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The EU’s decision to trigger a Brexit clause to block the export of Covid vaccines to Northern Ireland has been roundly condemned in Belfast, Dublin and London. The governments of the UK and Ireland have held “frantic talks” to try and “avert a full scale crisis” after the European commission triggered article 16 of the Northern Ireland protocol of the...
Bloody Sunday massacre

Bloody Sunday massacre: PPS upholds decision not to charge 15 veterans

Almost 50 years after the Bloody Sunday Massacre, the Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has upheld its decision not to charge 15 veterans for the killing of 14 civilians. Prosecutors have cited insufficient evidence as to the reason...

More protests in London but poll shows 63% think Covid restrictions don’t go far...

Thousands of anti-lockdown protestors have packed Trafalgar Square for the second Saturday running to demonstrate against restrictions under a “we do not consent” banner. Conspiracy theorist David Icke and Jeremy...

Transition period end may see truck chaos at Dover – Gove letter warns

The transition period end is drawing ever closer as the UK is less than four months away from charting its own destiny away from all the EU rules and...

Brexit transition period – government will not seek an extension

The discussions to define the future relationship between the UK and the EU haven't been going well. But despite a growing number of voices calling to extend the Brexit...

New lockdown rules come with R-rate warning; UK death toll passes 48,000

Boris Johnson has announced the further easing of lockdown rules in England where groups of up to six people will be able to meet outdoors for the first time since March - but warned...