The DUP’s Edwin Poots alongside party leader Arlene Foster as she speaks to media at Carson Statue. File Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The campaign manager for Stormont minister Edwin Poots has claimed he has received the endorsement of the majority of politicians who decide the next (...)

(left to right) Sinn Féin president  Mary Lou McDonald, former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams, and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill among mourners at  the funeral of  former leading IRA figure Bobby Storey in west Belfast in June 30th.  Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A DUP Assembly member has accused Sinn Féin of “actively” encouraging supporters to breach Covid-19 regulations ahead of the funeral of senior republi(...)

(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(...)

Northern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster speaks to the media during a visit to Pond Park primary school in Lisburn, Co Antrim on Wednesday. Photograph: Birmingham City Council/PA Wire

While coronavirus may have knocked Brexit off the front pages, it hasn’t gone away, and Sinn Féin junior Minister Declan Kearney set the cat among the(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald (right) and her deputy, Michelle O’Neill. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire.

Sinn Féin has insisted a meeting of the Irish and British governments on Northern Ireland later this month must produce tangible results on issues suc(...)

DUP Leader Arlene Foster (centre) at the Ulster final between Fermanagh and Donegal in Clones, Co Monaghan, Ireland. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Arlene Foster has become the first leader of the Democratic Unionist Party to attend the Ulster final. Mrs Foster was applauded and cheered by GAA fa(...)

Police in Belfast are investigating the distribution of anti-Islamic leaflets posted through letterboxes in the southeast of the city. Image: Twitter/MegMog95.

Police in Belfast are investigating the distribution of anti-Islamic leaflets posted through letterboxes in the southeast of the city. Leaflets from(...)

The image published by artist Brian John Spencer.

A Northern Ireland cartoonist has defended using a gory image of the Kingsmill massacre to satirise Sinn Féin’s response to the Barry McElduff controv(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley: she and Minister for Foreign Affairs  Simon Coveney are expected to meet shortly.  Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

The first anniversary of the collapse of Stormont was marked by more recrimination between the DUP and Sinn Féin as the British and Irish governments (...)

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