British prime minister Boris Johnson during a service at the cenotaph in St Peter’s Square, Wolverhampton, to mark Armistice Day. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

There was a sceptical and critical response to British prime minister Boris Johnson’s pledge to amend the law to protect former British soldiers from (...)

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds: ‘We will not accept a Customs Border in the Irish Sea.’ Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

“Brexit’s in everything,” one delegate to this year’s DUP conference remarked, half in resignation, half in despair. It is a state of affairs that mo(...)

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds said the Brexit referendum result ‘was not for a Great Britain Brexit, it was for a United Kingdom Brexit.’ Photograph: Getty

The protection of the union between Northern Ireland and Great Britain will be the only criteria by which the DUP will consider any amendment to the B(...)

 We have a cunning plan, say the EU and the UK about what could be a Blackadder Brexit. File photograph: BBC

This could be a Blackadder Brexit. We have a cunning plan, say the EU and the UK. Baldrick is not at the helm but the many unanswered questions in th(...)

Boris Johnson has hardened his rhetoric against the backstop. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

During the referendum campaign, Boris Johnson promised while in Northern Ireland that the border would remain “absolutely unchanged” in the event of a(...)

Boris Johnson speaking at the DUP annual conference  in Belfast. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA

The United Kingdom is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it votes through the draft Brexit agreement, former British foreign secretary Bor(...)

People with disabilities, and in receipt of disability allowance, will not be forced to work under new plans to support people to “obtain and retain e(...)

Sinn Féin’s  Declan Kearney, Gerry Adams and Niall O Donnghaile at Stormont. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Sinn Féin and the DUP remained locked in disagreement over a proposed Irish language act and other issues as talks aimed at reinstating the Northern E(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster said she was ‘delighted’ with the package she secured from Theresa May in return for her party supporting the British Conservative government. Photograph: Getty Images

The DUP has agreed a deal with British prime minister Theresa May that will allow for an extra £1 billion of spending in Northern Ireland on health, e(...)

Minister of State for  Gaeltacht Affairs Seán Kyne said there was little visible progress in developing the institutions to be established under the 2014 Stormont House Agreement. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs Seán Kyne has expressed the Government’s disappointment that no institutions are in place to the deal with leg(...)

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