Theresa May promises EU leader Irish border proposals “shortly.”

Posted By: May 18, 2018

By David Wilcock in Sofia and Gavin Cordon, David Hughes, Press Association Political Staff. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, May 18, 2018Theresa May has told EU leaders she will “shortly” table proposals to resolve the vexed issue of the Irish border which is threatening to derail the Brexit negotiations.Attending the EU Western Balkans summit in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the British prime minister […]

World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership

Posted By: May 18, 2018

World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership Richard L. Trumka, President AFL-CIO, first recipient “It is an incredible privilege to accept this honor. More importantly, I’m proud to  continue working in solidarity with Fr. McManus and the WPPAC.” — President Richard Trumka.   CAPITOL HILL. Washington, DC. Thursday, May 17, 2018.—The date of the presentation of the World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership has been changed from June 6 […]

Ireland set to back UK customs proposal

Posted By: May 17, 2018

The Irish Government is prepared to help British prime minister Theresa May push her customs partnership proposal, but will not give an inch on last December’s backstop agreement. Dabiel McConnell. Irish Times. Dublin. Thursday, May 17, 2018Senior Government sources have indicated that the Dublin negotiating team, led by Tánaiste Simon Coveney, has deliberately escalated the stakes ahead of June’s make-or-break summit in order […]

Theresa May’s comments on border poll cause a stir

Posted By: May 16, 2018

Irish News Editorial. Belfast. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 A week after Theresa May was caught out peddling inaccurate information over legacy cases, she has once again created an unintentional stir in Northern Ireland over comments aimed at a Conservative audience.As we approach the crucial point in discussions over the Irish border and potential arrangements on the movement of goods, it is […]

Is Theresa May right to worry about a hard border causing a united Ireland?

Posted By: May 16, 2018

The Prime Minister’s row with Jacob Rees-Mogg over what would happen in a post-Brexit unification referendum raises existential questions. Patrick Maguire. New Statesman. London. Tuesday, May 16, 2018Is a united Ireland inevitable in the event of a hard border? Some think so, and Theresa May, it seems, isn’t a million miles away from that conclusion either. Today’s Times reports an exchange between Jacob Rees-Mogg and […]

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