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# northern-ireland - Today’s News

Majority of people in Northern Ireland view Brexit protocol as a ‘positive’, poll finds
# The North
# The North

Majority of people in Northern Ireland view Brexit protocol as a ‘positive’, poll finds

2 hours ago 8,590 Views 7 Comments

Queen’s University is monitoring public attitudes to the contentious Irish Sea trading arrangements.

# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

DUP leader threatens early Stormont election if UK government doesn't make progress on protocol
# Jeffrey Donaldson
# Jeffrey Donaldson

DUP leader threatens early Stormont election if UK government doesn't make progress on protocol

19 hours ago 21,612 Views 35 Comments

Stormont elections are currently set to happen next year.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Irish language legislation expected to be tabled within days, says Michelle O’Neill

Tue 5:29 PM 13,109 Views 24 Comments

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill said the policy must be delivered upon.

# northern-ireland - Monday 25 October, 2021

Is the Protocol bad or good for firms in Northern Ireland? It's both, they say
# Brexit
# Brexit

Is the Protocol bad or good for firms in Northern Ireland? It's both, they say

Mon 12:05 AM 16,366 Views 10 Comments

The EU’s suggested changes will fix some – but not all – problems with post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 24 October, 2021

UK and EU 'still far apart' on big NI Protocol issues as talks to continue in London
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and EU 'still far apart' on big NI Protocol issues as talks to continue in London

Sun 9:20 AM 13,130 Views 25 Comments

A round of talks in Brussels was ‘constructive’ but significant disagreements still remain.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Super-sub hits hat-trick as England beat Northern Ireland in Wembley World Cup qualifier
# Lionesses
From The42
# Lionesses

Super-sub hits hat-trick as England beat Northern Ireland in Wembley World Cup qualifier

Sat 7:37 PM 3,946 Views 0 Comments

Beth Mead and Bethany England did the damage in a 4-0 win.

# northern-ireland - Friday 22 October, 2021

Northern Ireland women ready for ‘special’ night at Wembley
# Into The Lionesses' Den
From The42
# Into The Lionesses' Den

Northern Ireland women ready for ‘special’ night at Wembley

Fri 8:11 PM 1,814 Views 1 Comment

Captain Marissa Callaghan will lead her side out at England’s national stadium.

Northern Ireland open contract talks with ex-Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough
# Staying On
From The42
# Staying On

Northern Ireland open contract talks with ex-Sligo Rovers boss Ian Baraclough

Fri 5:01 PM 3,593 Views 0 Comments

The Irish FA board unanimously agreed on Thursday night to extend the manager’s contract.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Opinion: Make no mistake - this UK government will not rest until the Protocol is gone
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Opinion: Make no mistake - this UK government will not rest until the Protocol is gone

Oct 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 28,667 Views 40 Comments

Former negotiator Sydney Nash says it’s sovereignty, not sausages, that the UK government cares about.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Death of veteran on trial for 1974 attempted murder sparks renewed debate in North
# Dennis Hutchings
# Dennis Hutchings

Death of veteran on trial for 1974 attempted murder sparks renewed debate in North

Oct 19th 2021, 8:06 AM 27,491 Views 3 Comments

Dennis Hutchings died yesterday after contracting Covid-19.

# northern-ireland - Monday 18 October, 2021

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brussels hints talks won’t include stripping EU judges from Northern Ireland Protocol

Oct 18th 2021, 12:13 PM 18,933 Views 26 Comments

The EU said a ‘very intense period of discussions’ has begun but suggested they may not include the role of the European Court of Justice.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan
# Troubles
# Troubles

Campaigners returning to Westminster to demand end to Troubles ‘amnesty’ plan

Oct 17th 2021, 11:36 AM 8,829 Views 4 Comments

The UK Government is proposing a statute of limitations that would protect veterans from future prosecutions.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 16 October, 2021

'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Talk is the only option': Just how far apart are the UK and the EU on the NI Protocol?

Oct 16th 2021, 9:30 AM 10,873 Views 16 Comments

How far apart are the EU and the UK to reaching a deal on tweaking trade arrangements in Northern Ireland?

