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#Border

# border - Monday 3 September, 2018

Over half of people in North would back Irish unity after Brexit

Many people are worried about the possibility of a hard border.

# border - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Ireland is getting two more MEPs because of Brexit and Sinn Féin wants them to go to the North

The party is asking the Irish government to make a Northern Ireland constituency.

# border - Thursday 23 August, 2018

UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'

Dominic Raab held talks with his EU counterpart Michel Barnier earlier this week.

# border - Friday 10 August, 2018

Bill proposing mile-wide stop and search zone along Northern Ireland border causes outcry

A human rights group says it hopes the legislation isn’t an attempt to create a post-Brexit “fortress UK”.

# border - Monday 6 August, 2018

A post office on the border has seen a 15 fold increase in passport requests from Northern Ireland citizens

Pettigo is the only town on the island of Ireland that’s split down the middle by the UK-Irish border.

# border - Saturday 7 July, 2018

'Weather knows no borders': Sinn Féin senator calls for all-Ireland weather alerts during emergencies

Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile said that when weather alerts are reported, they should be done so on an all-Ireland basis.

# border - Friday 6 July, 2018

After a day-long private meeting, Theresa May's cabinet agrees to a 12-point Brexit position

Theresa May has reportedly warned her Cabinet that they must agree to this position, or else they’ll be disciplined.

# border - Friday 29 June, 2018

Man loses High Court challenge against Northern Ireland Secretary over border poll

Raymond McCord wants both governments to set out the criteria for the holding of a border poll.

# border - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations at US border

More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks and placed in government-contracted shelters.

US border agents scale back zero-tolerance policy for migrant families

Parents separated from their children have spoken about their desperate attempts to be reunited.

# border - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Ferry service faces uncertain future amid struggle to reach Brexit deal

Today marks the second anniversary of the Brexit vote.

# border - Friday 22 June, 2018

Former FBI director: Family separation is a 'shameful, disgraceful episode' in US history

James Comey said what has been happening on the Mexican border is “utterly inconsistent with who we are as Americans”.

# border - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Trump orders end to separation of migrant children but says 'the border is going to be just as tough'

Trump’s about-face comes after more than 2,300 children were separated from their parents and adult relatives.

# border - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents

The audio features the voice of a six-year-old girl who repeatedly asks officials to call her aunt so she can leave.

# border - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border Across The Water This post contains videos

'We're one United Kingdom' - Theresa May describes EU plans as an Irish Sea border

May says that the EU’s ‘backstop’ plan is not acceptable.

# border - Friday 15 June, 2018

Tory MP's 'call Ireland's bluff' comment is just 'scraping the bottom of the barrel'

TDs said today that Jacon Rees-Mogg’s comments were unhelpful and showed a lack of understanding of the issues at hand.

# border - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents

“The Statue of Liberty under the Trump policy is not carrying a torch, it’s carrying a pair of handcuffs,” one senator said.

# border - Friday 8 June, 2018

Leo Varadkar becomes first Taoiseach to visit Orange Order HQ in Belfast

Speaking about the UK government’s Brexit paper Varadkar said his initial view is that ‘it is a step in the right direction’.

# border - Friday 1 June, 2018

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'

Sinn Féin, meanwhile, said the proposal has highlighted “the lack of knowledge” of border areas and the concerns they face.

# border - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Brexit - UK seeking previously unthought of 'third way' around the Northern Ireland customs border impasse

Theresa May’s cabinet is in open revolt over the current proposition – hence the need to find another approach that keeps everyone (sort of) happy.

# border - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

# border - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'Tit-for-tat has never solved anything': Coveney responds to DUP MP calling him a 'Brit basher'

The Tánaiste told the BBC that Ireland wants to see the British government following through on its promises.

# border - Friday 20 April, 2018

UK's Irish border plans subject to 'systematic and forensic annihilation' by EU, report says

Two proposals put forward by Theresa May’s government were roundly rejected, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph.

# border - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

We'll need a big increase in Garda numbers at the border after Brexit, senior gardaí say

‘Crime corridors’ have been created along the border, Noel Cunningham said today.

# border - Saturday 7 April, 2018

US southern states heed Trump's call and send hundreds of troops to 'lawless' Mexico border

The deployment of 400 troops has been described as an “initial surge”.

# border - Friday 6 April, 2018

'Action is needed and quick': Border gardaí are 'completely unprepared' for Brexit

Many gardaí fear the border region is being neglected.

# border - Monday 26 March, 2018

UK civil servant tasked with finding solution to Irish border issue quits job

Simon Case is leaving his role to become Prince William’s private secretary.

# border - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

US agent goes to trial for the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager across the border

The unarmed 16-year-old was shot ten times – mostly from behind.

# border - Friday 16 March, 2018

There is 'no evidence' to back up claim that an 'invisible border' is possible, MPs say

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has its doubts about the UK government’s plans.

# border - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

If Trump visits Ireland, Leo would like to show him the border with Northern Ireland

Leo Varadkar says the invite to Donald Trump to visit Ireland is still open.

# border - Monday 5 March, 2018

'Definitely not': Varadkar pours cold water on US/Canada-style border after May comments Brexit Wounds This post contains videos

'Definitely not': Varadkar pours cold water on US/Canada-style border after May comments

Theresa May said earlier that the UK was looking at solutions such as the one in North America for the Irish border issue.

# border - Monday 12 February, 2018

It's ten years since a dissident republican murder near a Donegal church

Andrew Burns was found by some passers-by after being fatally wounded.

# border - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Explainer: Why the "cast iron" guarantee for no hard Brexit border may now be in doubt

All eyes are on the UK to divulge its solutions to solve the issue of the Irish border.

Poll: Do you think there'll be a hard Brexit? Border Row This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there'll be a hard Brexit?

Michel Barnier said yesterday that a hard border would be inevitable if the UK leaves the single market and customs union.

# border - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck

More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.

# border - Monday 1 January, 2018

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries

People are advised not to withdraw money in their own currency rate as it is more expensive.

# border - Friday 8 December, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about Brexit?

There’ll be no hard border, but the long-term implications of the UK leaving the EU are still unclear.

# border - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Brexit: 'The DUP’s hardline policies could be the quickest road to a united Ireland'

“Constitutional integrity” is a myth. The UK has been built on constitutional divergence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# border - Friday 1 December, 2017

'If UK Brexit offer is unacceptable to Ireland it will be unacceptable to Europe' - Donald Tusk

Ireland will be consulted on any offer put forward by the UK.

# border - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Ian Paisley Jr: 'We're leaving the EU and Ireland would be better off leaving with us'

“The focus now is on negotiations that will get us all a good Brexit,” the DUP MP said.

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