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Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness: said the issue was a “non-story”, since the report’s warnings were well-aired during the campaign. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) blocked the publication of an official report before last June’s Brexit referendum, which warned about the implic(...)

Stormont Assembly: A cross-party group of Stormont MLAs is seeking to judicially review the British government’s move towards leaving the EU.  File photograph: PA Photos

A landmark legal challenge will examine claims that the Belfast Agreement overrides any right by the British government to quit the European Union wit(...)

Northern Ireland Attorney General John Larkin. Photograph: PA

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General could be set to become involved in landmark legal bids to stop the UK’s planned departure from the European Union.(...)

David Ford said as each day passed and every new allegation emerged regarding the controversial £1.3 billion Project Eagle property deal, “the public’s trust in the political system takes another blow”. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

DUP leader Arlene Foster has warned Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation into Project Eagle will have to be complete before her party (...)

A file image  seen on the Border of Co Armagh and Co Louth. Photograph: Reuters

A landmark legal bid to stop the UK’s planned departure from the European Union will be heard at the High Court in Belfast next month, a judge confirm(...)

Raymond McCord:  his son Raymond was murdered by a UVF gang in north Belfast in 1997. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

An activist has launched the first legal challenge in Northern Ireland to Brexit on the grounds that it could undermine the Belfast Agreement and dama(...)

Senior NI politicians have said they would seek a judicial review if the PM “fails to commit to comply with the UK’s constitutional and legal obligations in deciding whether and when to trigger article 50”. Photograph: The Irish Times

British prime minister Theresa May has been put on notice that she faces a legal challenge from prominent Northern Ireland politicians and interest gr(...)

Scotland and Northern Ireland will not be able to attain special EU status in the wake of Brexit, Theresa Villiers has insisted. The Northern Ireland(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster: she says opinion polls indicate there is no appetite for a Border poll

After the Brexit vote the one area of agreement among Northern Ireland politicians was, as Martin McGuinness said, that the North is now in “uncharted(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary, and pro-Brexit campaigner Theresa Villiers has tried to reassure people that cross-Border trade will not be damaged by Brexit. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Earlier this morning, as it was becoming clear that the UK might vote for Brexit, the Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers tried to provide some reassu(...)

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