The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including North Antrim – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

North Antrim is associated with the Paisleys – the late DUP leader and First Minister, the Rev Ian, who was MP there for 40 years until his son, Ian (...)

Northern Ireland’s Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory:   accepts the criticisms in report by Sir Keir Starmer

Barra McGrory rejects suggestions that public has lost confidence in North’s Public Prosecution Service

Sheep trying to feed near Slemish mountain in Co Antrim. Photogaph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

The body representing the North’s farmers has welcomed a relief package worth up to £5 million for the heavy (...)

Lambs which perished during blizzard conditions earlier this week lie in the snow as farmers Donald O'Reilly and Keith McQuillan search for trapped sheep  in the Aughafatten area of Co Antrim. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The Department of Agriculture in Northern Ireland has defended its decision to stand down air support providing emergency relief to strick(...)