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Paul Givan, 39, set to be Northern Ireland's new leader

Jun. 08, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A 39-year-old lawmaker is set to become Northern Ireland's youngest first minister, following an internal party revolt that led to the ousting of the leader who played a major role during the Brexit dramas of the past few years. Paul Givan, who has a...

Reports: Boris Johnson, fiancée Carrie Symonds wed in London

May. 29, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancée Carrie Symonds married Saturday in a small private ceremony in London, U.K. newspapers reported. Johnson’s office declined to comment on reports in the Mail on Sunday and the Sun that the couple wed...

Potential contenders for new Northern Ireland first minister

Apr. 29, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party is looking for a new leader following First Minister Arlene Foster's announcement that she will be standing down after nearly 5 1/2 years in the post. Following weeks of pressure related to her handling of...

Northern Ireland leaders seek calm after violence escalates

Apr. 08, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Authorities in Northern Ireland sought to restore calm Thursday after Protestant and Catholic youths in Belfast hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and each other. It was the worst mayhem in a week of street violence in the region, where...

Northern Ireland police appeal for calm after violent unrest

Apr. 04, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have appealed for calm after officers were attacked with petrol bombs and cars were set on fire during a second night of unrest. Three cars were hijacked and set on fire Saturday night in Newtownabbey, an area on the outskirts of...