Chris Hazzard

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MP Jeffrey Donaldson who is widely regarded as the frontrunner  to be the next leader of the DUP

Sinn Féin has said it will have “no demands” for facilitating the appointment of a new first minister, other than a commitment to agreements already m(...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood MP with party colleague and Minister for Infrastructure, Nichola Mallon MLA,  at Stormont in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Stormont remained deadlocked on Tuesday over the introduction of Irish language legislation ahead of Monday’s deadline for the nomination of the North(...)

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill of Sinn Féin told the Assembly that Sinn Féin would be abstaining in the vote. File photograph: PA Wire

Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate have criticised Sinn Féin after its Assembly members abstained in a vote on a Bill seeking to ban termi(...)

Depleted shelves at a Belfast supermarket on Monday. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The DUP agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has warned that hospitals and schools risk running out of food due to the implementation of the Northern Irel(...)

The Harland and Wolff cranes in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where businesses guardedly welcomed the agreement on how the withdrawal agreement will be implemented. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

There was a guardedly positive business response in Northern Ireland to the agreement between the British government and the European Union on how the(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster sat Stormont. File photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

Northern Ireland recorded three more deaths and 877 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday as Stormont Executive Ministers consider whether six-week lockdown(...)

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill is self-isolating after a contact tested positive for Covid-19; she has tested negative. File photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Almost 2,000 new cases of coronavirus were identified in Northern Ireland over the weekend. A further 1,066 cases were reported by the North’s Depart(...)

 Sir Declan Morgan Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland said the British government’s comments about the Northern Ireland protocol   enable ‘others to take the view that they can choose which laws apply to them’. Photograph: Alan Betson

The UK government’s plans to breach aspects of the EU withdrawal agreement could undermine the rule of law domestically , Lord Chief Justice of Northe(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Prospects of a trade deal between Britain and the European Union dimmed to a flicker last night after London admitted that it plans to break internati(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster welcomed the degree of ‘clarity’ provided by Michael Gove in his House of Commons statement. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

British Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove’s key commitments on the Northern Ireland protocol must be “unmovable foundational positions” for the Bri(...)

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