Northern Ireland

DERRY, NORTHERN IRELAND - JUNE 09: Sir John Major speaks as he and Tony Blair make a joint EU appeal on June 9, 2016 in Derry, Northern Ireland. Former British Prime Ministers Sir John Major and Tony Blair travelled to Derry City in Northern Ireland warning that voting to leave …

DUP Condemns Blair, Major for ‘Playing on Fears’ over Irish Border

Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP Gregory Campbell has accused arch remainers John Major and Tony Blair of “playing on the fears” of people living along the Irish border as they campaign to stop the UK making a clean break of the EU.

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - FEBRUARY 05: British Prime Minister Theresa May makes a speech during a visit to Allstate Northern Ireland on February 5, 2019 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Mrs May's speech will pledge to avoid a hard border in Ireland following Brexit. (Photo by Liam McBurney - WPA Pool/Getty …

May Refuses to Scrap Contentious Irish Backstop

Prime Minister Theresa May has ruled out removing the Irish backstop from the Withdrawal Agreement, claiming the “insurance policy” prevents a “hard border.” Mrs May described her commitment to maintaining the Good Friday Agreement and avoiding a hard border as “unshakeable,”

Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar holds a press conference after the European Council on December 14, 2018, in Brussels. (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Varadkar Told to ‘Dial Down the Rhetoric’ over Irish Border Comments

Democratic Unionist Party MP Gregory Campbell has said Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar must “dial down the rhetoric” after the Taoiseach claimed the border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland may need an “army presence” in the result of a no-deal Brexit.

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‘The EU Are in Trouble’ Warns DUP Brexit Spokesman

Sammy Wilson, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) spokesman on Brexit, has warned the European Union that they will be “in trouble” if Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement is voted down.