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Belfast Telegraph
Councillors walk out in protest at Sinn Fein chair's Enniskillen bomb commentschairman Stephen McCann SDLP, DUP and UUP councillors have walked out of a m
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
chairman Stephen McCann SDLP, DUP and UUP councillors have walked out of a meeting of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council in protest at comments made by... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland should not adopt petrol car sales ban, says Wilsoncar sales ban, says Wilson Northern Ireland should not adopt the UK Government
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
car sales ban, says Wilson Northern Ireland should not adopt the UK Government's ban on the sale of petrol or diesel cars, DUP MP Sammy Wilson has... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbrian presenter's audience with Theresa May at LGBT reception at Downing Streetadded: "I was a little bit surprised at getting invited to such a reception by
The News and Star / Posted 8 hours ago
added: "I was a little bit surprised at getting invited to such a reception by the Conservatives, who are in bed with the DUP. "The Conservatives' history of voting doesn't have a good reputation among the LGBT community. "But in her speech, Mrs... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Confusion over Tory-DUP £1bn as Treasury boss put focus on Stormont deal Andrew Jones holds new one pound coins during a visit to the G4S Cash Solutio
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
Andrew Jones holds new one pound coins during a visit to the G4S Cash Solutions Facility in Newtownabbey (Liam McBurney/PA) Confusion over Tory-DUP £1bn as Treasury boss put... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Unionist warns over impact of diesel and petrol car ban on Northern Irelandflagged up the looming crisis in the security of electricity supply in Northern
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 hours ago
flagged up the looming crisis in the security of electricity supply in Northern Ireland. This was downplayed by the then DUP/Sinn Fein Executive, but our position was vindicated just a couple of months ago by a House of Commons inquiry and report... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Workers could see employment tribunal fees refunded after Supreme Court rules them “unlawful”said the government could make a bid to reintroduce fees through parliament – b
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 19 hours ago
said the government could make a bid to reintroduce fees through parliament – but may struggle to secure the backing of the DUP, as such fees are already banned in Northern Ireland. “The better approach would be to identify ways to improve the... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Here are 10 Tory U-turns since the election was called.In May 2017, they said it wasn’t. In June 2017, they decided to reinstate it. T
Channel 4 News / Posted yesterday
In May 2017, they said it wasn’t. In June 2017, they decided to reinstate it. The announcement was made in the Conservative-DUP deal.26 June – Winter Fuel Payments (again). Another O-turn from the Tories here, again courtesy of the DUP deal. This... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UDA parade on Belfast's Ormeau Road - remove paramilitary trappings says DUP Restrictions have been placed on this year's parade that will remember two UD
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Restrictions have been placed on this year's parade that will remember two UDA men killed by the IRA. UDA parade on Belfast's Ormeau Road - remove paramilitary trappings... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
We could lose out as divided Tories led by lame duck PM May go back to war over Brexit It is unforgivable that DUP and Sinn Fein have not reached a deal to restore
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
It is unforgivable that DUP and Sinn Fein have not reached a deal to restore Stormont, says Alban Maginness We could lose out as divided Tories led by lame duck... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Arlene Foster will back Irish language act, claim activistsMinister Arlene Foster Irish language activists have claimed DUP leader Arle
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Minister Arlene Foster Irish language activists have claimed DUP leader Arlene Foster told them there would be "legislative provision" for... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Why I'm still optimistic that Stormont parties will reach agreementwhich requires constant vigilance. The late Martin McGuinness of Sinn Fein kne
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
which requires constant vigilance. The late Martin McGuinness of Sinn Fein knew that, as did the former leader of the DUP, Peter Robinson, both of whom stepped back from their own natural constituencies to take a look at the wider... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Power of prayer helped little Grace Jordan recover from life-threatening illness, claim parentsfrom Fiddler Adam, ice cream, burgers, tea and coffee, a kids animal farm, boun
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
from Fiddler Adam, ice cream, burgers, tea and coffee, a kids animal farm, bouncy castle and charity auction. Local DUP MLA Carla Lockhart will be among the many people in the local community who hope to attend and who prayed for Grace... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein top spenders for Assembly elections but polls taking toll on parties' financestop spenders for Assembly elections but polls taking toll on parties' finances
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
top spenders for Assembly elections but polls taking toll on parties' finances Sinn Fein spent over twice as much as the DUP in the snap Assembly election in March, according to figures released by the Electoral... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Power of prayer helped little Grace Jordan's recover from life-threatening illness, claim parentsfrom Fiddler Adam, ice cream, burgers, tea and coffee, a kids animal farm, boun
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
from Fiddler Adam, ice cream, burgers, tea and coffee, a kids animal farm, bouncy castle and charity auction. Local DUP MLA Carla Lockhart will be among the many people in the local community who hope to attend and who prayed for Grace... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Seamus Mallon branded 'a bitter man' by Sinn Fein senatormess at Stormont. Niall Ó Donnghaile posted a link to a story in which SDLP ve
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
