Former Democratic Unionist leader Dr Ian Paisley: second part of documentary drew an audience of 258,000, which is 50 per cent of the Northern Ireland television viewership in the 10.35pm-11.35pm slot. Photograph: PA.

The Democratic Unionist Party has emphatically denied a critical element of a BBC documentary on Ian Paisley in which the former First Minister said t(...)

The Rev Ian Paisley:  When asked could he now enjoy that previous relationship with Peter Robinson, replied, “No, I don’t think so, his ways are not my ways. He has to answer for how he works.” He also quoted Scripture to state, “People, so-called friends, are probably secret enemies.”

The Rev Ian Paisley has alleged that senior DUP figures such as Peter Robinson and Nigel Dodds acted together behind his back to force him from his po(...)

A PSNI Police officer in full riot gear is helped by colleagues after being injured in a confrontation with loyalists in north Belfast, after an Orange July 12th parade was stopped from passing a Nationalist area. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire.

The PSNI chief constable Matt Baggott has drafted in an additional 400 officers from Britain to support his force after the Twelfth of July rioting in(...)

Decisions by the Parades Commission in Northern Ireland during the marching season must be complied with, Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers has said. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Decisions by the Parades Commission in Northern Ireland during the marching season must be complied with, Northern Ireland Secretary of State T(...)