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#Northern Ireland

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar defends launching Belfast festival: 'Olly Murs is headlining - he's hardly a die hard republican' Féile An Phobail

Varadkar defends launching Belfast festival: 'Olly Murs is headlining - he's hardly a die hard republican'

Leo Varadkar has been criticised for launching a West Belfast festival during his sixth trip to Northern Ireland as Taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie Human rights campaigners lose Supreme Court appeal over Northern Irish abortion laws Court

Human rights campaigners lose Supreme Court appeal over Northern Irish abortion laws

However, the judges said that when it comes to fatal foetal abnormality, NI abortion law is not compatible with human rights laws.

From TheJournal.ie UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights Belfast

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

From TheJournal.ie DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust Northern Ireland

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust

The DUP MLA made the comments on the BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan show today.

From TheJournal.ie 'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws Eighth Ref

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws

An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.

From TheJournal.ie UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland' Brexit

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'

Sinn Féin, meanwhile, said the proposal has highlighted “the lack of knowledge” of border areas and the concerns they face.

From The42 Northern Ireland held by England's World Cup opponents All Square

Northern Ireland held by England's World Cup opponents

Michael O’Neill handed three debuts out during last night’s draw with Panama.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're unstoppable': Large crowds protest in Belfast for change to Northern Ireland abortion law Eighth Amendment

'We're unstoppable': Large crowds protest in Belfast for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

The DUP’s Arlene Foster has said that it was up to the North’s politicians to decide on its abortion laws.

From TheJournal.ie Man injured in 'ferocious and inhuman' attack in front of woman and children Larne

Man injured in 'ferocious and inhuman' attack in front of woman and children

The aggravated burglary happened early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste says report that Aidan McAnespie's body part was 'disposed of' must be 'extremely difficult' for the family The Troubles

Tánaiste says report that Aidan McAnespie's body part was 'disposed of' must be 'extremely difficult' for the family

The 24-year-old was shot shortly after crossing an army checkpoint.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border Major Speech

Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border

Responding to her speech in London, Sinn Féin accused Foster of producing the “same old arrogance”.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar warns Theresa May that border solution will be needed soon to avoid hard Brexit Brexit

Varadkar warns Theresa May that border solution will be needed soon to avoid hard Brexit

Varadkar said he had yet to see a proposal from London that “remotely approaches” a solution to the border issue with Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'I would not be as confident as you': May and Brexiteer MP 'in row over who would win a border poll' Northern Ireland

'I would not be as confident as you': May and Brexiteer MP 'in row over who would win a border poll'

The Prime Minister met with Conservative MPs yesterday to discuss future customs arrangements.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: 'Significant' amount of guns and explosives found during 12 day search in Lurgan Terrorism

Pictures: 'Significant' amount of guns and explosives found during 12 day search in Lurgan

A pipe bomb uncovered near a nursery would “almost certainly” have killed or caused injury if detonated.

From TheJournal.ie Nigel Farage denies claims that he's about to join the DUP Northern Ireland

Nigel Farage denies claims that he's about to join the DUP

Farage will be the guest speaker at a local DUP event in Co Antrim today.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference Reconciliation

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference

The former Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a Basque peace conference today.

From TheJournal.ie 10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found Strabane

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found

Three men were arrested following the discovery.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry' Northern Ireland

Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'

The name of the city remains a contentious issue for some.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair' The Hooded Men

'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair'

The 14 Hooded Men who were interned in the North in 1971 met with Tánaiste Simon Coveney yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland Social Media Impact

Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.

From TheJournal.ie Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down' Beyond Brexit

Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down'

Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton shared a stage in Dublin this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit EU-turn

Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit

Yesterday, Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin said that the future of Northern Ireland was being decided in Brexit negotiations.

