The slow progress of UK-EU talks poses a "real threat" to the Northern Ireland peace process, Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said in her first discussion with her northern counterpart.
Published 22 July 2020
The UK government has come under pressure from a Westminster committee to set out how it will facilitate "unfettered" trade between Northern Ireland and Great Britain under the Brexit deal.
Published 14 July 2020
Proposals for the implementation of the Northern Ireland part of the Brexit deal have been published by the UK government.
Published 21 May 2020
Concerns have been raised that contact tracing apps designed to track the spread of coronavirus will not work north and south of the Irish border.
Published 12 May 2020
The Northern Ireland Secretary is not required to publish a policy setting out the circumstances in which he would direct the holding of a border poll, the Court of Appeal in Belfast has ruled.
Published 29 April 2020
A landmark case concerning the circumstances in which a border poll will be held in Northern Ireland will be heard by the Court of Appeal in Belfast today.
Published 9 January 2020
A Belfast-based human rights organisation has submitted a complaint against Translink for breaching its equality requirements by failing to consider the impact of facilitating passport checks on its cross-border services.
Published 16 September 2019
Academics in Dublin, Belfast and London have launched a major new investigation into how any future referendum on the constitutional status of Northern Ireland would best be designed and conducted.
Published 6 September 2019
Revised UK immigration rules go "against the grain" of the Good Friday Agreement because they remove the right of Irish citizens in Northern Ireland to be treated as EU nationals, human rights chiefs have warned.
Published 2 April 2019
The UK Government has announced that temporary import tariffs to be imposed in the event of a no-deal Brexit will not apply to goods crossing from Ireland into Northern Ireland.
Published 13 March 2019
Professor Colin Harvey, professor of human rights law at QUB School of Law, reflects on the impact of Brexit on the discussion of Irish unity as the UK's exit from the European Union looms.
Published 14 January 2019
Up to 1,000 police officers to be trained for post-Brexit redeployment from Britain to Northern Ireland
Up to 1,000 police officers from England and Scotland are being trained for possible deployment to Northern Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit, The Guardian reports.
Published 4 January 2019