Sammy Wilson

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A videograb shows Britain’s attorney general Geoffrey Cox as he delivers a statement on the government’s legal position on its withdrawal agreement with the EU, in the House of Commons. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s attorney general has told MPs that the Northern Ireland backstop would be as painful for the European Union as for the United Kingdom, makin(...)

Boris Johnson:  a much-needed diversion from the current gloom. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson should help banish some of the Brexit blues for 600 delegates attending the DUP annual conference in Belfast on Saturday. The blues mig(...)

DUP Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson. File photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.

The DUP and Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) have reacted sceptically to the political declaration agreed between the UK and the European Union on how thei(...)

Bombardier factory in Belfast: Canadian aerospace giant which employs more than 4,000 people in the city says the UK’s draft withdrawal agreement is an “important step forward”. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

The draft Brexit agreement is “better than crashing out” of the European Union but “not as good as remaining in it”, says Northern hotelier Howar(...)

DUP politician Sammy Wilson, who is Member of Parliament (MP) for East Antrim, speaks at the ‘Leave Means Rally’. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The DUP has continued its hard rhetoric against Theresa May’s Brexit deal, with spokesman Sammy Wilson saying that their efforts were “directed to def(...)

Nigel Dodds, MP,  a committed Brexiteer,  with DUP leader Arlene Foster,  who  never gave any sense that she was emotionally or ideologically committed to Brexit prior to the referendum. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Arlene Foster, Nigel Dodds and Sammy Wilson did not look a happy trio of DUP MPs when they appeared in front of the cameras on Wednesday evening after(...)

The bottom line from the unseen agreement, said Sammy Wilson, was that Northern Ireland was going to be treated differently than the rest of the United Kingdom. Above, speaking  at the ‘Leave Means Rally’  in Bournemouth, England, last month. Photograph:  Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The initial DUP response to the proposed Brexit deal could be characterised as a play on a famous Bill Clinton election slogan, “It’s the union, stupi(...)

Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom: “It must be capable for the United Kingdom to decide to leave that customs arrangement and it cannot be something the European Union can hold us to.” Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Theresa May’s hopes of winning parliamentary support for a Brexit deal dimmed further on Sunday with MPs from all sides threatening to vote against he(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  during a visit to the association’s Memorial Hall in Londonderry. Behind is an effigy of ‘Lundy’, regarded as a traitor by loyalists during the Siege of Derry in 1689. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A referendum will be held next year to ask whether the right to vote in the presidential election should be extended to Irish citizens living outside (...)

DUP MP Sammy Wilson speaks at a  Leave Means Leave rally at the Bournemouth International Centre, England,  on October 15th

Let’s hope Taoiseach Leo Varadkar isn’t the sensitive type. With Anglo-Irish relations plumbing new depths over the past year as the UK slowly began t(...)

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