December 23, 2013

Is A United Northern Ireland a Pipe Dream?

Simon Jenkins, The Guardian

The Associated Press

The inability to agree on flags and parades – fear-mongering emblems of a militarist past – highlights the impossibility of the US negotiator's task

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TAGGED: Ireland, UK, Northern Ireland


December 18, 2013
America's New Irish Immigrants
Aidan Lewis, BBC News
Ireland may no longer need bailout money as its economy emerges from recession, but a wave of emigration that began in 2008 is continuing. And as in the 1980s, many thousands of those moving to the US may be becoming illegal... more ››
Evolution of marriage continues in England and Wales but hits brick wall in India and Australia. more ››
December 15, 2013
Insurgents Are Remaking British Politics
James Forsyth, The Spectator
These two insurgent movements strike fear into the UK’s three established parties. They don’t know whether to dismiss them as extremists, engage with their demands or just laugh at them. The Tories have tried all... more ››
December 12, 2013
Case for British EU Exit Diminishes
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
The case for British exit from the EU is diminishing. It is no longer self-evident that this country must withdraw from the EU Treaty structures to ensure self-rule and to safeguard our democracy. more ››