As Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to depart Downing Street, tossed from office by his own party, his legacy — the opening lines of his eventual obituary — will call him the man who “got Brexit done.” / So how is that going? What can be said about the post-Brexit Britain that Johnson is leaving behind?
Good Friday Agreement architect fears NI peace process 'main casualty' of ditching Protocol 30/06/2022
A former Downing Street chief of staff and architect of the Good Friday Agreement has accused the British government of destroying its trust with the Irish government over the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Fresh from scandals and an attempted ousting, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s latest plan is to tear up key parts of a post-Brexit agreement on Northern Ireland he made himself less than three years ago.
Responsibility for the Northern Ireland part of the Brexit deal lies "fairly and squarely with the UK government", a former top Stormont civil servant has said.
The damages of Brexit in Northern Ireland 12/04/2022
Across the UK, the reality of Brexit is increasingly becoming a threat. Food and fuel shortages, and concerns about energy prices, are tangible worries. Here, we use a social identity approach to highlight this Brexit threat is amplified and takes on additional meaning in Northern Ireland because of the identities that are writ large – not least because of the country’s tumultuous past.
Northern Ireland terror threat downgraded but Brexit tensions and threats of renewed violence remain 29/03/2022
The signing of the Belfast Agreement in 1998 brought an end to decades of extreme political violence in Northern Ireland. But more than 20 years later, the peace process still faces threats and both loyalist and republican paramilitary groups continue to operate.
Panel including former US envoy appeals to UK and Irish governments to work together on paramilitary disbandment.
The European Union said on Friday that Britain had made no move to seek a compromise on post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland and cautioned London against triggering emergency unilateral provisions in the Brexit deal.
Masked men hijacked and torched a bus in Northern Ireland early Monday in an attack linked to British unionists’ opposition to the post-Brexit trade protocol.
A former Canadian general played a key role in creating the Good Friday accord.
US President Joe Biden will bring a grave Brexit warning to his first meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Prevent a row with the European Union from imperilling the delicate peace in Northern Ireland, write Steve Holland and Guy Faulconbridge.
A top European Union official said Wednesday that Britain could face retaliatory tariffs or other sanctions after talks failed to resolve an increasingly heated dispute over implementation of their post-Brexit trade deal in Northern Ireland.
Paraic O’Brien explores how even though Northern Ireland’s youth weren’t around during the Troubles, the stories they are told strengthen the bonds of Unionism today.
Which way do the political winds blow in Northern Ireland? The centennial of the decision to remain in the United Kingdom has been overshadowed by the infighting within the Democratic Unionist Party of the now outgoing First Minister Arlene Foster, pushed out by her own rank and file. We ask if that signals a further tack to the right for the Christian fundamentalist, pro-Brexit DUP...
Northern Ireland was created 100 years ago Monday, but the day passed with little fanfare.
Great Brexit Con Job 13/04/2021
Get Brexit Done’ has unravelled in a spectacular fashion; a significant knock to the economy, removal of rights and freedoms, more red tape for business and – the most heart-breaking of all – trouble has returned to Northern Ireland. The obvious answer to this foreseeable problem is for the UK to be part of the single market and customs union.
How Brexit Lit the Fuse in Northern Ireland 13/04/2021
Loyalist fears that Boris Johnson is abandoning them have sparked a wave of violence that could endanger the Good Friday Agreement.
Law enforcement uses water cannons to disperse protesters; pro-Ireland demonstrators and UK supporters square off, recalling past sectarian conflict.
Youths from the loyalist community in Northern Ireland continue violent protests against the UK government's Brexit policy, which they fear will lead to unity with the Irish Republic.
Post-Brexit violence rocks Belfast for another night, threatening region's uneasy political balance 08/04/2021
Belfast, Northern Ireland — Rioters set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled gasoline bombs at police in Belfast in at least the fourth night of serious violence in a week in Northern Ireland, where Brexit has unsettled an uneasy political balance.
‘Brexit made us stronger’ EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier reveals time dedicated to Ireland during talks 19/02/2021
THE EU’s Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier has revealed the time he dedicated to understanding the people of Ireland as he conducted Brexit negotiations to strike the right trade deal for the EU and UK once the latter had exited the union.
President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will underscore the importance of the Good Friday Agreement when they meet with Ireland’s prime minister about Northern Ireland on Wednesday.
Ex-Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Sir John Major have urged MPs to reject the "shameful" attempt to override parts of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
South Armagh people unsure of impact on them if UK crashes out of EU.