The Democratic Unionist Party has warned Theresa May it will oppose any Brexit agreement that “weakens the Union” between Britain and Northern Ireland.
Here are some of the questions being asked about the draft agreement which Downing Street says has been reached by negotiators in Brussels.
The Irish Government has dismissed reports of a breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations as “speculation”.
No-one has compromised the Government’s position more than the Government itself in the Brexit negotiations, the DUP’s Brexit spokesman has said.
Robbie Brady is desperate to put a testing year behind him as he prepares to make his first Republic of Ireland appearance since his World Cup dream went up in smoke 12 months ago.
Martin O’Neill will send the Republic of Ireland into friendly battle with Northern Ireland on Thursday evening looking for a morale-boosting end to a difficult year.
Seamus Coleman has urged his Republic of Ireland team-mates to end a difficult year on a high by gaining revenge on Denmark for their World Cup heartache.
Jonny Evans revealed he often still thinks of “big inspiration” Roy Keane when he is on the pitch ahead of Northern Ireland’s meeting with the Republic of Ireland in Dublin.
More than 60% of Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland small business owners believe Brexit will negatively affect their company’s future.
A new taskforce has been set up to help protect social workers in Northern Ireland from violence and abuse after nine out of 10 staff said they had been intimidated.
The head of Community Pharmacy Northern Ireland has criticised the Department of Health for ignoring repeated calls to save the service.
Footfall in Belfast continues to plummet in the aftermath of the Primark fire.
Ireland’s deputy leader and minister of European Affairs travelled to Brussels on Monday for meetings with the General Affairs Council.
A number of people were evacuated from their homes during a security alert in Moygashel, Co Tyrone.
The PSNI are at the scene of a security alert in Moygashel, Co Tyrone.
A couple and two young children have escaped injury after an alleged arson attack in Lurgan.
A teenager has been arrested after a man was assaulted in Belfast City Centre.
Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty has been recalled to the Northern Ireland squad for the matches against the Republic of Ireland and Austria.
Fianna Fail senator Mark Daly has been stripped of his role as deputy leader of the Seanad over his involvement in an announcement of the party’s first candidate in Northern Ireland.
Martin O’Neill has still not given up hope that young West Ham star Declan Rice will eventually declare for the Republic of Ireland.
A Northern Ireland schoolgirl whose mother is facing prosecution for buying her abortion pills was taken from a classroom by police officers and spoken to about the alleged crime without her parents being present, a court has heard.
Brexit is undermining 20 years of peace in Northern Ireland and is fraying relationships between Britain and Ireland, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said.
A leading Irish politician has blasted Brexiteer claims that a Northern Ireland border backstop is unnecessary as “completely unfeasible”, warning that the peace process would be under threat without a deal.
The Prince of Wales’s 70th birthday is being celebrated by an ambitious scheme to create community regeneration projects across the UK.
Karen Bradley has called on Northern Ireland’s political parties to “stop grandstanding” and take ownership of seeing devolved government return to Stormont.
Ireland’s deputy premier has said strong UK-Irish friendship is more important than ever ahead of talks between senior Irish and UK Government ministers in Dublin.
A joint bid by Northern Ireland and the Republic’s football associations to host a major football tournament in Europe shows how organisations can work together in a post-Brexit world, the head of the Irish Football Association (IFA) has said.
A meeting between Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley and the region’s political parties has been branded a “waste of time”.
Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley has defended an allocation of £2 million to help regenerate Belfast city centre following a major fire.
The British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference (BIIGC) is set to take place on Friday.