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Cynical, shameful and disastrous: Johnson’s handling of Northern Ireland | Letters

Brexit ministers always intended to ignore the agreement they signed and blame the EU for the consequences, argues Adrian Ward. Plus letters from Mike Pender, Steve Fildes, Chris Webster and Amin Kassam If you make an agreement with someone, you have to honour it (Boris Johnson to face pressure from EU on Northern Ireland, 12 June). If you unilaterally decide to change the terms, you have broken the agreement and the other party will not trust you to keep your word in future and may penalise you...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, G7, David Frost, Trade Policy, Adrian Ward, Dominic Raab, Mike Pender Steve Fildes Chris Webster


Covid-19: GP's warning as Delta cases rise in Northern Ireland

The rise in Delta variant cases is concerning, says the NI chair of the British Medical Association.
Tags: News, Northern Ireland, Delta


NI golfer Caldwell wins first European Tour event

Northern Ireland's Jonathan Caldwell hits a superb final round of eight-under-par to win his maiden European Tour event at the Scandinavian Mixed in Sweden.
Tags: News, Northern Ireland, Caldwell, Jonathan Caldwell


Boris Johnson closes G7 summit with vow to protect integrity of UK

PM tries not to escalate row over reports Macron suggested Northern Ireland was not part of UK G7 summit: latest news and reactionBoris Johnson sought to play down reports of a rift with the EU over Northern Ireland at the end of the G7 summit, although he insisted it was the job of the government “to protect the territorial integrity” of the UK.Speaking at an end-of-summit press conference, the prime minister was careful not to escalate a row that had intensified following a report that France’...
Tags: Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Trade Policy


G7 summit: Northern Ireland part of one great indivisible UK, says PM

The comments come after the French president allegedly said Northern Ireland was not part of the UK.
Tags: UK, News, Northern Ireland


'Were you offended by Macron's comments on NI?'

Boris Johnson said the Northern Ireland Protocol problems occupied "a vanishingly small proportion of our deliberations".
Tags: News, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Macron


G7 live: Boris Johnson plays down seriousness of rift with EU on Brexit

Latest updates: PM says most conversations with other leaders harmonious and on other topics, as row with France over Brexit overshadows final day of G7 2.25pm BST Q: Do you think coronavirus came from a Chinese laboratory?Johnson says he does not think that, but he thinks it is sensible to keep an open mind. 2.22pm BST Q: [From the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg] Were you offended by what President Macron said about Northern Ireland?Johnson says it is the job of the PM to defend the integrity o...
Tags: Politics, UK, Climate Change, France, Environment, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, Bbc, Ireland, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Aid, Global development


G7 summit: Dominic Raab says Emmanuel Macron's attitude to Northern Ireland is 'offensive'

The French president allegedly said Northern Ireland was not part of the UK during a G7 meeting.
Tags: UK, News, Northern Ireland, Emmanuel Macron, Dominic Raab


G7 news conference after summit in Cornwall

Leaders discussed climate change, the Covid pandemic and the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Tags: UK, News, Northern Ireland, Cornwall


Covid-19: GP's warning as cases Delta rise in Northern Ireland

The deputy chair of the British Medical Association says the rise in Delta variant cases is concerning.
Tags: News, Northern Ireland, Delta, British Medical Association


Dominic Raab says EU's attitude to NI is 'offensive'

The foreign secretary says the EU characterises Northern Ireland "as somehow a separate country".
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G7 summit: Dominic Raab says EU's attitude to Northern Ireland 'offensive'

The foreign secretary says the EU characterises Northern Ireland "as somehow a separate country".
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Macron's NI comment offensive - minister

The foreign secretary says the EU characterises Northern Ireland "as somehow a separate country".
Tags: News, Eu, Northern Ireland, Macron


‘Offensive’: Dominic Raab chides EU leaders over Northern Ireland remarks

Foreign secretary decries comments attributed to Emmanuel Macron over post-Brexit trade arrangements G7 summit: latest news and reactionThe UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, has attacked EU leaders for making the “offensive” suggestion that Northern Ireland is not a proper part of the UK, as tensions over post-Brexit trading arrangements escalated at the G7 summit in Cornwall.Asked about reported comments by the French president, Emmanuel Macron, during talks with Boris Johnson at the summit, ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Brexit, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Dominic Raab, Carbis Bay


Britain Calls EU View of N Ireland Offensive in Brexit Spat

Britain is accusing European Union leaders off holding the “offensive” view that Northern Ireland is not fully part of the United Kingdom.
Tags: European Union, Britain, Northern Ireland, EU View of N Ireland, Brexit Spat


G7 summit: Dominic Raab calls Emmanuel Macron's Northern Ireland comment 'offensive'

Reports claim the French president had said Northern Ireland was not a part of the UK.
Tags: News, Northern Ireland, Emmanuel Macron, Dominic Raab


