Jim Shannon

29 results

 Michael Gove: extended gloat. Photograph:  PRU/AFP via Getty Images

The European Commission’s Friday night folly of invoking article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol was always going to generate an orgy of outrage a(...)

SNP MP Margaret Ferrier: Nicola Sturgeon says she has committed “possibly the worst breach imaginable” of coronavirus rules. Photograph: Parliament TV/PA

British police are investigating the actions of an MP who travelled from Glasgow to London after she developed coronavirus symptoms and returned to Sc(...)

Jim Shannon of the DUP celebrates topping the Strangford poll. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

The British prime minister, Boris Johnson, has “degraded” the union, the DUP MP Jim Shannon told his supporters after comfortably retaining his seat i(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party  deputy leader Nigel Dodds, pictured with party leader Arlene Foster, has been embroiled in a  bitter and brutal battle with Sinn Féin’s John Finucane in North Antrim. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

People in Northern Ireland are pretty fired up for this Westminster contest and that is illustrated by the fact that there are more than 50,000 additi(...)

From the beginning to the end of holding the balance of power at Westminster, Arlene Foster’s party kept its channels and options open with Jeremy Corbyn’s party. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

One of the final occurrences at Westminster before parliament dissolved two weeks ago was a joint letter from the DUP and Labour’s fisheries spokesmen(...)

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(...)

Northern  secretary Julian Smith  before the Northern Ireland affairs select committee in the House of Commons. Photograph: PA Wire

Unionist MPs have branded the British government’s approach to the North in Brexit talks as “despicable” and a “betrayal”. In his first appearance be(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

DUP opposition to a potential solution to the Brexit deadlock hardened last night as the EU and UK warned there was still a significant amount of work(...)

 DUP leader Arlene Foster has called for a ‘sensible deal’. Photograph: Tolga Akmen / AFP

Senior figures within the DUP are willing to accept some form of cross-Border co-operation to avoid the backstop and allow a deal to be reached over t(...)

British prime minister Theresa May will host Northern Irish businesspeople at 10 Downing Street today. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

UK prime minister Theresa May will host Northern Irish businesspeople at 10 Downing Street on Thursday as part of her charm offensive to win support f(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »