Brexit could spell the end to the Common Travel Area between Ireland and Northern Ireland. Many here fear that border controls could also lead to greater isolation and political tensions.
A group branding itself the "IRA" has claimed credit for a bombing earlier this month in the Northern Irish city of Derry. Brexit and the return of a hard border have sparked concerns the Irish conflict could rekindle.
Police in Northern Ireland arrested two men after a car bomb was detonated in the town of Londonderry. Two other men were arrested on Sunday. Investigators believe the attack was linked with New IRA militants.
Irish police have seized weapons hidden in a wooded area near the border with Northern Ireland. Police on both sides of the border have expressed concerns of nationalist attacks if customs posts return after Brexit.
The EU Council President has piled on the misery for Theresa May as she tours Northern Ireland. His comments were condemned by the unionist DUP party, which wants to nix the deal's controversial Irish backstop.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version