Bonfire builders complete their structure near the peace wall in west Belfast on July 9th. Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The banner at Ulster’s Freedom Corner in east Belfast proclaims “Tomorrow belongs to us” under the red hand of Ulster, the symbol of loyalism to the B(...)

A 12th of July parade through Tandragee. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

What is “The Twelfth”? It is the annual Ulster Protestant celebration - held every year on July 12th - in religiously divided Northern Ireland that c(...)

“The Border communities are currently at a double disadvantage with the imminence of Brexit and the non-functioning of the assembly in Stormont”

Businesses in Border counties should immediately draw up strategies to be implemented post-Brexit “which will protect current cross-Border business ar(...)

Donald Trump has dramatically stepped up the war of words over Britain’s US ambassador, branding him a ‘pompous fool’. Photograph:Oliver Contreras/EPA

United States president Donald Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the United Kingdom’s ambassador to the US on Tuesday, dismissing Sir Kim Darroch as a(...)

US president Donald Trump talks to reporters at the White House.  Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Donald Trump has hit out at the UK’s ambassador to Washington after the leak of sensitive diplomatic messages describing his “inept” administration. (...)

Former British Conservative minister Greg Hands co-chairman of the Alternative Arrangements Commission, pictured in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A former British Conservative minister backing “alternative arrangements” to the contentious “backstop”after Brexit believes they could form the basis(...)

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster: the union is “special” and “precious” and more important than any other political cause. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

In 1966, when fine people like brave Ivan Cooper, who has just died, were beginning to organise for the civil rights movement, the Sunday Times publis(...)

Boris Johnson leaving a hustings event in Exeter on Friday. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Boris Johnson has ruled out using the UK’s bailout loan to Ireland as leverage in the Brexit negotiations. The front-runner to be Britain’s next prim(...)

 Jeremy Hunt talking  with Chelsea Pensioners during a tour of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. Photograph:  Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

Conservative leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has called for a “technology-led solution” to keep the Border open after Brexit, promising that he will (...)

The UK claimed sovereignty over Rockall in 1955.  Ireland has never recognised that sovereignty. Photograph: Irish Naval Service

The very short time frame between the Scottish government’s unexpected ultimatum regarding Irish vessels fishing within 12 miles of Rockall and its th(...)

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