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Social-distancing measures appearing to be ignored in the House of Commons earlier this month, after a technology failure forced MPs to join the ‘Mogg conga’ to vote. Photograph: PA

The UK Internal Market Bill, which gives British ministers the power to override parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement, has passed all its stages i(...)

Theresa May: “I think the government is putting the integrity of the UK at risk.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Theresa May has told MPs she will vote against a Bill that gives British ministers the power to break international law by reneging on parts of the Br(...)

Sammy Wilson: “I am pleased that the government is open to changes, but we will judge the legislation on its impact rather than the headlines and speculation”

Pro-Remain parties in Northern Ireland emphasised on Tuesday that they would oppose any attempt to undermine the Brexit withdrawal agreement following(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster welcomed the degree of ‘clarity’ provided by Michael Gove in his House of Commons statement. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

British Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove’s key commitments on the Northern Ireland protocol must be “unmovable foundational positions” for the Bri(...)

Irish News editor Noel Doran said the  support for journalists “sends out a strong message that all the attempts at intimidation will have no effect on our coverage”. File photograph: Getty

A wide range of political and civic society has come out in condemning recent threats against journalists in Northern Ireland. In April, dissident r(...)

 Simon Coveney (C) has said a no-deal Brexit is now a risk. File photograph: Damien Eagers/The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said a no-deal Brexit is now a risk, days after both sides in the talks on an EU-UK post-Brexit trade d(...)

Alliance deputy leader Stephen Farry was among the politicians in the North to be threatened. Photograph: File/AFP via Getty Images

Loyalist paramilitaries have issued threats to Assembly members in the SDLP, the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and Alliance. Following on threats issue(...)

File image of Julian Smith at Downing Street in September 2019 in London, England. File photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The term of the North’s current Executive and Assembly should be prolonged by a year to give the institutions a better chance to succeed, former secre(...)

Alliance party deputy leader Stephen Farry is applauded after making his keynote address to the  party’s annual conference at the Stormont Hotel in Belfast. Photograph: PA Wire.

At the Alliance party conference’s annual conference at the Stormont Hotel on Saturday there was no escaping the viral topic of the day. Press office(...)

There is no current case for a Border poll on a united Ireland, Alliance deputy leader Stephen Farry said at the party’s 50th anniversary annual conference.  File Photograph: HO/PRU/AFP via Getty Images

There is no current case for a Border poll on a united Ireland but there is space for a “civilised, rational and evidence-based discussions” on the is(...)

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