Brexit tapped into a deep well of dislike for Britain and means the future relationship between EU and UK will be based on rivalry
What the DUP is really being asked to jump into is a year of stalling by the House of Lords, during which UK-EU talks should produce a new agreement.
His membership’s support for changing or removing the protocol means he will find it far harder than planned to march unionism back down the hill
Party is desperate to revive Stormont and has a consistent and realistic protocol landing zone
UK government's proposed legislation shows the difficulty of dealing with the legacy of violence
Joint authority between two governments barely speaking is an absurdity
The challenge is not devising reforms but getting the two largest parties to agree to them
How long can the second largest party at Stormont put devolution on hold for what everyone knows is a face-saving exercise?
Legal challenge to Stormont’s ‘designation’ system could help debate on reform
Lack of options and deep dislike of Sinn Féin will probably keep party together
Over-reacting to PM’s unsuitability for office plays into his unapologetic hands
Sinn Féin not only upholding DUP’s veto but pushing it to the fore in its own campaign
The party will opt to ‘make Northern Ireland work’ . . . for now
Government’s policy means response could include carrot as well as stick
When reform of Belfast bureaucracy fails, cutting it down is natural choice