Northern Ireland has been “sold out” by the Prime Minister and the UK’s Brexit negotiators, MPs have heard.
Irish leader Leo Varadkar has said the draft Brexit agreement could present economic benefits for Northern Irish business.
A senior DUP MP has faced criticism for comparing the draft Brexit deal to a “punishment beating”.
The Democratic Unionist Party has warned Theresa May it will oppose any Brexit agreement that “weakens the Union” between Britain and Northern Ireland.
No-one has compromised the Government’s position more than the Government itself in the Brexit negotiations, the DUP’s Brexit spokesman has said.
Ireland’s deputy leader and minister of European Affairs travelled to Brussels on Monday for meetings with the General Affairs Council.
Theresa May’s Brexit plans have come under intense pressure after a bombshell ministerial resignation amid grave warnings from the DUP that they may withdraw vital Commons support for the proposals.
Arlene Foster has urged the Prime Minister to reflect on her Brexit stance as she warned that the DUP will oppose her current proposals if they go to a parliamentary vote.
Arlene Foster has accused Sinn Fein of an “hysterical response” to John Downey’s arrest, questioning whether the party now supports the independence of police and prosecutors.
Opening more voting centres for Ian Paisley’s parliamentary recall petition would not have altered the result, the Electoral Commission has found.