Northern Ireland

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The harsh truths of partition in Ireland can’t be avoided in the name of reconciliation | Brian Hanley
Bland ceremonies avoid the difficult questions of imperialism, power and class that have divided the country, says historian Brian Hanley

Brian Hanley

21, Oct, 2021 @8:54 AM

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The road to Irish unity is far from straight | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Susan McKay discussing the prospect of a united Ireland and the need for constitutional change


15, Oct, 2021 @4:36 PM

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Frost says there is big gap between UK and EU at Northern Ireland Brexit talks
Brussels has been ‘preparing for worst’, with options ranging from tariffs on UK imports to ditching deal

Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Lisa O'Carroll

15, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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Boris Johnson promised to tear up NI protocol, says DUP MP Ian Paisley
Paisley says Johnson told him he ‘would sign up to changing that protocol and indeed tearing it up’

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

14, Oct, 2021 @1:40 PM

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Northern Ireland secretary failed to comply with abortion duty, judge rules
Ruling will put pressure on UK government to address ongoing lack of abortion facilities in region

Alexandra Topping

14, Oct, 2021 @12:05 PM

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What is the ‘new model’ the EU is proposing for Northern Ireland?
‘Bespoke Northern Ireland-specific solution’ includes potential new rules on food, plants and medicines

Jennifer Rankin and Daniel Boffey in Brussels

13, Oct, 2021 @7:15 PM

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Brexit: DUP says EU plans for NI protocol ‘long way short of being basis of sustainable solution’ – as it happened
DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson welcomes acknowledgement that ‘NI protocol has not worked’ but says new proposals still fall short

Andrew Sparrow

13, Oct, 2021 @5:36 PM

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EU urges UK to drop rhetoric in Northern Ireland Brexit row
Maroš Šefčovič says bloc will issue ‘far-reaching proposals’ aimed at breaking impasse next week

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

07, Oct, 2021 @11:15 AM

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Colm Tóibín: will the Brexit fallout lead to a ‘united Ireland’?
With negotiations souring an already uneasy relationship to England, the Irish novelist surveys the mood of his nation, and considers the prospect of unification

Colm Tóibín

02, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Northern Irish unionist parties form alliance to oppose Brexit protocol
Four parties including DUP and Ulster Unionists issue statement warning of ‘grave damage’ under new rules

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

28, Sep, 2021 @8:35 AM

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RUC officer referred for 1976 murder of brothers in County Armagh
Referral to prosecutors comes as UK told plan to end Troubles prosecutions ‘could breach international law’

Lisa O'Carroll

23, Sep, 2021 @9:52 AM

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UK plan to end Troubles prosecutions ‘could breach international law’
European human rights commissioner warns Northern Ireland secretary that amnesty is ‘deeply problematic’

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

23, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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