DUP MP Sammy Wilson has criticised a warning to unionists over a Border poll. Photograph: Liam McBurney/The Irish Times

The chair of Westminster’s Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has warned unionists that a hard Border after Brexit could lead to a united Ireland and (...)

Tourism Ireland chief executive Niall Gibbons said that since 2002 nearly 30 million overseas visitors had visited Northern Ireland.

Tourism Ireland has strongly rejected claims by the DUP’s Ian Paisley that “there is a view” it “really first and foremost has to promote the Republic(...)

Kate McCausland embraced by Survivors North West Jon McCourt and John Heaney after speaking of her mother Una Irvine outside Belfast’s High Court after a failed bid to force the Northern Ireland Secretary of State Karen Bradley to compensate victims of historical sexual abuse. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley’s ongoing failure to compensate victims of historical abuse in the absence of a Stormont executive is not unl(...)

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley at the  Northern Ireland Affairs Committee in Westminster.  Photograph:  PA Wire

The Belfast Agreement requires the British government to consult with Dublin before imposing direct rule in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Northern Se(...)

Britain’s attorney general Geoffrey Cox outside of Downing Street in London on February 26th. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters/File

Geoffrey Cox was back in the House of Commons on Thursday for a mid-morning performance that owed as much to his am-dram experience in the Cambridge F(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party MP for East Antrim Sammy Wilson.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/The Irish Times

Putting a time limit on the Northern Ireland backstop would have the effect of removing it from the withdrawal agreement, the DUP’s Brexit spokesman h(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May met Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday. Photograph: Mark Duffy/PA Wire

Theresa May has told MPs that Tuesday night’s vote had set a clear direction for Brexit by making clear that the House of Commons would approve the wi(...)

British prime minister Theresa May. After losing the support of one-third of Conservatives and the DUP’s 10 MPs, she appeared to be seeking to form a new majority for a Brexit deal with the help of Labour votes. Photograph: Getty Images

As MPs prepare to vote next week on how to proceed with Brexit after last week’s rejection of Theresa May’s deal, London and Brussels are marching in (...)

An anti-Brexit activist waves a British  and a European Union flag during a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament in London. MPs heard yesterday that keeping the Irish Border open after Brexit will be hard to reconcile with the State’s EU responsibilities. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty Images.

Ireland’s obligation to follow European Union rules will be difficult to reconcile with keeping the border open in the event of a no-deal Brexit, MPs (...)

  Labour MP Yvette Cooper:    Her amendment could oblige the UK government to postpone Brexit until the end of the year if the prime minister fails to win MPs’ approval for a deal by the end of next month. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

MPs at Westminster could vote next week on an amendment calling for UK prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal to be approved on condition that a tim(...)

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