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Part of the United Kingdom situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland, created 1921

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Northern Ireland: Part of the United Kingdom situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland, created 1921
Northern Ireland is variously described as a country, province or region which is part of the United Kingdom. Located in the northeast of the island of Ireland, Northern Ireland shares a border to the south and west with the Republic of Ireland. In 2011, its population was 1,810,863, constituting about 30% of the island's total population and about 3% of the UK's population. Established by the Northern Ireland Act 1998 as part of the Good Friday Agreement, the Northern Ireland Assembly holds responsibility for a range of devolved policy matters, while other areas are reserved for the British government. Northern Ireland co-operates with the Republic of Ireland in several areas, and the Agreement granted the Republic the ability to "put forward views and proposals" with "determined efforts to resolve disagreements between the two governments".

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Northern Ireland to inject £29 million into 'cultural recovery' [Video]

Northern Ireland to inject £29 million into 'cultural recovery'

The Executive also disclosed new support for the beleaguered arts sector.Finance Minister Conor Murphy said: “I am pleased to announce £29 million forcultural recovery.” Theatres, music and other..

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Ireland's concerns over potential collapse of Brexit talks [Video]

Ireland's concerns over potential collapse of Brexit talks

On the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, residents worry that customs on trade may again become a flashpoint for conflict.

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Sturgeon: England’s restrictions ‘will not be sufficient’ [Video]

Sturgeon: England’s restrictions ‘will not be sufficient’

First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has said England's new Covid-19 restrictions by Boris Johnson “will not be sufficient to bring the R-rate down.” Sturgeon added that she will likely be..

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Michelle O'Neill on possible 'circuit break' lockdown in Northern Ireland [Video]

Michelle O'Neill on possible 'circuit break' lockdown in Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill suggest that the idea of a circuit break lockdown needs to beseriously considered by the Northern Irish executive. She discusses prospectof 'circuit break' lockdown in Northern Ireland..

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London mayor calls on PM to work with him on coronavirus [Video]

London mayor calls on PM to work with him on coronavirus

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the prime minister to invite him to Tuesday's Cobra meeting and "work together" to tackle Covid-19. Boris Johnson will chair a Cobra emergency committee, which..

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Northern Ireland imposes restrictions on social gatherings [Video]

Northern Ireland imposes restrictions on social gatherings

Arlene Foster has announced further restrictions will be imposed on social gatherings in Northern Ireland. The province's first minister said there will be no mixing of two households indoors except..

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Northern Ireland announces extra restrictions on social gatherings [Video]

Northern Ireland announces extra restrictions on social gatherings

Extra restrictions on social gatherings are to be imposed across NorthernIreland, First Minister Arlene Foster has said. There will be no mixing of twohouseholds indoors except for single-person..

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Van Morrison Rallies Against COVID-19 Lockdowns [Video]

Van Morrison Rallies Against COVID-19 Lockdowns

Musician Van Morrison is railing against UK lockdowns and pandemic restrictions in three new songs. Morrison's protests despite the government's success at containing Covid-19 transmissions. His new..

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Biden warning for a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal [Video]

Biden warning for a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S...

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Liaison: Bill changes are "belt and braces" to NI protocol [Video]

Liaison: Bill changes are "belt and braces" to NI protocol

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defended the UK government's decision to pursue changes to the Internal Markets Bill, even though they may breach international law, after Chair of the European Union..

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Raab says EU ‘politicisation’ of NI issue threatens Good Friday Agreement [Video]

Raab says EU ‘politicisation’ of NI issue threatens Good Friday Agreement

The “politicisation” of Northern Ireland issues by Brussels in Brexit tradetalks is threatening the Good Friday Agreement, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raabhas told US congressional leaders. Mr..

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Liam Neeson fears Covid-19 will kill the arts in his native Northern Ireland [Video]

Liam Neeson fears Covid-19 will kill the arts in his native Northern Ireland

Liam Neeson has expressed fears the Covid-19 pandemic could kill off the arts in his home of Northern Ireland, calling recent government aid a "lifeline".

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Arlene Foster warns EU to stop using Northern Ireland as a 'play thing' [Video]

Arlene Foster warns EU to stop using Northern Ireland as a 'play thing'

Northern Ireland’s First Minister has warned the EU to stop using the regionas a “play thing”. Arlene Foster was responding to a question in the Assemblyon claims made by UK negotiator Lord Frost..

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Brexit: EU will 'not be shy' in taking legal action if UK put Northern Ireland peace deal at risk [Video]

Brexit: EU will 'not be shy' in taking legal action if UK put Northern Ireland peace deal at risk

The UK has until the end of the month to withdraw the controversial measures from its draft bill, the Commission said.

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William calls for more help to look after emergency service workers [Video]

William calls for more help to look after emergency service workers

The Duke of Cambridge stressed the need for society to look after its bluelight responders as he visited Northern Ireland to mark Emergency ServicesDay.

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How does Boris Johnson's new Brexit bill violate international law? [Video]

How does Boris Johnson's new Brexit bill violate international law?

Legal experts say a bill proposed by the UK is designed to override key portions of a deal on Northern Ireland signed less than a year ago

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Former PM Theresa May questions Government over trust [Video]

Former PM Theresa May questions Government over trust

Tory former prime minister Theresa May raised concerns in the Commons overtrust, after the Government planned changes to the Withdrawal Agreement. Shesaid: “The UK Government signed the Withdrawal..

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Minister: Planned NI legislation "breaks international law" [Video]

Minister: Planned NI legislation "breaks international law"

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has admitted that changes to the Internal Markets Bill to override the EU Withdrawal Agreement Act "breaks international law in a very specific and limited..

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Brandon Lewis takes urgent question on Brexit plans [Video]

Brandon Lewis takes urgent question on Brexit plans

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has taken an urgent question from Shadow Policing Minister Louise Haigh in the House of Commons on the Northern Ireland protocol and Brexit negotiations. Mr..

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Brexit: Von der Leyen warns no deal if UK breaks 'international law' on Northern Ireland [Video]

Brexit: Von der Leyen warns no deal if UK breaks 'international law' on Northern Ireland

The UK government has imposed a mid-October deadline for reaching a trade deal with the EU, while downplaying reports it plans to override divorce deal terms on Northern Ireland.View on euronews

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UK tourists angered by changes to nations' exemption lists [Video]

UK tourists angered by changes to nations' exemption lists

Holidaymakers flying back to Britain from Portugal have been left frustrated by the changes to quarantine rules within the UK. From early tomorrow morning, Scotland will join Wales in imposing a 14-day..

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