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Small-town drag queen.

25-year-old Grant is boldly bringing drag to his small seaside town in Northern Ireland.

- BBC - UK

Ex-Northern Ireland paramilitary figure admits 200 offenses.

A former paramilitary commander turned police informer in Northern Ireland has pleaded guilty to 200 terrorist offenses.

- FOX News - US

'Supergrass' pleads guilty to five murders.

Former loyalist paramilitary commander turned supergrass Gary Haggarty has pleaded guilty at Belfast Crown Court to 200 terrorist offences, including five murders.

- RTE - IE

What if the DUP were in charge of the Brexit negotiations?.

The Northern Irish party has shown how tough it can be in its talks with the Tories

- Financial Times - US

What if the DUP was in charge of the Brexit negotiations?.

The Northern Irish party has shown how tough it can be in its talks with the Tories

- Financial Times - US

Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia after battle with alcohol.

Darren Simpson, who at 21 became Britain’s youngest ever Young Chef of the Year and has been a television chef and food writer, has died in Australia, his family said Friday. Northern Ireland-born Simpson worked at multiple restaurants in London, Ireland and Australia and appeared in Australian television’s My ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Sister of murdered schoolgirl slams Gardaí, claiming they 'obstructed inquest'.

The sister of murdered Northern Ireland schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson has launched a stinging attack on the Gardaí, accusing them of obstructing an inquest into her sister’s death.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Simon Coveney: We are aiming for 'special status' for Northern Ireland after Brexit.

The Government has declared it is demanding "special status" for Northern Ireland after Brexit.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Northern Ireland needs 'special status' after Brexit.

The Government has said that it is demanding "special status" for Northern Ireland after Brexit.

- RTE - IE

"Across the world and around the corner" - British and Irish Red Cross join ICRC for a public open day.

Article | As a reflection of increasing cooperation, staff and volunteers from the Irish Red Cross , the British Red Cross and International Committee of the Red Cross Mission to the UK and Ireland joined forces for an open day in Belfast, No

- ICRC - INT

Chances of May-DUP Deal ‘Very Good,’ Lawmaker Says.

There is a very good chance that British Prime Minister Theresa May will strike a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party by next Thursday to prop up her minority government, a senior DUP lawmaker said Thursday. When asked what the chances were of a deal by next Thursday, DUP lawmaker Jeffrey Donaldson, ...

- Voice of America - US

Talks to support May's Conservatives making progress, DUP says | Reuters

LONDON Talks between the Conservatives and the small Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party to prop up Prime Minister Theresa May's government made progress on Wednesday, DUP lawmaker Jeffrey Donaldson said. Donaldson told BBC TV that there would be further talks on Wednesday and he was confident they could get an ...

- Firstpost - IN

SDLP say Sinn Féin and DUP preparing power-sharing deal

The DUP and Sinn Féin are preparing to strike a deal to restore power sharing in Northern Ireland, according to the SDLP.

- RTE - IE

Scientist: Dangerous asteroid could hit earth at any moment

According to a prominent astrophysics professor from Queen's University in Belfast, Ireland, an asteroid strike to Earth is a matter of time, reported the Belfast Telegraph Wednesday. Professor Alan Fitzsimmons issued this warning because of Asteroid Day, which is held on June 30 to remember the 190...

- The Raw Story - US

SDLP say Sinn Féin and DUP preparing power sharing deal

The DUP and Sinn Féin are preparing to strike a deal to restore power sharing in Northern Ireland, according to the SDLP.

- RTE - IE

DUP to demand £2bn extra NI spending in exchange for deal with Tories

The Democratic Unionist Party is looking for around £2bn in investment in Northern Ireland’s health service and infrastructure in return for supporting the Conservative party’s government, according to reports. The sum, which would represent an extra £1,100 per person in Northern Ireland, would be pledged in ...

- City AM - UK

Talks with Northern Ireland's DUP may take time, no sticking point: UK Minister

"There`s no individual sticking point. Talks are progressing," First Secretary of State Damian Green, who is effectively May`s deputy, told the BBC

- Zee News - IN

This Queen's Speech Won't Be The One Theresa May Had Hoped For

Hours before the prime minister's scaled-back legislative agenda is due to be presented to the Commons, talks with Northern Ireland's DUP appeared to falter. View Entire Post ›

- BuzzFeed - US

Will the Queen's Speech take us back to 1978?

