Northern Ireland

UK, Ireland signal new hope of deal to end Brexit trade feud

The two sides agreed to keep the Irish border free of customs posts and other checks because an open border is a key pillar of the peace process that ended decades of violence in Northern Ireland.

published on : 7th October 2022

Two 16-year-old boys from Kerala drown in Northern Ireland

A third boy was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

published on : 31st August 2022

Nobel laureate David Trimble, architect of Northern Ireland peace deal, dies

Trimble's death comes at a time of renewed tensions in Northern Ireland with the now-dominant pro-UK DUP demanding London rip up a post-Brexit trading pact with the European Union.

published on : 26th July 2022

EU issues legal ultimatum post UK's plan to 'fix' Northern Ireland Protocol

Britain recently tabled a new Northern Ireland Protocol Bill, insisting is aimed at fixing parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol and denies any potential breach of international law.

published on : 15th June 2022

Northern Ireland's women's football team coach apologises for 'more emotional than men' remark

Kenny Shiels provoked criticism for the comments he made after his team's 5-0 loss to England on Tuesday which ended Northern Ireland's chances of qualifying for next year's Women's World Cup.

published on : 13th April 2022

Northern Ireland soccer coach Kenny Shiels says women 'more emotional than men'

Siobhan Chamberlain, the former goalkeeper for England’s women team, said Kenny Shiels needed to be aware of the message that your words can carry.

published on : 13th April 2022

European Union President Donald Tusk​ 'absolutely sure' EU will accept controversial Brexit draft treaty

Tusk said today he was 'absolutely sure' the bloc's members would accept a draft treaty for Brexit that has stirred anger in London over its provisions for Northern Ireland.

published on : 1st March 2018

Northern Ireland gaffer Michael O'Neill bemoans penalty call after World Cup heartbreak against Switzerland

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill bemoaned the controversial first-leg penalty that saw his side's World Cup dream end.

published on : 13th November 2017

Switzerland edge out Northern Ireland to qualify for World Cup

Switzerland held off Northern Ireland to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 0-0 second-leg draw on Sunday.

published on : 13th November 2017