Tag: Doug Beattie
25 days ago
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Both main unionist parties call for greater RAF and Royal Navy presence in Northern Ireland to pr...

After reading the manifestos of the two main unionist parties, I didn't expect that the most significant issue of com...

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about 1 month ago
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UUP pondering fiscal anarchy to avoid life-threatening cuts to health — and no one knows how this...

What looms ahead of Northern Ireland’s health system is potential carnage — but what was once the most staid of polit...

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9 months ago
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MLA’s ‘Victory to the Palestinian Resistance’ online post reported to PSNI

A social media post by an MLA in the wake of Saturday’s attack by Palestinian militants on Israel has been reported t...

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10 months ago
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‘Pathetic’: DUP’s Carla Lockhart accuses Alliance of sitting on fence over Israel-Gaza violence

DUP MP Carla Lockhart has branded a tweet from Alliance leader Naomi Long “pathetic” and said the party is sitting on...

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10 months ago
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DUP brands Sinn Fein ‘shameful’ over pro-Palestinian posts as hundreds dead in Israel and Gaza

Sinn Fein has been branded “shameless” over social media posts following the deadly attack by Hamas that killed over ...

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10 months ago
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‘Utterly disgusting’ – MLA slammed after posting support for Hamas attack on Israel

A west Belfast MLA has been criticised after posting on social media in support of Palestinian militants who launched...

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11 months ago
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PSNI’s top two officers disagreed on Ormeau incident – and are said to have problematic relationship

Buried in more than 18,000 words of Mr Justice Scoffield’s judgment on the PSNI are revelations which hint at a rift ...

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about 1 year ago
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Northern Ireland’s top 100 Twitter accounts – full list

Golfer Rory McIlroy is Northern Ireland’s most followed person on Twitter, according to a new list published by the B...

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over 1 year ago
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Liberal unionism has triumphed as an idea, but is homeless thanks to NI21 chaos

A decade ago this week, two charismatic MLAs quit the Ulster Unionists to set up a new political party.

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over 1 year ago
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Stormont devolution could be history unless a new party emerges

At midnight a year ago today, Paul Givan’s resignation as First Minister collapsed devolution.

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over 1 year ago
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Sam McBride: Unionism has taken its eye off the ball as many are repelled by self-inflicted wounds

For decades, professional sport has learnt from the worlds of business, psychology, nutrition, data and scientific an...

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over 1 year ago
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Sam McBride: What unionist chiefs can learn from Gareth Southgate’s leadership

For decades, professional sport has learnt from the worlds of business, psychology, nutrition, data and scientific an...

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over 1 year ago
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Doug Beattie receives rebuke from Stormont Speaker over ‘like a girl’ remarks which ‘fell well sh...

Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie has received a rebuke from the Stormont Speaker for language which “fell we...

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over 1 year ago
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Doug Beattie rebuked by Stormont Speaker over ‘like a girl’ remarks which ‘fell well short’ of As...

Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie has received a rebuke from the Stormont Speaker for language which “fell we...

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over 1 year ago
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Women’s organisation founder says Doug Beattie should consider position as UUP leader, following ...

A leading campaigner for equality for women in politics has questioned whether Doug Beattie “is the right person to l...

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over 1 year ago
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Trigger Article 16 to provide ‘time and space’ to achieve negotiated outcome over NI Protocol, sa...

The Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie has called for Article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol to be trigge...

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over 1 year ago
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Northern Ireland has ‘enormous black hole in budget’, warns Chris Heaton-Harris but NI Secretary ...

Chris Heaton-Harris has said he is worried the NI Executive has an “enormous black hole” in its budget, which could l...

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over 1 year ago
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Lagan Towpath sex attackers could have jail terms increased

Two evil brutes who abducted and raped a vulnerable 12-year-old girl could find themselves caged for longer, it has e...

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almost 2 years ago
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Border poll comments by Labour’s shadow NI Secretary ‘unhelpful and ill-timed’, says UUP leader

Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie has said comments by Northern Ireland’s shadow Secretary of State that he w...

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almost 2 years ago
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Queen’s family members at Balmoral while Jeffrey Donaldson shares ‘outpouring of emotion’ across ...

