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Theresa May to become British PM on Wednesday

theresamay.jpg British Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed he will officially step down on Wednesday, months ahead of schedule. His announcement came after it emerged his replacement will be Home Secretary Theresa May, whose last rival for the leadership of the Conservative Party dropped out this morning.

Published July 11, 2016

Unionists ‘veto’ Irish Brexit forum

kennyfoster.jpg Sinn Fein has called on the Taoiseach to press ahead with a plan to convene a national, all-Ireland forum on dealing with the fallout of the British vote to leave the EU.

Published July 9, 2016

Kenny facing party demands for timeline to quit

kennycoveneyvaradkar.jpg Pressure is growing on the Fine Gael leader and 26 County Taoiseach Enda Kenny to declare a timetable for his departure as questions mount over his leadership abilities in the wake of the Brexit crisis in Britain.

Published July 9, 2016

Bonfire terror ‘utterly insane’

bonfireracist.jpg A number of potentially toxic Eleventh Night bonfires in Belfast have caused fear and alarm, including one outside a city centre hotel and others near houses in east Belfast.

Published July 9, 2016

Nationalists to protest Twelfth parades

orangeworkmans.jpg The Protestant marching season reaches its climax on Tuesday with a number of provocative sectarian marches once again planned for nationalist areas.

Published July 9, 2016

Upheaval in British Labour Party linked to Iraq report

blaircorbyn.jpg An attempted internal party coup within the British Labour Party is being blamed on the publication of an official government report by John Chilcot into the Iraq war. Tony Blair, the former British Prime Minister and Labour leader, was savaged in the verdict and faces angry demands for justice from British victims of the war.

Published July 9, 2016

Sign of the times as Irish language is attacked

defacedirishsign.jpg A new initiative to support the Irish language in the North has been attacked in a unionist campaign of vandalism and hate.

Published July 9, 2016

Unionists fear unity, demand border troops

nesbittbryson.jpg Unionists have expressed concern at a renewed support for Irish nationalism and republicanism following the result of the recent British referendum to leave the European Union.

Published July 2, 2016

New British PM could take hard line on Ireland

maygove.jpg The battle to replace David Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party and British Prime Minister is set to be dominated by two contendors with extreme right-wing views.

Published July 2, 2016

New evidence points to cold-blooded killing

colummarks.jpg The Police Ombudsman is to examine the death of a republican 25 years ago after relatives of IRA Volunteer Colum Marks brought a High Court challenge over the ‘shoot-to-kill’ policy of planned state executions.

Published July 2, 2016

Increase in harassment of republicans

lurganincident.jpg Republican Sinn Fein has said two members of its Ard Chomhairle leadership were among a group stopped and ambushed in Lurgan, County Armagh in a heavy-handed operation by British forces this week.

Published July 2, 2016

Orange parade plan for Ardoyne abandoned

wallofsteel16.jpg A major Orange Order parade passed off peacefully in Belfast on Friday after a proposed march through nationalist areas of north Belfast did not go ahead.

Published July 2, 2016

Shock over latest charity scandal

consolekelly.jpg The founder of Irish suicide prevention charity Console, his wife and son ran up credit card bills of almost half a million euro on items such as designer clothes, foreign trips and weekly groceries over a three-year period, according to a long-delayed audit of the charity.

Published July 2, 2016

Race violence as politicians discuss Brexit chaos

brexitracism.jpg England is currently experiencing a wave of xenophobic attacks as politicians across Europe grapple with the fallout of the shock result of a British vote to leave the EU.

Published June 29, 2016

Ireland go out as French dig deep

franceireland.jpg Two strikes inside three minutes sank a brave Irish campaign in the Euro 2016 championship and put the host team into the quarter-finals in Lyon this afternoon.

Published June 26, 2016

Disunited Kingdom

brexitresultmap.jpg Pressure for Irish reunification is at its highest in a generation after a shock ‘Leave’ result in the British referendum on the European Union is set to force the north of Ireland out of the EU and could bring a virtual iron curtain down across the island of Ireland.

Published June 25, 2016

Controversy in Ardoyne over parade ‘deal’

garcmap.jpg Plans have been advanced to allow a controversial parade by the anti-Catholic Orange Order march through a nationalist area of north Belfast in return for loyalists ending a campaign of intimidation at a sectarian interface.

Published June 25, 2016

US tapes illegally accessed by PSNI to pursue pensioner

ivorbellbig.jpg Alleged evidence against veteran republican Ivor Bell has been unlawfully obtained from America in breach of an international treaty, a court has heard.

Published June 25, 2016

Historic 1916 Gaelic match recalled

frongochgaa.jpg An epic GAA football match that became known as the ‘All Ireland Behind Barbed Wire’ was commemorated last weekend when a match was played at the site of the former internment camp at Frongoch in Wales.

Published June 25, 2016

Irish squad sets up a French date with destiny

bradygoal.jpg An already legendary victory over Italy on Wednesday has propelled Ireland into the last 16 in the Euro 2016 international soccer tournament, setting up a fateful encounter with hosts France on Sunday and gripping a nation that had feared its chance of progress had slipped away.

Published June 25, 2016


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