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Some writers use music to infuse their work with whatever mood is carried with it. Photograph: Getty Images

We often wonder what might have been in the head of an author while writing their book. We don’t always imagine it was Metallica. Or Charles Mingus. O(...)

Nationalists and loyalists riot against one another at the Peace Wall interface gates: “The language our political leaders are using is disgraceful and is putting people on edge,” says Eileen Weir. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

'Young people are being manipulated': Community workers say riots sparked by unionism’s loss of control and the manipulation of working-class youth(...)

Barricade burns in the middle of North Road in Carrickfergus during another night of  disorder near Belfast. Photograph: PA Wire

The North’s Assembly is set to be recalled on Thursday to debate a motion condemning recent violence and attacks on police in loyalist areas. The All(...)

Petrol bombs and masonry were thrown at police during disturbances in Newtownabbey and Carrickfergus in Co Antrim on Sunday. Photograph: Photopress

Senior police officers, politicians and church leaders in the North called on Monday for an end to rioting in loyalist areas and appealed to those wit(...)

Arlene Foster, pictured on Monday,  said her ‘thoughts and support remains with the Quinn family who have so bravely stood up to continued intimidation’. Photograph: DUP/PA Wire

First Minister and DUP leader Arlene Foster has condemned a threat against her made by the South East Antrim Ulster Defence Association (UDA). Ms Fos(...)

The sun going down at Portrush harbour. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

From Derry to Ballycastle, tourist towns are ‘buzzing’ but contact tracing is inconsistent and holidaymakers are confused by different rules north (...)

Robyn Peoples  and Sharni Edwards kiss after they became Northern Ireland’s first legally married same-sex couple in February. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

The Northern Ireland Secretary is preventing many same-sex couples from planning their weddings, one of the first to legally marry said. Sharni and R(...)

Frankie Benson was a major radio personality in the Irish community for over 40 years

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Sensata attributed the Antrim job losses to a “significant drop” in marked demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.

US electronics company Sensata Technologies is to cut 160 jobs across production, engineering and support at its facility in Antrim town. The move co(...)

Alliance deputy leader Stephen Farry was among the politicians in the North to be threatened. Photograph: File/AFP via Getty Images

Loyalist paramilitaries have issued threats to Assembly members in the SDLP, the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and Alliance. Following on threats issue(...)

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