Bobby Storey

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Sipho Sibanda, Northern Ireland’s only known candidate from an ethnic minority standing in the imminent Stormont Assembly elections. Photograph: People Before Profit

Sipho Sibanda is the only known candidate from an ethnic minority running for the Northern Ireland Assembly in Thursday’s elections. The 43-year-old m(...)

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty said Taoiseach Micheál Martin should have Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney come before the Dáil to answer questions on the “champagne party” in the Department of Foreign Affairs. Photograph: Alan Betson

Opposition parties have sought to pressure the Government further over the so-called “champagne party” in the Department of Foreign Affairs on the nig(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney: Nobody organised a party or danced the night away. Coveney’s involvement seems to have been limited to a brief speech. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There is a mixture of bemusement and fear in the Government about the controversy over the champagne quaffing at the Department of Foreign Affairs sho(...)

DUO leader Jeffrey Donaldson: ‘I have given space for talks. I have been reasonable, but Brussels is being unreasonable. These talks cannot go on for years.’  File photograph: The Irish Times

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader has again said that the Northern Ireland political institutions could be collapsed over a lack of progress (...)

PSNI chief constable George Hamilton during the graduation ceremony of  new police officers. Dr Jonny Byrne, a criminologist at Ulster University, says the PSNI is now ‘the visible symbolism of the new Northern Ireland’ and ‘one of the biggest successes of the peace process’. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Today, members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland are in places that would have been impossible to imagine 20 years ago, when the force was fou(...)

 PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne:  “Society has changed enormously in 20 years [and] representation is about a more diverse workforce drawn from all our communities”.  Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

The North’s Chief Constable has said he does not believe a return to the policy of 50:50 recruitment is the way to increase the number of Catholic off(...)

Northern Ireland’s First Minister Paul Givan and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill during  a visit to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast to meet health workers last week. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

Perhaps the most alarming aspect of the healthcare crisis in Northern Ireland – exposed and exacerbated by the pandemic – is the erratic and sometimes(...)

PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne did not make any public comment following sharp criticism on Wednesday . File photograph: PA

Northern Ireland Chief Constable Simon Byrne is expected to come under increased pressure from unionist politicians over a review of policing in south(...)

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald, former president Gerry Adams, and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill at the funeral of Bobby Storey in west Belfast in June. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Prosecutors in the North were right not to pursue legal action against Sinn Féin politicians for allegedly breaching Covid-19 regulations in attending(...)

Edwin Poots: One challenge he will face over the next year which Arlene Foster did not is working alongside another politician as first minister. Photograph: Paul Faith

Unless a deterioration in relations between the Stormont parties leads to an early collapse of the Executive, the new DUP leader has 50 weeks and five(...)

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