The government's programme has echoes of Jim Callaghan's last Queen's Speech.  For the first time in 38 years, the government goes into its Queen's Speech without knowing for sure that it has the votes to pass it. Jim Callaghan's last Queen's Speech has some strange historical echoes, including the commitment to ...

- New Statesman - UK

Cancer patient hits out at lack of scalp cooling in NI

The treatment, which can lessen hair loss during chemotherapy, is not available in Northern Ireland.

- BBC - UK

Talks with N.Irish DUP may take time, no sticking point: UK minister

There is no one sticking point in talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party but a deal to support May's minority government could take some time, her deputy said on Wednesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

5 Worrying Facts About the DUP and The Environment

All rights reserved. Credit: GPUK Despite ongoing national crises such as the Grenfell fire — and the fact that Brexit talks are due to begin this week — Theresa May is yet to form a strong and stable government. Lacking the necessary number of Conservative MPs, she will continue talks with Northern Irish party ...

- Greenpeace - INT

UK PM’s talks to stay in power with Northern Irish DUP not going as expected - DUP sources

Prime Minister Theresa May's talks on securing the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her minority government are not going as expected, sources in the DUP said on Tuesday.

- BDNews24 - BD

UK PM May's talks to stay in power with Northern Irish DUP not going as expected: DUP sources

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May's talks on securing the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to prop up her minority government are not going as expected, sources in the DUP said on Tuesday.

- Reuters - US

Scientists warn of asteroid danger

A leading astrophysicist from Queen's University Belfast has warned that an asteroid strike is just a matter of time.

- PhysOrg - NL

Woman jailed for 16 years over bid to murder NI police

A woman who posed as a Swedish model to entrap a man into taking part in her bid to murder police officers in Northern Ireland has been jailed for 16 years and four months.

- RTE - IE

Low cost airline to fly between Malta, Belfast and Birmingham next year

Low-cost airline Jet2.com and Jet2holidays will introduce weekly flights between Malta and Belfast and Malta and Birmingham in summer next year.  Jet2.com will thus operate flights between Malta and seven UK airports next summer. The airline also flies between Malta and Leeds Bradford, Newcastle, East Midlands, Glasgow and ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Conservatives to strike 'sensible' deal with DUP, says Grayling

Cabinet minister Chris Grayling says the Northern Ireland party is not interested in a new election.

- BBC - UK

Celtic face potential draw against Linfield

Scottish champions Celtic will play Northern Ireland's Linfield or La Fiorita of San Marino in the second qualifying round of the Champions League. Brendan Rodgers' side, who reached the group stages last season, will begin their competitive season when the tie takes place over two legs on July 11 or 12 and 18 or 19. Their ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Woman due to be sentenced over bid to murder NI police

A woman who posed as a Swedish model to entrap two men into taking part in her bid to murder police officers in Northern Ireland is due to be sentenced today.

- RTE - IE

Simon Coveney: NI powersharing deal should involve all parties

Any deal to salvage powersharing at Stormont should involve Northern Ireland's five main parties, Simon Coveney has said.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Kosovo's Trepca first out of the hat as Champions League starts all over again

Scottish champions Celtic could face a trip to Northern Ireland's Linfield

- GulfNews - AE

Coveney believes deal on power sharing is 'doable'

The Minister for Foreign Affairs believes a deal to restore power sharing in Northern Ireland is "doable" following talks at Stormont.

- RTE - IE

Brexit negotiators set initial timeline, priorities

European Union and British negotiators have agreed on priorities and a timeline for Britain's exit from the bloc. Citizens' rights, Britain's exit bill, separation issues and Northern Ireland will be addressed first.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Bulgarian Ambassador to London: 'Attack at Finsbury Park Mosque is Defined as Potential Terrorist Attack'

''The attack near the mosque in Finsbury Park in London is defined as a potential terrorist attack'', the Bulgarian ambassador to the UK and Northern Ireland, Konstantin Dimitrov, said, according to  FOCUS News Agency.So far, there is no information about injured Bulgarians.''The investigation is at its early stage, we ...

