After years of Brexit chaos, it seems the UK is still a fair way off actually leaving the EU, largely due to disagreement on how to deal with the Irish border. Waleed Aly is in Northern Ireland - a nation on edge about returning to the troubles of the past.
ew predicted that the Irish border would become the defining issue of Brexit – but then again, the British media never really understood the Troubles. @GreensladeR on how Britain still doesn’t get Northern Ireland.
Filmmaker and writer @markcousinsfilm presents a personal perspective on the Northern Irish Troubles through the prism of film, revealing how his passion for cinema was fuelled in Belfast. 50 Years of The Troubles: A Journey Through Film, tonight 10.20pm
In August 1976, during the Northern Irish Troubles, MaireadCorrigan’s sister’s three children were killed in Belfast. Betty Williams witnessed the tragedy and with Corrigan she founded a peace organisation to bring an end to the bitter conflict in Northern Ireland.