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Boris Johnson saves trickiest Brexit challenge, Northern Ireland, for last
1 Aug 2019
Northern Ireland is arguably both the most perilous, and the least soluble Brexit riddle taxing the UK prime minister. Even his more modest goal of convincing the power-sharing government to reconvene looks unlikely.
Brexit revives specter of Northern Ireland violence
1 Nov 2018
Northern Ireland's Catholic community rejects a hard post-Brexit division of the island. But many Protestants fear that if Northern Ireland were given special status, as the EU has proposed, that could be a first step toward a united Ireland.
20 years after Good Friday Agreement, Northern Ireland faces uncertain future
11 Apr 2018
On April 10, 1998, the Good Friday Agreement was signed in Belfast, putting an end to three decades of bloodshed in Northern Ireland.
Polish artist runs the length of Irish border
17 Sep 2017
Aleks Stanek, a fine art graduate from Northern Ireland, has run the length of the Irish border in 7 days to highlight the potential introduction of a hard border with checkpoints.
May secures deal to back minority government
26 Jun 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May has signed a so-called 'confidence and supply' deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her minority government.
Former UK police chief: 'We are facing disorganised terrorism'
23 Jun 2017
Sir Hugh Orde is a former British police chief who was at the forefront of the fight against terrorism, working at Scotland Yard in London and as chief constable in Northern Ireland.
N.Ireland votes to try to break deadlock
3 Mar 2017
Northern Ireland goes to the polls on Thursday in a snap election to try to scramble out of a political crisis. All eyes will be on the ensuing wrangling to form a power-sharing government.
Irish leaders discuss impact of Brexit
5 Jul 2016
Government ministers from the Republic of Ireland have been discussing the impact of Brexit with their counterparts from Northern Ireland.