‘President Biden has said all the right things from our point of view in the past couple of years,’ the Irish premier said.
Former PM in four-letter tirade against Sunak’s new Brexit deal.
Rishi Sunak has been warned that some of his ministers may resign over his post-Brexit deal with the EU if it jeopardises Northern Ireland’s place in the union.
Johnson’s administration made promises over Northern Ireland deal it knew were unworkable, former PM tells MPs.
Brexit was a ‘colossal mistake’, former PM Sir John Major tells Northern Ireland Affairs Committee 07/02/2023
Former prime minister Sir John Major has told the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee Britain made a “colossal mistake” when it left the European Union. / Sir John said while he is not a “significant Europhile”, he believes the UK was stronger in the EU.
Boris Johnson agreed in the final hours of the Northern Ireland Protocol negotiations that there would be customs declarations on goods exiting Northern Ireland to Britain, despite the fact that just three weeks later he told businesses in the North there would be "no forms, no checks, no barriers of any kind…," according to a detailed new account of the protocol negotiations.
The European Union and the U.K. are preparing to enter an intense phase of negotiations starting next week aimed at overcoming the dispute over their post-Brexit trading relationship well ahead of the anniversary of Northern Ireland’s peace agreement in April, according to people familiar with the matter.
Labour leader to urge PM to take on Eurosceptics in attempt to resolve Northern Ireland protocol issues.
Joe Biden UK visit set to be scrapped if Rishi Sunak fails to strike Northern Ireland Brexit deal 23/12/2022
The US is ready to scrap mooted plans for Joe Biden to visit the UK for the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement if Rishi Sunak fails to strike a deal with the EU on post-Brexit trade arrangements with Northern Ireland in time.
Northern Ireland minister’s proposal comes after PM denied plans for Swiss-style relationship with EU.
Deirdre Heenan: No way to fix protocol problem until Britain acknowledges Brexit was a giant mistake 29/10/2022
The North is facing another toxic, polarising and futile Assembly election.
Advancing the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill through Parliament is "poisoning the whole relationship" behind UK-EU negotiations, Lord Clarke has said.
Sunak talks about ‘fairy tale’ economics – let’s not forget he backed Brexit, the biggest ‘fairy tale’ of all 26/10/2022
The new Prime Minister was decisively on the side of those who claimed that the country would have a better future outside the EU.
The Irish political party pushing to unify the island wants Ottawa to halt post-Brexit trade talks with Britain, arguing that London is undermining the agreement that brokered peace between Catholics and Protestants.
Brexiteer Steve Baker, who is now a Northern Ireland Minister, has apologised for his 'ferocious' stance on negotiations with the EU.
THE SON of the late Rev Ian Paisley has said talk of a united Ireland is not as easily dismissed as it once was and that Brexit bears much of the responsibility for transforming attitudes.
Border Communities Against Brexit have issued a statement on the progression of the Protocol Bill. The campaigning organisation believe that the new UK Prime Minister will override any amendments made in the House of Lords. They also believe that those promoting this Bill need to be honest about the consequences flowing from it, as thousands of jobs are at risk.
The UK government’s latest moves to revise the Northern Ireland Protocol ride roughshod over international law and threaten the country’s reputation and relations abroad.
Research finds protocol provided economic boost as former senior civil servant Andrew McCormick says British government analysis of GFA is 'one-sided' 04/08/2022
RESEARCH that concludes the protocol has contributed to the Northern Ireland having a "comparatively respectable" growth profile has been welcomed.
Brexit after Boris 31/07/2022
Boris Johnson became prime minister on the promise that Brexit would bring prosperity and pride. Did it?
Northern Ireland wants stability. Tearing up the Brexit agreement will put peace and prosperity at risk 03/07/2022
The British government has chosen unilaterally to break the protocol, which it signed two years ago – but Europe stands by it.
The Northern Ireland Protocol Bill should be scrapped – a trade war with the EU would harm us all 02/07/2022
The UK government’s Northern Ireland Protocol Bill has now begun its journey through Parliament. If passed, it will unilaterally set aside significant sections of the Protocol – breaching international law and risking a trade war in the middle of a cost of living crisis.
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.
Majority of people in Northern Ireland say Protocol is appropriate for managing Brexit, says poll 29/06/2022
A majority (55%) of people in Northern Ireland say the Protocol is an "appropriate means for managing the impact of Brexit," according to a new LucidTalk poll.
Former prime minister declares that trade deal is off the table until problems are solved.