Jim Shannon

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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(...)

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

Northern Secretary Karen Bradley has defended the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement from claims that it undermines the North’s place in the UK. She to(...)

Karen Bradley: the amendment requires Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley ‘to issue guidance’ to explain how officials can continue to enforce laws that outlaw abortion and same-sex marriage. Photograph: EPA/ Neil Hall

Northern Ireland has moved a step closer to abortion rights and marriage equality after MPs voted to instruct officials to monitor how rights comply w(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party  MP Sammy Wilson: denounced abortion and said he was not embarrassed by his party’s opposition to it. Photograph:  Leon Neal/AFP/Getty

Sammy Wilson could not have known that he would be called to speak immediately after Conservative MP Heidi Allen had brought a hush to the House of Co(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster (centre)  speaks to the media alongside senior party colleagues at the Great Hall, Parliament Buildings, Belfast, this evening. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been accused of disrespecting the people of Northern Ireland by a DUP MP. Jim Shannon said power for Northern Ireland poli(...)

UK Brexit minister Robin Walker emphasised the strength of the relationship between London and Dublin. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

After last week’s Sturm und Drang between Britain and Ireland over the Border, both governments have sought in recent days to cool the rhetoric. Brexi(...)

Ian Paisley: the DUP MP said Britain should punish Ireland by making future bilateral talks about fishing waters long and painful. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Britain will take no steps to harden the Border after it leaves the European Union, even if it crashes out without a deal, a Brexit minister has told (...)

Democratic Unionist Jim Shannon celebrated his phenomenal majority in Strangford by saying it was time to consider all unionists standing under the on(...)

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