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Brexit deal at hand in Brussels, Johnson struggles to win support at home

16 October 2019, 7:29 PM

British and EU officials were on the verge of a last-minute Brexit deal on Wednesday but Prime Minister Boris Johnson still has work to do at home to ensure parliament approves the plan.

UK could move on ‘mechanism’ of Northern Ireland consent

6 October 2019, 1:49 PM

Britain is open to some flexibility on the mechanism that would allow lawmakers in Northern Ireland to decide whether the British province remains in regulatory alignment with the European Union (EU), as set out in London’s latest Brexit proposals, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said on Sunday.

UK MPs back extending gay marriage, abortion rights to N.Ireland

9 July 2019, 9:14 PM

MPs in Britain’s House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland — unless devolved government is restored there by October 21.

British Prime Minister Theresa May cries as she makes a statement, at Downing Street in London

Where Theresa May went wrong

7 June 2019, 10:02 AM

Despite the close result in the referendum — voters backed Brexit by 52 to 48% – Theresa May is accused of doing little to try to unite Britons.

Tourists follow ‘Game of Thrones’ trail in Northern Ireland

20 April 2019, 6:50 PM

Wielding a replica broadsword, Indian tourist Akshay Mannur duels with friends — re-enacting scenes from “Game of Thrones” on the Northern Ireland pilgrimage trail for devotees of the blockbuster fantasy TV show.

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