G7 live: Raab suggests it was ‘offensive’ for Macron to imply Northern Ireland not full part of UK

Latest updates: UK foreign secretary critical of French president over Brexit as final day of G7 sees attention turn to climate crisis 11.21am BST At a briefing this morning Downing Street rejected suggestions that the party for G7 leaders on the beach at Carbis Bay last night breached Covid social distancing rules. The prime minister’s spokesman said:The event last night was done in an entirely Covid-secure way within the existing rules ...This was an informal gathering of the G7 leaders an...
Tags: Politics, UK, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Aid, Global development, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Gordon Brown, Downing Street, Brexit


Dominic Raab: EU figures' attitude to Northern Ireland 'offensive'

Dominic Raab says the attitude of various EU figures towards Northern Ireland, and its position as part of the UK, is offensive.
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Northern Ireland, Dominic Raab


Britain's Raab Says EU Should Stop Treating N.Ireland as 'Separate Country'

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) - British foreign minister Dominic Raab criticised the European Union on Sunday for treating Northern Ireland as if...
Tags: Eu, European Union, Britain, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Raab, Dominic Raab, CARBIS BAY England


NI 100: The state of the union in Northern Ireland

NI's centenary is prompting thoughts on the past and the present and predictions about the future.
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Northern Ireland politics: What happens next at Stormont?

As Arlene Foster prepares to resign as first minister, what is the process for appointing her successor?
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‘Mistrusted’ Johnson feels full force of EU fury as Brexit wrecks G7 summit

European leaders made their feelings about the Northern Ireland protocol known to a PM desperate to score a PR victoryBrexit bust-up torpedoes Johnson’s bid to showcase ‘global Britain’ at G7The setting is a small English village on the Cornish coast, but the message that Boris Johnson wants projected from the beachside summit in Carbis Bay is one of big British influence across the globe.The three-day G7 meeting of world leaders, which ends on Sunday, was identified months ago by the prime mini...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, G7, Carbis Bay


Brexit bust-up torpedoes Johnson’s bid to showcase ‘global Britain’ at G7

Northern Ireland border row hits summit in Cornwall as prime minister tells other leaders UK is ‘a single country’Boris Johnson was embroiled in an extraordinary public spat with EU leaders over Northern Ireland yesterday as tensions over Brexit boiled over at the G7 summit in Cornwall.After a series of tense bilateral meetings at which the French president Emmanuel Macron, the German chancellor Angela Merkel and the European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, told their summit host the ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, European Commission, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit


Germany's Merkel Urges Pragmatic Approach to Northern Ireland

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for a "pragmatic solution" to disagreements over part of the Brexit deal that...
Tags: Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Northern Ireland, Reuters, Merkel Urges Pragmatic Approach


Covid-19: NI records 107 new cases and no further deaths

No further coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded in Northern Ireland in the past day.
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Ignored, bullied, patronised: why loyalists in Northern Ireland say no to Brexit ‘betrayal’

As the often volatile marching season approaches, bitter tensions over the EU protocol grow, along with a belief that NI is being cast adrift by a duplicitous British governmentThey gathered in their thousands at the top of the Shankill Road with banners and drums to send a message to the far side of the Irish Sea, where a treacherous prime minister played his charade in a kingdom no longer fully theirs.Some waved union jack flags, others had union jack masks, one had a union jack balaclava, and...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Protest, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Belfast, Northern Irish politics, Brexit, Irish Sea, Shankill Road, Democratic Unionist party (DUP


Northern Ireland: Emmanuel Macron tells Boris Johnson to keep his word over Brexit accords

The French President said a reset of Franco-British relations depends on respect for binding Brexit agreements, while the UK Prime...
Tags: UK, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Emmanuel Macron


Boris Johnson reiterates threat to suspend Northern Ireland protocol

Clash with EU leaders over Brexit risks overshadowing G7 summit as PM responds to calls for UK to honour its word G7 summit in Cornwall – live updatesBoris Johnson has repeated his threat to unilaterally suspend the Northern Ireland protocol, as a war of words with EU leaders over Brexit risked overshadowing the G7 summit in Cornwall.The French president, Emmanuel Macron, told the UK prime minister on Saturday morning that the British government must honour its word over Brexit or risk jeopardis...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, G7, Emmanuel Macron


G7: PM expects pragmatic solutions on Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson has been holding talks with EU leaders amid a dispute about the Brexit trade deal.
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson


Merkel and Macron urge UK to implement Northern Ireland protocol

Boris Johnson meets EU leaders at G7 summit, with French president saying UK must ‘honour their word’G7 summit in Cornwall – live updatesEU leaders made a concerted assault on Boris Johnson in the standoff over the Northern Ireland protocol on Saturday, with the French president, Emmanuel Macron, warning him the British people must “honour their word”.Macron and the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, used bilateral meetings with Johnson on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Cornwall to press home ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Cornwall, Merkel, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit