It is estimated that more than 1,000 people died during the Belfast Blitz. Photograph: Belfast Telegraph

There is no doubt that a number of the German bombers that carried out raids on Northern Ireland 75 years ago, in which more than 1,000 people died, u(...)

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

Sinn Féin got its election posters up early here to demonstrate it is very serious about holding its five seats in this six-seater constituency. Af(...)

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

There is a fascinating inter-unionist contest in the constituency, where a reverend doctor – who, for the moment, has abandoned the sacred world of re(...)

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson responded to  Nigel Lawson, chairman of the Vote Leave campaign, who said checks would be needed along the Border to prevent illegal immigration in the event of Brexit. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has warned any attempt to introduce Irish Border controls would be “a major setback for the political process in the North”. Sinn Féin MEP (...)

President Michael D Higgins at the opening of the new visitor centre in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

President Michael D. Higgins has pulled out of attending a civic dinner in Belfast to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising due to a lack of cross-p(...)

Belfast City Hall Image: Thinkstock

A strategic 11-acre site earmarked for redevelopment in Belfast city which had been acquired by Cerberus as part of a loan portfolio has been purchase(...)

Pictured from left at the launch of ‘Belfast Goes To Market’ are  Belfast Lord Mayor Arder Carson, Jackie Henry (chair of Belfast Main Steering Group), Suzanne Wylie (chief executive Belfast City Council), with local musicians,  Dave Jackson (far left) and Fiona O’Kane (centre). Photograph: Aurora PA

Belfast’s key development sites are now “free from the burden of Nama debt” and the city is once again attracting interest from developers and investo(...)

“There is a huge amount of money involved in public sector contracts, and councils should be sending out the message that tax-dodging is not acceptable – not at home or anywhere in the world”

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise is just back from an investor-wooing mission to the US where he has been busy promoting what he calls the N(...)

Ten Square Hotel in Belfast: The city’s council has approved an extension to the current hotel along with plans for a new 179-bedroom hotel in Hope Street

Belfast City Council has agreed to back two further new hotel projects for the city centre bringing the number of multi-million pound hotel investment(...)

Plans for the regenerated Linen Quarter in Belfast

A new vision for one of Belfast’s most historic districts and the former heart of the city’s linen industry has been unveiled by council leaders, who(...)