SDLP leader Colum Eastwood speaks at a rally for journalist and author Lyra McKee on Friday, near the scene of her shooting in Derry.   Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has called on the British and Irish governments to immediately convene talks to restore the devolved administration at Sto(...)

Sinn Féin’s Northern leader, Michelle O’Neill, makes a speech during an Easter commemoration parade in Derry, on Sunday. She called on dissident republicans to  end their “futile actions” following the murder of journalist Lyra McKee. Photograph: Joe Boland/PA Wire

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said it was time for dissident republicans “to pack up” and end their campaign of violence. Speaking at an Eas(...)

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward after a 15-year-old girl was stabbed in the neck in Lurgan, Co Armagh at the weekend. A 14-year-ol(...)

Lyra McKee was shot dead riots in the Creggan area of Derry, in what police are treating as a terrorist incident. Photograph: Jess LOWE/AFP/Getty images

The resonance with the past is unmistakeable and all the more horrifying as a result. Violence on the streets of Derry, a gun fired recklessly and a l(...)

Journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead in Derry on Thursday night

Ronan McGreevy President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to journalist Lyra McKee who was shot dead during riots in Derry on Thursday night. Mr (...)

Journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead overnight during riots in the Creggan area of Derry, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Jess Lowe/AFP/Getty Images

The senior PSNI detective now leading the investigation into the murder of Lyra McKee has added his voice to those calling on the Creggan community in(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster: “People are using the Belfast Agreement for all sorts of spurious reasons.” Photograph: Reuters

The DUP’s interpretation of Belfast Agreement citizenship provisions is “bizarre” human rights body the Committee on the Administration of Justice, ha(...)

Border Poll

All my life, elections in Northern Ireland have been derided as proxy Border polls. So-called right-thinking people have pleaded and hoped for the gre(...)

From left to right: DUP MP Gavin Robinson, party leader Arlene Foster, MEP candidate Diane Dodds and Westminster leader Nigel Dodds launch Mrs Dodds’s campaign for the European election. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s pro-Brexit Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is running ads on Facebook to raise money in England only as part of a new fundraising d(...)

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi talks with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Government Buildings in Dublin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne - Pool/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and members of her US congressional delegation that he knows they will be there to protect (...)

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