marriage is now legally recognised in the North

The first marriage ceremonies should take place in February.

From TheJournal.ie Stormont return creates 'beachhead' to move towards united Ireland, says new SF minister Constitutional Change

Stormont return creates 'beachhead' to move towards united Ireland, says new SF minister

Declan Kearney says there is a landmark opportunity to ‘advance the debate on constitutional change’.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster re-appointed First Minister as powersharing returns to Northern Ireland Back To Work

Arlene Foster re-appointed First Minister as powersharing returns to Northern Ireland

A new powersharing deal was agreed by the North’s main parties last night.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish language and extra funding: What’s in the Stormont proposal, and what happens next? What's The Deal

The Irish language and extra funding: What’s in the Stormont proposal, and what happens next?

The DUP has said that the proposal provides for a “fair and balanced” basis to reconvene the Stormont Executive.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney: Lyra McKee's death inspired Northern talks, now politicians should take charge Opinion

Simon Coveney: Lyra McKee's death inspired Northern talks, now politicians should take charge

The new deal is a balanced approach that can get the parliament up and running, the Tánaiste writes.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit House Of Commons

'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit

Thousands of students from all over Europe, including the Republic of Ireland, go to the UK as part of the programme each year, and vice versa.

From TheJournal.ie Michelle O'Neill says it's up to UK and Ireland to ensure Stormont Assembly is 'sustainable' Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill says it's up to UK and Ireland to ensure Stormont Assembly is 'sustainable'

Three years to the day since the collapse of the Assembly, the Sinn Féin leader in the North said talks are still “a work in progress”.

From TheJournal.ie Voters set to see what parties are arguing over as draft Stormont deal to be published Deal Or No Deal

Voters set to see what parties are arguing over as draft Stormont deal to be published

Publishing a draft text prior to securing a deal represent a new approach.

From TheJournal.ie Governments set to make public draft deal to restore powersharing at Stormont Northern Ireland

Governments set to make public draft deal to restore powersharing at Stormont

The five main parties in Northern Ireland will be urged to sign up to the document tabled by the UK and Irish governments.

From TheJournal.ie Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support Northern Ireland

Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support

UUP leader Steven Aiken said he was unsure of how close the parties were to a deal.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after off-duty police officer confronted at home by masked man with shot-gun Fermanagh

Investigation launched after off-duty police officer confronted at home by masked man with shot-gun

The attempted murder is being investigated by the PSNI in Fermanagh.

From TheJournal.ie Hillary Clinton appointed chancellor of Queen's University Belfast New Job

Hillary Clinton appointed chancellor of Queen's University Belfast

Clinton is the first woman to be named as the university’s chancellor.