Poll: Would you support joint authority for Republic of Ireland and UK governments over Northern Ireland affairs - Belfast Telegraph

The introduction of joint authority to replace Stormont would be a "constitutional nightmare and politically eruptive" a leading politics academic has claimed. Queen's University professor Rick Wilford was commenting after SDLP leader Colm Eastwood ...

Brexit: Theresa May's Article 50 plans could be delayed by months due to Stormont crisis legal challenge - The Independent

Theresa May's plans to trigger Article 50 could be delayed by months because enacting Brexit while Northern Ireland's Assembly is in crisis may be illegal, The Independent has learned. Power-sharing collapsed in the region earlier this week, meaning a ...

Brexit: Mercedes slashes prices in Ireland by 10% because of weak pound - The Independent

Brexit just cut the cost of that dream sports car. As long as you live in Ireland. For Mercedes-Benz buyers, driving on the same side of the road as the UK while using a different currency comes with a new perk. The company in Ireland is reducing new ...

Ireland and the UK joined the EEC together – should they leave the EU together too? - Slugger O'Toole

Brexit has spooked the Irish. In fact, well before the referendum took place back in June, the Irish were spooked at even the prospect of Brexit. In early March last year I attended a Brexit Breakfast addressed by arch-Europhile Ken Clarke, and ...

Brexit will increase child poverty across North and South, warn campaigners - Belfast Telegraph

Brexit will likely lead to increased child poverty and threaten loopholes in systems that protect children from abuse, campaigners have warned. The Children's Rights Alliance (CRA) has told an Oireachtas committee that Britain's decision to pull out of ...

Mother and daughter (8) tied up in horrific Northern Ireland robbery - Belfast Telegraph

A mother and her eight-year-old daughter endured a horrific ordeal when they were tied up by two masked men armed with a hammer in Omagh yesterday evening. The woman required medical treatment afterwards after her attackers hit her in the face.

Northern Ireland Political Crisis Could Delay PM May's Brexit Plans: Lawyer - Voice of America

Britain's plan to trigger Brexit talks by the end of March could be delayed by a political crisis in Northern Ireland if the British Supreme Court rules that Belfast's regional assembly must approve an EU exit, a lawyer for a Brexit challenger said ...

Teachers at Belfast's De La Salle college urged to 'consider positions' - Belfast Telegraph

All 76 teachers at a troubled school in west Belfast have been asked to “consider. 1 1 All 76 teachers at a troubled school in west Belfast have been asked to “consider their positions”, it has emerged. File image. All 76 teachers at a troubled school ...

Northern Ireland political crisis could delay May's Brexit plans - lawyer - Reuters UK

The Parliament Buildings at Stormont are seen behind railings, a day after deputy first minister Martin McGuinness resigned, throwing the devolved joint administration into crisis, in Belfast Northern Ireland, January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne ...

Emergency services attend incident at Belfast's river Lagan - Belfast Telegraph

Emergency services in Northern Ireland have attended the scene of an incident on the River Lagan, in Belfast. The Northern Ireland Fire Service, Ambulance and police have taken part in the rescue operation. The incident happened near Donegal Quay on ...

May: Northern Ireland crisis mustn't jeopardise peace - Aljazeera.com

UK prime minister says Northern Irish leaders have a week to resolve their differences or there will be an election. Neave Barker 12 Jan 2017 10:05 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker.

Stormont crisis will not delay Brexit process, says Theresa May - Irish Examiner

The political crisis in Belfast will not delay the process for Britain's exit from the EU, British prime minister Theresa May has said. Northern Ireland is facing a snap election following the resignation of deputy first minister Martin McGuinness. The ...

Theresa May rules out Brexit delay over North election - Irish Times

British prime minister Theresa May has ruled out delaying the start of formal Brexit talks under article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty if the political impasse in Northern Ireland leads to fresh Assembly elections. She was responding in the House of Commons ...

Theresa May: Election if no deputy first minister is found in seven days - Belfast Telegraph

Theresa May has said she is treating the political crisis in Northern Ireland "with the utmost seriousness". The Prime Minister also confirmed that a snap election would be held at Stormont if a deputy first minister cannot be found within seven days.

Northern Ireland political crisis will not delay Article 50, says Theresa May - Belfast Telegraph

The Northern Ireland political crisis will not delay the triggering of Article 50 and Britain's exit from the European Union, Theresa May has said. It comes after the Northern Ireland deputy first minister Martin McGuinness resigned on Monday ...

SNP suggest Brexit delay over Stormont crisis - BBC News

The SNP has questioned whether the Brexit process should be delayed by the political crisis in Northern Ireland. The party's deputy leader Angus Roberson pointed out that Theresa May has pledged to consult with devolved administrations over Brexit.

Why Brexit means Irish unity is now inevitable - IrishCentral

“Make no mistake: we are now in the final few years of Northern Ireland's existence.” iStock. Kevin Meagher is a former special adviser to Northern Ireland Secretary of State Shaun Woodward. Northern Ireland was not meant to last this long. That's the ...

Brexit: Theresa May's Article 50 plans could be delayed by months due to Stormont crisis legal challenge - UK Progressive Magazine

She said: “Given the timing of this, what we're going to have is an election taking place and talks [to form a new government at Stormont] taking place when any decision would need to be made by the Assembly [on Brexit]. Speaking to The Independent ...

UK may have to delay triggering article 50 - Independent - ForexLive

The UK's Independent paper is reporting that the triggering of article 50 could be delayed for months due to Northern Ireland's political upheaval. They say that if May tries to trigger art50 before the Northern Irish Assembly is in place, there could ...

John Larkin promises to remain impartial amid Stormont crisis - Irish Legal News

Northern Ireland's Attorney General John Larkin QC has said his role in Stormont's political crisis will remain that of a lawyer and “nothing more of that”. Mr Larkin, speaking to The Irish News, declined to comment on the RHI scandal in his first ...