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Northern Ireland's DUP says it can't support Johnson's Brexit deal

9:13am EDT

BELFAST Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) said on Thursday it could not support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit agreement with the European Union, complicating his task of getting it approved by parliament.

Northern Ireland's DUP says it can't support Johnson's Brexit deal

9:11am EDT

BELFAST Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) said on Thursday it could not support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit agreement with the European Union, complicating his task of getting it approved by parliament.

UPDATE 1-N. Ireland's DUP says it can't support Johnson's Brexit deal

9:07am EDT

* "Drives a coach and horses" through N.Ireland position (Adds details, quotes)

Court rules Northern Ireland abortion ban violates UK human rights commitments

Oct 03 2019

BELFAST Belfast's High Court ruled on Thursday that Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws are incompatible with the United Kingdom's human rights commitments, in the latest of a series of legal victories for abortion rights campaigners in the region.

Northern Ireland's 'Boris Bus' maker Wrightbus enters administration, 1,200 jobs lost

Sep 25 2019

BELFAST Wrightbus, maker of London's red double-deckers and one of Northern Ireland's largest manufacturers, was placed into administration on Wednesday with almost all of its 1,250 staff losing their jobs, administrators Deloitte said.

"Bloody Sunday" families to ask for accused soldier to be named

Sep 18 2019

LONDONDERRY Families of victims of the 1972 "Bloody Sunday" shootings in Northern Ireland are to ask prosecutors to strip the only British soldier facing prosecution of his anonymity, a lawyer said on the first day of a court hearing into the case.

Northern Irish activist joins other Brexit cases in Supreme Court

Sep 16 2019

BELFAST A Northern Irish rights campaigner whose case against Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was dismissed by the Belfast High Court last week succeeded on Monday in joining two other challenges before the United Kingdom's Supreme Court.

Northern Irish activist joins other Brexit cases in Supreme Court

Sep 16 2019

BELFAST A Northern Irish rights campaigner whose case against Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was dismissed by the Belfast High Court last week succeeded on Monday in joining two other challenges before the United Kingdom's Supreme Court.

Northern Irish 'no-deal' Brexit challenge dismissed in court

Sep 12 2019

BELFAST Belfast's High Court dismissed on Thursday a case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would contravene Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord, saying the issue was political and not for the courts.

Northern Irish 'no-deal' Brexit challenge dismissed in court

Sep 12 2019

BELFAST Belfast's High Court dismissed on Thursday a case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would contravene Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord, saying the issue was political and not for the courts.

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