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From TheJournal.ie Man appears in court in NI charged with murdering 11-month-old baby boy Hunter Mcgleenon

Man appears in court in NI charged with murdering 11-month-old baby boy

A pathologist’s report said the boy’s fatal head injury was not accidental.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in connection with investigation into sudden death of baby in Armagh Northern Ireland

Man arrested in connection with investigation into sudden death of baby in Armagh

The sudden death of the baby occurred in the Keady area earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie NI-born woman lodges Court of Appeal challenge to British citizenship ruling Northern Ireland

NI-born woman lodges Court of Appeal challenge to British citizenship ruling

Emma DeSouza’s legal team submitted papers to the Court of Appeal in Belfast to challenge a citizenship ruling from October.

From TheJournal.ie Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy DUP

Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy

The DUP leader also shared her thoughts on an Irish unity poll.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years Border Poll

Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years

That’s according to the latest Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll for TheJournal.ie.

From TheJournal.ie UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British Emma DeSouza

UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British

The tribunal made its initial ruling following an appeal by the Home Office in October.

From TheJournal.ie Michelle O’Neill retained Sinn Fein vice presidency with two thirds of vote Contest

Michelle O’Neill retained Sinn Fein vice presidency with two thirds of vote

Michelle O’Neill was re-elected as the party’s vice-president last weekend.

From The42 Gnabry hits hat-trick as Germany rout Northern Ireland Six Of The Best

Gnabry hits hat-trick as Germany rout Northern Ireland

Michael O’Neill’s side took a shock early lead, but it all went wrong from there.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster challenges Sinn Féin to condemn IRA shooting of her father DUP

Arlene Foster challenges Sinn Féin to condemn IRA shooting of her father

The DUP leader also called on the republican party to condemn a murder attempt on DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson answers all sorts in radio phone-in but won't say how many children he has Mic'd Up This post contains videos

Boris Johnson answers all sorts in radio phone-in but won't say how many children he has

Johnson spoke for almost an hour during the BBC Radio 5 Live show.

From TheJournal.ie Essex deaths: Man facing 39 counts of manslaughter has 'modest means', court told Migrant Deaths

Essex deaths: Man facing 39 counts of manslaughter has 'modest means', court told

UK authorities allege that Eamon Harrison (22) delivered the trailer, where 39 Vietnamese nationals were found dead, to a Belgian port.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of Remainers and Leavers willing to see NI leave Union for preferred Brexit outcome Northern Ireland

Majority of Remainers and Leavers willing to see NI leave Union for preferred Brexit outcome

Four in 10 Britons said they cared little or not at all about the region, according to new YouGov research.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Nobody knows my Philip’s name’: Telling the stories of the Children of the Troubles Remembered

‘Nobody knows my Philip’s name’: Telling the stories of the Children of the Troubles

A new book by Joe Duffy and Freya McClements seeks to tell those 186 stories.

From TheJournal.ie 'There will not be checks': Boris Johnson hails 'great Northern Ireland deal' at Tayto Castle Factory Check Yourself

'There will not be checks': Boris Johnson hails 'great Northern Ireland deal' at Tayto Castle Factory

“I speak as the Prime Minister of the UK and a passionate unionist, there will not be checks on goods going from NI to GB!”

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election Intimidation

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election

His comments come as officers continue to investigate telephone threats made to Ulster Unionist Party.

From TheJournal.ie 'A stark reality': Paramilitary violence in North being fuelled by Brexit and Stormont uncertainty Independent Commission

'A stark reality': Paramilitary violence in North being fuelled by Brexit and Stormont uncertainty

A report was published today by a paramilitary watchdog.

From TheJournal.ie UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law Conscientious Objection

UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law

Activists have warned the UK government that it has a legal obligation to limit the scope of conscientious objection.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not backwards': How the DUP hopes to inspire a new generation of unionists Northern Ireland

'I'm not backwards': How the DUP hopes to inspire a new generation of unionists

The party has traditionally struggled to appeal to young voters.

From TheJournal.ie Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election? And They're Off

Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election?

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit, but what else do we need to know?

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff Belfast

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

From TheJournal.ie Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos' To The Polls

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

From TheJournal.ie Foster says Taoiseach's recent comments were 'detrimental to unionist-Fine Gael relationships' Brexit

Foster says Taoiseach's recent comments were 'detrimental to unionist-Fine Gael relationships'

The DUP leader said there is a feeling that unionist concerns about the Withdrawal Agreement are being dismissed.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Will there be checks between the North and the UK after Brexit? Boris Johnson

FactCheck: Will there be checks between the North and the UK after Brexit?

Boris Johnson made the claim in the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection Belfast

With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection

There was little sense of pre-election excitement at the DUP party conference.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest man wanted for questioning in connection with 39 Essex deaths Dublin Port

Gardaí arrest man wanted for questioning in connection with 39 Essex deaths

The man was arrested for an offence in this jurisdiction.

From TheJournal.ie 18-year-old man killed in Co Down road crash Kilcoo

18-year-old man killed in Co Down road crash

The incident happened at around 2.30am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence Loyalists

Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence

Foster told PA that some loyalists were contemplating violent resistance to any Brexit deal.

From TheJournal.ie 'Indefensible' £15 million spend on MLA pay since Stormont collapsed Northern Ireland

'Indefensible' £15 million spend on MLA pay since Stormont collapsed

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland acknowledged that the figures were ‘unacceptable’.

From TheJournal.ie Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law Belfast

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law

“For the first time in six years, I can go back to being the mother I was,” she said.

From TheJournal.ie Injured victims of the Troubles to get annual pension of between £2,000 and £10,000 Northern Ireland

Injured victims of the Troubles to get annual pension of between £2,000 and £10,000

Legislation that requires the UK Government to introduce a scheme came into effect at midnight on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year? Explainer

Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont Abortion

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont

Private members’ legislation aimed at thwarting the imposition of abortion reform in Northern Ireland were not accepted.

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing? Podcast

The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?

We look at how legislation passed in Westminster is set to change abortion laws in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome Borderline Brexit

'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome

Residents living in frontier towns along the Irish border say they are hoping for “clarity” going forward.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North? Good Friday Agreement

FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?

The claim was made by Sinn Féin following a UK Tribunal ruling this week.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work Brexit

Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work

How and when will elected reps get to cast their vote and why is it a thorny issue for the DUP?

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says need for MLAs to declare as nationalist, unionist or other should be removed Northern Ireland

Varadkar says need for MLAs to declare as nationalist, unionist or other should be removed

He added he believes the GFA should be reformed to change the controversial petition of concern.

From TheJournal.ie Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster Stormont

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster

The move to decriminalise abortion will only be halted if the Stormont executive is restored by 21 October.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal 11th Hour

Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal

Speculation is mounting that a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations is imminent.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson Citizenship

Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson

The Home Office won an appeal against a ruling which found that people born in the North are not automatically British.