Northern Ireland

Good Friday Agreement: what is it and is it at risk?
Tony Blair and Bertie Ahern, the Irish PM
In Depth

Good Friday Agreement: what is it and is it at risk?

Sinn Fein’s rise amid Northern Ireland Protocol row is a ‘critical moment’ for nation
23 May 2022
Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?
Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill
Today’s big question

Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?

Boris Johnson visits Belfast in a bid to end political deadlock
16 May 2022
Will the US save the Northern Ireland Protocol?
Joe Biden has repeatedly warned the UK against jeopardising the Good Friday Agreement
Talking point

Will the US save the Northern Ireland Protocol?

Washington delegation heading to UK amid stand-off over post-Brexit trade plan
13 May 2022
The Northern Ireland Protocol explained
David Frost and Boris Johnson
Fact file

The Northern Ireland Protocol explained

UK government to propose scrapping parts of the post-Brexit plans for trade
12 May 2022
‘Britain needs a democratic monarchy’
Prince Charles
Instant Opinion

‘Britain needs a democratic monarchy’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
12 May 2022
Northern Ireland election: is Sinn Fein poised for victory?
Sinn Fein's Michelle O’Neill’s election poster
Talking point

Northern Ireland election: is Sinn Fein poised for victory?

The current poll average puts its support at 24%, against the Democratic Unionist Party’s 19%
29 Apr 2022
A weekend in Belfast
Titanic Belfast is one of the city’s top attractions
The big trip

A weekend in Belfast

Everything you need to know for a city break in Northern Ireland’s vibrant capital
19 Apr 2022

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Afghanistan, Florida and Northern Ireland
Taliban fighters
Podcasts

Afghanistan, Florida and Northern Ireland

Can the World Bank set the Taliban straight? Why is Florida saying ‘don’t say gay’? And what can we learn from the last trials of the Troubles?
1 Apr 2022
What’s happening in Northern Ireland
Paul Givan
The latest on . . .

What’s happening in Northern Ireland

Resignation of first minister plunges devolved government into ‘turmoil’
4 Feb 2022
What happened on Bloody Sunday?
Coffins of the victims after Bloody Sunday
In Depth

What happened on Bloody Sunday?

Fifty years ago, 13 people were shot dead by British soldiers during a march in Londonderry
28 Jan 2022
Truss handed ‘poisoned fruit’ of Brexit brief after Frost’s exit
Liz Truss
Behind the scenes

Truss handed ‘poisoned fruit’ of Brexit brief after Frost’s exit

Departure of key ally a ‘body blow’ to prime minister after tough few weeks
20 Dec 2021
What is Article 16?
Arrival of goods, Northern Ireland
Today’s big question

What is Article 16?

Boris Johnson says triggering the clause is ‘perfectly legitimate’ as Northern Ireland Protocol talks remain deadlocked
16 Nov 2021
Brexit breakthrough: what is back on the negotiating table?
Maros Sefcovic
Today’s big question

Brexit breakthrough: what is back on the negotiating table?

Brussels offers better-than-expected proposals for the Northern Ireland Protocol
14 Oct 2021
Northern Ireland Protocol: what is the UK government up to?
Larne, Northern Ireland
Today’s big question

Northern Ireland Protocol: what is the UK government up to?

Brexit chief accused of ‘engineering breakdown’ of EU agreement
12 Oct 2021
Northern Ireland Protocol friction: who’s to blame?
A protest
In Brief

Northern Ireland Protocol friction: who’s to blame?

No one seriously thinks that this is really about British sausages ‘sneaking into Co Donegal’, says The Sunday Telegraph
30 Jul 2021
Can amnesty for Troubles killings survive Stormont opposition?
Families of victims of the 1971 Ballymurphy Massacre address reporters following Brandon Lewis’ announcement
The latest on . . .

Can amnesty for Troubles killings survive Stormont opposition?

Victim’s families say proposal for statute of limitations is ‘slap in the face’
15 Jul 2021
Will Biden force Johnson’s hand in the Northern Ireland dispute?
Joe Biden addresses US Air Force personnel at RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk
Today’s big question

Will Biden force Johnson’s hand in the Northern Ireland dispute?

