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#Northern Ireland

# northern-ireland - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson answers all sorts in radio phone-in but won't say how many children he has Mic'd Up This post contains videos

Boris Johnson answers all sorts in radio phone-in but won't say how many children he has

Johnson spoke for almost an hour during the BBC Radio 5 Live show.

# northern-ireland - Monday 11 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Essex deaths: Man facing 39 counts of manslaughter has 'modest means', court told Migrant Deaths

Essex deaths: Man facing 39 counts of manslaughter has 'modest means', court told

UK authorities allege that Eamon Harrison (22) delivered the trailer, where 39 Vietnamese nationals were found dead, to a Belgian port.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of Remainers and Leavers willing to see NI leave Union for preferred Brexit outcome Northern Ireland

Majority of Remainers and Leavers willing to see NI leave Union for preferred Brexit outcome

Four in 10 Britons said they cared little or not at all about the region, according to new YouGov research.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 10 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie ‘Nobody knows my Philip’s name’: Telling the stories of the Children of the Troubles Remembered

‘Nobody knows my Philip’s name’: Telling the stories of the Children of the Troubles

A new book by Joe Duffy and Freya McClements seeks to tell those 186 stories.

# northern-ireland - Friday 8 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'There will not be checks': Boris Johnson hails 'great Northern Ireland deal' at Tayto Castle Factory Check Yourself

'There will not be checks': Boris Johnson hails 'great Northern Ireland deal' at Tayto Castle Factory

“I speak as the Prime Minister of the UK and a passionate unionist, there will not be checks on goods going from NI to GB!”

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election Intimidation

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election

His comments come as officers continue to investigate telephone threats made to Ulster Unionist Party.

# northern-ireland - Monday 4 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'A stark reality': Paramilitary violence in North being fuelled by Brexit and Stormont uncertainty Independent Commission

'A stark reality': Paramilitary violence in North being fuelled by Brexit and Stormont uncertainty

A report was published today by a paramilitary watchdog.

From TheJournal.ie UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law Conscientious Objection

UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law

Activists have warned the UK government that it has a legal obligation to limit the scope of conscientious objection.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 2 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not backwards': How the DUP hopes to inspire a new generation of unionists Northern Ireland

'I'm not backwards': How the DUP hopes to inspire a new generation of unionists

The party has traditionally struggled to appeal to young voters.

From TheJournal.ie Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election? And They're Off

Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election?

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit, but what else do we need to know?

# northern-ireland - Friday 1 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff Belfast

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos' To The Polls

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 27 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Foster says Taoiseach's recent comments were 'detrimental to unionist-Fine Gael relationships' Brexit

Foster says Taoiseach's recent comments were 'detrimental to unionist-Fine Gael relationships'

The DUP leader said there is a feeling that unionist concerns about the Withdrawal Agreement are being dismissed.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 26 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Will there be checks between the North and the UK after Brexit? Boris Johnson

FactCheck: Will there be checks between the North and the UK after Brexit?

Boris Johnson made the claim in the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection Belfast

With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection

There was little sense of pre-election excitement at the DUP party conference.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest man wanted for questioning in connection with 39 Essex deaths Dublin Port

Gardaí arrest man wanted for questioning in connection with 39 Essex deaths

The man was arrested for an offence in this jurisdiction.

From TheJournal.ie 18-year-old man killed in Co Down road crash Kilcoo

18-year-old man killed in Co Down road crash

The incident happened at around 2.30am this morning.

# northern-ireland - Friday 25 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence Loyalists

Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence

Foster told PA that some loyalists were contemplating violent resistance to any Brexit deal.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Indefensible' £15 million spend on MLA pay since Stormont collapsed Northern Ireland

'Indefensible' £15 million spend on MLA pay since Stormont collapsed

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland acknowledged that the figures were ‘unacceptable’.

From TheJournal.ie Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law Belfast

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law

“For the first time in six years, I can go back to being the mother I was,” she said.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Injured victims of the Troubles to get annual pension of between £2,000 and £10,000 Northern Ireland

Injured victims of the Troubles to get annual pension of between £2,000 and £10,000

Legislation that requires the UK Government to introduce a scheme came into effect at midnight on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year? Explainer

Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

# northern-ireland - Monday 21 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont Abortion

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont

Private members’ legislation aimed at thwarting the imposition of abortion reform in Northern Ireland were not accepted.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 19 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing? Podcast

The Explainer: What are Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and how might they be changing?

We look at how legislation passed in Westminster is set to change abortion laws in Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Friday 18 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome Borderline Brexit

'Too soon to celebrate': On the border, people give Brexit deal cautious welcome

Residents living in frontier towns along the Irish border say they are hoping for “clarity” going forward.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North? Good Friday Agreement

FactCheck: Has the British government removed the right to Irish citizenship from those in the North?

The claim was made by Sinn Féin following a UK Tribunal ruling this week.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work Brexit

Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work

How and when will elected reps get to cast their vote and why is it a thorny issue for the DUP?

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says need for MLAs to declare as nationalist, unionist or other should be removed Northern Ireland

Varadkar says need for MLAs to declare as nationalist, unionist or other should be removed

He added he believes the GFA should be reformed to change the controversial petition of concern.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster Stormont

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster

The move to decriminalise abortion will only be halted if the Stormont executive is restored by 21 October.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal 11th Hour

Varadkar says Johnson told him he's confident of getting MPs to back Brexit deal

Speculation is mounting that a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations is imminent.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson Citizenship

Varadkar says Emma DeSouza 'is an Irish citizen' and that he will raise case with Johnson

The Home Office won an appeal against a ruling which found that people born in the North are not automatically British.

From TheJournal.ie The DeSouza verdict: Why everyone born in Northern Ireland is legally a British citizen Good Friday Agreement

The DeSouza verdict: Why everyone born in Northern Ireland is legally a British citizen

“A person’s nationality cannot depend in law on an undisclosed state of mind,” the Upper Tribunal argued in it’s decision.

# northern-ireland - Monday 14 October, 2019

Paddy McNair scores twice as Northern Ireland triumph against Czechs in five-goal thriller

A superb first-half display from Northern Ireland was enough to secure a 3-2 win over Czech Republic.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates' Identity

'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates'

The issue about more than citizenship and identity, writes Sarah Creighton.

# northern-ireland - Friday 11 October, 2019

'It's terrible to watch' - Dutch boss Koeman criticises Northern Ireland's playing style

The Netherlands scored three late goals to overcome Michael O’Neill’s side last night.

# northern-ireland - Thursday 10 October, 2019

'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat

The Oranje host Michael O’Neill’s men in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man (30s) shot in both legs by masked men in Derry Waterside

Man (30s) shot in both legs by masked men in Derry

The incident happened at around 8.45pm this evening.

From TheJournal.ie MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder Belfast

MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder

The solicitor was shot dead by loyalists at his home in Belfast in 1989.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government Ni

Abortion guidance for Northern Ireland published by UK government

The abortion law won’t change later this month if the NI Executive is restored by 21 October.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 6 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It's all over the place': What next for the Ulster Unionist Party? Northern Ireland

'It's all over the place': What next for the Ulster Unionist Party?

UUP leader Robin Swann announced that he was stepping down this week.

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