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Former police ombudsman for Northern Ireland Nuala O’Loan: ‘If there is an allegation that a paedophile ring has been operating in Enniskillen then this needs to be investigated.’ File photograph: The Irish Times

Claims of widespread historical sex abuse in Co Fermanagh “require current investigation” by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), according (...)

Alliance leader Naomi Long addresses her party’s conference in Belfast.

Alliance leader Naomi Long told her party’s conference in Belfast on Saturday that now is not the time to indulge in the “vanity project” of another A(...)

 Alliance Party leader Naomi Long: the Northern Assembly election on March 2nd offers an opportunity “to end the Green and Orange politics for good”. Photograph: Alliance Party/PA Wire

Alliance leader Naomi Long has indicated she would bring her party back into the next Northern Executive – but only on the basis of commitments that (...)

 David Ford: has pledged to re-submit   Bill on abortion reform if re-elected. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

With the number of Assembly seats in each of Northern Ireland’s 18 constituencies dropping from six to five, the DUP is the likely victim in South Ant(...)

Former Alliance leader David Ford: before the dissolution of Stormont he was planning to introduce a private Bill that would allow abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality. Photograph: Arthur Allison

There were 16 abortions carried out in Northern Ireland hospitals in 2015/2016, the same number as the previous year, according to the North’s Depart(...)

Pro-Remain supporters wave EU flags outside the supreme court in London, after  court’s ruling on Brexit vote yesterday. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The DUP has made clear it will “battle” to get the Brexit vote put into practice, notwithstanding the London supreme court judgment that Westminster (...)

Northern Ireland Attorney General John Larkin. Photograph: PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s top law officer has taken an unprecedented step towards having a failed legal challenge to the Brexit process referred directly to (...)

Are we still tied to a single narrative of our history? 1916 commemoration at the GPO. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Has the 1916 centenary commemoration really been a great success? Were those independent-minded media critics, normally scornful of government and al(...)

Former Alliance leader David Ford in conversation with Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald. Mr Ford is considering his role within his Presbyterian congregation after being dismissed as an elder. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Former Alliance leader David Ford is considering whether he can remain within his local Presbyterian congregation after he was ousted as an elder of S(...)

Naomi Long said, “If elected, I will not only be the first woman to lead the party,  I will also be the first leader younger than Alliance itself.”

The East Belfast Assembly member Naomi Long seems certain to become the next leader of the Alliance party in two weeks time after she emerged as the o(...)

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