Raymond Mccord

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Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Julian Smith. In June 2018, a High Court judge held there was no legal obligation on the Northern Secretary to have a defined criteria in place for holding a border poll. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images

The British government has unlawfully failed to put in place a policy for holding a border poll in Northern Ireland, the British Court of Appeal heard(...)

Billy Hutchinson says political unionism in the North must join the debate about a united Ireland, even if they do not want one.  Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Unionism cannot “bury its head in the sand like an ostrich” over the prospect of a border poll, the former UVF commander and Progressive Unionist Par(...)

Long-term planning and preparation is required for a united Ireland, an Mark Daly has said. Photograph: Alan Betson

Long-term planning and preparation is required for a united Ireland, an Irish senator has said. Mark Daly said the Brexit crisis showed the unforesee(...)

Raymond McCord outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast. Photograph: PA

The Court of Appeal in Belfast has dismissed an application that the UK government’s Brexit policy will damage the Northern Ireland peace process. Th(...)

Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller arrives at the supreme court in central London, on the second day of the hearing into the decision by the UK government to prorogue parliament. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP

The courts should be able to review the legality of Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for five weeks or there would be nothing to prevent(...)

Northern Ireland’s Lord Chief Justice Declan Morgan. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Brexit has “lit a fuse to a stick of dynamite” under the Belfast Agreement, Northern Ireland’s Appeal Court has been told. A legal challenge against (...)

Victims’ campaigner Raymond McCord (centre), with solicitors Ciaran O’Hare (left) and Paul Farrell outside the Royal Courts of Justice, Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA W

A legal challenge surrounding the British government’s Brexit strategy is due to be considered by Northern Ireland’s most senior judges on Monday. A (...)

Raymond McCord outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The High Court in Belfast has rejected an application that it would be unlawful for the British government to leave the European Union without a deal.(...)

Raymond McCord: alleges that a no-deal Brexit will plunge Northern Ireland into chaos, economic misery and threaten the peace process. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Peace agreements in Northern Ireland are not dependent on the United Kingdom remaining in the European Union, the North’s attorney general has said. (...)

Gina Miller speaks outside the High Court in London. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

A legal challenge brought over British prime minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for five weeks has been rejected by leading judge(...)

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