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

DUP will vote against May’s deal, ‘backstop has to go’: Foster

Leader of the DUP Arlene Foster confirms her party will not support Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal with the European Union and demand the Prime minister renegotiate with the EU over the backstop that has been a worrying focus point for Northern Ireland. SOUNDBITE

May vows ‘assurances’ over deal after winning confidence vote

Speaking to the press, British Prime Minster Theresa May says she will seek assurances in Brussels that will “assuage concerns” over the Northern Ireland backstop after surviving a party confidence vote.

Brexit: reactions on the Irish border

Border residents and businesspeople react to Brexit developments in the border region between Northern Ireland and Ireland as British Prime Minister Theresa May battles for her political survival as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her over a draft Brexit deal struck with Brussels this week.

Barnier says Brexit deal prevents ‘hard’ Irish border

Michel Barnier, European Commission Chief Negotiator for Article 50 Negotiations with the UK says the Brexit deal prevents a ‘hard’ border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. SOUNDBITE

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

Novel set in Northern Ireland conflict wins Booker Prize

Author Anna Burns on Tuesday became the first Northern Irish writer, and the first woman since 2013, to win Britain’s renowned Man Booker Prize for her novel “Milkman”.

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.

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