Swords, selfies: Game of Thrones fever boosts N. Ireland tourism

Since Game of Thrones began its meteoric rise in 2011 fans of the show have been flocking to Northern Ireland, where much of the series was shot. The once conflict-riven province has become a pilgrimage trail for diehard fans hoping to experience the magic of the show for themselves.

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. A proposed arrangement to keep open the border with Ireland by aligning Britain with some EU trade rules has been one of the issues at the heart of Brexit talks. VIDEOGRAPHICS

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. A proposed arrangement to keep open the border with Ireland by aligning Britain with some EU trade rules has been at the heart of Brexit talks. VIDEOGRAPHICS

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. EU president Jean-Claude Juncker will meet Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday, an EU spokesman said, as Brussels and London wrangle over how to save the Brexit divorce deal. Deadlock in the British parliament over Brexit has focused largely on a proposed arrangement to keep open the border with Ireland by aligning Britain with some EU trade rules. VIDEOGRAPHICS

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. Deadlock in the British parliament over Brexit has focused largely on a proposed arrangement to keep open the border with Ireland by aligning Britain with some EU trade rules.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Police link N. Ireland car bomb to ‘New IRA’

Four men were arrested Sunday following a suspected car bombing in the Northern Irish city of Londonderry, police said who believe a dissident republican group the New IRA to be responsible.

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. Britain’s parliament has resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Criticism of the deal was focused on an arrangement to keep open the border with Ireland by aligning Britain with some EU trade rules.VIDEOGRAPHIC

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, at the heart of Brexit negotiations between Britain and the EU.VIDEOGRAPHIC

The border between N. Ireland and Ireland

Videographic locating the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. A stark divide over Northern Ireland threatens to capsize efforts to negotiate Britain’s orderly exit from the European Union. VIDEOGRAPHIC

Brexit means new controls on trade to N. Ireland: Barnier

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warns Britain will have to accept limited new administrative controls on trade with Northern Ireland in any negotiated Brexit deal. SOUNDBITE.