Ulster Unionist Party MLA Steve Aiken has branded Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson “a convicted terrorist turned political chancer” following suggestions in a news report that she represents the majority of Northern Ireland voters who backed Remain in the Brexit referendum.
Former East Antrim DUP MLA Alastair Ross has been appointed to represent the ‘smaller’ political parties on the board of the Electoral Commission – the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK.
Former South Antrim MP, Danny Kinahan has expressed his gratitude to all those members of the Veteran Support Group at Westminster who have worked to produce a joint letter to the Prime Minister demanding an end to the witch hunt of Army Veterans and Security Personnel.
People, politicians and activists have taken to social media to give their reaction to the ruling of the Supreme Court that Ashers Bakery Company in Northern Ireland did not discriminate against a man when they declined to make a cake designed to support gay marriage.
Boris Johnson’s renewed call for the construction of a road bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland has been branded “an utter pipe dream” that’s being used to “distract people from the horrors of Brexit”.