British Labour MP Conor McGinn, outside Windle Labour Club in St Helens in 2015

A British Labour MP from a nationalist background has told a Remain gathering in Belfast that he cannot support the draft EU-UK Brexit deal because it(...)

About 90 per cent of lamb produced in Northern Ireland is exported.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A leading Northern Ireland sheep farmer has urged the DUP to be “pragmatic” and “flexible” in its negotiations after one of its MPs acknowledged that (...)

Sinn Féin’s northern leader Michelle O’Neill called for a special London-Brussels meeting to solely deal with the concerns of Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The British government was treating Northern Ireland with contempt in relation to its guidance on the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, Sinn Féin’s Nor(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Queen’s University Belfast: It is embarrassing when the leader of a government seems to be ignorant of the reality that there is already an economic border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The DUP’s decision to support the UK leaving the European Union was based on principle and practicality. On principle, the DUP had opposed joining in (...)

Tom Lackey who launched this year’s Coleraine Borough Council’s International Air Show. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/PA Wire

A 93-year-old widower has broken his own record to become the world’s oldest wingwalker.Daredevil Tom Lackey, who was first strapped to a plane’s wing(...)

 A loyalist bonfire on the outskirts of Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

After the Eleventh Night bonfires of last night and ahead of protests and a possible north Belfast standoff tonight, Northern Ireland is once again an(...)