Irish Sea

Brexit Border in Irish Sea `Absolute Deal Breaker,' Grieve Says

Northern Ireland won’t be split from the rest of the United Kingdom after Brexit, Dominic Grieve, the Conservative former attorney general, said.<p>The …

Brexit

Flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after crew reported damage to plane over Irish Sea

<b>A LUFTHANSA passenger jet has made an emergency landing in Dublin after its crew reported damage to the cockpit's frontal windscreen.</b><p>Lufthansa flight …

Airplanes

Ben Lowry: The threat of a border in the Irish Sea has still not been put to bed

If, as the seasoned Daily Telegraph journalist Peter Foster reports (see story link below), the EU has rejected UK proposals for a frictionless …

Administrative Law

PSNI call handlers guide gardai colleagues to man in Irish Sea who was threatening to harm himself

Two PSNI call handlers based in Belfast have helped save a man in distress who was in the sea off the Republic of Ireland.<p>Named only as 'A & N', the …

Belfast

Britain offers millions in cash to bury its radioactive waste

Britain is again hunting for a suitable site to store its highly radioactive nuclear waste after a previous attempt was blocked by residents. Rural …

Environment

Theresa May Vows To Keep UK 'Strong And United' During Brexit Countdown Tour

PM to visit Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales to mark a year until quitting EU.<p>Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>Theresa May will tour the country to …

United Kingdom

Theresa May to visit Newcastle and urge the country to unite around Brexit

With a year to go until we leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May is embarking on a whistle-stop tour of the UK urging the country to …

United Kingdom

We're mapping wartime shipwrecks to explore the past – and help develop green energy projects

Wartime shipwrecks such as the USS Juneau – recently discovered in the Pacific Ocean by philanthropist Paul Allen and his team – are of great …

Shipwrecks

Isle of Man registry hits 1,000th registration milestone

The Isle of Man Aircraft Registry (IOMAR) has notched up its 1,000th M-prefixed registration – a Gulfstream G650ER: M-JSWB.<p>The milestone comes a …

Isle of Man

DUP's Foster Says Irish Sea Border Would Be `Catastrophic'

U.K. Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster talks with Bloomberg's Mark Barton about the European Union's draft Brexit treaty. (Source: …

United Kingdom

DUP's Foster says a border in Irish Sea after Brexit would be 'catastrophic' for Northern Ireland's economy

DUP leader Arlene Foster has said a border in the Irish Sea after Brexit would be "catastrophic" for Northern Ireland's economy.<p>Under the EU's …

United Kingdom

Northern Ireland could be the issue over which Brexit talks collapse

Last weekend British and EU negotiators grappled desperately yet again with trying to find a solution to the conundrum of the Northern Ireland …

United Kingdom

Brexit negotiators warned against 'fudge on Northern Ireland'

BREXIT negotiators have been warned against "a fudge on Northern Ireland" as the latest stage of talks still showed no agreement on the border …

United Kingdom

Brexit transition deal done, but Ireland roadblock remains

LONDON — Two down, one to go.After making “sufficient progress” on the terms of Britain’s divorce from the EU in December, it appears David Davis and …

United Kingdom

Brexit: Theresa May's failure to deal with Northern Ireland will bring talks 'crashing down', Jonathan Powell warns

One of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement has warned that Theresa May’s failure to deal with problems posed by Northern Ireland’s border …

Donald Tusk

May Ally to Ireland: Let's Cut Out the Brexit `Aggression'

© Reuters. May Ally to Ireland: Let's Cut Out the Brexit `Aggression'<p>(Bloomberg) -- Ireland’s government should tone down its approach on Brexit, …

United Kingdom

Government Must Deliver ‘Proper Brexit’, May Told By Rees-Mogg

Theresa May has been warned that her concessions to Brussels will only be acceptable to Tory Eurosceptics if she delivers a “proper Brexit”.<p><p>Jacob …

United Kingdom

Deal (Mostly) Struck Over Brexit Terms After Months Of Negotiations

Support the news<p>Negotiators from the U.K. and the EU says they have reached a provisional agreement on how Britain will withdraw from the EU.<p>The …

United Kingdom

Kicking Out: Rugby was grand but this is GAA country

EVERY sports fan lives for days like Saturday.<p>Drop the children off, head to the bar and settle into a groove just in time for kick-off in Swansea v …

Sport (N. Ireland)

The Irish border continues to block progress in the Brexit negotiations

So the can has been kicked up the road again. Fudged in the political agreement last December and covered in a further layer of saccharine words in …

United Kingdom

England players dismiss talk of crisis following third consecutive Six Nations defeat

England’s players have dismissed talk of a crisis following Saturday’s 24-15 defeat by Ireland at Twickenham.<p>That defeat - England’s third …

Chris Robshaw

Exclusive - Rough justice? UK snubs call for gas storage capacity review

Exclusive - Rough justice? UK snubs call for gas storage capacity review<p>By Susanna Twidale<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has rebuffed calls from the gas …

European Union

Green light for EU trade talks as agreement reached on withdrawal

Britain and the European Commission have reached agreement on a transition deal which will allow talks on the future trade relationship to be …

United Kingdom

48 hours in: Holyhead

One North Wales town. Forty-eight hours.<p>Easily accessible yet nestled between rural Anglesey and the stunning coastline, Holyhead is more than just a …

News (Wales)

St. Paddy’s Day: Medical Cannabis Push Continues in Ireland

The Irish medical cannabis movement began in full force in the late fall of 2016, when lawmakers met late into the night to push a bill to allow …

Cannabis

Tomb Raider review: Alicia Vikander makes a top Lara Croft in this otherwise by-the-numbers adventure

Videogame movies are notoriously difficult to pull off (World of Warcraft, Resident Evil and Assassin’s Creed are three recent high-profile plops) …

Lifestyle (UK)

Editor's Viewpoint: St Patrick's Day is an opportunity for shared celebration across Ireland... and rugby win will make it all the sweeter

Many parts of Northern Ireland, including the two main cities, will be a sea of green today to mark St Patrick's Day. It is an occasion that is …

Six Nations Championship

Brexit: Theresa May warned hard Irish border can only be avoided if UK stays aligned with EU rules for time being

Theresa May is warned today that her pledge of no hard border in Ireland after Brexit can only be achieved if the UK remains aligned with EU rules …

United Kingdom

Met Éireann issue cold weather warning for the weekend

Met Éireann have issued a cold weather warning for Co Louth.<p>The warning, which also applies to the whole of Leinster as well as Cavan and Monaghan, …

Weather

Where does the UK get its gas supply from?

Where would we be without gas to heat our homes and warm our water?<p>Around 80% of Britain’s homes are powered by gas, so if it ran out we’d be in …

North Sea