mess at Stormont. Niall Ó Donnghaile posted a link to a story in which SDLP veteran Mr Mallon accused Sinn Fein and the DUP of failure to reach a deal to restore the Executive, and doing nothing to heal community divisions. “Damage has been... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Joy at U-turn over school uniform grants cut in Northern Ireland15. All Stormont departments are operating on a reduced budget due to the coll
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
15. All Stormont departments are operating on a reduced budget due to the collapse of the power-sharing arrangements. The DUP and Sinn Fein have blamed each other for the stalemate which both sides admit has caused a knock-on effect to financing... Read more
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walesonline
'Tories scrapped electrification in retribution against Wales'and elsewhere?” Mr McDonnell predicted the partnership with the Northern Irela
walesonline / Posted yesterday
and elsewhere?” Mr McDonnell predicted the partnership with the Northern Ireland party will become unstable train when the DUP’s own voters feel the consequences of continuing Conservative government. Claiming the DUP had a “working class base”,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
DUP slams Presbyterian's claim Orange Order is sectarian A DUP MP has hit out at a former Presbyterian Moderator who said there is a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
A DUP MP has hit out at a former Presbyterian Moderator who said there is a "reservoir of anti-Catholicism and sectarianism" in the... Read more
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express
Theresa May and husband Philip take downtime from Brexit on holiday in Italygamble failed to pay off as she lost her parliamentary majority and was forced
express / Posted 2 days ago
gamble failed to pay off as she lost her parliamentary majority and was forced into a ‘confidence and supply deal’ with the DUP. Asked in a radio interview last week what people should expect when she returned from this holiday, the Prime Minister... Read more
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The Irish Times
Today the DUP, tomorrow the Democratic Islamist Partyquarter of the 20th century, the idea that a mainstream British political party
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
quarter of the 20th century, the idea that a mainstream British political party could even contemplate teaming up with the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party) beggars belief. In part, that shows how the times have changed; in part, it shows the dangers... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein and DUP issues 'not real' and damage Good Friday Agreement, says SDLP's Mallon SDLP veteran Seamus Mallon retired in 2005. Seamus Mallon the former...
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
SDLP veteran Seamus Mallon retired in 2005. Seamus Mallon the former... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Top Presbyterian says Orange Order is sectarian - DUP slams claim A DUP MP has hit out at a former Presbyterian Moderator who said there is a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
A DUP MP has hit out at a former Presbyterian Moderator who said there is a "reservoir of anti-Catholicism and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland parties spent £150k on election - Sinn Fein biggest spenderSinn Fein biggest spender Elections chief blasts some parties for spending ret
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Sinn Fein biggest spender Elections chief blasts some parties for spending return failures Winner: Gavin Robinson of the DUP celebrates holding on to his East Belfast seat. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press Northern Ireland parties spent £150k... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Can Britain Afford To Be A Hard Power?has recently come to light that in true Ministry of Defence fashion (poor proje
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
has recently come to light that in true Ministry of Defence fashion (poor project management & wasteful spending, duplication, poor planning, lack of oversight and accountability) the true costs are set to rocket even further for more... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Declan Kearney: Bill of Rights is only platform on which to build sustainable governmentgovernments, and particularly by the Tories since 2010, has contributed directl
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
governments, and particularly by the Tories since 2010, has contributed directly to the current political crisis. The DUP's rejection of the rights and equality agenda led directly to the collapse of the political institutions in January this... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Top Presbyterian's says Orange Order is sectarian - DUP slams claim A DUP MP has hit out at a former Presbyterian Moderator who said there is a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
A DUP MP has hit out at a former Presbyterian Moderator who said there is a "reservoir of anti-Catholicism and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Top Presbyterian's claims that Orange Order is sectarian angers Jeffrey Donaldsonis sectarian angers Jeffrey Donaldson A DUP MP has hit out at a former Presb
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
is sectarian angers Jeffrey Donaldson A DUP MP has hit out at a former Presbyterian Moderator who said there is a "reservoir of anti-Catholicism and sectarianism" in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland political deadlock 'could scupper key A5 project'has been beset with problems since it was given the green light by the Executiv
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
has been beset with problems since it was given the green light by the Executive in 2007. Now Mr McCrossan has urged the DUP and Sinn Fein to "stop bickering" and press ahead with the project. "It is hugely concerning that instead of £53m being... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Derry Sinn Fein mayor wears chain of office to rally for dissident republicanVilliers, revoked his licence "because of the risk he poses to the public". No
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Villiers, revoked his licence "because of the risk he poses to the public". No formal charges were laid against him. DUP councillor Graham Warke was on Derry's Walls observing Sunday's rally. He accused the mayor of breaching protocol by... Read more
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walesonline
Why Carwyn Jones and Nicola Sturgeon are working so closely togetherwill only make it easier for the Welsh Labour and SNP leaders to work together.
