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Al Jazeera 10 Sep 2019

UK's Johnson talks to Northern Ireland, says 'deal is possible'


The United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson promise to leave the European Union with or without a deal has faced several parliamentary defeats this week.
But as he visited Northern Ireland and held talks with the Democratic Unionist Party, he says there is a way of getting a new Brexit deal with the European Union, and he was prepared to talk to European leaders about it.
The Irish border has proved a key sticking point in attempts to reach a deal.
Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports.

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised Northern Ireland more money as part of devolution deal but its leaders say the cash falls way short of what they need.

The main Unionist and Republican parties are now in a power-sharing deal to get the devolved government running again after a three-year impasse in the Northern Irish Parliament.

As Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from Belfast, years of political paralysis have created a funding crisis across the public sector.
Boris Johnson's election victory will have major implications for the future of the United Kingdom - particularly in Northern Ireland.
Any type of Brexit deal that is done will affect the relationship with Ireland, which remains in the European Union.
Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from Belfast.
The UK prime minister has been called out as wrong for saying there will be no checks on goods between Britain and Northern Ireland after Brexit.…
The Prime Minister has denied leaked government documents would lead to customs checks in Northern Ireland - although he then conceded that there could be some checks on goods that were going on to the Republic of Ireland.

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