RHI inquiry live: “Jonathan Bell hero worshipped Peter Robinson, I regret not removing him from post”

Posted By: September 25, 2018

 Arlene Foster is giving evidence to the RHI inquiry todayIrish News. Belfast. Tuesday, September 25, 2018ARLENE Foster has told the RHI inquiry that with hindsight she wishes she had removed Jonathan Bell as a minister in January 2016.But she said there were concerns he would “go rogue” if replaced. Mrs. Foster said that Mr. Bell “hero-worshipped” Peter Robinson, and […]

Derry Civil Rights “Festival” shows how far we have come

Posted By: September 24, 2018

Deaglán de Bréadún. Irish News. Belfast. September 24, 2018  IN a world full of uncertainties, few people doubt that Michael D. Higgins will be re-elected as President of Ireland on October 26.The only safer bet around is that when he addresses the Civil Rights Festival in Derry at 2 pm on Saturday, October 6 there will be a bigger crowd in attendance […]

Theresa May facing stark Brexit choices

Posted By: September 24, 2018

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Monday,  September 24, 2018 The Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney was fully entitled in his weekend RTE interview to highlight the dangers involved in allowing the complex negotiations between the EU and the UK to be linked to a “green versus orange” argument in Ireland.It should now be clear that, despite the initial attempts at triumphalism […]

Britain Stumbles Toward Disunion

Posted By: September 23, 2018

Britain Stumbles Toward DisunionPrime Minister Theresa May finds there’s no easy way to leave the European Union.By The Editorial Board. New York Times. Saturday, February 22, 2018(The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section.)Brexit was never expected to be easy, but the process of disentangling […]

Theresa May ambushed by her own disastrous Brexit strategy

Posted By: September 23, 2018

 Analysis: PM’s Downing Street fighting talk likely to play well at Tory party conferenceDenis Staunton. London Editor. Irish Times. Friday,  September  21, 2018, British prime minister Theresa May has said that the EU must present alternative Brexit proposals after the UK’s Chequers proposal was rejected during a summit in Salzburg. Theresa May’s defiant words in Downing Street may have been bombastic enough to have […]

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