“The team at the City hospital is world class. This means the world to me, I feel so, so lucky.”
Ireland’ prime minister Leo Varadkar said: “I’m glad that it now has been [published] and it really sketches out the very large number of areas where there is north-south cooperation, co-operation between Northern Ireland and Ireland. That cooperation is so much deeper than trade issues it applies to so many other things.
Baraclough will have gone into this game with a spring in his step after kicking off his Northern Ireland tenure with a last-gasp draw against Romania on Friday, but the 49-year-old was given a harsh lesson in the realities of international football by a relentless Norway outfit.
The EU has complained that this would break international law — heedless of the fact that senior British politicians such as Daniel Hannan believe that the imposition of trade barriers between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom would break legally superior national law — with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier denying a particular […]
At the same time, cases in over 80 year olds have dropped drastically since the height of the pandemic, when they made up the majority of Covid-19 cases, and have halved since July. Infections have stayed stable among those in their 60s and 70s, while very slightly increasing in those between the ages of 40 to […]
The Amnesty International figures also suggest that the numbers of people supporting access to abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality has risen. Two years ago a similar poll showed 60 percent of respondents backed abortion in such circumstances. That figure has now risen to 67 percent.
To my passenger and every other Protestant unionist I met, in Belfast first and then in rural Fermanagh, near the Irish border, Johnson’s plan was a betrayal. Not just any betrayal, in fact, but a betrayal of the very issue most fundamental to them: the union between Northern Ireland and Great Britain, whose preservation had […]
Northern Ireland, who failed to register a single shot on target, travel to Basel on Sunday for the second leg needing to overturn the 1-0 deficit in order to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986.
Ricardo Rodriguez converted a controversial 58th-minute penalty to hand Switzerland a 1-0 advantage ahead of the second leg on Sunday, live on Sky Sports, which has left Northern Ireland with a mountain to climb if they are to reach their first World Cup since 1986.
Alternative plan Mr. Johnson’s alternative to the backstop was the establishment of customs checks on the Irish Sea to regulate the flow of goods in and out of Great Britain from Northern Ireland and vice versa. Dublin would have the best of both worlds, being brought under dual jurisdiction of the EU and the U.K. […]