Young voters and journalism students at the North West Regional College in Derry, back row: Caolán McGinley, Shauna Crossan; front row: Maria Cassidy, Jason White.

Rebecca Doherty has just turned 18 – and among the birthday greetings she received was a letter from the SDLP. “We are writing to wish you a happy 18(...)

The SDLP’s Mark Durkan shares a light moment with Sarah O’Doherty (81) at her Derry home while out canvassing in the Foyle constituency. Photograph: Trevor McBride

The slogans tell the story in Foyle, where it is a straight race between the “trusted voice” of the SDLP’s Mark Durkan versus the “new voice” of Elish(...)