Colum Eastwood

357 results

Undated handout file photo of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane. File photograph: PA/PA Wire

Four of the North’s six largest political parties have written a joint letter to the British government demanding a public inquiry into the murder of (...)

First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill said Ministers would discuss  restrictions further over the weekend. File photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Pressure is mounting for an extension of the current four-week Covid-19 lockdown in Northern Ireland beyond its scheduled end on Friday week, November(...)

Elisha McCallion said she fully accepts ‘that as a named signature on the account that I should have taken extra steps to verify this situation, before it was brought to my attention on Tuesday’. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A Sinn Féin senator and two party officials have resigned from their positions for failing to immediately return £30,000 (€33,204) worth of Covid-19 s(...)

An unsolicited payment was made to the office of former Foyle MP Elisha McCallion, who is now a member of the Seanad. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Sinn Féin has faced sharp political criticism over how it dealt with erroneous payments from a Stormont government department totalling £30,000 to thr(...)

The restrictions  were brought to the Assembly by the First Minister, the DUP leader Arlene Foster.  Photograph:  Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/ PA Wire

Northern Ireland recorded its highest daily total of new Covid-19 cases on Friday ahead of the introduction of new restrictions aimed at limiting the (...)

Social-distancing measures appearing to be ignored in the House of Commons earlier this month, after a technology failure forced MPs to join the ‘Mogg conga’ to vote. Photograph: PA

The UK Internal Market Bill, which gives British ministers the power to override parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement, has passed all its stages i(...)

From left to right: SDLP’s Colum Eastwood, Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill, Alliance Party’s Naomi Long and Green Party’s Clare Bailey in the meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Tom Honan/PA Wire

Northern parties opposed to Brexit are looking to the Irish government and the EU to protect the gains of the peace process and the Belfast Agreement,(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP via Getty

The UK Internal Market Bill, which would enable British ministers to break international law by reneging on parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement, (...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: PRU/AFP via Getty

Boris Johnson attempted to quell a burgeoning Conservative backbench rebellion on Monday, telling MPs his plan to break international law was necessar(...)

 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(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »