Sinn Féin’s Northern leader Michelle O’Neill and DUP leader Arlene Foster at the Conservative Party conference. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Sinn Féin Northern leader Michelle O’Neill has warned the British government against trying to “cobble together” a deal with the DUP on the Northern I(...)

Four Catholic families in Cantrell Close, a mixed community housing development in Belfast, have left their homes after sectarian threats. Photograph: Pacemaker Press

The North’s six main parties have come together to condemn sectarianism and call for a paramilitary threat against four Catholic families in south Bel(...)

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May  visits a home near the Conservative Party’s conference in Manchester, October 2, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Theresa May is right. “As Conservatives,” she told the BBC’s Andrew Marr on Sunday, “the arguments that we thought we’d had and won during the 1980s a(...)

A worker inspects a C-series plane wing in the Bombardier factory in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Belfast’s Bombardier aircraft factory has its roots in a period of intense co-operation and friendship between the north Atlantic neighbours of Canada(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire: ‘Unless we get an executive in place during the course of this month, I will have to set a budget’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Northern Secretary James Brokenshire has warned the British government will have to pass legislation to set a budget for Northern Ireland if agreement(...)

“It’s not about the GAA driving an agenda or the IFA driving an agenda. It’s about children learning activities that they can keep for life.” Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Presseye/Inpho

This is a small story from a small slice of a small world. But then, so is everything else. Mesh them all together and we have society, the walk-aroun(...)

‘We are not quite there yet. I suspect there is at least another week in this yet’ Minister for Foreign Affairs   Simon Coveney said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said Stormont could be fully functioning within a matter of weeks. Speaking at an All-Island Civil Dia(...)

In an interview due to be broadcast on RTÉ’s ‘Late Late Show’ on Friday, Hillary Clinton said she does not want to see peace process progress in Northern Ireland ‘lost’. File photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Former US secretary of state and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said she is “worried” that progress made in Northern Ireland may be lost w(...)

'The Tories have stabbed the DUP not in the back, but in the front.' Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

I apologise to the Democratic Unionist Party. After it did a deal to keep Theresa May in power, I suggested it would eventually be stabbed in the back(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May welcomes Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to number 10 Downing Street prior to their meeting on Monday. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The Taoiseach has welcomed Theresa May’s promise that Britain will not place any physical infrastructure on the Border after Brexit, but said there wa(...)