Iain Macwhirter

Boris Johnson greets French President Emmanuel Macron at the G7 summit

Iain Macwhirter: EU must be told to stop playing with fire in Northern Ireland
IT'S not entirely clear exactly what the French President, Emmanuel Macron, said to Boris Johnson at the G7 about Northern Ireland not being part of Britain. But it is very clear what he meant: the Province is not an indivisible part of Britain as far as regulation is concerned. The PM had asked him if he would find it acceptable for sausages in Toulouse to be banned from sale in Paris. Mr Macron said there was no comparison because Northern Ireland is not part of Great Britain in the way Toulou