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The writer is an advisor to the consultancy firm Global Counsel and was a special advisor for Europe to Theresa May. There is a truce in the sausage war between Britain and the EU. The extension of the grace period for chilled meats going from Great Britain to Northern Ireland has saved time in finding …

As Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya testifies before the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee later today, RTÉ correspondent Paul Cunningham examines a campaign linking political prisoners in Belarus to politicians from all over the world. the EU, including here in Ireland. “I was really shocked: saddened and shocked by the news.” Fianna Fáil TD Seán Haughey …

The UK government is expected to formally confirm a plan on Wednesday to introduce an autumn statute of limitations for all murders during the unrest until the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in April 1998. On Wednesday, Brandon Lewis, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, will present the proposal to address legacy issues related …

ACCESS to indoor meals and drinks will be available to customers who can prove they are vaccinated or immune to the virus from “Monday July 26 at the latest,” the government said. People can stay for up to one hour 45 minutes in places where the tables are less than two meters apart. When there …

Anti-Irish Sea border activists staged a protest against the Belfast docks for the second week in a row. he small demonstration on Saturday afternoon took place outside a Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs cattle checkpoint on Duncrue Street. It was led by ex-TUV and independent union adviser Jolene Bunting, who met with half …

The Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland has a new leader after four weeks of organized chaos. But as Ken Murray reports from Dublin, the new party leader, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP (Photo), has a mountain to climb to sort out serious issues that could ultimately threaten his own tenure as divided DUP leader while …

In mid-July, the European Commission will publish its “Fit for 55” proposals. They will outline how the EU’s climate policy framework will be revised to ensure that the Union can deliver on its new commitment to achieve at least 55% emission reductions by 2030 and climate neutrality. by 2050 at the latest. It will be …

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has been asked to help secure the release of an Irish resident who has been detained without charge in Iraq since April 7. Robert Pether is an Australian citizen, but he lives in Elphin in County Roscommon with his wife, Desree; two sons, Flynn …

Young drivers could have to wait 18 months to get a full license despite government assurances that the current backlog could be resolved within 15 weeks, according to industry sources. The growing backlog causes both frustration and expense for young drivers who must always have a driver’s license with them and pay higher premiums while …

The Irish public has been urged to remain vigilant in recent months over the growing number of scams that attempt to separate people from their hard-earned money. Gardai and the Department of Social Protection have warned people not to give out sensitive personal and banking information over the phone. There has been a recent wave …