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
will only make it easier for the Welsh Labour and SNP leaders to work together.2. They are both angered by the Tory-DUP deal.The pair at the Welsh Government HQ in Cardiff The DUP won £1bn for Northern Ireland in return for propping up... Read more
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express
Male Tory MPs 'received highest share of Twitter abuse ahead of election', research findswas more prolific figures who received the most abusive mentions. Hundreds des
express / Posted 2 days ago
was more prolific figures who received the most abusive mentions. Hundreds descend on Parliament to protest Theresa May's DUP dealMon, June 12, 2017Crushed by an election gamble that backfired and triggered calls for her resignation, Theresa May... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tory Liam Fox's 'openness' to cheap chicken imports could create rift with DUPlead to cheap imported chicken undercutting one of Northern Ireland's largest e
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
lead to cheap imported chicken undercutting one of Northern Ireland's largest employers - a poultry producer in a prominent DUP MP's constituency. The US are likely to demand more access to our agriculture market as part of the arrangement. That... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
How politicians both north and south can stop Irish language being a weapon in SF’s arsenal Late in the day the DUP is learning to treat Gaelic with respect, writes Ruth
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Late in the day the DUP is learning to treat Gaelic with respect, writes Ruth Dudley Edwards Edwin Poots spoke up for the Irish language at the MacGill... Read more
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express
Stormont crisis: Northern Ireland Secretary in Washington for talks with US politiciansthe region and Brexit. Related articles Stormont power-sharing talks DEADLINE:
express / Posted 3 days ago
the region and Brexit. Related articles Stormont power-sharing talks DEADLINE: NI must strike deal today Sinn Fein blame DUP and May deal for problems in power-sharing talks Mr Brokenshire will be hoping to reassure politicians and business... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Rape clause' benefit test must not be imposed in NI: Labourthat rape victims would not have to describe the details of the offence to memb
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
that rape victims would not have to describe the details of the offence to members of its staff. Both Sinn Fein and the DUP have spoken out against the two-child limit. Fermanagh and South Tyrone Sinn Fein MP Michelle Gildernew described the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Cross-border trade won't be affected by Brexit, says Gove Michael Gove (third left) with DUP’s Ian Paisley, Paul Girvan, Diane Dodds, N
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Michael Gove (third left) with DUP’s Ian Paisley, Paul Girvan, Diane Dodds, Nigel Dodds and Michelle McIlveen during his visit to Antrim Cross-border trade won't be affected by Brexit, says... Read more
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heraldscotland
David Torrance: Nationalists should be careful what they wish foror Northern Ireland receives additional funds, then England gets nothing. And
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
or Northern Ireland receives additional funds, then England gets nothing. And despite arguments to the contrary, the Tory-DUP deal is not unprecedented. In the 2000s, Wales and Northern Ireland received extra funding to support capital investment... Read more
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Scotsman
Henry McLeish: What’s the matter with Westminster?having little influence on how Britain is run in the next five years? Can it be
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
having little influence on how Britain is run in the next five years? Can it be right that the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) with 279,000 votes and ten seats, be influential in shaping the future of Britain future? More to the point, we are... Read more
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Gulf News
Labour sounds alarm over rollout of universal credit rape clause into N Irelandwith the Democratic Unionist party, on whom she is relying on for her minority
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
with the Democratic Unionist party, on whom she is relying on for her minority government to win votes in Westminster.DUP MPs have previously set out their concerns about the two-child limit by signing up to an early day motion calling on the... Read more
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express
'The rest of us aren’t!' Marr in brutal putdown as Corbyn says he’s ready to be PMthem all the way. I do not believe it’s sustainable for this Government to give
express / Posted 4 days ago
them all the way. I do not believe it’s sustainable for this Government to give a bung of a billion pounds towards the DUP in order to stay in office. “I think it’s unsustainable. I’m looking forward to another election and I’m ready for... Read more