# northern-ireland - Friday 15 October, 2021

Still 'a long way' to go to reach resolution on Northern Ireland Protocol, Frost warns
# Brexit
# Brexit

Still 'a long way' to go to reach resolution on Northern Ireland Protocol, Frost warns

Oct 15th 2021, 10:44 AM 12,880 Views 16 Comments

The Brexit Minister will hold talks with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in Brussels today.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Northern Ireland Protocol discussions will not be renegotiation, says Sefcovic
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Northern Ireland Protocol discussions will not be renegotiation, says Sefcovic

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 8:10 PM 44,547 Views 41 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost is expected in Brussels tomorrow to meet Maros Sefcovic to discuss ways to break the deadlock.

NI Secretary of State 'profoundly disappointed' with court ruling over lack of abortion services
# Abortion
# Abortion

NI Secretary of State 'profoundly disappointed' with court ruling over lack of abortion services

Updated Oct 14th 2021, 4:00 PM 14,679 Views 4 Comments

The court ruled that Lewis “failed to comply with his duties” by not ensuring provision for full abortion services for women in the region.

North’s leaders urge caution as latest Covid-19 rule relaxations take effect
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

North’s leaders urge caution as latest Covid-19 rule relaxations take effect

Oct 14th 2021, 7:08 AM 8,634 Views 3 Comments

From today, up to 30 people will be permitted in private dwellings.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Here's what the EU is proposing for the NI protocol
# The North
# The North

Here's what the EU is proposing for the NI protocol

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,254 Views 45 Comments
  • Measures would see an 80% reduction in checks envisaged for retail agri-food products arriving in the region from Great Britain.
  • The proposed changes would also remove the prospect of certain British produce, including Cumberland sausages, being banned from export to Northern Ireland.
  • The plan also includes a 50% reduction in customs paperwork
DUP says EU proposals on NI Protocol 'fall far short of the fundamental change needed'
# Northern Ireland Protocol
# Northern Ireland Protocol

DUP says EU proposals on NI Protocol 'fall far short of the fundamental change needed'

Oct 13th 2021, 7:11 PM 16,276 Views 40 Comments

Sinn Féin welcomed the “far-reaching” EU plans published this evening.

'Constitutional republican' Jack Chambers attending NI service 'to build on peace and reconciliation'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Constitutional republican' Jack Chambers attending NI service 'to build on peace and reconciliation'

Oct 13th 2021, 5:53 PM 18,624 Views 54 Comments

The Fianna Fáil MInister of State is to attend the event with Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney.

Liverpool full-back Bradley's display offers positive despite Northern Ireland's miserable week
# Prospect
From The42
# Prospect

Liverpool full-back Bradley's display offers positive despite Northern Ireland's miserable week

Oct 13th 2021, 11:20 AM 3,745 Views 0 Comments

‘Tackles aren’t all I can do and it was good to show the fans the other stuff I can do,’ said the 18-year-old.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman dies following Derry car fire
# Derry
# Derry

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman dies following Derry car fire

Oct 13th 2021, 6:57 AM 12,759 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI is appealing for witnesses to make contact with them.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Northern Ireland suffer second-half collapse to lose in Bulgaria
# Losing Out
From The42
# Losing Out

Northern Ireland suffer second-half collapse to lose in Bulgaria

Oct 12th 2021, 10:03 PM 6,877 Views 5 Comments

Conor Washington had given the visitors a half-time lead.

# northern-ireland - Monday 11 October, 2021

Northern Ireland try to move on after controversial defeat to Switzerland
# Clean Slate
From The42
# Clean Slate

Northern Ireland try to move on after controversial defeat to Switzerland

Oct 11th 2021, 5:53 PM 4,376 Views 3 Comments

Ian Baraclough’s side are unlikely to qualify for next year’s World Cup after they lost on Saturday.

Coveney says UK dismisses EU's protocol proposals 'over and over again'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Coveney says UK dismisses EU's protocol proposals 'over and over again'

Updated Oct 11th 2021, 2:14 PM 25,003 Views 36 Comments

His comments comes after Coveney questioned if the UK wants “a breakdown in relations” with the European Union.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Opinion: Young people north and south look forward while political figures dither over the past
# Cross Border Survey
# Cross Border Survey

Opinion: Young people north and south look forward while political figures dither over the past

Oct 10th 2021, 8:30 AM 12,145 Views 12 Comments

While politicians argue over commemorations, Emma DeSouza says new youth-led cross-border research shows young people have moved on.

