Peter Robinson addressed a business breakfast in west Belfast on Friday in what the Sinn Fein MP Paul Maskey described as a “historic” visit.Above,Peter Robinson  with Bishop Noel Treanor in the Great Hall at Stormont, Belfast..  Photo: Jonathan Porter

First Minister Peter Robinson addressed a business breakfast in west Belfast on Friday in what the Sinn Fein MP Paul Maskey described as a “historic” (...)

UUP leader Mike Nesbitt: warned there could be no unionist MP in Belfast following next May’s general election. File Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt has called for an electoral pact with the DUP for next May’s British general election to try to maximise uni(...)

Labour’s shadow Northern Ireland secretary Ivan Lewis: Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA

The refusal by Sinn Féin and the SDLP to accept major changes to Northern Ireland’s welfare rules is not acceptable, the British Labour Party has warn(...)

The coffin of Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombing, is carried to St Peter’s Cathedral, Belfast, for his funeral on Saturday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Gerry Conlon was a “victorious human being” who “defeated a mighty foe”, his solicitor and friend Gareth Peirce told mourners at his funeral Mass in S(...)

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams (right) with Carmel Quinn (left) whose brother Frank Quinn, who was shot dead in Ballymurphy, West Belfast in August 1971Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Families of the 11 people shot dead by the British Army in Ballymurphy, west Belfast in 1971 are to meet with Taoiseach Enda Kenny today. The incident(...)

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams (centre) and Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (right) attend the funeral of Father Alec Reid in  the Clonard Monastery in west Belfast today. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters.

Hundreds of mourners from across Belfast have joined politicians and clergy of all denominations for the funeral of Fr Alec Reid, the quiet priest who(...)

Earlier this year, the Northern Ireland police and health authorities had issued a warning about a contaminated batch of ecstasy-type tablets after eight people aged in their 20s and 30s died in east Belfast, Co Fermanagh and the northwest. Photograph: Getty Images

A new batch of lethal drugs is being sold on the streets of Belfast, it has been claimed.The warning comes after a 30-year-old man was found dead in w(...)

Man shot dead in Belfast
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  • March 31, 2013, 09:02

A man in his 20s has been shot dead outside a pizza takeaway shop in Belfast. It is understood he was hit twice during the gun attack at (...)