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THE BEADY EYE ASKS: JUST WHAT IS ENGLAND DOING TO ITS SELF.

( A seven minute read)<p><b>The British establishment is slowly coming to terms with the enormity of the legal and political cluster bomb that Brexit has</b> …

Brexit

A ‘truly global Britain’ would abolish air passenger duty

Airlines play a fundamental role in connecting the UK to the world.<p>Businesses require passenger and freight services so they can operate and invest …

Economics

Fintan O’Toole: United Ireland will not be based on ‘50 per cent plus one’

Brexit has made Irish unity more likely, but we need to reunify people first<p>11 minutes ago<p>Among the many madnesses of Brexit is the licence it gives …

News (Ireland)

Making the case for the dissolution of Parliament

Last week, every eye in the nation was glued to the parliamentary service channel as we braced ourselves for a thrilling political drama.<p>In an …

News (South Africa)

The slow headway for post-Brexit Ireland

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 17:21 12 August 2017 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 17:27 12 August 2017<p>March 18, 2009 - Contrails converging on Dublin, Ireland.<p>This content is subject to …

Brexit

UK politics put pressure on Northern Ireland pro-life laws

Belfast, Northern Ireland, Aug 10, 2017 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Recent changes in U.K. politics have meant a renewed push against Northern …

Brexit

How Britain Misses the Spirit of 1967

LONDON — Countries, like the people who live in them, go through periods of anxiety and depression. Right now, Britain is pessimistic and demoralized, so much so that 2017 promises to be an “annus horribilis” more profound than the one famously described by Queen Elizabeth II nearly a …

Opinion

Podcast: Should Dublin talk tough on Brexit?

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s recent comments about the nature of a post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland has created something of a stir in a usually …

Brexit

Theresa May paid Lynton Crosby's firm at least £4 million to run her catastrophic election campaign

LONDON — Theresa May allegedly spent at least £4 million paying elections strategist Sir Lynton Crosby's firm to run the Conservatives' catastrophic general election campaign.<p>Crosby's company CTF Partners charged the Conservative Party over £4 million to run the campaign having masterminded the …

Elections

Unionist outrage as Ireland’s leader attends gay pride Belfast breakfast

Leo Varadkar stands up to DUP anti-gay stance vowing to support “equality before the law”Northern Ireland’s largest party, the socially conservative …

LGBTQ

Gay marriage 'only matter of time' in N.Ireland : Irish PM

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Saturday that it was "only a matter of time" before Northern Ireland legalises same-sex marriage, as he …

Equality

Jeffrey Donaldson: The Taoiseach will just have to wait for the Brexit plan

Leo Varadkar’s comments are not clever politics but deeply unhelpful to all

Brexit

Michael Cashman: Belfast Pride highlights the abominable state of LGBT rights in Northern Ireland — thanks to the DUP

This month has seen great celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in 1967 and rightly so.But for …

Brexit

'Extraordinary' number of Britons are applying for Irish passports because of Brexit

Britons living all around the world are applying for Irish passports to “safeguard their positions” after Brexit, the country’s UK ambassador has …

Brexit

British government flies rainbow gay rights flag over Northern Ireland office

BELFAST (Reuters) - The British government on Friday ordered a rainbow gay rights flag to be flown above its main office in Belfast - Stormont House - to coincide with the largest gay pride festival in Northern Ireland, the only British region where gay marriage is illegal.<p>Gay marriage has been …

Brexit

The DUP heartland: who are the supporters? – video

East Belfast is the heartland of Protestant, unionist politics and therefore, one would believe, the natural support for Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist party. The Guardian travelled to East Belfast to meet the core support for the party – which has just completed £1bn deal to prop up …

Brexit