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Academics hold up Brexit as an example of the dangers of voting on an abstract concept.
"Our hefty international influence rested on our history and reputation, buttressed by our membership of the European Union and our close alliance with the United States. Suddenly, we are no longer an irreplaceable bridge between Europe and America. We are now less relevant to them both."
We spoke to Democratic Congressman Brendan Boyle, who sits on the House Committee on Ways and Means, which is responsible for international trade agreements.
Minister for Foreign Affairs speaking ahead of key meetings at White House, Capitol Hill.
The party president accused Boris Johnson of being willing to break the Good Friday Agreement in pursuit of his Brexit goals
Prospects for unification will have less to do with ancient hatreds than with health care, schools, housing, and jobs.
A slim majority showed Irish reunification polling ahead of remaining in the UK as arguments over the border and the backstop rage.
Simon Fraser argues Brexit complicates union of Britain and Northern Ireland.
THE future of the United Kingdom could be at risk after a poll revealed support for Northern Ireland quitting the Union and reunifying with the Republic of Ireland is growing.
HELENSBURGH, Scotland (Reuters) - James Henderson has spent most of his life fiercely opposed to Scottish independence. Now, reluctantly he is backing it.
Republican sentiment is rising over fears that Brexit will tank the economy, but Northern Ireland’s unionists won’t go quietly.
Brexit is a disaster for the United Kingdom. Given the risk that it will now lose Scotland and Northern Ireland to secession, the country seems to have accepted the idea of Great Britain turning back into “Little England.” Britain is that rare lion that chooses to become as small as a mouse.
Brexit is a “game-changer” that could trigger a referendum on Irish unification within three years, the leader of the nationalist Sinn Finn party said Saturday.
The political reality is that the United Kingdom is on a shoogly peg - and Brexit may be catalyst which breaks up the country.
A NEW POLL has shown just over half of people in Northern Ireland would vote for Irish unification if there were a border poll tomorrow.
Simon Fraser argues Brexit complicates union of Britain and Northern Ireland.
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.
BREXIT has set Ireland "on the path" to simultaneous north/south referendums on unification, an international legal conference has been told.
Ireland will be united “within a generation” as Brexit speeds up calls for a border poll, the vice-president of Sinn Fein said today.
Nicos Anastasiades says Cyprus will stand up for peace in Ireland and the backstop.
Brexit changed attitude and culture in Ireland around issue, says Sean Kelly MEP.
THE Tory peer who for the past decade was his party’s most senior adviser on Northern Ireland has warned of adverse consequences for the union if Boris Johnson fails to strike a deal with the EU.
Channel 4 News has learned that some respected figures from the liberal wing of unionism are now ready to talk with the government in Dublin about Irish unity - and even a border poll.