Good Friday agreement

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SDLP co-founder and NI civil rights leader Austin Currie dies aged 82
Civil rights leader was last surviving founder of party that advocated reunification but rejected violence during Troubles

Jem Bartholomew

09, Nov, 2021 @10:28 PM

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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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Biden tells Johnson trade tensions must not threaten peace in Northern Ireland
President reminds PM of the US’s major role in bringing about the Good Friday agreement

Heather Stewart Political editor

21, Sep, 2021 @10:47 PM

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Unionists’ Brexit politicking has ensured Northern Ireland has no future | Susan McKay
The DUP thought Brexit was a chance to get a hard border back, but now they cling to the vestiges of their old dominance, says Irish writer and journalist Susan McKay

Susan McKay

16, Sep, 2021 @10:03 AM

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The Guardian view on Brexit diplomacy: thaw, not Frost | Editorial
Editorial: The government must stop trying to re-enact old battles with Brussels and focus instead on building new relations

Editorial

15, Sep, 2021 @6:09 PM

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‘While there’s British interference, there’s going to be action’: why a hardcore of dissident Irish republicans are not giving up
In the face of scorn and contempt from former IRA members, a small number of dissident groups remain committed to armed action. What do they think they can achieve?

Marisa McGlinchey

22, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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PM calls on EU to address Brexit issues in Northern Ireland on eve of new paper
Boris Johnson speaks to taoiseach hours before he publishes a blueprint aimed at re-engineering protocol

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

20, Jul, 2021 @9:42 PM

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The Guardian view on the Troubles legacy row: no solution at all | Editorial
Editorial: The British government has managed to unite Northern Ireland against its amnesty plan. A different approach is needed

Editorial

15, Jul, 2021 @6:17 PM

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UK confirms plan to call time on Troubles prosecutions
Proposals to end prosecutions relating to Troubles before 1998 opposed by Irish government

Ben Quinn

14, Jul, 2021 @7:25 PM

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Sausage war truce leaves EU and UK with much to chew on
Analysis: mutually-agreed temporary fix is welcome but both sides have very different views of way forward

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

30, Jun, 2021 @2:35 PM

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The Observer view on Boris Johnson’s stance over Ireland at the G7 summit | Observer editorial
The prime minister’s dishonest diplomacy and willingness to jeopardise Northern Ireland’s stability for Brexit will greatly diminish Britain’s role in the world

Observer editorial

13, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK and US gird for a titanic struggle – if they can avoid falling out first
Analysis: Mundane conflicts over sausage exports have no place in high-flown plans for new Atlantic charter

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

10, Jun, 2021 @8:07 PM

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