There are now several realistic alternatives to the backstop which do not threaten the constitutional integrity of the UK and ensure the whole UK leaves the EU and retains full democratic control and sovereignty.
There will be considerable puzzlement that the overdue restrictions on the use of fixed-odds betting terminals in bookmakers introduced by the British government have not been extended to Northern Ireland.
Christmas is usually a happy time for children and families. However, for a small number of girls in our society the holidays present a time of vulnerability and greater risk of harm with the threat of being taken abroad to undergo female genital mutilation. (FGM).
It is entirely ludicrous that Belfast City Council had to spend over £4,000 of ratepayers' money bringing another public body, the Department for Infrastructure, to court for failing to control a loyalist bonfire on its property in the east of the city.