The Irish nationalist party, Sinn Fein, has become the largest party in Northern Ireland in Sunday's local election results. But rather than break a political deadlock in the North, Sinn Fein’s striking gains may harden the sectarian divide that has long complicated its fragile government.
Speaking at a Democratic Party event in New York on Wednesday, US President Joe Biden said his visit to Northern Ireland was to ensure “the British didn't screw around,” according to a report from BBC in the US City.
U.S. President Joe Biden visited Ireland this week to celebrate an anniversary that almost didn’t happen — the 25th anniversary of the ‘Good Friday Agreement’ of 1998 that ended 30 years of killing in Northern Ireland, but it almost unraveled this year.
US President Joe Biden arrived in Northern Ireland on Tuesday, starting a trip to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement — the deal that ended some 30 years of civil conflict.
The 1998 deal was the culmination of years of talks which helped end decades of violence known as the Troubles. The conflict pitted largely Protestant unionists who preferred to stay part of the UK against largely Catholic republicans, who wanted to be united with the Republic of Ireland in the south.
A police vehicle in Londonderry, Northern Ireland was attacked with Molotov bombs and set on fire on Monday, that is a day before US president Joe Biden arrives in Belfast for a visit of the country and the Republic.
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has praised the bravery, perseverance and political imagination shown by the leaders who shaped Northern Ireland's peace deal, the 1998 Good Friday Agreement which ended Northern Ireland's decades-long violent conflict known as the Troubles, reports BBC.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Monday clinched in principle a deal on Northern Ireland, one of the biggest wounds Brexit had left open, it was reported.
As part of the Falkland Islands' 40th anniversary year of events in the UK, a delegation from Falkland House visited Belfast and Northern Ireland.
Queen’s University, Belfast, will be hosting a very special academic event dedicated to The Falkland Islands and Forty Years of Progress: environment and science, to be held on 20 October at the Elmwood Building, School of Natural and Built Environment, in the Northern Ireland capital.