Patricia Mountbatten and John Knatchbull arriving for their wedding at Romsey Abbey in Hampshire, England, in 1946. Photograph: Eddie Worth/Associated Press

Patricia Knatchbull, a grande dame of Britain’s titled elite, whose life embraced a fabled childhood between two world wars and deep personal tragedy (...)

The commission is to investigate decisions made by the department which was run by DUP minister Paul Givan.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The North’s Equality Commission is to investigate controversial funding decisions made by the Department for Communities that played a part in the cri(...)

 The Rev. Jesse Jackson tours the Bogside, Derry, with guide Paul Doherty, whose father Paddy was killed on Bloody Sunday.

Martin McGuinness was a peacebuilder of the same stature as Martin Luther King or Nelson Mandela, the civil rights campaigner Rev Jesse Jackson has sa(...)

DUP leader  Arlene Foster, signs a book of condolence for Martin McGuinness. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

The surprising thing is that people are surprised when the Conservatives play the Orange card – that historic shorthand for British politicians using (...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster  and UK prime minister Theresa May. The DUP  will not  accept policies to reduce state pension benefits or May’s reactionary “dementia tax”. Photograph: PA Wire

In Northern Ireland the British government must always be seen to act in good faith. I learned this personally when trying to bring together bitter ol(...)

Talks are due to resume on Monday in Stormont against the background of much political uncertainty at Westminster. There is a big onus on the Irish Government to get seriously engaged, from the new Taoiseach down and to start working with parties, both individually and in groups, to hammer out a way forward, in conjunction with any new Secretary of State. PAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images

In his campaign to be Fine Gael leader and presumptive Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar said it was time for his party to re-engage with the North. The results(...)

Undated picture of Ian Paisley.

For more than three decades, the Democratic Unionist Party, now poised to be Theresa May’s “little helper” in government was a party of protest for ma(...)

Sinn Féin’s Francie Molloy, who won his Mid Ulster seat for a third time on Friday, called on his supporters to remember the former deputy first minis(...)

There are more than 1.2 million eligible to vote in this week’s general election in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland voters will cast their ballots on Thursday for the seventh time in three years (one council, one EU referendum, one European, two Ass(...)

William Monaghan was a member of the 36th (Ulster) Division which fought at the Somme, Messines Ridge and Passchendaele, where he was killed.

It is famed as the first battle of the first World War in which soldiers from the Ulster and Irish divisions fought side by side; but, 100 years on, t(...)