The decision by the High Court in Northern Ireland that it is “minded to quash” the warrants obtained by police to carry out raids on the homes and office of Belfast journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey is a welcome sign that at least one branch of the justice system in Northern Ireland is prepared to respect and vindicate press freedom.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
IBEC CEO Danny McCoy met British Prime Minister Theresa May, Brexit Secretary David Davis and Business Secretary Greg Clark at Downing Street as part of a delegation of key EU business federations, where he stressed the need for urgent progress in Brexit talks.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2018
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has warned that Ireland must move into a “new phase of preparedness” for all potential Brexit outcomes amid fears a no-deal situation could cost this country hundreds of millions of euro and see unemployment levels surge.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
Leaked British plans to create a 10-mile “buffer zone” around the border have been described as “bonkers”, “fantastical”, and “like something out of Alice in Wonderland” by both British and Irish Brexit experts.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2018
UK Brexit Secretary David Davis has played down Cabinet rifts over Europe, insisting there is "no difference" between himself, Chancellor Philip Hammond and Theresa May on the outcome they are seeking from Britain’s EU withdrawal.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018