President suggests ‘inflaming’ tensions in Brexit customs row could threaten UK-US trade deal
10 Jun 2021
Sausage fight: is the UK heading for a trade war with the EU?
European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic
Getting to grips with . . .

Sausage fight: is the UK heading for a trade war with the EU?

Brussels to react ‘swiftly, firmly and resolutely’ if the UK continues to delay Northern Ireland border checks
8 Jun 2021
Fuel protest, Danish spying and living to 150
An oil rig
Podcast

Fuel protest, Danish spying and living to 150

How are oil shareholders changing the climate debate? Is Copenhagen a US stooge? And could we really double human lifespans?
4 Jun 2021
Fashion for rent, a chip shortage and euthanasia
A selection of microchips
Podcast

Fashion for rent, a chip shortage and euthanasia

Will we start borrowing clothes instead of buying them? Why has the world’s supply of microchips dried up? And has the tide turned on assisted dying?
28 May 2021
Toxins, abortions and rectal breathing
A baby breastfeeding
Podcast

Toxins, abortions and rectal breathing

What should we know about ‘forever chemicals’? Are abortion rights at risk in Northern Ireland? And can we breathe through our bottoms?
21 May 2021
Why did the DUP turn on Arlene Foster?
Arlene Foster
Today’s big question

Why did the DUP turn on Arlene Foster?

Northern Ireland first minister resigns after revolt from party representatives
28 Apr 2021
What led to Johnny Mercer’s fiery exit from government
Johnny Mercer
Behind the scenes

What led to Johnny Mercer’s fiery exit from government

Sacked veterans minister blasts Boris Johnson’s ‘cesspit’ administration on his way out
22 Apr 2021
A history of the peace walls in Belfast
A peace barrier along Springfield Road, Belfast
Fact file

A history of the peace walls in Belfast

More than 60 remain throughout Northern Ireland
21 Apr 2021
‘It’s naive to think working from home will come at no cost to employees’
A man works from home
Instant Opinion

‘It’s naive to think working from home will come at no cost to employees’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
20 Apr 2021
‘The assumptions of postwar politics are crumbling’
The Royal Family, 1951
Instant Opinion

‘The assumptions of postwar politics are crumbling’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
14 Apr 2021
Stormont recalled as Northern Ireland faces ‘summer of disruption’
Stormont
The latest on . . .

Stormont recalled as Northern Ireland faces ‘summer of disruption’

Power-sharing executive meets as police water cannon returns to Belfast streets
9 Apr 2021
Why the Irish border is back on the agenda
European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic
Getting to grips with . . .

Why the Irish border is back on the agenda

EU threatens legal action over UK plan to unilaterally delay parts of Brexit deal
5 Mar 2021
Northern Ireland restaurants and pubs: best places to eat
Fullerton Arms - Ballintoy, Co Antrim
In Brief

Northern Ireland restaurants and pubs: best places to eat

From Belfast to Derry there’s a range of amazing menus to try
24 Aug 2020
Are UK nations parting ways on coronavirus strategy?
Wales coronavirus
In Depth

Are UK nations parting ways on coronavirus strategy?

Devolved leaders warn Westminster of plans to follow separate policy paths
29 Apr 2020
The best and worst countries for press freedom
Lyra McKee
In Brief

The best and worst countries for press freedom

UK slips to 35th in global index after violence against Northern Irish journalists
24 Apr 2020
Would a Boris bridge to Northern Ireland work?
borisoveralls.jpg
In Depth

Would a Boris bridge to Northern Ireland work?

No. 10 confirms that officials are looking into building a bridge across the Irish Sea
11 Feb 2020
How Sinn Fein’s history could impact the Irish elections
Sinn Fein
In Depth

How Sinn Fein’s history could impact the Irish elections

Republican party’s troubled past threatens to derail the political process in Dublin
7 Feb 2020
Dissident republicans ‘planned Brexit Day bomb’
gettyimages-996816642.jpg
In Brief

Dissident republicans ‘planned Brexit Day bomb’

Northern Ireland police claim the device was intended to explode on ferry
7 Feb 2020
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