Northern Ireland parties turn on DUP after ‘flawed’ Brexit plan is pushed through
The DUP has been accused of "a monumental error of judgment"...
The DUP has been accused of "a monumental error of judgment"...
Business leaders in Northern Ireland have expressed hope that a draft text reached between the UK...
DUP leader Arlene Foster said she had a "frank meeting" with the Prime Minister lasting almost an...
In the midst of the political turmoil surrounding the closing stages of the Brexit...
Irish leader Leo Varadkar has said the draft Brexit agreement could present...
The Cabinet has just had a long, detailed and impassioned debate on the draft withdrawal agreement and the outline political declaration on our future relationship with the European Union.
The DUP has been accused of "a monumental error of judgment" that will have "a devastating long-term impact" on Northern Ireland, the leader of the Ulster Unionists has said.
Leo Varadkar has said the draft Brexit agreement could present economic benefits for Northern Irish business.
The people of a port town that is home to one of the main ferry crossings between here and Britain have "switched off" from the Brexit debate, it has been claimed.
Prime Minister Theresa May has worked hard to get the Brexit negotiations to the point where there is enough agreement to launch a proposed deal in Parliament. The EU negotiators have given some ground to keep alive the hope that, eventually, a new relationship for the UK with the EU (of 27 states) can be agreed.
Business leaders in Northern Ireland have expressed hope that a draft text reached between the UK and EU will avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland after Brexit.
DUP leader Arlene Foster said she had a "frank meeting" with the Prime Minister lasting almost an hour last night after Theresa May secured Cabinet approval to proceed with her deal on UK withdrawal from the EU.
In the midst of the political turmoil surrounding the closing stages of the Brexit negotiations, there are certain things of which we can be sure.
One hundred references to Northern Ireland in the Draft EU withdrawal agreement, but virtually none to please the DUP. Northern Ireland businesses trading across the border may take a much more positive view, and the local Remainer majority - most nationalists and non-aligned, along with a sizeable unionist minority - will like what is on offer.
DUP Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson made clear his anger on the draft agreement, saying his party could not support it.
Irish leader Leo Varadkar has said the draft Brexit agreement could present economic benefits for Northern Irish business.
The EU has published the much anticipated draft agreement text.
Theresa May’s Brexit plan is “profoundly undemocratic” and would lock the UK into the EU’s rules, the leader of the influential European Research Group of Tories has said as he urged colleagues to reject the blueprint.
Theresa May's Cabinet has backed the Prime Minister's Brexit deal after a five-hour Cabinet meeting.
Traders living on both sides of the Irish border remain sceptical of what life will look like after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.
The Prime Minister will require a simple majority of the 650 MPs to vote in favour of her deal when it is put before Parliament.
A senior DUP MP has faced criticism for comparing the draft Brexit deal to a “punishment beating”.
Civil servants have been told to remove DUP contacts from planning emails which the Northern Irish party would previously have been looped in to.
The people of a port town which hosts one of the main ferry crossings between Northern Ireland and Britain have “switched off” from the Brexit debate, locals claim.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said EU leaders may now convene an emergency summit before the end of November to consider the draft Brexit deal.
The DUP's Sammy Wilson has slammed the slated Brexit deal as a "punishment beating" by the EU on the UK, and said he does not believe PM Theresa May would survive losing a vote in the House of Commons.
The Irish government last night dismissed reports of a breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations as "speculation".
There must not be any "ambiguity" about Northern Ireland's place in a post-Brexit UK, Ulster Unionist leader Robin Swann has said.
Theresa May's Brexit deal could lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom, the DUP has warned.
The Democratic Unionist Party has warned Theresa May it will oppose any Brexit agreement that “weakens the Union” between Britain and Northern Ireland.
Cabinet ministers have been urged to reject Theresa May’s Brexit plan when they gather for a crunch showdown on Wednesday.
Here are some of the questions being asked about the draft agreement which Downing Street says has been reached by negotiators in Brussels.
DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds said the Prime Minister had a "hard sell" on her hands to convince all sides to back her agreement with the EU.
Theresa May faced a Brexiteer backlash as her Cabinet began consideration of a deal with Brussels.
Hardline Brexiteers Jacob Rees-Mogg and Boris Johnson have described the draft agreement between the EU and the UK as a "betrayal of the union" and of handing more power to Dublin than London for governing Northern Ireland in some aspects.
Negotiators from the EU and UK have agreed a Brexit withdrawal agreement text which avoids a hard border on the island of Ireland, it has been reported.
Ministers will lay out the Government's political and legal position on the proposed withdrawal agreement when Brexit negotiations have concluded, David Lidington has announced.
The DUP is set to back a Labour motion which could force the Government to publish the legal advice it has received on Brexit, including on how it will deal with the issue of the backstop.
Britain and the EU are “almost within touching distance” of striking a Brexit deal, Theresa May’s de facto deputy has said.
Yesterday I joined with the other Northern Ireland Remain parties to stand up for the interests of this region. It is crucial the real voice of this region is heard, and the concerns and interests of people and business are taken into account.
The Conservative Party has never in its history been in such a state of turmoil and civil war as is the case today over Brexit. The question is now legitimately being asked whether it can ever recover fully from the horrendous political damage it is inflicting on itself. People do not vote for parties which are scratching their own eyes out.
Six in 10 people here and eight out of 10 in the Irish Republic believe that the UK should not proceed with Brexit if it means a hard border in Ireland, according to a cross-border survey.
Theresa May has warned that she will not sign up to a Brexit "agreement at any cost" as she said "significant" issues continue to block the path to a deal with Brussels.
Sinn Fein could influence how Brexit unfolded in Parliament if they took their seats and stopped engaging in "stunt politics," the DUP said.
Theresa May has warned that she will not sign up to a Brexit “agreement at any cost” as she said “significant” issues continue to block the path to a deal with Brussels.
Hopes that Theresa May’s Cabinet might sign off a Brexit deal on Tuesday appear to have been dashed, as both the EU and UK sides said issues remain to be settled.
An SDLP MLA has slammed Jermey Corybn over a "crushing failure of leadership" after the Labour Party leader rejected a second referendum on Brexit.
A growing number of small and medium sized firms in Northern Ireland believe their business will suffer from Brexit, according to a new report.
DUP and Conservative Brexiteer MPs came together yesterday to step up pressure on the Prime Minister over her faltering Brexit strategy.
So, the endgame then. For the last year the DUP have been supplying the Government with anything but confidence. The June 2016 sweetheart deal was horribly misnamed.
I and the leaders of the other four pro-Remain parties will be in London on Monday and meeting An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Wednesday when we will be sending a strong, united message that the backstop, as already agreed, must be delivered.
In any negotiation process all participants need to be conscious of an inherent risk, namely, that their own participation creates a sense of ownership and attachment.
DUP leader Arlene Foster has said that Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan could cause Northern Ireland to separate from the rest of the United Kingdom over the next decade.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it is "very unfortunate" Northern Ireland was not represented at a major meeting which drew together many of the main stakeholders in Britain's exit from the European Union.
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