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#DUP

# dup - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Arlene Foster suggests she is open to special arrangements for North as part of Brexit deal

The DUP leader made the suggestion to journalists in Dublin this evening.

# dup - Monday 16 September, 2019

DUP and Sinn Féin put 'grave pressure' on Good Friday Agreement, says Northern Ireland negotiator

A former top official in the Department of Foreign Affairs made the comments at an event in Trinity this evening.

# dup - Friday 13 September, 2019

'UK must leave as one nation': Foster refutes reports the DUP would accept Irish Sea checks

The London Times reports that the DUP is prepared to accept the North abiding by some EU rules post-Brexit.

# dup - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Northern Ireland-only backstop ruled out by Boris Johnson, says DUP

The party met with the UK prime minister today.

# dup - Thursday 1 August, 2019

DUP calls for pictures of Queen Elizabeth to be reinstated in Stormont following reports they were removed

The DUP said it has raised the issue with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

# dup - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

# dup - Saturday 27 July, 2019

DUP's Sammy Wilson accuses Irish govt of being 'hysterical' and 'self-centred' over Brexit

Wilson was criticising comments made by Tánaiste Simon Coveney in Stormont yesterday.

# dup - Friday 26 July, 2019

Ian Paisley Jr accuses Coveney and Varadkar of 'unnecessarily aggressive' language

Varadkar said earlier today that Boris Johnson will have to “depart” from what he’s said recently if he wants a Brexit deal.

Boris Johnson's Brexit comments 'unhelpful', Coveney says

The Tánaiste was meeting with new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Julian Smith today.

# dup - Thursday 25 July, 2019

DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson says 'we are facing no deal' if EU doesn't compromise on backstop

Speaking yesterday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK will “do a new deal, a better deal”.

# dup - 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.

# dup - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Andrew Adonis: Stormont won't be back by October - 'the DUP have evaded responsibility before'

“The great strength of Ireland is that the UK has not been negotiating with Ireland, but with the EU,” Adonis told TheJournal.ie

# dup - Thursday 11 July, 2019

'The DUP didn't want this, but some will be relieved': What happens now in Northern Ireland?

These votes have been a long-time coming – but make the return of power-sharing much less likely.

# dup - Friday 5 July, 2019

DUP defends councillors who posed in front of tricolour-burning bonfire

The DUP said Tinsley attended the events in her own capacity, not as deputy mayor of Armagh.

# dup - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Sammy Wilson: 'We know the Irish; if you stand up to them, they will take you seriously'

The DUP’s Brexit spokesman made his comments on BBC Radio 4 this morning.

# dup - Thursday 13 June, 2019

The Irish government is 'driving us all' towards a no-deal Brexit, says DUP's Jeffrey Donaldson

In speech in Dublin, Donaldson re-iterated his party’s opposition to the backstop.

# dup - Monday 27 May, 2019

Nationalist-unionist duopoly broken in Northern Ireland's MEP elections as three women take seats

The Alliance Party’s Naomi Long was elected with the DUP’s Diane Dodds and Martina Anderson of Sinn Féin.

# dup - Friday 24 May, 2019

Met Police's Simon Byrne appointed as new PSNI Chief Constable

The former chief constable George Hamilton is retiring at the end of June.

# dup - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block

Sinn Féin has called on the UK and Irish governments to step in and take the reins if the new round of talks fail.

DUP wins most seats in the northern elections while the Alliance party makes major gains

The Alliance party, which claims to be neither nationalist or unionist, made the most gains in the election.

# dup - Friday 3 May, 2019

Alison Bennington becomes DUP's first openly gay candidate to be elected

Arlene Foster has said Bennington’s election doesn’t mean there will be a shift in the party’s policy on same-sex marriage.

# dup - Friday 26 April, 2019

Talks to restore Northern Ireland power-sharing executive to be announced today

The talks are expected to begin after Northern Ireland’s local elections.

# dup - Thursday 25 April, 2019

McDonald and Foster feel the heat but do not concede on the issues blocking Stormont

Northern Ireland has been without an Executive since January 2017.

# dup - Friday 19 April, 2019

'They must be brought to justice': Leaders of NI parties issue joint statement condemning killing of Lyra McKee

In a rare unified statement, the six leaders said the attack was also an attack on the members of the Derry community.

# dup - Friday 29 March, 2019

Nigel Dodds 'would stay in the EU rather than risk Northern Ireland's place in UK'

The DUP deputy leader said that he wanted Brexit to be delivered, but not if it would risk Northern Ireland’s status within the UK.

As it happened: Theresa May's deal roundly rejected a third time

The UK had originally been due to leave the EU today – 29 March. But MPs are voting on May’s deal again instead.

# dup - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Bill to allow Northern Irish boats to fish off Ireland's coasts approved by Dáil

Northern Ireland allows Irish boats to fish in its 0-6 mile zone off its coasts – but Ireland had no laws to reciprocate the same measure.

The third vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal is confirmed for tomorrow

The British Prime Minister has offered to resign if MPs back the twice-defeated Withdrawal Agreement.

# dup - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I'm now willing to support Theresa May's deal if the DUP does'

Brexiteers have been clarifying their position today.

# dup - Friday 22 March, 2019

EU Commission, Ireland and the UK 'have thought about' border issue, but no formal discussions

Coveney says whether there is a deal or no-deal, the way to resolve the border issue will be some form of regulatory alignment.

The DUP is not happy with Theresa May's 'humiliating' Brexit delay

It had been thought that the DUP were softening their stance towards the draft Brexit deal – until this statement today.

# dup - 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”.

# dup - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Taoiseach: 'It is not going to be a case of everything being alright. Brexit is bad news'

The DUP is set to resume discussions with the British government on Monday ahead of an expected third Westminster vote.

# dup - Friday 15 March, 2019

Is the DUP moving from 'no' to yes? Dodds says they've had constructive talks with ministers

Brexiteer Jacob Rees Mogg said that he would support Theresa May’s deal if the DUP agreed to vote for it.

# dup - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

It's a 'no': DUP statement means Brexit deal less likely to pass in House of Commons tonight

A second vote on May’s Brexit deal is to take place later today.

# dup - Monday 11 March, 2019

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service' DUP

Foster slams US mayor's award that pays tribute to McGuinness's 'military service'

The posthumous award from San Francisco’s mayor said it was to honour McGuinness’ “courageous service in the military”.

# dup - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Sammy Wilson dismisses Northern Ireland civil servant's Brexit warning as 'a scare tactic' DUP

Sammy Wilson dismisses Northern Ireland civil servant's Brexit warning as 'a scare tactic'

David Sterling issued the warning in a letter to the country’s political parties.

# dup - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else

The British government has warned that a no-deal scenario would likely have a negative impact in terms of trade and crime.

DUP abstains from vote on Sinn Féin motion opposing dumping of radioactive waste

The DUP councillors weren’t happy with Sinn Féin’s response to a proposed amendment.

# dup - Friday 8 February, 2019

Sky News poll shows Brexit has damaged UK's reputation for majority of Irish people

Data showed that the majority of Irish people would rather cut ties with the UK than the EU.

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