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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Ferry service faces uncertain future amid struggle to reach Brexit deal

Today marks the second anniversary of the Brexit vote.

# northern-ireland - 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.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Man charged with murder of 3-year-old boy in Derry

The 23-year-old man is due in Derry Magistrates Court court this morning.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Police believe same organised gang involved in over 15 burglaries across Northern Ireland

The PSNI said that the incidents had a similar modus operandi and that detectives believe the same gang may be involved.

# northern-ireland - 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’.

Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes against allowing gay couples to be full members

The policy also prevents the children of same-sex couples from being baptised in the church.

42% of people in the North want a united Ireland - poll

In a rare result, the poll puts those who want a united Ireland almost on par with those who want to remain as part of the UK.

Boris Johnson on Northern Ireland: 'It’s beyond belief that we’re allowing the tail to wag the dog'

The Foreign Secretary said that so few people use the Irish border that it didn’t warrant concerns about customs arrangements.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'All eyes are on the UK government': Who'll be the first to make moves to change NI's abortion laws?

A Supreme Court decision made today has led to continued calls for a change to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws.

Theresa May's Cabinet agrees on Brexit backstop ending in 2021

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has voiced opposition to any time-limited backstop.

Varadkar defends launching Belfast festival: 'Olly Murs is headlining - he's hardly a die hard republican'

Leo Varadkar has been criticised for launching a West Belfast festival during his sixth trip to Northern Ireland as Taoiseach.

Human rights campaigners lose Supreme Court appeal over Northern Irish abortion laws

However, the judges said that when it comes to fatal foetal abnormality, NI abortion law is not compatible with human rights laws.

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust

The DUP MLA made the comments on the BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan show today.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws

An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.

# northern-ireland - 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.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

From The42 Northern Ireland held by England's World Cup opponents All Square

Northern Ireland held by England's World Cup opponents

Michael O’Neill handed three debuts out during last night’s draw with Panama.

# northern-ireland - Monday 28 May, 2018

'We're unstoppable': Large crowds protest in Belfast for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

The DUP’s Arlene Foster has said that it was up to the North’s politicians to decide on its abortion laws.

Man injured in 'ferocious and inhuman' attack in front of woman and children

The aggravated burglary happened early this morning.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Tánaiste says report that Aidan McAnespie's body part was 'disposed of' must be 'extremely difficult' for the family

The 24-year-old was shot shortly after crossing an army checkpoint.

# northern-ireland - 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”.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Varadkar warns Theresa May that border solution will be needed soon to avoid hard Brexit

Varadkar said he had yet to see a proposal from London that “remotely approaches” a solution to the border issue with Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'I would not be as confident as you': May and Brexiteer MP 'in row over who would win a border poll'

The Prime Minister met with Conservative MPs yesterday to discuss future customs arrangements.

# northern-ireland - Friday 11 May, 2018

Pictures: 'Significant' amount of guns and explosives found during 12 day search in Lurgan

A pipe bomb uncovered near a nursery would “almost certainly” have killed or caused injury if detonated.

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.

# northern-ireland - Friday 4 May, 2018

Gerry Adams quotes Bobby Sands and hails 'historic moment' at Basque peace conference

The former Sinn Féin leader was speaking at a Basque peace conference today.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 29 April, 2018

10 houses evacuated in Tyrone after viable explosive device found

Three men were arrested following the discovery.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'

The name of the city remains a contentious issue for some.

'I was stripped and photographed in the nude, while being held by the hair'

The 14 Hooded Men who were interned in the North in 1971 met with Tánaiste Simon Coveney yesterday.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Review to examine how serious sexual offence cases are handled in Northern Ireland

It will look into the impact of social media on trials, among other issues.

# northern-ireland - Monday 23 April, 2018

Warnings from former taoisigh on Brexit border: 'The communities would come together to tear it down'

Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and John Bruton shared a stage in Dublin this morning.

Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit

Yesterday, Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin said that the future of Northern Ireland was being decided in Brexit negotiations.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Burglar slaps woman in face before stealing money and wedding ring

The woman is said to be “badly shocked” after the incident.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

'The Good Friday Agreement was politics that worked because people stopped behaving like politicians'

That is the view of Tony Blair, one of the architects of the deal.

Bill Clinton on sleepless nights in 1998, Bertie trying to keep him up till dawn and Northern Ireland's similarities with Black Panther

Bill Clinton shared his memories of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, 20 years ago today.

# northern-ireland - Monday 9 April, 2018

Bill Clinton warns political stalemate could result in the North going 'back into the hell of the Troubles'

There are three possible outcomes if the institutions in the North don’t get up and running soon, said Clinton.

Peter Hain: 'The UK government is playing a dangerous game with the peace process'

Boris Johnston thinks that post Brexit, Armagh and Louth will be just the same as Camden and Westminster except with more Guinness, writes Peter Hain.

# northern-ireland - Friday 6 April, 2018

Man left with fractured skull after 'brutal and horrific' attack

The incident happened last night in a garage beside a property in the Farm Hill of Mosside.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 5 April, 2018

PSNI launches investigation into distribution of anti-Islamic leaflets to Belfast homes

Members of the DUP have said the leaflets are “absolutely wrong and dangerous”.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From The42 Ciara Mageean named Northern Ireland athletics captain for Commonwealth Games Leading The Charge

Ciara Mageean named Northern Ireland athletics captain for Commonwealth Games

All eyes on Australia’s Gold Coast from tomorrow.

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