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Irish language organisation Conradh na Gaeilge has strongly criticised the failure by the British government to introduce Irish language legislation i(...)

Northern Ireland secretary Brandon Lewis: ‘I have not seen the sort of flexibility from the EU that I would have expected to see. I have not seen the sort of pragmatism and flexibility that would allow us to agree a deal.’  Photograph: James Manning/PA

Northern Ireland secretary Brandon Lewis has played down the prospect of triggering article 16 and acknowledged Britain is legally obliged to carry ou(...)

     The new powers include placing a duty on the North’s Department of Health to make abortion services available “as soon as reasonably practicable”.  File Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The UK government will “intervene directly” to ensure abortion services are made available in Northern Ireland following the Assembly elections in May(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis met under the auspices of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference at Farmleigh House in Dublin. Photograph: PA

Proposals that would see non-Irish people forced to get an electronic visa waiver before crossing the border are not yet finalised as far as the Gover(...)

A PSNI officer at a vehicle checkpoint in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The terrorism threat level in Northern Ireland has been lowered from severe to substantial for the first time in 12 years, Secretary of State Brandon (...)

 Mick Mulvaney, former acting White House chief of staff to Donald Trump and an active advocate of Irish interests in the US. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

In early 2021, one of the main think tanks in the United Kingdom warned that London had lost the battle for influence on Capitol Hill following Brexit(...)

President Michael D Higgins delivered a robust address in Enniskillen last week on the divisive subject of NI’s segregated system.

When President Michael D Higgins declined to attend the ecumenical centenary service in Armagh last October, there was only one legitimate, if oblique(...)

Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie: ‘The UK government and Northern Ireland Office are being dragged around by the scruff of the neck by the DUP.’ Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA

Northern Ireland’s Stormont assembly faces collapse “forever” because of Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) tactics, a rival party leader has warned. On(...)

Brandon Lewis on the Northern Ireland protocol: ‘We think there is a landing ground, we think there is a way of resolving this.’ Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA

The UK’s secretary for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis has said he believes there is a “landing ground” for resolving difficulties that exist with the (...)

Boris Johnson is taking a trip out of London this week to Scotland and northern England. Photograph: Daniel Leal/PA

Boris Johnson is “absolutely focused on the job” despite having to answer the questions of police investigating alleged lockdown breaches in Downing S(...)

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