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Edwin Poots was confirmed as the DUP leader at a meeting on Thursday evening in Belfast. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has responded to harsh criticism by new DUP leader Edwin Poots of his role in Brexit negotiations by insisting the Northern Prot(...)

Goods arriving into Northern Ireland at  Larne. Photograph: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker Press

On December 8th last year, the European Union and the UK reached agreement in principle to manage the Northern Ireland protocol on an “at risk” basis.(...)

The incoming DUP leader Edwin Poots was answering questions in the Assembly on Tuesday in his capacity as the North’s Minister for Agriculture. Photograph: PA

The incoming DUP leader has claimed in the Stormont Assembly that North-South relations have “never been worse”. Edwin Poots blamed “the Republic of (...)

New DUP leader Edwin Poot. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Northern Irish women from the Protestant community have described the election of Edwin Poots as the de facto leader of unionism, as “very worrying” a(...)

Ulster Unionist Party’s new leader Doug Beattie: “Clearly I’m British as well but my whole life I’ve identified as Irish.”  Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

In his constituency office in Portadown, Co Armagh, the new leader of the Ulster Unionist Party has a portrait of the queen, plenty of military memora(...)

Edwin Poots: ‘All of these checks are entirely futile. They are a waste of money, a waste of time.’ File photograph: PA

Incoming Democratic Unionist Party leader Edwin Poots has suggested post-Brexit checks on goods coming into the North from Britain could be carried ou(...)

New DUP leader Edwin Poots  at the party’s offices in Stormont. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A new poll has seen support for the DUP slump to just 16 per cent, posing a major challenge for incoming leader Edwin Poots. Sinn Fein is by far the(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster pictured  ahead of a meeting with British prime minister Boris Johnson at 10 Downing Street in London. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Arlene Foster has said British prime minister Boris Johnson needs to “deal with” the Northern Ireland protocol which she said is causing damage to the(...)

New DUP leader Edwin Poots: elected on the unfulfillable promise he would scrap the protocol. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

David Frost, the UK minister charged with Brexit-related negotiations, complained to MPs that negotiations with Brussels have not yet dealt with the h(...)

Doug Beattie, the UUP’s fifth leader in nine years, has a daunting task ahead of him, though the UUP’s decline in recent years has at least adjusted expectations. File photograph: Jonathan Porter/PressEye

The two parties that have dominated unionism in Northern Ireland for decades have replaced their leaders in the past week. The new figureheads embody (...)

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