Small Northern Irish party plays big role in Brexit talks

In this Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 photo tourists with Belfast Political Tours walk into a Loyalist area in west Belfast, Northern Ireland. Fears about a return to the violence that killed more than 3,500 people over three decades have made Northern Ireland the biggest hurdle for U.K. and EU officials who are trying to hammer out a Brexit divorce deal. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

LONDON — The Democratic Unionist Party is a small Northern Irish political grouping with an outsized Brexit role.