# northern-ireland - Friday 8 October, 2021

Taoiseach defends decision of Government to attend NI centenary event
# The North
# The North

Taoiseach defends decision of Government to attend NI centenary event

Oct 8th 2021, 7:51 PM 20,972 Views 76 Comments

Micheál Martin said it was not inconsistent after Michael D Higgins declined an invitation to the event.

Omagh bombing: Failure to act on informer tip-off among reasons for judge directing fresh probe
# Omagh
# Omagh

Omagh bombing: Failure to act on informer tip-off among reasons for judge directing fresh probe

Oct 8th 2021, 2:46 PM 8,145 Views 0 Comments

In July, Mr Justice Horner ruled it was potentially plausible that the attack could have been prevented.

Taoiseach, Paul Givan and Michelle O'Neill all sing from the same hymn sheet on climate change
# All Island Consensus
# All Island Consensus

Taoiseach, Paul Givan and Michelle O'Neill all sing from the same hymn sheet on climate change

Updated Oct 8th 2021, 2:17 PM 13,216 Views 15 Comments

He will meet with First Minister Paul Givan and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill.

Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson lead tributes after death of former NI Secretary
# James Brokenshire
# James Brokenshire

Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson lead tributes after death of former NI Secretary

Updated Oct 8th 2021, 1:18 PM 75,478 Views 17 Comments

He had been suffering with lung cancer.

Poll: Should two government ministers go to the Northern Ireland centenary service?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should two government ministers go to the Northern Ireland centenary service?

Oct 8th 2021, 8:41 AM 63,602 Views 110 Comments

President Higgins declined his invitation to the event because he believed it was not politically neutral.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Coveney and Chambers to represent Government at Northern Ireland centenary service
# The North
# The North

Coveney and Chambers to represent Government at Northern Ireland centenary service

Oct 7th 2021, 9:22 PM 22,646 Views 90 Comments

Last month, President Michael D Higgins announced he had declined his invitation.

Softening of EU stance on NI protocol is welcome breakthrough, Donaldson says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Softening of EU stance on NI protocol is welcome breakthrough, Donaldson says

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 4:17 PM 20,406 Views 25 Comments

Maros Sefcovic announced that the bloc would table “very far-reaching” proposals within the next fortnight.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Police in Northern Ireland launch probe into allegations of abuse at mother and baby homes
# The North
# The North

Police in Northern Ireland launch probe into allegations of abuse at mother and baby homes

Oct 6th 2021, 9:30 PM 5,595 Views 0 Comments

The announcement comes after an independent panel recommended a public inquiry.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Michelle O’Neill to push for public inquiry into mother and baby homes
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Michelle O’Neill to push for public inquiry into mother and baby homes

Updated Oct 5th 2021, 7:15 PM 9,732 Views 18 Comments

An expert panel has recommended an ‘integrated investigation’ by a non-statutory independent panel, feeding into a statutory public inquiry.

# northern-ireland - Monday 4 October, 2021

Troubles: No lawful basis for vulnerable man to be shot, trial of ex-British Army soldier told
# Belfast
# Belfast

Troubles: No lawful basis for vulnerable man to be shot, trial of ex-British Army soldier told

Updated Oct 4th 2021, 3:24 PM 28,656 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Hutchings, 80, has pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of John Pat Cunningham in Co Tyrone in 1974.

Frost tells EU ‘significant changes’ needed to Northern Ireland Brexit deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

Frost tells EU ‘significant changes’ needed to Northern Ireland Brexit deal

Oct 4th 2021, 2:35 PM 12,041 Views 31 Comments

Brexit minister David Frost again threatened to suspend parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol unless Brussels gives ground.

McKee murder: No evidence against man accused of rioting, court told
# Lyra McKee
# Lyra McKee

McKee murder: No evidence against man accused of rioting, court told

Oct 4th 2021, 2:15 PM 4,279 Views 0 Comments

Kieran McCool, 29, is accused of rioting and assault on the night that the journalist was shot dead in Derry.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Man charged with rioting offences by police investigating Lyra McKee murder
# Derry
# Derry

Man charged with rioting offences by police investigating Lyra McKee murder

Oct 3rd 2021, 10:46 AM 4,682 Views 0 Comments

The man is expected to appear before Derry Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:34 AM 34,665 Views 28 Comments

Boris Johnson did not rule out triggering Article 16.

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