International Development News
Development News Edition

DUP leader accuses EU and Dublin of trying to trap Northern Ireland

DUP leader accuses EU and Dublin of trying to trap Northern Ireland
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Image Credit: ANI

The leader of the small Northern Irish party that supports Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government accused the European Union and Ireland on Tuesday of trying to trap the British territory in a permanent customs union. "The Prime Minister's proposals have flushed out Dublin's real intention to trap Northern Ireland in the EU Customs Union forever," Arlene Foster said in a statement after reports of a call between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Johnson.

"We will not accept any such ultimatum or outcome." Merkel is reported to have told the British prime minister that a Brexit deal was "overwhelmingly unlikely" in a call on Tuesday unless Britain left Northern Ireland in the customs union, a British source said.

Also Read: U'khand BJP expels Sonkar from party

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)



EdTech: A technical approach to flexible and cost-effective education

Its hight time for the world to go for innovative approaches like e-learning over traditional learning methods that need physical infrastructure, long-term planning, and huge investment. ...

'No escape from telephones', this 1953 prediction actually comes true

In 1953, a telephone company chief predicted that therell be no escape from telephones in the future....

With Ayodhya verdict, CJI starts clearing high profile pending cases

Ending all the speculations, the Chief Justice of India Mr. Ranjan Gogoi who is due to retire on November 17 decided to deliver the verdict in Ayodya dispute at 10.30 am on Saturday which is not a working day for the Supreme Court. This is ...

How partnerships and collaborations could enhance teacher training

Monica Malhotra Kandhari, Managing Director, MBD Group shares her views on public private partnership and collaborations in education sector. She supports her propositions with her organisations success stories....


Latest News


Here are the top stories and upcoming coverage plans for Reuters text service as of 10 p.m. GMT6 a.m. SGT. For a full schedule of news and events, go to our editorial calendar on Reuters Connect httpswww.reutersconnect.complanning. TOP STOR...

U.S. agencies lax as China stole intellectual property -Senate report

Federal agencies responded too slowly as Beijing recruited U.S.-based researchers to transfer intellectual property from American laboratories, leaving U.S. taxpayers unwittingly funding the rise of Chinas economy and military, U.S. Senate ...

UPDATE 3-House investigating whether Trump lied in U.S. Russia probe

The U.S. House of Representatives is looking into whether President Donald Trump lied in his written testimony for Special Counsel Robert Muellers federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a House lawyer said on Mond...

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Denmark seal Euro 2020 place with Ireland draw

Denmark got the point they needed to seal a place at Euro 2020 as Group D runners-up with a 1-1 draw in Ireland on Monday that consigned the hosts to the playoffs for the third successive tournament. A 73rd minute Martin Braithwaite goal se...

Give Feedback