Former US president Bill Clinton called on Northern politicians to follow the example of their predecessors and make compromises to allow the power-sharing institutions to be restored. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The British and Irish governments have been urged to devote greater energy to resolving the impasse in Northern Ireland by former taoiseach Bertie Ahe(...)

(left to right) Reverend Harold Good, Jim Wilson, Archbishop Alan Harper, Jackie McDonald, Reverend Norman Hamilton and Dr William Mitchell at Linenhall Library, Belfast on Monday, where a Loyalist Declaration of Transformation was announced. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The father of a man murdered by the UVF has dismissed a statement from loyalist paramilitaries rejecting criminality as “nonsense”. Victims campaigne(...)

 Theresa May in a unionist band: The DUP has seen itself  mocked in  tweets, news websites and cartoons

Arlene Foster must be feeling rather like Liberace. Remember when he was derided for his camp flamboyance and his ersatz piano renditions of the class(...)

Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill and Ulster Unionist Leader Robin Swann debating on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The row over loyalist paramilitary support for unionist candidates prompted a number of clashes when senior politicians from the five main parties eng(...)

Alliance leader Naomi Long and DUP Deputy leader Nigel Dodds at UTV Studios on Monday for the Westminster Election Debate. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A group which has the support of three loyalist paramilitary organisations has urged unionists not to vote for Alliance candidates in Thursday’s Westm(...)

 Kevin Ludlow left (brother of Séamus Ludlow) with his nephew  Jimmy Sharkey. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The handling of the investigation into the murder of Co Louth man Séamus Ludlow 40 years ago suggests a “scandal” extending to the “highest levels” o(...)

 Séamus Ludlow’s brother Kevin Ludlow (l), with his nephew Jimmy Sharkey. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An appeal for the Government to establish two committees of inquiry into the murder of a forestry worker thought to have been carried out by loyalists(...)

PSNI officers remove items following searches  in Larne, Co Antrim, yesterday, after the arrest of a Royal Marine for questioning in connection with  two major dissident republican arms finds. Photgraph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A 30-year-old British soldier has been arrested in Somerset, England in connection with dissident republican arms finds in Larne, Co Antrim, police h(...)

William ‘Plum’ Smith died in hospital after a short illnes. Photograph: Robin Kirk/Flickr

A former leading loyalist paramilitary who played a key role in the peace process has died. William “Plum” Smith died in hospital after a short illne(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster said strategy would be devised on the panel’s recommendations.

The Irish and British governments have been advised to consider decommissioning measures as part of an effort to address paramilitarism in Northern I(...)

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