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# border - Friday 11 September, 2020

Farmers warned over outbreak of deadly African Swine Fever in Germany

It’s the first time the disease, which affects pigs and wild boar, has broken out in Germany.

# border - Friday 31 July, 2020

NPHET to attend North-South council meeting, as Taoiseach set to discuss travel restrictions

The council, one of the bodies set up under the Belfast Agreement, will meet in Dublin today for the first time since 2016.

# border - Monday 20 July, 2020

Northern Ireland should protect against the spread of Covid-19 from Britain, says O’Neill

First Minister Arlene Foster wants to preserve free movement for the sake of business and family life.

# border - Sunday 12 July, 2020

'The UK’s new start': £705m to be spent on British-EU borders - Northern Ireland plans yet to be published

£235 million will be spent on staffing and IT systems, while £470 million will be spent on port and inland infrastructure.

# border - Friday 12 June, 2020

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms

The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31 December.

# border - Saturday 9 May, 2020

Garda and PSNI chiefs approve review into Covid-19 policing

Drew Harris and Simon Byrne conducted a joint patrol with local officers on the Tyrone/Monaghan border today.

# border - Thursday 5 March, 2020

TDs say treatment of people at Greek border 'brings shame to the EU'

Turkey has claimed Greece is using live rounds against people at the border, saying three have been killed.

# border - Thursday 17 October, 2019

UK and EU agree Brexit deal after intense negotiations

The DUP has not signed up to support the deal.

# border - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

British family detained for almost two weeks after 'accidentally crossing border into US'

A three-month-old and two-year-old twins are among those being detained.

Deal or no deal: Donald Tusk says there are 'certain doubts' on the British side

“We’ll see, I’m still hopeful,” he said, adding things would become clearer in the next seven or eight hours.

# border - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal

Speculation is mounting that a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations is imminent.

# border - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle? Syria This post contains videos

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?

The US made the surprise decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, leaving Turkey to enter.

# border - Friday 4 October, 2019

Coveney says he doesn't want a quarrel with the DUP, but says the minority can't have a veto

Simon Coveney has said the UK’s Brexit proposals contain ‘significant problems’.

# border - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'Brexit Godfather' Johnson accused of deliberately putting forward a Brexit deal the EU will reject

The British Prime Minister is today expected to again stress that the UK will leave the EU on 31 October, one way or another.

# border - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Boris Johnson promises ‘good solution’ to Irish border in formal Brexit plan

Johnson’s comments follow the fall-out from the UK’s proposal to replace the backstop with a series of customs posts.

# border - Monday 23 September, 2019

Chair of Brexit Party says Varadkar 'hijacked' the backstop issue, and that Irish border trade is 'irrelevant'

Richard Tice, an MEP for the East of England, also explained trade across the Northern Irish border by comparing it to a jar of Smarties.

# border - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes

“The British have to tell us exactly the architectural nature of this border,” the European Commission president told Sky News, “I don’t like it, a hard border.”

# border - Thursday 12 September, 2019

'Time to level with people': Coveney says customs checks after no-deal will be temporary and away from the border

He said a timeline for how long the checks would be operational will have to be agreed.

# border - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Allowing customs checks on the island of Ireland amounts to 'political vandalism', says McDonald

The Sinn Féin leader claims border checks would breach the Good Friday Agreement.

# border - Monday 19 August, 2019

Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says

The explosion has been condemned by politicians on both sides of the border.

# border - Friday 2 August, 2019

'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit

Britain leaving the EU without a deal seems increasingly likely.

# border - Monday 22 July, 2019

Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem

During his time as Foreign Secretary, Johnson compared concerns about the Irish border as “the tail wagging the dog.”

# border - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all' Backstop This post contains videos

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'

The Tánaiste says he and others have worked for three years to avoid such a scenario.

# border - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Pence claims migrants 'well cared for' during visit to centre as protestors decry 'concentration camps'

The US Vice President said the situation at the border is a “crisis that is overwhelming our system”.

# border - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Irish online shoppers will have to pay more when buying from UK retailers post a no-deal Brexit

An updated action plan on a no-deal Brexit was discussed at Cabinet today.

# border - Monday 8 July, 2019

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

# border - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia

The country is suffering from shortages of food, medicine and other essentials.

Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal

Mexico has agreed to expand its policy of taking back migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as their asylum claims are processed.

# border - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'

“A newly installed bollard malfunctioned,” a statement from the force said.

# border - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'

“Sure it’s going to have a negative impact on the economy. Security is more important to me than trade.”

# border - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

MPs could vote on May's deal for FOURTH time as it's warned hard Brexit is 'nearly inevitable' 10 Days To Go This post contains videos

MPs could vote on May's deal for FOURTH time as it's warned hard Brexit is 'nearly inevitable'

Meanwhile, Leo Varadkar said: “No one should underestimate the difficulties that a no deal will present.”

# border - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border again

Trump has previously made similar threats.

# border - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Irish trucks can keep accessing the continent through the landbridge after a hard Brexit

The Taoiseach said today no one knows what will happen in a no-deal scenario.

# border - Sunday 17 March, 2019

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

In response, Sinn Féin said the partition of Ireland is “divisive and offensive”.

Having to cross the border or stay overnight: Concerns raised about location of rural Direct Provision centres

It’s a criminal offence for asylum seekers to cross the border into Northern Ireland.

# border - Sunday 10 March, 2019

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Living in a forest camp and jumping the fence into Europe - Titi's rugby dream

The Cameroon native is close to making his Test debut for the Spanish national team.

# border - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Department asks Europe to set a date for when motorists travelling to Northern Ireland will not need green cards

The government is working on a bilateral arrangement between the EU and the UK, but that has yet to be agreed.

# border - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

New armed Garda unit for border region, but Taoiseach says it would be rolled out even if Brexit wasn't happening

Varadkar confirmed today that a third unit is to be located in Cavan.

# border - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Michel Barnier says EU is open to negotiating on Brexit 'guarantees' but not on the backstop

Barnier also suggested the EU would be open to a “technical” delay to Brexit.

# border - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech More Than Words This post contains videos

Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech

Colum Eastwood has said that Sinn Féin wasn’t being truthful.

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