The Culicagh mountain boardwalk which threads along the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Failure to strike a good post-Brexit trade deal could lead to the devastation of Northern Ireland’s farming industry, MLAs have been warned. Farmers (...)

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier: the commission told member states that the Northern Ireland protocol was the biggest challenge in implementing the withdrawal agreement. Photograph: Olivier Matthys/Pool via Reuters

European Union officials have told Britain it must set out its plans for customs and other checks under the Northern Ireland protocol, as Northern bus(...)

Michel Barnier: “An agreement is possible, even if difficult,” he said in Brussels. Photograph: Francois Walschaerts/AFP via Getty Images

It will be tough to reach a deal between the European Union and Britain to govern their post-Brexit relationship but it can be done, negotiators said (...)

A poster near the Border in Newry, Co Down. Photograph: EPA/Aidan Crawley

The United Kingdom will “break free from the EU prison” at 11pm on Friday night, the DUP’s Brexit spokesman, Sammy Wilson, has said. However, he war(...)

Shoppers walk along Donegall Place in Belfast. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

MPs from the DUP, the SDLP and Alliance will join forces on Tuesday to seek changes to Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill aimed at protecting b(...)

Boris Johnson at No  10 Downing Street following a meeting with the queen. Companies in the North fear he  will view his victory  as a signal that the “route is now clear” for his brand of Brexit.   Photograph: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

The UK election results may provide “some certainty” on Brexit but they are “not a mandate to force through a deal” that would not work for Northern I(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson during an election  campaign visit to a  potato crisp factory in Co Armagh. Johnson left business leaders in the North confused after he tried to explain his Brexit deal. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty

British prime minister Boris Johnson has puzzled business people in Northern Ireland by saying there would be no Irish Sea border for goods from the N(...)

Business and farming interests in North say more clarity is needed about how the deal would actually operate but all relieved as hard border prospect fades. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Brexit deal raises “more questions than answers” according to farming leaders in the North, who view the latest agreement as “complex and bureaucr(...)

The Border on the M1/A1 Dublin to Belfast road as viewed from the northern side. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Ambrose “Bo” McGurgan is checking the tyres on his six-axle lorry at the Applegreen truck stop near Castlebellingham, Co Louth, south of the Irish Bor(...)

A store in Newry, Northern Ireland, which offered equal value to euros for its goods priced in pounds in December 2016. Photograph: Shawn Pogatchnik/AP

Northern Ireland is unlikely to benefit in the long run from an influx of shoppers from the Republic if the pound weakens further after Brexit, the No(...)

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