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Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader, and former Northern Ireland First Minister, Arlene Foster (R) and DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds address the media inside Parliament Buildings, the seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly, on the Stormont Estate in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on March 27, 2017. Britain is aiming for an …

DUP Urges Appeaser Theresa to ‘Rein In’ Divisive, Anti-Brexit Hammond

The Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which is propping up the Conservative Party’s government, have disclosed they are “deeply concerned” by the chancellor of the exchequer “frustrating” Brexit and have asked the prime minister to “rein in” Philip Hammond.

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DUP Set to Spurn Tory Remainers and Back Full Brexit

Ulster’s Democratic Unionist Party, which is expected to prop up Theresa May’s minority government over the coming months, has spurned Tory Remainers who hoped they would force the Prime Minister to ask the EU for a so-called ‘Soft Brexit’. According

RIGHT: Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party speaks during a campaign rally at Union Chapel Islington on June 7, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. LEFT: Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams speaks to television media crews after Adams was re-elected to government at the Irish General Election constituency count on …

Queen’s Speech Delayed as IRA-linked Sinn Féin Seeks Talks with Labour

The Queen’s speech, which lays out the governing party’s legislative programme, has been postponed until June 21st, with the announcement of an agreement between the Conservative and the Democratic Unionists delayed by the Grenfell Tower fire. This has left Sinn Féin time to seek meetings with the Labour Party in Westminster.

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Tory-DUP Government Deal Expected Wednesday After ‘Very Good Discussions’

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has hailed the “very good discussions” representatives of her Northern Ireland (Ulster) based party have been having with Theresa May’s Conservatives, with political observers now expecting an official pact between the parties as early as Wednesday.

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Sinn Fein Surge Creates New Northern Ireland Landscape

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland’s snap election has left the rival extremes of politics virtually neck and neck for the first time — and facing a bruising battle to put their Catholic-Protestant government back together again in an increasingly polarized landscape.

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Sinn Fein Seek Boost In Northern Ireland Election

DUBLIN (AP) — The Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party is seeking gains in an early election that could shape the fate of Catholic-Protestant cooperation in Northern Ireland.

On Friday, police in Northern Ireland warned militants were planning to launch attacks marking the 100th anniversary of Ireland's Easter Rising against British rule, a revolt which paved the way for Irish independence

Northern Ireland Voters Put Power-Sharing to Renewed Test

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland’s voters are deciding who should lead them, an election overshadowed by acrimony between the dominant Irish Catholic and British Protestant parties. Thursday’s elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly will determine which parties on each side

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Irish DUP MP Breaks Ranks, Joins With UKIP Campaign to Leave EU

A Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Member of Parliament from Ireland has broken ranks and joined Leave.eu, which campaigns for a British exit from the European Union. His party supports the Conservative government’s efforts to “renegotiate” the terms of Britain’s membership