Also: Poll suggests SNP have a mountain to climb on independence; Cameron admits he asked Queen to intervene in 2014; and more.
Posts Tagged: David Trimble
Also: SNP insist on leading Holyrood inquiry into Sturgeon’s handling of Salmond allegations; and Ulster Unionists call for Direct Rule in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
In which the EU’s Chief Negotiator displays exactly the “magical thinking” that is decried when Brexiteers undertake it.
We need a new strategic partnership with Ireland. At the moment, that end seems endlessly remote.
Pro-Brexit MPs weighed a no-confidence vote in Theresa May yesterday evening. But the essential case against one remains unchanged.
Also: Welsh Tories criticise Jones’ delayed departure; Welsh Labour row over voting reform continues; Trimble attacks ‘scaremongering’ over Ulster; and more.
Also: Wallace attacks Scottish Government for objection to ‘British values’; Geldof says Easter Rising was a ‘mistake’; SNP woes deepen over indy divisions; and more.
For all its compromises and ambiguities, it is the only practicable means to hand of giving the province something approaching normalcy.
Also: DUP gear up for enhanced role whilst working on border compromise; and Holyrood committee shows its teeth and plunges SNP policy into chaos.
The DUP leader has not yet shown she knows how to make the strange machinery set up in Stormont work.
Also: Welsh Government want you to tell them how they can tax you into a better person; donor transparency for Ulster; and SNP shielded from EU fine by London.
He also addresses the question of the Northern Irish border and tariff-free trade with the Republic of Ireland.
Also: Trimble makes economic case for Brexit; Plaid demand timeshare First Minister; Foster calls for arrests over dissident violence; and more.
Election sketch: Amandeep Singh Bhogal, the Sikh Conservative who wants to end sectarian politics in Northern Ireland
On the day David Cameron visited Belfast, Bhogal tried to persuade people in Banbridge that it is possible to move beyond ancient quarrels.
Also: Labour finally select Falkirk candidate; Celtic close down nationalist ultras in ‘Green Brigade’; and BBC News readers propose some post-Union Jacks.