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Clambering Over the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland

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Upskirting proposed as a criminal offence in Northern Ireland

The proposal is one of a series in a review of laws around Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).
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Employment rate in Northern Ireland at 'record high'

Despite the increase, the NI employment rate is still well below the whole UK rate of 75.8%.
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Badger baiting is killing hundreds of animals every year in NI, say campaigners

Badger baiting gangs in Northern Ireland are killing hundreds of animals every year using dogs, say campaigners
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Hard border in Ireland would trigger return to violence, says report

Research by Unesco chiefs highlights risk to peace in event of rushed border pollThere will be a return to violence in Northern Ireland if there is any infrastructure installed on the border, an in-depth report on youth and peace in the region has concluded.“The only issue is the scale of the violence,” says the research conducted by two Unesco chairmen. Continue reading...
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Badger baiting: 'Hundreds' illegally killed every season

In Northern Ireland, there are about 34,000 badgers, but many are dying, a campaigner has said.
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Brexit backstop according to Northern Ireland teens

We asked girls from the Belfast School of Performing Arts to explain one of Brexit's buzzwords.
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John Stalker obituary

Greater Manchester deputy chief constable controversially removed as head of the ‘shoot-to-kill’ inquiry into the RUCNo police officer below the rank of commissioner or chief constable achieved a higher profile over the last half century than John Stalker, former deputy chief constable of Greater Manchester, who has died aged 79. First, as the person at the centre of the “Stalker affair” during the Northern Ireland Troubles and then as a broadcaster and writer, he was a key figure in the shaping...
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Brexit: May risks fresh confrontation with ERG over backstop

Eurosceptics react angrily to culture secretary’s suggestion backstop may not be removed Theresa May is facing a fresh showdown with Eurosceptic Conservative MPs after a cabinet minister suggested she may ask parliament to approve her Brexit deal again without having legally removed the Irish backstop from the withdrawal text.Ahead of talks between May and EU leaders, the culture secretary, Jeremy Wright, said the prime minister’s aim was to solve the Northern Ireland backstop issue but the “mec...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Northern Ireland, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Wright


UK's May to speak to every EU head in bid for Brexit deal changes

In her talks with EU leaders and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker she will be seeking to change the Irish backstop, one of the most contentious parts of the withdrawal agreement she agreed in November, her office said. May has told EU leaders she could pass her deal with concessions primarily around the backstop - a guarantee that there can be no return to border controls between the British province of Northern Ireland and EU-member Ireland. The backstop has become one of the...
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Britain, Ireland, Northern Ireland, European Commission, Brexit, Jean Claude Juncker


WRC: Kris Meeke finishes sixth in Rally Sweden

Northern Ireland driver Kris Meeke comes in sixth and over a minute behind winner Ott Tanak at Rally Sweden on Sunday.
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Irish backstop can't be changed for Brexit deal: Estonian president

There can be no changes to the Irish "backstop", an arrangement to avoid a hard border between European Union member Ireland and British-ruled Northern Ireland after Brexit, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid told Reuters. Many British lawmakers, especially in Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservative Party, fear the backstop will trap the UK in a permanent customs union with the EU after Brexit.
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Stormont: Parties to be given talks proposals

The British and Irish governments and five main Northern Ireland parties held talks on Friday.
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David Gauke expresses 'grave concerns' about no-deal Brexit

Justice secretary says leaving EU without deal would have ‘very adverse effect’The justice secretary has said he has grave concerns about the prospect of leaving the European Union without a deal, saying it would have a “very adverse effect” on the UK’s economy, security and union with Northern Ireland.David Gauke said the government was planning for the contingency of no deal, but suggested he would support extending article 50 if a deal between the UK and EU was not reached, since a no-deal Br...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Justice, Law, Eu, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, UK criminal justice, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Prisons and probation, Article 50, Brexit


Adam Scott, Justin Thomas share lead at rain-delayed Genesis Open

Justin Thomas and a marshal signal fore right on his drive on the 12th tee as rain-delayed first-round play continued in the Genesis Open golf tournament on Friday at Riviera Country Club. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Adam Scott, of Australia, hits his second shot on the 17th hole as first round play continues during the Genesis Open golf tournament at Riviera Country Club on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang) Sound The gallery will re...
Tags: Australia, Sports, Los Angeles, Spain, Sport, Soccer, South Africa, Tiger Woods, Rory Mcilroy, Northern Ireland, Venezuela, Jordan Spieth, Riviera, Adam Scott, Woods, Thomas