From TheJournal.ie Burglar slaps woman in face before stealing money and wedding ring Coalisland

Burglar slaps woman in face before stealing money and wedding ring

The woman is said to be “badly shocked” after the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Good Friday Agreement was politics that worked because people stopped behaving like politicians' GFA20

'The Good Friday Agreement was politics that worked because people stopped behaving like politicians'

That is the view of Tony Blair, one of the architects of the deal.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton on sleepless nights in 1998, Bertie trying to keep him up till dawn and Northern Ireland's similarities with Black Panther 20 Years

Bill Clinton on sleepless nights in 1998, Bertie trying to keep him up till dawn and Northern Ireland's similarities with Black Panther

Bill Clinton shared his memories of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, 20 years ago today.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Clinton warns political stalemate could result in the North going 'back into the hell of the Troubles' Deadlock

Bill Clinton warns political stalemate could result in the North going 'back into the hell of the Troubles'

There are three possible outcomes if the institutions in the North don’t get up and running soon, said Clinton.

From TheJournal.ie Peter Hain: 'The UK government is playing a dangerous game with the peace process' Read Me

Peter Hain: 'The UK government is playing a dangerous game with the peace process'

Boris Johnston thinks that post Brexit, Armagh and Louth will be just the same as Camden and Westminster except with more Guinness, writes Peter Hain.

From TheJournal.ie Man left with fractured skull after 'brutal and horrific' attack Coleraine

Man left with fractured skull after 'brutal and horrific' attack

The incident happened last night in a garage beside a property in the Farm Hill of Mosside.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI launches investigation into distribution of anti-Islamic leaflets to Belfast homes Generation Sparta

PSNI launches investigation into distribution of anti-Islamic leaflets to Belfast homes

Members of the DUP have said the leaflets are “absolutely wrong and dangerous”.

From The42 Ciara Mageean named Northern Ireland athletics captain for Commonwealth Games Leading The Charge

Ciara Mageean named Northern Ireland athletics captain for Commonwealth Games

All eyes on Australia’s Gold Coast from tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie UDA threat against journalist condemned Paramilitary Activity

UDA threat against journalist condemned

The NUJ has said it is concerned about the safety of the journalist and those close to them.

From TheJournal.ie Nine arrested after clashes with police at illegal Easter parade in Lurgan Arrests

Nine arrested after clashes with police at illegal Easter parade in Lurgan

The eight masked men, with ages ranging from 30-48, were dressed in paramilitary-style uniforms.

From TheJournal.ie UK civil servant tasked with finding solution to Irish border issue quits job Brexit

UK civil servant tasked with finding solution to Irish border issue quits job

Simon Case is leaving his role to become Prince William’s private secretary.

From The42 Dream debut for 18-year-old supersub as Northern Ireland snatch late victory over Korea New Hero
From TheJournal.ie 'What are Sinn Féin delivering? Absolutely nothing' - Foster says DUP won't be held to 'ransom' What Is It Good For?

'What are Sinn Féin delivering? Absolutely nothing' - Foster says DUP won't be held to 'ransom'

Both parties have been deadlocked now for over 14 months.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy Salisbury

Ireland 'fully supports' UK's efforts to punish those behind 'heinous' poisoning of former spy

Russia has denied involvement in the poisoning.

From TheJournal.ie Republican Congressman linked to Trump's travel ban to be honoured at Irish-American event Washington

Republican Congressman linked to Trump's travel ban to be honoured at Irish-American event

Leo Varadkar said he is comfortable with tonight’s event, stating he doesn’t have to agree 100% with everyone’s views.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast student seeks rights for Irish citizens in Northern Ireland to be allowed vote in Eighth referendum Eighth Amendment
From TheJournal.ie 'There is important work to be done': Clinton says politicians should commit to spirit of Good Friday Agreement 20 Years On

'There is important work to be done': Clinton says politicians should commit to spirit of Good Friday Agreement

A special event to mark the 20th anniversary of the deal has been held in Washington DC.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar calls for marriage equality in the North during Washington speech Leo In The Usa

Varadkar calls for marriage equality in the North during Washington speech

He told the packed out auditorium that he was happy to march in the Pride parade in Belfast last year.