19 years after the end of the Troubles, a wall still separates the Catholic and Protestant sections of Belfast. Distrust on both sides runs deep. Many Northern Irish are worried Brexit could spark new conflicts.
The Good Friday Agreement brought an end to Northern Ireland's "troubles." But the deal failed to offer a blueprint for dealing with a past that casts a shadow over the present, reports Peter Geoghegan from Belfast.
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned that Brexit should not be used to create more bureaucracy. He was reacting to the British government's white paper on future relations with the bloc.
Brexit threatens the peace in Northern Ireland, says Jonathan Powell, one of the architects of the peace process. The UK's recent agreement with the EU has not solved the problem of the Irish border, he tells DW.
Belfast elections were once so notorious for voter impersonation that locals used to say "vote early, vote often." But now Northern Irish voters have little appetite for the general election, as Peter Geoghegan reports.
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