Pettigoe: the village divided by the Irish border

The village of Pettigoe is divided by the Irish border, with one side in Northern Ireland and the other in the Irish Republic. Since the end of The Troubles both sides have re-integrated, but there are concerns that Brexit could cause new division, since there’s still no agreement on how the UK and Ireland will manage if they have different trade policies either side of the border.

Brexit stirs memories of The Troubles along Irish border

The border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic was once the epicentre of an armed conflict. Over 20 years have passed since the signing of the peace deal in 1998, but border communities are concerned that old wounds could be reopened if a no-deal Brexit creates a hard border between the two sides.

Irish-border businesses worry over Brexit no-deal

If the UK leaves the EU without a Brexit deal at the end of March, the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic will become the European Union’s land border with the UK. But the idea of different trade policies and customs checks worries businesses on the border.

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

Will and Kate play football with children in Northern Ireland

Prince William and his wife Kate are in Northern Ireland as the British government seeks to reassure the once-troubled province at the centre of the Brexit drama that its hard-won stability will endure.

May: Commitment to no hard border “unshakeable”

British Prime Minister Theresa May tells business leaders in Belfast that her commitment to no hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland is “unshakeable.” May traveled to Northern Ireland to seek support for her stalled withdrawal plan from the European Union.

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

Fears return in Londonderry

Fears grow in the Northern Irish border city of Londonderry that a car bomb detonated on Saturday marks the opening of a fresh chapter of paramilitary conflict, which residents worry is linked to the Brexit debate over Northern Ireland.

Cardiff City fans shocked by Sala’s disappearance

Fears grow in the Northern Irish border city of Londonderry that a car bomb detonated on Saturday marks the opening of a fresh chapter of paramilitary conflict, which residents worry is linked to the Brexit debate over Northern Ireland.