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#DUP

# dup - Monday 21 May, 2018

Arlene Foster talks about her dad being shot by the IRA and 'no logic' in a hard border

Responding to her speech in London, Sinn Féin accused Foster of producing the “same old arrogance”.

# dup - Friday 11 May, 2018

Nigel Farage denies claims that he's about to join the DUP

Farage will be the guest speaker at a local DUP event in Co Antrim today.

# dup - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Opinion: 'The DUP has a talent for fusing bungled governance with election success'

This should give us all pause for reflection on the intricacies and ironies underlying our constitutional arrangements in these islands, writes Thomas Muinzer.

# dup - Monday 2 April, 2018

UDA threat against journalist condemned

The NUJ has said it is concerned about the safety of the journalist and those close to them.

# dup - Friday 30 March, 2018

'You had the unionist guy saying to the Tory - 'you're not understanding what Sinn Féin is saying''

Years before the Good Friday Agreement, politicians came together at Glencree for unofficial, trust-building talks.

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?

The 20th anniversary of the landmark deal is being marked – here’s what’s in it.

# dup - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Northern Ireland same-sex marriage bill passes first stage in House of Lords

Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage is still banned.

# dup - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Mary Lou on not being invited to the White House: 'I don't feel snubbed'

Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams and DUP MP Ian Paisley Jr have been invited.

# dup - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Northern MLAs could have their pay docked by over €15,000 while Stormont remains down

Secretary of State Karen Bradley ‘is minded’ to reduce their pay.

# dup - Monday 12 March, 2018

Mary Lou and Arlene haven't been invited to the White House - but Gerry Adams and Ian Paisley Jr have

The leaders of both parties are traditionally invited to the annual White House Patrick’s Day reception.

# dup - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Northern Ireland budget to include £410 million from DUP deal with Conservatives

The budget also sets out £80 million in support of immediate health and education pressure.

# dup - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

EU/UK Withdrawal Agreement includes plan to keep Northern Ireland in the customs union

The draft treaty sets out the arrangements for Brexit.

# dup - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

The Council of Europe has told the UK to pass laws to protect the Irish language

The issue has been at the centre of the dispute at Stormont.

# dup - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Most of those living in Ireland think the Irish language should be legally protected in the North

An Irish language act has become one of the main stumbling blocks in talks aimed at relaunching the Stormont government.

# dup - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'A standstill is completely unacceptable': Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar and May over Stormont deadlock

Mary Lou McDonald said there is “no question of a return to direct rule” from Westminister in the North.

# dup - Thursday 15 February, 2018

McDonald: 'Three language acts were included in draft DUP deal, but no agreement on marriage equality'

DUP leader Arlene Foster yesterday said that talks between her party and Sinn Féin had failed on the issue of the Irish language.

# dup - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

The DUP party has collapsed power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland, Sinn Féin says

Sinn Féin says a deal was in place but the DUP has not followed through.

# dup - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says

Yesterday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said there is a “basis for an agreement” at Stormont and the Executive could be running soon.

# dup - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Controversial electricity pylon plan takes big leap forward but some people aren't happy

The plan would link electricity stations in Meath and Tyrone.

'The hamster wheel of talks': There isn't a lot of optimism that the Stormont Assembly will be restored

As we creep towards direct rule, time is running out for politicians on both sides to strike a deal.

# dup - Friday 19 January, 2018

DUP's Sammy Wilson regrets calling Leo Varadkar 'a nutcase'

Sammy Wilson has previously called the Taoiseach and his Tánaiste Simon Coveney “cynical, aggressive, green, and partisan”.

# dup - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'We don’t have a lot of time': Last-ditch Stormont talks start next week

It’s been one year since the power-sharing administration collapsed in Northern Ireland.

# dup - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'Stop this gruesome tit for tat': Kingsmill loaf row rumbles on as cartoon sparks Twitter uproar

Sinn Féin’s Barry McElduff posted a controversial video of him with a loaf of ‘Kingsmill’ bread on his head on the Kingsmill massacre anniversary.

# dup - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

One year on from Stormont collapse, there's still no sign of a deal

It’s now one year since the power sharing executive in Northern Ireland collapsed after Sinn Féin walked out on government, citing a number of key issues with their partners the DUP.

# dup - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Ireland's Brexit expert 'wouldn't rule out the possibility of more trouble' with the DUP

The journalist told us more about the day when his tweet led to the DUP scuppering a new plan on a soft border with Northern Ireland and the EU.

# dup - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Coveney says that government has to 'repair' relationship with DUP

Relations between Dublin and the North’s largest party have been strained since contentious Brexit talks a week ago.

# dup - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

UK bookshop selling tea towels saying 'F*** the DUP'

Housmans Bookshop calls itself a “long-running radical bookshop”.

# dup - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Sky News presenter says 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves' Build A Bridge This post contains videos

Sky News presenter says 'some of you Irish need to get over yourselves'

Some people have been critical of Adam Boulton’s line of questioning in an interview with Tánaiste Simon Coveney.

# dup - Friday 8 December, 2017

DUP's Sammy Wilson in scathing attack on 'cynical, aggressive and green' Varadkar and Coveney Brexit This post contains videos

DUP's Sammy Wilson in scathing attack on 'cynical, aggressive and green' Varadkar and Coveney

The DUP MP says the pair have alienated unionists.

DUP 'pleased' with Brexit deal but says 'more work needs to be done' on border issue

A deal to avoid a hard border has been reached between the UK and EU.

# dup - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'The agreement stands': Leo says DUP does not represent everyone in Northern Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says it’s now up the UK to come back to them.

# dup - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

EU negotiating team 'reaffirms' its commitment to original Brexit border deal

Foster has claimed she was only told about the potential deal yesterday morning.

'DUP-ed', 'May humiliated': How UK papers reacted to the last-minute block on Irish border deal

They take a dim view of the DUP’s last-minute veto of the Brexit deal that would have guaranteed no hard border.

# dup - Monday 4 December, 2017

Listen to Arlene Foster belt out a classic Mariah Carey festive tune for charity

It’s all in aid of the organisation Aspire.

# dup - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Phil Hogan: 'If NI remains in the EU customs union, there would be no border issue'

Prime Minister Theresa May has already ruled out staying in the single market and customs union.

# dup - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'This is British direct rule' says SDLP leader, as Westminster passes North budget

The Northern Ireland Budget Bill passed through the House of Commons yesterday.

# dup - Friday 10 November, 2017

Northern Ireland 'must stay' in customs union post-Brexit to prevent hard border, says EU

An internal EU paper has said there must be no divergence of rules on either side of the border.

# dup - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Varadkar warns there should be no return to direct rule in phone call to Theresa May

The deadline to make a deal has already passed.

# dup - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Direct rule or not, Northern Ireland's budget will be passed in Westminster

It comes after the failure of the DUP and Sinn Féin to reach a deal.

# dup - Friday 27 October, 2017

Can Sinn Féin and the DUP reach a deal in the North? We'll get an update today

A deep division has been exposed between the parties on the Irish language.

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