UK will unveil plans TODAY to override Northern Ireland Brexit terms

M&S warned today that it is already slashing Christmas ranges for Northern Ireland due to ‘pettifogging’ enforcement of Brexit rules – as the UK unveils plans to override the protocol unless Brussels sees sense. The head of the famous chain gave an extraordinary account of the obstacles facing exporter as Lord Frost prepares to lay … Read more

Plan to ban prosecutions on Troubles is rejected by all five main Northern Ireland parties 

Plan to ban prosecutions on Troubles is rejected by all five main Northern Ireland parties By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 01:06 BST, 17 July 2021 | Updated: 01:19 BST, 17 July 2021 Proposals to ban Troubles prosecutions were yesterday rejected by all five of Northern Ireland’s main parties. Leaders from across the province’s political divide condemned … Read more

GMB: Piers Morgan slams Brandon Lewis over UK Covid death rate

One of Boris Johnson‘s top ministers was taken to task by Piers Morgan today as he  refused to explain why the UK’s Covid death rate is now the worst in the world. Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis was skewered by the Good Morning Britain host over devastating new research by Oxford University experts. Britain was averaging … Read more

Family of lawyer Pat Finucane say they seek Joe Biden’s support for inquiry

Family of lawyer Pat Finucane say they will seek support from President-Elect Joe Biden to push for public inquiry into his murder by Loyalist paramilitaries during the Troubles after it was ruled out by ministers Mr Finucane’s widow and three children were left furious at Government’s move Brandon Lewis said that other investigations into the … Read more

JASON GOVES analyses the state of the EU talks as UK teeters on brink of a no-deal Brexit 

It was an admission that stunned MPs, enraged Brussels and left Boris Johnson facing the biggest Tory rebellion since the election. Brandon Lewis was making a workmanlike defence of the new Internal Market Bill following reports that it would clash with obligations made by the Prime Minister in last year’s Brexit deal. But, asked whether … Read more

STEPHEN GLOVER: Be warned, Boris – if you trash the UK’s reputation, you’ll destroy your own, too 

Bear in mind with what follows that I voted Brexit in 2016, and for Boris Johnson and the Tories last December. I long for the moment that Britain truly leaves the EU. With that said, let me express my shock that Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis should have told the Commons on Tuesday that the … Read more

Ministers DEFEND breaching international law over Brexit divorce deal

Ministers defended breaching international law over the the Brexit divorce terms today despite a Tory mutiny and EU threats of ‘serious consequences’.  Health Secretary Matt Hancock insisted he was comfortable with the move in the circumstances, saying the government’s ‘primary’ duty was to protect the Peace Process in Northern Ireland – which is also underpinned … Read more

Tory civil war explodes back into life after admission that new bill breaches international treaty 

The Tory civil war over Europe exploded back into life last night after ministers admitted that planned changes to the Brexit deal would break international law. Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis stunned MPs by confirming that proposals to ‘clarify’ Boris Johnson‘s deal would breach the international treaty he signed. Downing Street had sought to play … Read more

Boris Johnson appears to FORGET the age of baby Wilfred during chat in Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson appears to FORGET the age of baby Wilfred during chat in Northern Ireland as he reveals his son is starting to ‘vocalise’ and ‘goes out like a light’ when put to bed Boris Johnson, who rarely speaks on private life, revealed son Wilfred doing well PM said the baby is starting to ‘vocalise’ … Read more