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Ireland may need emergency aid in a no deal Brexit, says former WTO chief

Former WTO Director General Pascal Lamy has issued a warning to Ireland over a no deal Brexit, saying "Ireland will be worst hit and may need emergency aid in the event of no deal Brexit".
A bus crossing along the border between Northern and southern Ireland passes a sign campaigning against a so called hard Brexit, on February 2, 2017 in Newry, Northern Ireland.Northern Ireland will have the only land border with the rest of the European union with many in Ireland fearing that a manned border between the north and the south could lead to ramifications for the peace process in the province.

All options for the Irish border after Brexit will damage Northern Ireland’s economy, leaked analysis shows

Northern Ireland's top civil servant warned Downing Street last year the UK's proposals for the Irish border were unworkable.

EU demands Northern Ireland keeps customs union and single market rules in Brexit withdrawal treaty

The European Commission published the legal text of the withdrawal agreement on Wednesday morning.

Theresa May is ready to reject the EU’s Brexit divorce deal over Irish border demands

Business Insider reported yesterday that the document will include a legal commitment to prevent a hard border in Ireland.

The EU is to call for Northern Ireland to remain wedded to customs union and single market rules after Brexit

The EU will suggest Northern Ireland effectively stays in the single market and customs union if a hard border cannot be avoided, a source has told BI.
Culture secretary Karen Bradley.

UK government warns it could have ‘no other choice’ but to impose direct rule over Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley says the UK government will take 'whatever steps are necessary' to restore stability to the province.

DUP blames Theresa May’s Northern Ireland visit for the collapse in power-sharing talks

The UK prime minister's visit to Northern Ireland this week did not help efforts to form a government, a DUP figure said on Wednesday.
Gerry Kelly.

A Northern Irish politician was reported to police after being filmed removing a clamp from his car with bolt cutters

There are two separate videos of the incident, involving Sinn Féin's Gerry Kelly, circulating on social media.
Anti-Brexit campaigners Borders Against Brexit protest outside Irish Government buildings in Dublin

MPs dismiss Theresa May’s Northern Ireland Brexit border solution

The Brexit select committee have said it is not possible to see how the government's plans for the Irish border post-Brexit could work.
Liam Fox.

Liam Fox accused of making Brexit ‘ransom’ demand on Northern Ireland border

International trade secretary accused of using border issue as a bargaining chip in Brexit talks.