File photograph of Liam Campbell (centre). Photograph: David Sleator

The SDLP leader has said it was wrong for his party to support a proposal passed by councillors in Fermanagh and Omagh District Council opposing the e(...)

The warming relationship between DUP First Minister Arlene Foster and her Sinn Féin opposite number Michelle O’Neill is back to frosty formality. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/PA

Stormont has rumbled through its crisis over last week’s IRA funeral and emerged in a more realistic condition. The warming relationship between DUP (...)

(left to right) Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill attending the funeral of senior Irish Republican and former leading IRA figure Bobby Storey in west Belfast. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The chief executive of Belfast City Council has personally apologised to families who were not allowed to attend cremations on the same day a service (...)

 Michelle O’Neill: “Let me state very clearly, at no stage did I seek to give offence to anyone, including this chamber, nor would I ever seek to do so.” Photograph: PA

The North’s Deputy First Minister has told the Stormont Assembly she “did act responsibly” and did not break either the law or social distancing guide(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster during a press conference at the grounds close to Colebrooke Parish Church in Co Fermanagh. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Michelle O’Neill’s apology for hurt caused to grieving families by her presence at the funeral of Belfast republican Bobby Storey on Tuesday “falls sh(...)

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness and Bobby Storey address supporters at a protest on the Falls Road over the arrest of Gerry Adams in 2014. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Veteran Republican masterminded Northern Bank Robbery and Maze prison escape before playing key role in Sinn Féin’s road to peace Nearly 1,800 m(...)

A file photograph of  Bobby Storey who died on Sunday. Photograph:  Liam McBurney/PA Wire.

Belfast republican Bobby Storey, who was one of the leaders of the Maze prison escape of 1983 and later became Sinn Féin’s Northern chairman, has died(...)

Sinn Féin’s John Finucane was elected as the MP for North Belfast in the 2019 election. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Sinn Féin had the highest campaign spending of any political party in Northern Ireland in the December 2019 Westminster election while the Greens had (...)

Former Labour Northern secretary Peter Hain: called for  the British government and the Northern Ireland Executive to move urgently to implement a compensation scheme for victims of violence in the North. File Photograph:   Tim Whitby/PA

Two former Northern secretaries in Labour governments have joined a veteran Conservative adviser in calling for more effective action against paramili(...)

The statue of Edward Carson outside Stormont. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

It is surprising that the new mood of iconoclasm has not alighted upon Belfast’s statue of Dr Henry Cooke. A 19th century Presbyterian clergyman, Co(...)

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