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Irish Deputy PM optimistic over Northern Irish devolution, Brexit permitting

09 Jan 2019

BELFAST Ireland's deputy prime minister said he was "very optimistic" that Northern Ireland's feuding parties could agree to revive the province's power-sharing government this year, provided a Brexit deal is agreed by the end of March.

With parliament vote in doubt, PM tours UK to drum up support for Brexit deal

27 Nov 2018

LONDON/BELFAST Prime Minister Theresa May began a tour of the United Kingdom to drum up support for her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union, while her deputy said on Tuesday parliament might reject it if asked to vote on it now.

Northern Irish DUP says will vote against May's 'pitiful' Brexit deal

24 Nov 2018

BELFAST The Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Saturday said it would vote against her Brexit withdrawal agreement, which its deputy leader said would leave Britain in a "pitiful and pathetic place". | Video

Northern Irish DUP says will vote against May's 'pitiful' Brexit deal

24 Nov 2018

BELFAST The Northern Irish party propping up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Saturday said it would vote against her Brexit withdrawal agreement, which its deputy leader said would leave Britain in a "pitiful and pathetic place". | Video

Boris Johnson, sniping at May, calls for 'no deal' Brexit minister

24 Nov 2018

BELFAST Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday called for the government to appoint a minister to prepare for a "no-deal" British exit from the European Union in order to increase London's leverage in talks with Brussels.

Boris Johnson, sniping at May, calls for 'no deal' Brexit minister

24 Nov 2018

BELFAST Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday called for the government to appoint a minister to prepare for a "no-deal" British exit from the European Union in order to increase London's leverage in talks with Brussels.

Northern Irish DUP says it could ditch May's government if Brexit deal passes

23 Nov 2018

BELFAST The leader of the Northern Irish party propping up Britain's government warned British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday that it could abandon her if she got her Brexit divorce deal through parliament.

May's government courts Northern Irish business to sell Brexit deal

19 Nov 2018

BELFAST Britain's Northern Ireland minister on Monday called on businesses in the province to voice support for the draft EU divorce deal which is being fiercely resisted by the Northern Irish party that props up the UK government.

May's government courts Northern Irish business to sell Brexit deal

19 Nov 2018

BELFAST Britain's Northern Ireland minister on Monday called on businesses in the province to voice support for the draft EU divorce deal which is being fiercely resisted by the Northern Irish party that props up the UK government.

May's Brexit deal sparks defiance and divisions in unionist Belfast

18 Nov 2018

BELFAST At Sandy Row Band Supplies in the heart of Belfast's pro-British unionist community, it is easy to understand the uncompromising resistance of Prime Minister Theresa May's Northern Irish allies to her Brexit deal.

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