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Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves the back of Downing Street, London, on his way to Brussels for the European Council Summit. Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire
Brexit deal agreed between UK and EU puts border in Irish Sea as Boris Johnson set for Saturday showdown in Parliament Saturday showdown in Parliament as DUP refuse to back new deal.
 
Main Headlines
 
Steve Aiken Remaining in the EU is better for Northern Ireland than Boris Johnson's deal, says Steve Aiken By Jonathan Bell Steve Aiken, who is the front-runner in the race to become UUP leader, has said the UK would be better off remaining in the EU than taking the latest proposed Brexit deal.
A female engineer who alleged she was the victim of sex discrimination has settled a case against her former Ballymena-based employer for £5,000 Female engineer in £5k settlement with Northern Ireland firm over sex discrimination case By Brett Campbell A female engineer who alleged she was the victim of sex discrimination has settled a case against her former Ballymena-based employer for £5,000.
Emma De Souza and her husband Jake Nelson McCausland: Unionists should beware of those who claim they want to protect GFA only intend to weaponise it By Nelson McCausland On Monday, media attention was on the Middle East, Brexit and the Queen's Speech and, naturally, these overshadowed a Press conference given by a political activist in Belfast. However, it would be remiss of unionists not to reflect on that Press conference.
 
 
 
Rory Best Schmidt banks on big guns for New Zealand clash By Jonathan Bradley Joe Schmidt's tried and trusted are handed the task of facing the All Blacks.
Prepared: Ireland captain Rory Best Fans scramble to swap tickets ahead of All Blacks clash By JJ O'Donoghue Hundreds of desperate rugby fans are scrambling for tickets.
Brian Magill Widow of Brian Magill slams inquest outcome By Lauren Harte Doctors previously cleared of medical negligence in a trial lasting 45 days..
 
 
 
Ulster Unionist politicians Steve Aiken (left) and Doug Beattie Neither Beattie nor Aiken fit to lead UUP, says ex-councillor By Suzanne Breen Former leader on Belfast City Council said neither is fit to lead the party.
Dental decay figures lead to call for NI oral strategy By Lisa Smyth 82,000 baby teeth were removed from babies and children in Northern Ireland
The men were arrested as part of an investigation into the INLA Two men arrested in INLA criminality investigation By Staff Reporter Two men, aged 57 and 19, were arrested yesterday in the north west.
 
 
Sport
 
Rory Best Rugby World Cup: Joe Schmidt banks on big guns for New Zealand clash By Jonathan Bradley Ulster hooker Rob Herring has joined up with Ireland's World Cup squad as a late call-up but it will be Joe Schmidt's tried and trusted handed the task of facing the All Blacks in the quarter-finals on Saturday (11.15am).
 
 
Entertainment
 
Ryan Reynolds has confirmed he and wife Blake Lively have welcomed their third child together and revealed they had a girl (PA Images on behalf of So TV) Ryan Reynolds reveals sex of his third child with Blake Lively By Keiran Southern, PA Los Angeles Correspondent Ryan Reynolds has confirmed he and wife Blake Lively have welcomed their third child together and revealed they had a girl.
 
 
Business
 
Artist’s impression of the new apartments Chinese supermarket planning £8m apartments at its south Belfast site By Lisa Smyth Chinese supermarket Camseng International is planning a £8m apartment complex that will replace the current retail premises at the south Belfast site, it can be revealed.
 
 
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