Inside The Community That Voted Least For Brexit And Could Suffer Most If A Hard Irish Border Happens.
"Northern" and "Ireland" together are often seen as the most boring words in English. Completely unfairly given Northern Ireland's natural beauty and hospitality. But the shock results of their recent elections are far from dull. They could presage profound change in Northern Ireland, Ireland, and the UK in the chaotic age of Brexit.
The dates May 12 and May 19 2016 could go down in history. The moment Northern Ireland politics were normalised or consolidated
In a recent 2016 Assembly election debate on UTV the leaders of the five main political parties in Northern Ireland were
The SDLP's Alasdair McDonnell The SDLP would also suffer. Dr Alasdair McDonnell, SDLP leader and MP for South Belfast, told
For those of you that have been following Stormont Crisis No. 3,876 then you're probably aware of just how nauseatingly boring
The Opposition that doesn't Oppose is not something to aspire to. If Labour hadn't permanently destroyed any chance of recapturing those left wing votes they have lost to the SNP in Scotland or to the Greens and Plaid Cymru in England and Wales before the election then they have assured that outcome tonight.
Ever since the Good Friday peace agreement of 1998, parties on both side of the divide have, albeit slowly, attempted to move things forward. And forward things have moved, as I explained at the start. However, a critical demographic have been left behind: the working class and the radicals within.
With this motion, a clear call is made on the Minister of Finance and Personnel to introduce legislation to guarantee that couples of any sex or gender identity receive equal benefit from marriage.
In a cabinet reshuffle billed as the answer to Britain's economic ills, Prime Minister David Cameron went with the economic status quo: holding tight to the fiscally prudent and the ever-derided George Osborne.