Nigel Dodds

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Unionist leaders have accused Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of not being prepared to sit down and discuss Brexit directly with them. After British prime min(...)

Boris Johnson declined to talk to the press. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Boris Johnson’s visit to Stormont as prime minister was an opportunity for all of Northern Ireland’s main political parties to get the measure of him,(...)

Britain’s Northern Ireland secretary Julian Smith (left) and Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson arrive at Stormont House, Belfast for talks on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty

British prime minister Boris Johnson has told the Northern Ireland parties that he was determined to have Stormont reinstated. He also said, on his f(...)

Sinn Féin’s Conor Murphy: “Boris Johnson’s party abandoned the rigorous impartiality demanded by the Good Friday agreement in order to enter into a self-serving pact with the DUP.” Photograph: Getty Images

Newly appointed Northern Secretary Julian Smith will visit Belfast on Friday to hold his first meetings in his new post with Tánaiste Simon Coveney an(...)

Deputy leader of the DUP Nigel Dodds has said that winning the Conservative party leadership contest is a ‘totally emphatic victory’ for Boris Johnson. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

The DUP has welcomed the victory of “committed Unionist” Boris Johnson in the race to become the next prime minister. However, other political partie(...)

MPs convening for the announcement of voting on the ‘Benn Amendment’ calibrated to prevent the next prime minister from suspending parliament to pursue a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: via EPA

Boris Johnson’s prospects of leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31st narrowed on Thursday after MPs voted to prevent him suspending (...)

 British chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond:  one of about 30 Conservatives who abstained from Thursday’s vote. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol

Theresa May will take no disciplinary action against ministers who defied a three-line whip ordering them to vote against an amendment blocking her su(...)

The Border near the Quinn Cement manufacturing plant in Co Cavan. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Nigel Dodds had a valid point. Albeit, perhaps not quite the point he intended to make. The DUP MP, speaking on BBC’s Newsnight on Tuesday, rubbished(...)

British prime minister Theresa May delivers a speech detailing a new Brexit deal on Thursday. Photograph:  Kirsty Wigglesworth/ WPA Pool/Getty

Good morning, As we draw closer to the summer, it’s hard to escape the feeling the Brexit end game may be approaching (and not a minute too soon, I h(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Theresa May has offered MPs a vote on a second referendum and a customs union with the European Union if they back what she called a “bold new offer” (...)

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