The Labour Party was jubilant last night after the Conservative Party’s former treasurer and a leading party donor admitted he had set up family trust(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson has said Northern Irish MPs are “of equal status to MPs elected in any other part of the United Kingdom... After this election, there is a real possibility that Northern Ireland MPs could have a crucial role in the formation of the next United Kingdom government.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Plans by four UK broadcasters to exclude the Democratic Unionist Party from TV general election debates are “inexplicable” since there is “a real poss(...)

British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband visits Northern Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

*longer web version* The British Labour leader Ed Miliband has dismissed the prospect entering into a coalition with Northern Ireland parties or with (...)

Britain’s Labour party leader Ed Miliband (centre) meets with Irish Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (left) and Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party Peter Robinson (right) at Stormont Castle in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Getty

The UK exiting the European Union would be bad for Britain but “particularly bad” for Northern Ireland, the British Labour leader Ed Miliband has told(...)

British Labour leader Ed Miliband: “What I promise if there is a Labour government, and indeed in advance of the general election, is a Labour Party that will work with the business community, that will work with civil society, that will work with the people of Northern Ireland in the challenges that we face.” Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The British Labour party will continue to engage with the issues that challenge Northern Ireland if it wins the general election in May, Ed Miliband h(...)

Britain’s Labour Party leader Ed Miliband arrives to make a speech in defence of his leadership at Senate House, London, on Thursday. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Ed Miliband has insisted he has the “resilience” to cope with the criticism he has faced in recent days and declared that Labour’s beliefs will see th(...)

 Labour Party leader Ed Miliband:   Will tell the CBI today: “I am not going to play politics with our membership of the EU because I don’t believe it would make Britain stronger or more confident.”  Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, who faces internal rumblings over his leadership, will today warn that prime minister David Cameron’s flirtation wit(...)

Today’s figures showing a further slump in approval for Labour leader Ed Miliband come after a previous poll indicating the party is set to be nearly wiped out in Scotland. Photograph: Getty

British Labour party leader Ed Miliband’s approval rating has hit a record low, raising further doubts about his ability to unseat prime minister Davi(...)

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne at the Conservatice conference: he rejected claims he is targeting the poor. Photograph: Peter MacDiarmid/Getty Images

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne has rejected calls from senior Conservatives to declare that the UK would quit the European Unio(...)

British prime minister David Cameron.  Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

British prime minister David Cameron’s bid to reform the EU is doomed and presents the “biggest threat” to Britain’s future prosperity, Ed Miliband ha(...)