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Obscure provision may permit open Border if no-deal Brexit

Posted By: May 24, 2018

Europe Letter: Article XXIV of GATT could keep NI in the customs union and single marketPatrick Smyth.Irish Times. Dublin.Thursday, May 24, 2018 The EU could use an obscure provision in an international trade treaty to preserve a frictionless border in Ireland in the aftermath of a no-deal, no-transition Brexit, a new report commissioned by MEPs suggests.The report to the European Parliament […]

Speech shows Arlene in nationalism denial

Posted By: May 24, 2018

Newton Emerson. Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, May 23, 2018Arlene Foster says that her unionism is inclusive and welcoming, unlike nationalism which is â narrow and exclusive.It did not take long to spot the flaw in Arlene Foster’s argument, delivered in a speech in London on Monday.“Nationalism is by its nature narrow and exclusive,” she said. “Being a Unionist […]

Jeremy Corbyn believes Irish reunification “has  majority support”

Posted By: May 23, 2018

  Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn will be in Belfast on Thursday and Derry on Friday. Picture by Aaron Chown/PA Wire   David Wilcock,.Irish News. Belfast. Thursday, May 24, 2018   Jeremy Corbyn believes that there is majority support for unification across Ireland, his official spokesman has said ahead of his first visit to the north […]

Jeremy Corbyn believes Irish reunification has “majority support”

Posted By: May 23, 2018

News Letter. Wednesday 23 May 2018Jeremy Corbyn believes that there is majority support for unification across both Irish nations, his official spokesman has said ahead of his first visit to Northern Ireland as Labour leader. The opposition leader is committed to the Good Friday Agreement, and any change must happen through “consent,” the spokesman added.Mr. Corbyn is due to visit Belfast on Thursday to […]

Former Mid-Ulster MP McCrea ‘honored and humbled” at the appointment to House of Lords

Posted By: May 23, 2018

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed by Irish National Caucus    “Mr. McCrea was heavily criticized when he appeared on a platform at a rally in 1996 in Portadown in support of LVF leader Billy Wright, whose life was under threat from the UVF. State papers released in 2014 showed that in 1986 Mr. McCrea had urged the British government to launch air strikes […]

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