This Week

This Week

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This Week Sunday 3 November 2019

This Week

This Week

A look at events making the news in the past week presented by David McCullagh and Justin McCarthy.

PSNI called in as UDA tells UUP to step aside

PSNI called in as UDA tells UUP to step aside

Sam McBride, Political Editor with the Belfast Newsletter, on how a row between the two main unionist parties in Northern Ireland is threatening to damage the chances of the DUP retaining influential Westminster Seats in the UK general election. Gregory Campbell, Democratic Unionist MP, gives his reaction.

Children could be failed by government reforms

Children could be failed by government reforms

Gareth Noble, expert in Child Law, warns that children may be failed if government legislation on court appointed child advocates passess without amendment.

Defence Forces assisting in possible Lisa Smith return

Defence Forces assisting in possible Lisa Smith return

Laura Hogan reports that that a small number of Defence Forces personnel are assisting in an ongoing operation that could see Lisa Smith and her child return to Ireland.

Rugby legend John Robbie on South Africa's World Cup win

Rugby legend John Robbie on South Africa's World Cup win

John Robbie, former Irish rugby international, on the importance of South Africa's rugby World Cup success for a country still gripped by crippling inequality.

Farmers face huge bill to replace firearms

Farmers face huge bill to replace firearms

John Burke reports on how thousands of farmers and other gun-owners in Ireland are facing a multi-million euro bill to replace their firearms, as Europe moves to restrict the use of lead in ammunition.

Boris Johnson targets key marginal seats

Boris Johnson targets key marginal seats

Amy Guttman, Journalist, has been asking voters in London if they're likely to change their vote this time out. Tim Bale, professor of politics at Queen Mary University of London, takes a look at the key marginal seats that Boris Johnson needs to win in the upcoming General Election.

Does tribal politics matter to young voters in Northern Ireland?

Does tribal politics matter to young voters in Northern Ireland?

Joshua Burnside, singer songwriter, on if there is any prospect of a move away from the tribal politics of Orange and Green in Northern Ireland.

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