If convicted of paying for sex, a person could be fined, sentenced to a maximum of one year’s imprisonment, or both. Photograph: Getty Images

Paying for sex is a criminal offence in Northern Ireland as of today, and the DUP politician behind the new law says the Republic should introduce sim(...)

The wind turbine which was blown over near Ardara, Co. Donegal, at the weekend.

Temperatures will stay low this week but conditions will be dry, Met Éireann has said. Average temperatures will be around three degrees, thoug(...)

Residents clear the road of snow to gain access to their houses as wintry weather continues to cause havoc  in the village of Cargan in the Glens of Antrim. Photograph: Reuters

Strong winds, bitter cold and lingering heavy snow are still causing disruption in many parts of Northern Ireland with police urging motorists (...)