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The MPs also called on the British government to simplify the process for renunciation of British citizenship for people in the North who want to assert their Irish-only identity. Photograph: Peter Titmuss/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty

Irish nationals should be allowed to become British citizens without paying a fee or taking a test, a cross-party committee of MPs at Westminster has (...)

Emergency workers recover a Ford Orion car from the River Bann at the New Ferry Road in Bellaghy, Co Derry. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The sister-in-law of a man who went missing close to 29 years ago and whose body was found last month has spoken of the family’s relief that he could (...)

Northern Ireland party leaders and representatives took part in a BBC televised debate on Tuesday evening ahead of Thursday’s Westminster election. Photograph: presseye/PA Wire

Party leaders in Northern Ireland made their final pitches to close to 1.3 million voters on Wednesday ahead of the Westminster poll to elect MPs for (...)

The first results from Northern Ireland’s 18 constituencies are expected to start coming through from shortly after 1am. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Political anoraks with an interest in Northern Ireland politics probably will have to stay up to after 4am on Friday morning before they know all the (...)

Emma de Souza and her husband Jake at Belfast High Court in September. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker.

A woman who lost a challenge against a Home Office ruling that she is British by birth has vowed to continue her legal battle. Emma DeSouza, from Co (...)

Britain’s Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall arrive at Hillsborough Castle on Wednesday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrive in Dublin on Wednesday afternoon, where they will be greeted by President Michael D Higgins and his wife,(...)

David Lambon will take over at Ampleforth in north Yorkshire where tuition and boarding fees are £30,000 annually.

David Lambon, principal of St Malachy’s college in north Belfast, has been appointed the first lay head of Ampleforth college, one of England’s(...)