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Daily Mail
Government plans to allow transgender people to pick their own gendersaid legislation could be passed with Labour's backing, despite the prime minst
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
said legislation could be passed with Labour's backing, despite the prime minster's deal with the socially conservative DUP. RELATED ARTICLES Tories ban playground 'gay' taunts: Teachers told to target...'As a gay man I once lived in secrecy... Read more
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heraldscotland
After just six days as an MP the former international runner became shadow Scottish Secretarymore MPs and guests arrive on the Commons terrace it's as if the the drama of r
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
more MPs and guests arrive on the Commons terrace it's as if the the drama of recent weeks has dissipated, with the Tory-DUP pact to sustain Theresa May's government now merely background music. However, Laird says that “the Barnett formula will... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Trans people to change their legal gender without a diagnosis in major shakeyear, vowed to keep fighting for the LGBT community despite concerns about the
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
year, vowed to keep fighting for the LGBT community despite concerns about the Tories' power deal with the anti-gay-rights DUP. She said: "There are too many people and too many pockets of communities in our country for whom LGBT rights are... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘Ideological crap about sovereignty and taking back control’of the Independent Commission on Policing in Northern Ireland, after questionin
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
of the Independent Commission on Policing in Northern Ireland, after questioning on the commission’s actions by the DUP in 1998. Photograph: Pacemaker Irish Catholic Now 73, with several heart attacks and some serious cardiac surgery behind... Read more
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heraldscotland
Off her marks. After just six days as an MP the former international runner became shadow Scottish Secretarymore MPs and guests arrive on the Commons terrace it's as if the the drama of r
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
more MPs and guests arrive on the Commons terrace it's as if the the drama of recent weeks has dissipated, with the Tory-DUP pact to sustain Theresa May's government now merely background music. However, Laird says that “the Barnett formula will... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Direct rule looms as Tories confirm £1bn is not dependent on working Northern Ireland ExecutiveSir Jeffrey Donaldson A DUP MP says Northern Ireland could be heading for di
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson A DUP MP says Northern Ireland could be heading for direct rule to fill the vacuum left by the absence of a functioning... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Calls for Derry peace bridge to be closed at night because of sectarian attackswas the latest victim in an increased number of attacks on people and homes in
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
was the latest victim in an increased number of attacks on people and homes in the Bond Street area over recent weeks. DUP councillor David Ramsey warned that someone will die if action isn't taken to stop the assaults. Mr Ramsey said: "The... Read more
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Scotsman
Alex Salmond: Indyref2 will come right as Brexit goes wrongwhich would have been a tremendous opportunity. If you look just now at how the
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
which would have been a tremendous opportunity. If you look just now at how the Tories are having to bend the knee to the DUP for £1 billion - that’s ten DUP MPs. “If it had been a hung parliament in 2015 you can imagine what 56 SNP MPs might... Read more
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chroniclelive
Government to wait on Scotland before making decision on APDto fly from. And a review of APD in Northern Ireland is set to take place as p
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
to fly from. And a review of APD in Northern Ireland is set to take place as part of the government’s deal with the DUP. “The whole point of the aviation strategy is to see how we can grow aviation across the whole country not just the... Read more
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Scotsman
No rift with Nicola Sturgeon, says Downing Street amid stormDavid Mundell’s credibility is in tatters after his failure to stand up for Sco
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
David Mundell’s credibility is in tatters after his failure to stand up for Scotland over the Tories’ grubby deal with the DUP.” The Scottish Government has launched a formal dispute process through the JMC over the £1 billion agreement between... Read more
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