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# 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

From The42 Living in a forest camp and jumping the fence into Europe - Titi's rugby dream Passion

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.

# border - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Patrick Hutch protected by dissidents north of border as he prepares to leave for Europe

It is thought Hutch will leave for the continent in the coming days.

# border - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

A vote on revoking Trump's emergency US-Mexico wall funds takes place today

If the Democrats’ attempted funding block succeeds, Trump can use a veto to kill the measure.

# border - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Dozens of dissident weapons caches 'dotted along border region'

Gardaí fear an upsurge in violence in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

# border - Friday 15 February, 2019

White House says Trump will declare national emergency to fund border wall

Declaring a national emergency would free Trump to seek to redirect federal funds and bypass Congress.

# border - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'It's nuts': Crews from China, South Korea and Australia descend on border amid 'no-deal' fears

Media outlets across the globe are sending crews to border counties as the Brexit countdown continues.

# border - Saturday 9 February, 2019

The surreal reality of life in 'the most militarised area of western Europe'

TheJournal.ie visited Dromintee GAA club to hear locals’ concerns of a hard Brexit.

A heightened sense of Brexit 'WTF' in Clones

Locals in Clones, at the border with Co Fermanagh, say there’s huge concern at the possible disruption to daily life.

# border - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Irish government welcomes May's border comments but says she has 'unrealistic expectations' about backstop

Theresa May has said she remains committed to preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland post-Brexit.

# border - Friday 1 February, 2019

'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency

Trump hinted in remarks at a White House meeting on cross-border trafficking.

# border - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal

Getting MPs to support a withdrawal agreement has proved rather difficult.

# border - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers IFA

From armageddon to 'damage-limitation at best': How Brexit could hit Irish farmers

When asked if farmers felt like sitting ducks in relation to Brexit, IFA President Joe Healy said: “Absolutely”.

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