EU CHIEF Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier is to meet Sinn Féin and DUP representatives today as the countdown begins to the UK leaving the European Union on Friday.
Since the Treaty of Rome was signed on March 25, 1957, peace and prosperity is arguably the EU's most notable achievement and greatest legacy. This is something many Remain voters have consistently pointed out since the U.K. decided to leave the EU but how valid is that claim?
Nicos Anastasiades says Cyprus will stand up for peace in Ireland and the backstop.
South Armagh people unsure of impact on them if UK crashes out of EU.
The Good Friday Agreement was born of the most painstaking talks I ever took part in. Now our prime minister threatens to rip it apart.
EU leaders tell Boris Johnson to give them new Brexit plans by Monday or risk talks collapsing 05/10/2019
Question Time: Bonnie Greer tells panel 'Ireland owes this country nothing' during heated Brexit debate 04/10/2019
Ms Greer also warned of the depth of sentiment around the issue of Ireland in the US, saying: 'The United States is Irish'
Prime minister’s ‘take it or leave it’ proposals described as unworkable and illegal.
Northern Irish judge to consider granting immediate injunction to block Boris Johnson's plans [3 mins] 29/08/2019
The lord chief justice in Northern Ireland will tomorrow consider granting an immediate injunction to block the suspension of parliament.
Ireland‘s EU commissioner has launched a scathing attack on Boris Johnson, accusing the “unelected prime minister” of “gambling” with the Irish peace process.
The US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer has sent a letter to the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warning that he will strongly oppose any US-UK trade deal that undermines the Good Friday Agreement or facilitates a return to a hard border.
Operation Yellowhammer papers warn of food, fuel and medicine shortages if UK goes for no-deal Brexit 18/08/2019
Since Boris Johnson became Prime Minister, the Government has announced it is spending an extra £2bn on no-deal contingency planning.
The 122 signatories warned that Brexit will threaten peace and friendship in Europe. / On the 75th anniversary of D-Day, more than 120 military veterans have signed a letter warning that peace and friendship in Europe is threatened by Brexit.
Since the Treaty of Rome was signed on March 25, 1957, peace and prosperity is arguably the EU's most notable achievement and greatest legacy.
German chancellor also shares views on Brexit and climate crisis in interview. / Europe must reposition itself to stand up to the challenges posed by its three big global rivals, China, Russia and the US, Angela Merkel has said before her final European election as German chancellor.
EU wins Nobel Peace Prize 10/12/0012
The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its achievements in bringing peace, democracy and human rights to Europe.
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to European Union 12/10/2012
The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for six decades of work in advancing peace in Europe. The committee said the EU had helped to transform Europe "from a continent of war to a continent of peace".
Prize motivation: "for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe."
But as Kieran Devine writes, while over 65s are typically treated as a single category in opinion polls, there are substantial generational differences within this group, with those who lived through the Second World War being far more likely to oppose Brexit.
Brexit is not inevitable. For the sake of our children, let’s stay and fight for a better EU, before we do more damage.
UK MEP Richard Ashworth’s speech warning Europeans of ‘cautionary tale’ of Brexit receives standing ovation 28/03/2019
British MEP Richard Ashworth’s speech in the European Parliament on Wednesday claiming Brexit was a “cautionary tale” to Europe has received a significant response on social media getting shared by many across the continent.
#Brexit stands as a cautionary tale to the people of Europe. We must never take peace and prosperity for granted. Value it, fight for it and defend it every day.
Brexit campaigner said Belfast Agreement was a ‘rigged referendum’ and ‘mortal stain’. / Michael Gove is a “fanatic” who would be “dangerous” for the Northern Irish peace process and North-South relations if he won the Conservative Party leadership election, senior figures involved in the design and implementation of the Belfast Agreement have warned.