“The point is to actually break these bastards – that’s the point,” said Gerry Adams on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Analysis: Normally TD has wit to steer clear of sectarian infighting, writes Gerry Moriarty

 Peter Robinson: rallied party  for the Westminster electoral battle ahead at his party’s annual conference. Photograph: Eric Luke

Democratic Unionist Party leader Peter Robinson reminds conference working with Sinn Féin only way to get things done

East Derry MP Gregory Campbell said Sinn Féin’s “dream of a 2016 united Ireland is now nothing short of an embarrassment”. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

Gregory Campbell says SF ‘wish list’ will be treated ‘as no more than toilet paper’

Peter Robinson has urged DUP activists to fight for every vote in the election. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

First Minister hopes David Cameron will ‘soon allow’ Executive set corporation tax rate

John DeLorean, the innovative car maker who left a promising career in Detroit to develop the short-lived gull-winged sports car in Belfast. Photograph: PA

Northern Ireland Office ‘seduced by DeLorean sales patter’ , says Queen’s University academic

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds told his party’s annual conference that as many as 12 Unionist MPs could return to Westminster in May’s general election. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Deputy leader sets the British general election at forefront of DUP annual conference

DUP Minister for Finance Simon Hamilton wants less politicians and civil servants operating at Stormont. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Enterprise Minister points to jobs investment, says Sinn Féin ‘economically illiterate’

Minister for Foreign Affairs offers support to Donegal Orangemen after arson  attacks on their halls. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs offers support to Donegal Orangemen

Peter Robinson on retirement: “It needs to be at a time when I feel that I have accomplished some of the key goals that I have set for myself. So, when that occurs it will happen, it will not be according to the calendar.” Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Peter Robinson: ‘We must thank you for that interesting test case on water charges you had in the South, it’s been very useful’

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