Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Peter Robinson (right) and deputy leader Nigel Dodds pose for a photograph at the party’s policy conference in the village of Templepatrick, Co Antrim. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Democratic Unionist Party leader Peter Robinson has said his party would work with the Conservatives or Labour in the event of a hung parliament follo(...)

It’s not the electoral pact between the unionist parties in four of the North’s Westminster constituencies that is undemocratic, but the wretched firs(...)

Manchester United’s  Marcos Rojo  heads home  their second goal past Cambridge United Chris Dunn during the FA Cup fourth-round replay  at Old Trafford. Photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP

Manchester United 3 Cambridge United 0Manchester United enjoyed the kind of relaxed evening that eluded Louis van Gaal’s men in the first game of this(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers at Stormont: agreement ‘offers us a new start, and a far more hopeful future.’ Photograph: PA Wire

The Irish and British governments and the five Northern Executive parties have concluded an agreement that Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanag(...)

Chief Constable Matt Baggott: writing to Norman Baxter requesting him to clarify and expand on claims  he made. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

PSNI Chief Constable Matt Baggott has attempted to kick to touch serious allegations made by former senior police offic(...)

William Buchanan, son of murdered RUC officer Bob Buchanan, said: “I, on behalf of the Buchanan family, wish to place on record our appreciation for the diligence and integrity of Judge Peter Smithwick and his team.” Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

The son of Supt Bob Buchanan, who with his RUC colleague Chief Supt Harry Breen was killed in an IRA ambush on the Border in 1989, has described the f(...)

The Northern Assembly has endorsed an Ulster Unionist Party motion supporting the families of the Disappeared and noting “with extreme concern” allegations that Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams was involved in the murder of Jean McConville.

The Northern Assembly has endorsed an Ulster Unionist Party motion supporting the families of the Disappeared and noting “with extreme concern” allega(...)

Armagh and Galway do battle in the 1999 National League at Crossmaglen under the British army base. Photograph: Stephen Davison /Pacemaker

Through most of the Troubles the relationship between the GAA and unionists was fraught, difficult and sometimes murderous. The thaw set in only in re(...)

The July 1972 attack on the village of Claudy, Co Londonderry,  left nine people dead, including three children. Photograph: PA

A PSNI decision to suspend an investigation into the notorious Claudy bombing that claimed nine lives has left relatives of the victims “frustrated a(...)

Kieran Doherty was kidnapped, stripped and shot dead outside Derry three years ago

Relatives of a dissident republican shot dead by former associates in the Real IRA are to receive compensation for his death.The amount agreed by the (...)