Members of the Royal Family have arrived at Balmoral, where the Queen is under medical supervision after doctors beca...

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almost 2 years ago
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Queen’s family gather in Scotland while Jeffrey Donaldson shares ‘outpouring of emotion’ across N...

Members of the Royal Family are travelling to Balmoral, where the Queen is under medical supervision after doctors be...

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almost 2 years ago
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Queen’s family members arrive at Balmoral while Jeffrey Donaldson shares ‘outpouring of emotion’ ...

Members of the Royal Family have arrived at Balmoral, where the Queen is under medical supervision after doctors beca...

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almost 2 years ago
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Boris Johnson makes final speech as prime minister, as UUP leader Doug Beattie brands him a bad l...

As Boris Johnson made his final speech as prime minister on Tuesday morning, the Ulster Unionist leader Doug Beattie ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Sam McBride: Unionist unity came whisker-close at secret talks, but Tories pulled out – now it co...

Early on a chilly Sunday morning in January 2010, two groups of senior politicians set off from Belfast. They travell...

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over 2 years ago
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DUP using scare tactics on unionists, warns Doug Beattie

Ulster Unionist leader Doug Beattie has accused the DUP of deploying scare tactics as polling day approaches.

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over 2 years ago
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UUP leader Doug Beattie hits back after he is branded ‘Lundy’ and ‘Traitor’ at anti-protocol rally

Ulster Unionist leader Doug Beattie has hit back after he was branded a ‘Lundy’ and a ‘traitor’ at an anti-protocol r...

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over 2 years ago
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Ulster Unionist Party’s all things to all people manifesto involves ambition as well as populism

The UUP manifesto has enough meat to show that the party is starting to think seriously about being a major player in...

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over 2 years ago
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‘UK and EU should work together to reduce energy bills’: Doug Beattie urges Brexit negotiators Tr...

The United Kingdom and European Union should work together to reduce VAT on energy costs, according to Ulster Unionis...

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over 2 years ago
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Sam McBride: If, a few months ago, Donaldson did not want to even be a member of the party he now...

It is unusual, to put it mildly, for a political party’s leader to have attempted to leave and join its main rival a ...

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over 2 years ago
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Ulster Unionist Party delegation to ‘engage’ on Northern Ireland protocol in Brussels

An Ulster Unionist Party delegation is to head to Brussels on Monday in a bid to "engage” on a solution to the Northe...

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over 2 years ago
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UUP’s Robbie Butler defends attendance at Dromore anti-NI protocol rally following social media c...

Deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist Party Robbie Butler has defended his attendance at an anti-protocol rally after ...

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over 2 years ago
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Watch: Doug Beattie describes Bloody Sunday as ‘unjustified’ in online call for ‘compassion and e...

Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie has issued a call for “compassion and empathy” on the 50-year anniversary o...

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over 2 years ago
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Independent unionist Claire Sugden ‘less likely’ to join UUP following Doug Beattie tweet storm

The independent unionist MLA Claire Sugden has said it would be “less likely” she would join the Ulster Unionist Part...

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over 2 years ago
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Doug Beattie’s tweets: What he said then and his explanations now

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over 2 years ago
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Doug Beattie to speak to UUP MLAs about whether he should ‘step down’, as leader admits he’s ‘ash...

Doug Beattie is to speak to Ulster Unionist Party MLAs and the party officers on Tuesday morning and will consider wh...

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over 2 years ago
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Doug Beattie apology for joke about Edwin Poots and his wife blasted as ‘feeble’ by DUP

An apology from Ulster Unionist leader Doug Beattie over an online joke about Edwin Poots and his wife has been descr...

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over 2 years ago
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UUP’s Doug Beattie apologises after tweeting ‘joke’ involving Edwin Poots

Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie has apologised on Sunday after he was criticised for posting what he descri...

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over 2 years ago
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Liz Truss NI Protocol warning – unionists welcome statement of intent, as others condemn ‘tired t...

A warning by UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss she is willing to trigger Article 16 of the NI Protocol if a deal cannot ...

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over 2 years ago
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Doug Beattie: Unionism shouldn’t engage in united Ireland debate, with poll at least 30 years away

Unionists shouldn’t help to build the “architecture” of an argument for a united Ireland by engaging in the debate, a...

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