Northern Ireland

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That creaking sound? It’s the United Kingdom starting to break apart | George Monbiot
Westminster’s self-serving rule is bolstering the cause of independence. Democracy will be the winner, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

05, May, 2021 @1:20 PM

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Queen and Boris Johnson lead tributes to Northern Ireland on centenary
Band parades and church services held, while ‘united Ireland’ banner is hung from Belfast tower block

Rory Carroll and Caroline Davies

03, May, 2021 @5:31 PM

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‘Complex identities’ of Northern Ireland being undermined, says ex-official
Ciaran Martin criticises post-Brexit attempts to ‘redesign’ UK based on old notion of English sovereignty

Ben Quinn

02, May, 2021 @3:58 PM

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‘I’m proud to be from Northern Ireland’: reflections on a contested centenary
As the region marks its hundredth year, figures from the region talk of identity and allegiance – and the humour running under it all

Ben Quinn, Rory Carroll and Lisa O'Carroll

02, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Edwin Poots tipped to succeed Arlene Foster as DUP leader
NI agriculture minister, a young Earth creationist, thought to have been key figure in toppling of Foster

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

30, Apr, 2021 @12:47 PM

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Anxious unionists in little mood to celebrate Northern Ireland centenary
In Enniskillen for a long time, the unionists kept winning. Now the feeling is of Britishness being lost

Rory Carroll in Enniskillen

30, Apr, 2021 @12:43 PM

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The Guardian view on Arlene Foster’s overthrow: a wake-up call for Britain | Editorial
Editorial: The next DUP leader will face a daunting set of Northern Ireland challenges. So will Boris Johnson


29, Apr, 2021 @5:43 PM

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Arlene Foster to step down as Northern Ireland first minister
Foster says she will stand aside as DUP leader on 28 May and as first minister a month later

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

28, Apr, 2021 @6:57 PM

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UK Covid: 60m vaccine booster shots secured for use later this year – as it happened
Latest updates: Matt Hancock says UK has now secured 60m doses of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used for booster shots later this year

Andrew Sparrow

28, Apr, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Without pragmatism, the protocol will poison Northern Irish politics | Peter Shirlow
While loud voices demand political conviction, the majority’s hopes for jobs and investment in the wake of Brexit are ignored, says academic Peter Shirlow

Peter Shirlow

26, Apr, 2021 @12:51 PM

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Arlene Foster tells court she was humiliated by tweet alleging affair
DUP leader is suing TV doctor Christian Jessen over claim of relationship with protection officer

Rory Carroll

14, Apr, 2021 @3:13 PM

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The Belfast violence shows young working-class people have been failed again | Stephen Donnan-Dalzell
A generation was supposed to inherit peace and prosperity – instead they got secondhand trauma, says writer Stephen Donnan-Dalzell

Stephen Donnan-Dalzell

13, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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