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Today marks 100 days since Brexit properly happened in the UK - with seamless trade and EU rules replaced by a weighty trade deal.
Leaving the EU has hardened the divisions between the U.K.’s constituent nations and there’s a growing sense that things will come to a head.
IT should give nobody any satisfaction to say of the current deeply troubling disorder in Northern Ireland that it was, alas, not only utterly predictable, but constantly predicted.
Molotov cocktails and barricades have returned to Northern Ireland. The conflict there is 4 centuries old. But Brexit is the new reason why the situation has reached the boiling point in what had been an era of peace.
The uncertain legal status of the Northern Ireland Protocol could lead to major confusion and the UK becoming de facto bound by EU subsidy rules, according to a report by UK lawmakers published on Friday (9 April).
However far less attention has been given to the considerable impact Brexit has had on devolution and the relationships within the UK between its constituent parts.
Pro-British loyalist militants in Northern Ireland said on Friday there had been a "spectacular collective failure" to understand their anger over Brexit and other issues as there was some respite in street clashes following a week of riots.
Pro-British loyalist militants in Northern Ireland said on Friday there had been a "spectacular collective failure" to understand their anger over Brexit and other issues as there was some respite in street clashes following a week of riots.
Law enforcement uses water cannons to disperse protesters; pro-Ireland demonstrators and UK supporters square off, recalling past sectarian conflict.
Philip Rycroft says PM’s ‘muscular brand of unionism’ has deepened divisions between four nations.
This week’s violence is an ominous sign that leaving the EU took a wrecking ball to the Good Friday agreement.
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.
The renewed tension in Northern Ireland could have far-reaching implications for the future of the United Kingdom - and post-Brexit relations with the EU.
Authorities in Northern Ireland sought to restore calm Thursday after Protestant and Catholic youths in Belfast hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and each other. It was the worst mayhem in a week of street violence in the region, where Britain’s exit from the European Union has unsettled an uneasy political balance.
Simmering tensions over Brexit and allegations of ‘two-tier policing’ spark return of disturbing scenes many hoped were gone forever
For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, rioting on the streets in Northern Ireland is a reminder that once the pandemic fades, the U.K. will have to face up to the long-term consequences of Brexit.
"Northern Ireland has much to gain from Brexit," Hoey proclaimed in 2016, a month before the referendum.
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.
DOUGLAS Ross has condemned the "shocking" further violence on the streets of Belfast as he was quizzed about post-Brexit trading arrangements that have created economic barriers between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK.
It took an event unrelated to the Irish Sea border furore to set a match to simmering tensions.
The Northern Ireland protocol is “the solution” to “the problems created by Brexit,” João Vale de Almeida, the EU’s senior representative to the U.K., told The Guardian on Tuesday.
The Stormont Assembly is set to be recalled for an emergency debate following days of violence and disorder in parts of Northern Ireland.
The disturbance in a Loyalist area of the city on Friday evening followed four successive nights of disturbances in the unionist Waterside area of Londonderry.