Iris Robinson and husband First Minister Peter Robinson in 2008. Photograph: AP Photo/ Peter Morrison, file

Report clears First Minister of wrongdoing, BBC insists ‘Spotlight’ story in public interest

Iris Robinson was in “serious breach” of Northern Assembly rules for failing to register a £50,000 loan she obtained on behalf of her former lover Kirk McCambley, a Stormont inquiry has found. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Wife of NI First Minister in breach after obtaining money to help her then teenage lover

It has been reported that Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew called Gregory Campbell a “bollocks” after his lampooning of the Irish language

Campbell tells Raidió na Gaeltachta he will not apologise for ‘curry my yogurt’ remark

An undated handout photo of Jean McConville (left) with three of her 10 children. Photograph: PA Wire

Detectives investigating 1972 murder arrested Bobby Storey (58) in west Belfast

Last year the NI health service could have saved £19 million if doctors exercised more care and discipline in issuing prescriptions

Northern Ireland has one of the world’s highest antidepressant rates

Claims are ‘disgusting and untrue’ witness tells Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry

Gerry Adams: issued a qualified apology for his “break these bastards” comments, but insisted that he was referring to bigots, racists and homophobes and not to all unionists. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins Dublin

Sinn Féin leader accused of using equality as a tactic rather than a principle

“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

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