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# dup - Thursday 25 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 25th 2019, 11:26 AM 26,204 Views 117 Comments

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
# Derry
# Derry

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

Apr 19th 2019, 2:23 PM 18,581 Views 44 Comments

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'
# Unionist
# Unionist

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

Mar 29th 2019, 10:34 PM 37,740 Views 83 Comments

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
Live Mar 29th 2019, 3:35 PM

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

# dup - Thursday 28 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 28th 2019, 9:31 PM 11,600 Views 33 Comments

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
# Third Time Lucky
# Third Time Lucky

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

Updated Mar 28th 2019, 5:10 PM 49,177 Views 67 Comments

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'
# Brexit Spokesperson
# Brexit Spokesperson

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

Updated Mar 26th 2019, 10:55 PM 45,771 Views 69 Comments

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
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

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

Mar 22nd 2019, 8:21 PM 9,785 Views 37 Comments

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
# Dup Says No
# Dup Says No

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

Updated Mar 22nd 2019, 7:14 PM 66,082 Views 102 Comments

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
# England Out
# England Out

'Offensive and embarrassing': Coveney criticises McDonald for posing beside anti-English sign at parade

Mar 17th 2019, 11:02 AM 89,845 Views 134 Comments

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'
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Updated Mar 16th 2019, 7:00 PM 23,354 Views 46 Comments

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
# Meaningful Vote 3
# Meaningful Vote 3

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

Mar 15th 2019, 4:30 PM 38,193 Views 75 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Mar 12th 2019, 2:16 PM 58,402 Views 106 Comments

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
# DUP

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

Mar 11th 2019, 5:43 PM 35,175 Views 129 Comments

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
# DUP

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

Updated Mar 6th 2019, 5:25 PM 30,587 Views 43 Comments

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
# Hard Border
# Hard Border

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

Feb 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 34,905 Views 29 Comments

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
# Armagh
# Armagh

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

Feb 26th 2019, 12:19 PM 32,603 Views 34 Comments

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
# Backstop
# Backstop

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

Feb 8th 2019, 8:19 AM 78,638 Views 127 Comments

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

# dup - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Ian Paisley Jr may be indestructible but he's increasingly becoming a sideshow
# Teflon
# Teflon

Ian Paisley Jr may be indestructible but he's increasingly becoming a sideshow

Jan 26th 2019, 9:01 PM 40,573 Views 48 Comments

Revelations about the MP have been piling up of late.

# dup - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 15th 2019, 5:47 PM 38,584 Views 69 Comments

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
# An Chéad Dáil
# An Chéad Dáil

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

Jan 12th 2019, 7:15 AM 16,908 Views 38 Comments

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'
# Nigel Dodds
# Nigel Dodds

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

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:12 PM 31,464 Views 81 Comments

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
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

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

Jan 3rd 2019, 8:55 AM 13,113 Views 17 Comments

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
# DUP

Ian Paisley under pressure again for undeclared family holiday to Maldives

Dec 13th 2018, 10:15 AM 40,018 Views 56 Comments

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'
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:39 AM 25,105 Views 51 Comments

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?
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

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

Dec 2nd 2018, 9:00 PM 23,320 Views 23 Comments

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
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

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

Nov 27th 2018, 7:29 AM 7,695 Views 15 Comments

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
# Come On Arlene
# Come On Arlene

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

Nov 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 29,251 Views 88 Comments

“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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Nov 24th 2018, 5:40 PM 27,256 Views 45 Comments

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?
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Nov 16th 2018, 9:21 PM 26,091 Views 44 Comments

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
# Soft Brexit
# Soft Brexit

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

Updated Nov 14th 2018, 8:50 PM 51,108 Views 94 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Nov 9th 2018, 5:06 PM 24,789 Views 133 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Nov 9th 2018, 7:36 AM 34,790 Views 154 Comments

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
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

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

Oct 31st 2018, 5:13 PM 9,592 Views 30 Comments

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
# Hard Brexit
# Hard Brexit

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

Updated Oct 16th 2018, 10:40 AM 25,199 Views 78 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

Taoiseach warns Brexit negotiations could stretch into December

Updated Oct 15th 2018, 1:25 PM 34,198 Views 105 Comments

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
# Crunch Time

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

Updated Oct 14th 2018, 7:30 PM 30,358 Views 70 Comments

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
# Border
# Border

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

Oct 9th 2018, 9:48 PM 15,503 Views 24 Comments

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
# Very Red

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

Oct 3rd 2018, 10:03 AM 35,575 Views 77 Comments

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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

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

Oct 2nd 2018, 3:28 PM 24,327 Views 66 Comments

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