UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly and Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris met European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic in London
Republic of Ireland
Sinn Fein ‘were not excluded’ from meeting with Foreign Secretary
James Cleverly said the party’s vice president Michelle O’Neill had been invited to attend.
Zelensky invites Irish premier to visit Ukraine
The Ukrainian president also extended new year’s wishes to the people of Ireland.
Ireland’s political leaders congratulate incoming prime minister Rishi Sunak
Irish premier Micheal Martin said he looked forward to working with Mr Sunak.
DUP urged to ‘choke down’ its position in refusing to reform government
Northern Ireland Minister Steve Baker was speaking at the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly in Co Cavan on Monday.
Northern Ireland Secretary urges DUP to restore powersharing as deadline looms
Chris Heaton-Harris said politicians in Northern Ireland have choices they can make to stop an election being called.
No return to direct rule from London if Stormont collapses – Sinn Fein president
Mary-Lou McDonald said if devolution collapses it will be replaced by a joint arrangement between the Irish and the British state.