- Novinite - BG

Varadkar says any land border must be 'invisible'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said any border that exists between the Republic and Northern Ireland after Brexit must be invisible.

- RTE - IE

Nineteen IMO members condemn attack on Ukraine's An-26 over Black Sea

Delegations of 19 member states of the Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization have condemned an attempt by the Russian side to fire on Ukraine's Navy An-26 aircraft over the Black Sea in February 2017, according to the website of the Embassy of Ukraine to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and ...

- UNIAN - UA

UK's land border with Ireland and EU should be as seamless as possible, May says

LONDON, June 19 — Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said today that she wanted the border between the United Kingdom and the European Union to be as seamless as possible after Brexit. The border between Northern Ireland, which is part of...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Fears Celtic and Linfield could meet in Belfast Champions League qualifier on 12 July

Sectarian tensions between Protestants and Catholics could mar qualifying round draw.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Brexit negotiations begin in Brussels

June 19, 2017, 12:24 PM The UK government’s Brexit Secretary David Davis arrived in Brussels Monday to start negotiations with the EU for Britain’s exit from the bloc. He said he was determined to build a 'strong and special partnership' with the EU. Subjects for the negotiations include the status of expats, ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Bulgarian ambassador to London: 'Attack at Finsbury Park Mosque is Defined as Potential Terrorist Attack'

''The attack near the mosque in Finsbury Park in London is defined as a potential terrorist attack'', the Bulgarian ambassador to the UK and Northern Ireland, Konstantin Dimitrov, said, according to  FOCUS News Agency.So far, there is no information about injured Bulgarians.''The investigation is at its early stage, we ...

- Novinite - BG

What you need to know before the open

Today's top story: Chancellor Philip Hammond has backed a Brexit transition period to avoid cliff edge Today's leader: Brexit talks begin: It's not where you go, it's how you get there The day is finally upon us with Brexit negotiations kicking off later, though Theresa May is still in negotiations with Northern Ireland's ...

- City AM - UK

Sinn Féin warns powersharing talks 'not a game, and certainly not a dance'

Arlene Foster's leadership of the Democratic Unionists remains a stumbling block that could scupper crunch talks to end a powersharing stalemate in Northern Ireland, Sinn Féin has warned.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

A massive protest against Theresa May's DUP tie-up goes ahead in London

A protest against the proposed tie-up between the Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP has got underway in central London. The demonstration,  co-organised by political commentator Owen Jones, had over 3,500 people down as attending on Facebook, with 10,000 interested. It started at 2pm this afternoon and those ...

- City AM - UK

Funeral of Disappeared victim Seamus Ruddy takes place

A funeral has been held for one of the Disappeared victims of the Northern Ireland Troubles, more than 30 years after he was murdered and secretly buried by republican paramilitaries.

- RTE - IE

A massive London protest against Theresa May's DUP tie-up has started

A protest against the proposed tie-up between the Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP has got underway in central London. The demonstration,  co-organised by political commentator Owen Jones, had over 3,500 people down as attending on Facebook, with 10,000 interested. It started at 2pm this afternoon and those ...

- City AM - UK

After this election, the Northern Ireland Question returns

The Union is once more in doubt. Within hours of last Thursday's exit poll projection of a hung parliament, Google Trends reported a huge uptick in searches for the Democratic Unionist Party. With ten MPs, its best ever performance, it falls upon Northern Ireland's largest party to prop up Theresa May's government in what ...

- New Statesman - UK

Funeral of Disappeared victim Seamus Ruddy to be held

A funeral will be held today for one of the Disappeared victims of the Northern Ireland Troubles more than 30 years after he was murdered and secretly buried by republican paramilitaries.

- RTE - IE

How international law could scupper a Tory deal with the DUP

PA, CC BY-SAIn a case of political bad timing, still recovering from her electoral battering, Theresa May met with Northern Ireland's five main political parties at Downing Street on Thursday June 15. This was an attempt to resolve the deadlock in forming a governing executive that has existed since the elections to the ...

- The Conversation - UK

'Disappeared' Seamus Ruddy to be laid to rest today

A funeral will be held later for one of the so-called "Disappeared" victims from Northern Ireland more than 30 years after he was murdered and secretly buried by republican paramilitaries.

- RTE - IE

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