First Minister Arlene Foster: moved Mervyn Storey from the Department of Social Development to finance with DUP chairman Lord (Maurice) Morrow taking over social development.

The North’s new First Minister, Arlene Foster, used her first full day in office to appoint North Antrim Assembly member Mervyn Storey to fill her fo(...)

PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton said a man had been detained during a raid on a suspected brothel in Northern Ireland. File photograph: Axel Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

Police in Northern Ireland have made their first arrest under the new law against paying for sex. The North became the first part of the UK to ban pay(...)

Supporters of the Turn Off the Red Light campaign at a demonstration outside Leinster House last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Feminists and religious fundamentalists shouldn’t mix. If they do find common cause, it’s often a sign that one-dimensional moral or ideological fanat(...)