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Brexit: DUP welcomes ‘renewed focus’ on their concerns after talks

Image copyright Reuters The DUP has welcomed the government’s “renewed focus” on addressing its objections to the Brexit deal ahead of next week’s third Commons vote.The party has twice voted against the deal over concerns it would see Northern Ireland treated differently from the rest of the UK.After talks with ministers in London, its Westminster…


Marvel star Samuel L Jackson visits Westminster

Image copyright Getty Images As MPs rushed around Westminster at loggerheads over Brexit, they may have missed a superstar in their midst. Hollywood actor Samuel L Jackson has been in SW1 carrying out research for an upcoming documentary on slavery.The film will mark 400 years since the first African citizen was transported as a slave.Jackson…


May’s Brexit deal lives: Northern Irish kingmakers report ‘good’ talks with government

LONDON (Reuters) – The Northern Irish party that props up Prime Minister Theresa May’s government said it had good talks with British ministers on Friday to see what additional assurances would be needed for them to save her twice-defeated Brexit deal. The United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union has sown chaos throughout May’s premiership…