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Firms are expected to face difficulty getting shipments through ports unless they have completed the correct customs procedures. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

The Government’s new Brexit plan will explicitly warn businesses that anyone trading with or moving goods through the UK will face changes, no matter (...)

First minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill at Stormont. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The devolved institutions in Northern Ireland need more financial support from the British government to implement the reforms that saw the Executive (...)

British troops  in west Belfast on  April 19th, 1976. Former British soldiers who served in the North during the Troubles are being ‘persecuted’, veterans’ groups have claimed. File photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

Former British soldiers who served in the North during the Troubles are being “persecuted” through legacy investigations which they claim are politica(...)

‘Unfettered access was promised, but it looks less and less likely that it will be delivered.’ Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA

The British government has left businesses in the North ill-prepared for new obligations they will face from next January by adopting a “political app(...)

Sinn Féin deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill. Her party  and some victims’ groups have argued that the terms of the scheme could be used to block people from a republican background who were injured during the conflict getting pensions.  Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/PA Wire

A British MP has written to Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill describing the failure to begin paying out a pension to those badly injur(...)

The North’s Minister of Justice, Naomi Long, has said her department is willing to administer the scheme. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA

The North’s Secretary of State has said the disagreement between the UK government and the Northern Executive over who should pay for a pension scheme(...)

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(...)

Health services in the North are at risk of deteriorating to the point of collapse, a report by the Northern Ireland Affairs committee in Westminster has found. File photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Northern Ireland’s health system is at “breaking point”, a Westminster committee chair has said. Services risk deteriorating to the point of collapse(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, England, on Thursday. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has refused to apologise to the family of murdered MP Jo Cox for suggesting that the best way to honour her memory would be to deliver B(...)

Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson  at  Westminster. “No to time limits or unilateral escape hatches or all these elaborate devices, glosses, codicils and so on that you could apply to the backstop.” Photograph: Getty Images

Fears of a no-deal Brexit rose in London and Brussels on Tuesday after both candidates for the Conservative leadership said the Northern backstop must(...)

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