Brexit: 27 European leaders endorse negotiating position
European leaders have endorsed a joint negotiating position on Brexit.
European leaders have endorsed a joint negotiating position on Brexit.
DUP leader Arlene Foster last night revealed that she has been putting together a strategy to defend and strengthen the Union.
Gregory Campbell has backed DUP leader Arlene Foster’s outreach work with the Irish language community, but says it does not indicate a softening of the party’s stance towards the introduction of an Irish Language Act.
Conservative MP Andrew Turner will stand down at the general election after a pupil at a school in his constituency wrote on Facebook that he had described homosexuality as "wrong" and "dangerous to society".
It wouldn’t be a Northern Ireland Westminster election without talk of pacts between the political parties, particularly on the unionist side. The talks and debate is still ongoing but not surprisingly seem to have ran into difficulties.
The UK must must settle the issues of "people, money and Ireland" before talks on negotiating a future relationship with the EU can begin, the president of the European Council Donald Tusk has said.
European leaders have said Northern Ireland could easily rejoin the EU after Brexit if it votes for Irish reunification.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of “hiding from the public” after staff were barred from the Prime Minister’s rally at their workplace.
Emergency care waiting times in Northern Ireland have improved this year - despite Northern Ireland having no Health Minister.
Naomi Long is to contest the East Belfast seat in the Westminster General Election.
The US Government has urged the Northern Ireland parties to use the pause in the talks to get government back up and running as soon as possible.
Steven Agnew has insisted that non-violence has always been a core principle of the Green Party after questions were raised as to how a former deputy leader who defected to Sinn Fein found a home in the party for more than two decades.
A summit meeting has been called over the future of a Northern Ireland hospital's A&E unit.
European leaders are to acknowledge the potential for a united Ireland in a move that will allow the province back into the EU automatically if reunification occurs.
Arlene Foster has been accused of bending the knee to the Irish language community after she met with two groups at Stormont yesterday.
A meeting of Derry City and Strabane District Council descended into farce last night after a fresh row broke out over the city's name.
Northern Ireland’s politicians will have a three-week window to hammer out a deal to save Stormont.
Former Taoiseach and EU ambassador John Bruton has launched a blistering broadside on Boris Johnson.
Boris Johnson has been quizzed about his description of Jeremy Corbyn as a "mutton-headed old mugwump" but what does it mean and where does it come from?
The chairman of a probe into the Renewable Heat Incentive scandal has vowed his team will "fearlessly examine the evidence without interference from any quarter".
The Renewable Heat Incentive has held its preliminary hearing. Below is Sir Patrick Coghlin's opening statement.
Arlene Foster has met Irish language groups at Stormont.
The "rule of law not the rule of the jungle" is required in Larne amid fears that someone will end up dead in the wake of multiple arson attacks in the town, community representatives have said.
It's not often that Sinn Fein loses a PR battle with the DUP, but yesterday, Michelle O'Neill lost game, set and match to Arlene Foster.
The Irish language "should not be a stumbling block" to setting up a new Stormont executive, Arlene Foster has said.
The son of an RUC officer murdered by the IRA has said Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill is doing nothing to help community relations in Northern Ireland after her decision to attend a commemoration for eight IRA men killed by the SAS during a raid on Loughgall police station.
A top retired judge has pledged to investigate who was responsible for botching a green energy scheme in Northern Ireland.
Devolved government in Northern Ireland could function without an executive and should consider continuing as just an assembly, a former first minister has said.
Theresa May has repeatedly refused to commit to keeping the state pension’s “triple lock” in the Conservatives’ general election manifesto.
Arlene Foster has said thank you in Irish after meeting students at a school in Co Down as part her outreach to those who speak the language.
Arlene Foster has said she is disappointed that Sinn Fein's Stormont leader is attending a commemoration for eight IRA members killed by the SAS in Northern Ireland.
Former DUP Communities Minister Paul Givan was warned of the impact of cutting an Irish language bursary before he took the controversial decision.
Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have squared off at Prime Minister's Questions for the last time before the General Election.
The SDLP will not enter an electoral pact with Sinn Fein after the Green Party ruled itself out of anti-Brexit coalition yesterday, senior party sources have said.
Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Dave Anderson has called on Sinn Fein to drop its demand for the DUP leader to step aside as First Minister during the 'cash for ash' inquiry if Stormont is restored.
EU funds should continue to support peace building work in Northern Ireland post-Brexit, Sinn Fein has said.
There's nothing new about Tory austerity - indeed, Westminster has cut our block grant by 5% since 2010 alone.
Northern Ireland is a financial crisis waiting to happen, a top economist has claimed.
Gay sex is not a sin, Tim Farron has said after days of pressure to clarify his stance on the issue.
A majority of the British public wants Theresa May to go head to head with her rivals in live TV debates during the election campaign, an exclusive poll for The Independent shows.
So here we go again! No-one saw it coming – a UK General Election on June 8.
Pollsters LucidTalk have once again grasped the nettle and laid out their predictions for the forthcoming General Election calling each of Northern Ireland's 18 seats.
The DUP and Sinn Fein are at loggerheads over who to blame for public spending cuts in Northern Ireland.
The Green Party have said they won't enter into a pro-remain pact for the General Election.
Stormont must form a working Executive as a priority to ensure Northern Ireland's economy does not falter, businesses have said.
Political electoral pacts seem to be in vogue this spring throughout Northern Ireland. Or at least so it seems. Unionists appear to have a congenital predisposition to electoral pacts among the so-called unionist family.
Former US Senator George Mitchell, who helped broker the Good Friday Agreement, has had personal discussions with the British Government amid concerns about the impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland.
The right of Sinn Fein MPs to claim parliamentary expenses despite not taking their seats at Westminster has come under fire in the Commons.
Westminster elections here are usually dull affairs with most of the returning MPs being easily predicted months in advance. The archaic first past the post (FPTP) system delivers none of the drama and the chaos of 9 or 10 counts of a Proportional Representation contest...
Catholics living in Northern Ireland have called for a return to direct rule to end the political chaos, a senior Conservative MP has said.
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