Northern Ireland

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‘It’s bittersweet’: what home-buyers think of chancellor’s stamp duty cut
Property-hunters on how permanent reduction for purchases in England and Northern Ireland will affect them

Jedidajah Otte and Alfie Packham

23, Sep, 2022 @3:54 PM

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What does Kwarteng’s stamp duty cut mean for UK homebuyers?
As chancellor announces no tax to be paid on properties up to value of £250,000, we explain changes across UK

Jess Clark

23, Sep, 2022 @11:52 AM

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British retailers welcome planned return of VAT-free shopping for tourists
Government to consult on long-called-for scheme which is likely to cost almost £1.3bn

Sarah Butler

23, Sep, 2022 @11:02 AM

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National insurance increase will be reversed from 6 November, says Kwasi Kwarteng – as it happened
The chancellor says the move will save 28m people £330 on average next year

Andrew Sparrow

22, Sep, 2022 @4:31 PM

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Northern Ireland power sharing slips to 2023 as few relish a winter election
Delay to protocol resolution likely to pause Stormont elections that were expected this year

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

22, Sep, 2022 @12:33 PM

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To survive, unionism now has to be inclusive of Northern Ireland’s Catholics | Malachi O'Doherty
Defending the union will mean becoming secular and liberal, says the Belfast writer Malachi O’Doherty

Malachi O'Doherty

22, Sep, 2022 @12:15 PM

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Catholics outnumber Protestants in Northern Ireland for first time
Demographic shift shown in census was expected but will still deliver psychological blow to unionists

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

22, Sep, 2022 @8:48 AM

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UK aims to end Stormont row before planned Joe Biden visit in 2023
US president’s potential visit next Easter to mark 25th anniversary of Good Friday agreement is ‘absolutely vital’ moment

Pippa Crerar in New York

21, Sep, 2022 @9:03 PM

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UK elections watchdog calls for action to tackle candidate intimidation
Electoral Commission finds four in 10 candidates in Great Britain suffered abuse, intimidation or threats during May’s local ballots

Peter Walker Political correspondent

21, Sep, 2022 @12:38 PM

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‘It was emotional’: Belfast hopes unity of Queen’s funeral will help mend past rifts
Mixed feelings in Northern Ireland as people gathered to watch the historic events unfold in London

Lisa O'Carroll

19, Sep, 2022 @1:46 PM

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Liz Truss meeting with Irish PM raises hopes Brexit talks with EU will resume
British prime minister and Micheál Martin understood to have agreed there is opportunity for reset of relations

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

18, Sep, 2022 @1:49 PM

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Liz Truss’s first big diplomatic meeting with Biden postponed
Meeting rearranged for Wednesday in New York as Bidens travel to UK for Queen’s funeral

Julian Borger World affairs editor

18, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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