World View: Lessons to be learned through the experience of defeated Remainers
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.
The Stormont assembly has joined the Scottish parliament and Welsh assembly in rejecting Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.
The SNP is on the rise once again in Scotland and nationalist parties in Northern Ireland outnumber unionists for the first time in history.
Republican and pro-remain parties in Northern Ireland announced an electoral pact of sorts on Monday morning that will probably end up costing the DUP seats.
SDLP also promises to give other remain parties clear run against DUP in general election.
Ireland will be united “within a generation” as Brexit speeds up calls for a border poll, the vice-president of Sinn Fein said today.
Glimmers of a potential Brexit deal have sparked dissent among Boris Johnson's allies, as the EU signals it may be open to another extension.
EU gives go-ahead to weekend meetings after PM appears to backtrack on customs stance.
EU prepares 'time-limited backstop' offer for Boris Johnson in effort to save Brexit talks 09/10/2019
Under the proposals being considered, the EU would allow the unilateral revocation of the backstop if both Sinn Fein and the DUP agreed.
Downing Street beats a hasty retreat after leak shows backsliding on Good Friday Agreement pledges. / There is near-unanimous political outrage in Ireland over a leaked British government plan to throw up a “buffer zone” with customs posts on the Irish border. Parties across the political spectrum branded it “out of the question”.
Report cites leaked proposals for clearance areas 5-10 miles from border and real-time tracking of goods.
Sinn Fein open to Westminster electoral pact with other pro-Remain parties to challenge the DUP, says O'Neill 05/09/2019
Sinn Fein has signalled a willingness to co-operate with other pro-Remain parties to challenge DUP Brexiteer candidates if a general election is called.
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.
A leaked cross-government study warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit outlines a "worst-case scenario", cabinet minister Michael Gove has said.
Boris Johnson's Brexit plans draw backlash outside England, threatening unity of the U.K. 02/08/2019
New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s big tour of the U.K. saw him booed by EU supporters in Wales and heckled by nationalists in Scotland. Northern Ireland’s fractious parties then told him that his Brexit plans were reopening old wounds.
He was booed in Scotland. In Wales, a chicken submitted to his embrace, but politicians held him at arm’s length. And in Northern Ireland, there were rumblings of Irish unity — which could only come at the expense of its ties to the rest of the United Kingdom.
'Radical change is needed for UK to survive' 05/08/2019
For the UK to survive, the UK government's approach to devolution needs to "change fundamentally", Wales' Brexit minister has warned.
Everyone should worry about no deal, the civil servant who was, until March, head of the Brexit department has said.
Fiach Kelly: The main threat from a crashout is political and constitutional, not economic.
Naomi Long wins seat after trebling party’s vote, saying supporters want to remain in EU.
Mary Lou McDonald has urged Northern Ireland's voters to back pro-remain candidates in the European election. / The Sinn Féin president called for her party's candidate, Martina Anderson, to be given the number one preference, before transferring to "pro-remain, progressive candidates".
Last week, the prime minister said Northern Ireland was unable to prepare fully for a no-deal Brexit because of the collapse of devolution.
Border communities protest at Irish parliament to call on politicians to sign a declaration to protect backstop 07/03/2019
Protesters have gathered outside the Irish parliament to call on public representatives to sign a declaration to protect the backstop.