Black Taxi tours in Belfast

The late 20th century saw Northern Ireland’s capital of Belfast nearly torn in two as organized factions of Irish Catholics clashed head-on with Protestant counterparts loyal to the British crown. The conflict is known as the Troubles, and physical marks from 30 years of vigilante violence and working-class activism cover the western part of the city. While the city has long since rebounded from the conflict and is now one of the most vibrant destinations in all of Europe, relics of the Troub...
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John Stalker: 'Shoot-to-kill' probe police chief dies

John Stalker led a major inquiry into policing in Northern Ireland and investigated the Moors murders.
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Stormont: Sinn Féin says talks were a 'sham'

The British and Irish governments and five main Northern Ireland parties held talks aimed at restoring devolution.
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Ulster bank in Northern Ireland made £51m profit in 2018

The profit is down on £59 million in 2017, but that figure was boosted by the 'write back' of bad loan charges.
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NI exports to Republic increase by 7% to almost €1.5bn

The Republic is Northern Ireland's biggest external market outside Great Britain.
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How a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit Could Open a Path to Irish Unity

On the Catholic, mainly nationalist side of the divide in Northern Ireland, many think an abrupt withdrawal — and a hard border — could lead to reunification.
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Leadsom insists a no-deal Brexit is still on the table – live

Follow all the fallout from the government’s latest Commons defeat on Brexit 9.18am GMT Here some reaction to Leadsom’s interview and the government’s mixed messages on a no-deal Brexit.Andrea Leadsom on #r4today for the second time this week. Today arguing No Deal is preferable to an extension because people want "certainty". The only certainty No Deal offers is economic collapse, a hard border in Ireland, reduced security capabilities and global isolation.Andrea Leadsom insists government ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Ireland, Theresa May, Labour, House, Northern Ireland, Article 50, Brexit, Foreign Office, Jeremy Corbyn, Andrea Leadsom


Watch: Did Speaker Bercow just sum up how everyone is feeling about Brexit amendments?

As another round of votes on possible amendments to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal drew to a close on Thursday, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow made no secret of the fact he was ready to get out of the door. "We'll leave it there and I hope there are no more points of order, there's an Arsenal match on television very soon," he declared. A smiling Bercow added: "But the chair will always attend to his duties." He later went on to joke: "I'm playing for t...
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Year after Parkland massacre, 17 victims remembered

By TERRY SPENCER PARKLAND, Fla.  — The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year ago renewed the national debate on guns and school safety, turned some victims’ parents and surviving students into political activists and at least temporarily ended the local sheriff’s career. But Thursday’s anniversary will primarily be about remembering the 14 students and three staff members who died in the third high-profile mass shooting in Florida since 2016. An interfaith service will be held at ...
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Security And Prayers On The Parkland Shooting Anniversary

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year ago renewed the national debate on guns and school safety, turned some victims’ parents and surviving students into political activists and at least temporarily ended the local sheriff’s career. But Thursday’s anniversary will primarily be about remembering the 14 students and three staff members who died in the third high-profile mass shooting in Florida since 2016. An interfaith service will be held at a Parkland...
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Belfast not same as Finchley, Bertie Ahern tells Brexit committee

Idea that Northern Ireland has identical constitution to UK counties ‘frustrates’ ex-Irish PMBelfast is not constitutionally the same as Finchley, the former Irish prime minister who sealed the Good Friday agreement for Northern Ireland, has said.Bertie Ahern told MPs the problem with the Brexit impasse was that people believed Northern Ireland was exactly the same as Scotland, Wales or England in its position within the UK. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, England, European Union, UK News, World news, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Belfast, Brexit, Scotland Wales, Finchley, Bertie Ahern, Good Friday Agreement, Finchley Bertie Ahern


Mental ill health affecting 'hundreds of NI farmers'

Hundreds of farmers in Northern Ireland are dealing with mental health problems, charity says.
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David Sterling: No ministers could become 'the new normal'

Northern Ireland's top civil servant said services have seen 'slow decay and stagnation' since 2017.
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David Sterling: No ministers could become 'new normal'

Northern Ireland's top civil servant said services have seen 'slow decay and stagnation' since 2017.
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Brexit immigration rules 'threat to NI'

Proposed minimum salaries for foreign workers would be bad for Northern Ireland, the CBI says.
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