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#DUP

# dup - Yesterday’s News

Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'

Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.

# dup - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'Not worthy of celebration': As Sinn Féin celebrates first Dáil, it's adamant it won't take part in Expo 100

Expo 100 is a celebration of one hundred years of Northern Ireland that will be held in 2021.

# dup - Thursday 3 January, 2019

DUP: 'It is becoming clearer by the day that no one is ever going to build a border'

The DUP’s deputy leader said that an “east-west barrier should be no more palatable than having any new north-south barriers”.

'It's time to take stock': Former Brexit secretary urges Theresa May to delay Brexit vote again

David Davis said that it was time for the UK “to take stock” ahead of the planned crucial vote.

# dup - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives DUP

Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives

BBC Spotlight Northern Ireland travelled to the Maldives to investigate the claims against the North Antrim MP.

# dup - Monday 3 December, 2018

'Incredibly unusual times': DUP and Labour alliance described as 'strange, perhaps unholy'

The parties both want Theresa May to publish the legal advice she received about Brexit.

# dup - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Ten days out from the UK Brexit vote: What number do they need to reach?

There are over 600 MPs – and Theresa May’s Tory’s barely have a majority with the support of the DUP.

# dup - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

May to travel to NI and Wales in last-ditch attempt to gain support for Brexit deal

The House of Commons will hold a vote on 11 December on the Brexit deal agreed with the EU.

# dup - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Arlene Foster: If backstop isn't removed, Brexit deal won't get DUP support

“Bin it, junk the backstop” – the hard-fought-for Irish assurance could be the reason the Brexit deal won’t be passed.

# dup - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Boris quotes Van Morrison as he criticises backstop deal at DUP conference

Johnson said the UK is “on the verge of making a historic mistake” if it backs the draft Brexit agreement.

# dup - Friday 16 November, 2018

Brexiteers worry that the EU's withdrawal agreement will turn the UK into a 'vassal state' - but what does that mean?

The draft agreement has been denounced across Britain’s political spectrum since it was unveiled on Wednesday night

# dup - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Theresa May wins over her Cabinet on Brexit deal that Barnier says avoids hard border

The UK premier announced a speech after briefing her Cabinet on the latest Brexit deal draft.

# dup - Friday 9 November, 2018

'No unionist can support that': Foster says DUP will not back proposal for border in Irish Sea

In a letter leaked to the media, Theresa May suggested a proposal to have a Northern Ireland specific backstop.

'Alarm bells' ringing for DUP as May letter raises prospect of EU customs border in Irish Sea

The DUP leader has said that a leaked letter raised “alarm bells for those who value the integrity of our precious union..”

# dup - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Karen Bradley 'actively considering' external mediator to restore NI powersharing talks

Northern Ireland powersharing collapsed in January 2017 following the DUP’s and Sinn Féin’s failure to agree on a number of issues.

# dup - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

May rallies 'divided' cabinet to seek support ahead of looming Brexit summit

Leaders have insisted a Brexit deal could still be reached, despite the latest failed round of divorce talks.

# dup - Monday 15 October, 2018

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

The Tániaste said a time limit on the backstop is not a runner.

# dup - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Last-ditch Brexit talks break down in Brussels as all eyes turn to crunch summit Crunch Time This post contains videos

Last-ditch Brexit talks break down in Brussels as all eyes turn to crunch summit

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit is increasing as agreement remains elusive.

# dup - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Leaders play down hope of Brexit breakthrough as Arlene Foster meets Michel Barnier

British and Irish leaders have said negotiations will continue until at least November.

# dup - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Arlene Foster says her Brexit red line is 'blood red' Very Red This post contains videos

Arlene Foster says her Brexit red line is 'blood red'

The DUP leader did not rule out her party’s MPs voting against a Brexit deal in parliament.

# dup - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Arlene Foster says the Good Friday Agreement can be changed. Is she right?

“I have respect for Arlene, but she is wrong on this,” Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said.

Taoiseach on DUP leader's belief the Good Friday Agreement can be changed: 'It is not up for negotiation'

She also said that fears about how Brexit will affect Ireland was turning people off the idea.

# dup - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Arlene Foster due before 'cash-for-ash' inquiry - here's what we know so far

She has previously told the inquiry that she was not told of issues with the scheme and that if she had been, things would have been different.

# dup - Friday 7 September, 2018

Northern Irish Secretary admits she didn't understand 'nationalists don't vote for unionist parties'

Karen Bradley has said there was a lot she didn’t understand about Northern Ireland before she was given the job.

# dup - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'Willie Frazer have you found your daddy yet?' - Condemnation of bonfire taunting Troubles victim

Frazer said he was disgusted for his wider family.

# dup - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr

The controversial DUP MP is currently the subject of a holiday expenses scandal involving the government of Sri Lanka.

# dup - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

A British-Irish top-level meeting is happening for the first time in 11 years, but what is it about?

The meeting is supposed to be “regular and frequent”.

# dup - Friday 29 June, 2018

Arlene Foster says opposing marriage equality doesn't mean she can't value LGBT people

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

# dup - 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.

# dup - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Arlene Foster claims Sinn Féin voters have told her they'll be voting DUP over abortion stance

Foster said that her party was “taking note” of the results of the referendum.

# dup - Friday 1 June, 2018

DUP leader Arlene Foster to attend Orange Order parade in Scotland later this month

The parade will take place in Cowdenbeath, Fife on 30 June.

# 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.

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