Northern Ireland former politician and Nobel laureate David Trimble (77) passed away

Reuters NOS News•Monday, 22:24•Amended Monday, 22:56 Former Northern Ireland politician David Trimble has died aged 77. Trimble won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998, along with John Hume, for his role in ending the civil war in Northern Ireland. “It is with great sadness that the family of Lord Trimble announce that he passed away […]

Chased 360 runs, but lost by one run against ireland; Heartbroken Ireland

Paul Stirling, Tector/Photo: Twitter Malahide: Ireland fell to a one-run defeat in a game that saw a terrific chase. Chasing a 360-run lead by New Zealand, Ireland fell one run short of victory. Ireland scored 359 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in the allotted overs. Ireland needed 10 runs in the last over […]

Northern Ireland unionists march amid political deadlock

Belfast (AFP) – Thousands of Protestant unionists are scheduled to take part in traditional Orange marches in Northern Ireland on Tuesday, to show their attachment to the UK at a time when the British province is in political deadlock. Held every July 12, these Orange Order parades commemorate Protestant King William III of Orange Nassau’s […]

Europe to Block Facebook and Instagram in a Month?

Zoom in Illustration of Facebook – Social media (Photo: Karampelas) 1. Not Using the Right Name Facebook doesn’t want anything awkward being used as your name. As the rules state: “The name on your profile must be the name your friends call in everyday life,” wrote Facebook. “This name must also appear on the […]

Five storylines to follow during the second Tests

Ahead of another fascinating weekend of international action, Planet Rugby takes a look at the big stories to follow. A brave Springboks selection Madness or genius? We will find out this weekend as a much-changed South Africa side hosts Wales following their narrow victory in the first Test in Pretoria. There was a certain amount […]

What is the Irish protocol, emerged with Brexit?

First modification: 05/07/2022 – 00:39 The signing of the Brexit agreement had a particularly controversial point, the Irish protocol. It was established to avoid a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after the separation of the United Kingdom from the European Union and thus prevent resurgence of armed conflict in Northern […]

Johnson Downplays Northern Ireland Protocol – Radio Berg

London (AP) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has downplayed the dispute with the EU over his government’s plans to annul the Brexit agreements for Northern Ireland. In an interview with the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” and other European newspapers, he described the criticism from Brussels as “very moderate”. Everyone involved would be interested in finding “creative […]

Johnson is looking for a dispute (daily newspaper Junge Welt)

Justin Tallis/PA Wire/dpa “Brexit” trouble as a diversionary tactic: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (St Ives, June 13, 2022) The deputy leader of the Irish Republican party Sinn Féin (SF), Michelle O’Neill, described the step as “completely reckless”: On Monday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson published a draft law that would include the so-called Northern […]