Sara Canning (front centre left), partner of murdered journalist Lyra McKee, marching with protesters through Belfast city centre demanding same sex marriage in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

A few thousand people have protested in Belfast city centre to demand the North’s LGBT community have the same-sex civil marriage provision available (...)

 Tánaiste Simon Coveney at the Remembrance Service at Belfast City Hall on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice  Photograph: Matt Mackey/Press Eye/PA Wire

The Tánaiste has spoken of the importance of attending a remembrance ceremony in Belfast marking the centenary of the end of the first World War. A s(...)

Primark fire: engineers are assessing the Bank Buildings’ structural integrity. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Primark has confirmed it will pay staff affected by the fire that gutted its flagship Bank Buildings store in Belfast, 10 days ago, until the end of t(...)

Thousands of people marched in Belfast on Saturday calling for an Irish Language Act. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Thousands of people from across Ireland staged a rally and march in Belfast on Saturday calling for the introduction of an Irish Language Act in the N(...)

Green Party MLA Clare Bailey celebrates with supporters at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Belfast North The DUP’s Paula Bradley was elected following the elimination of running-mate Nelson McCausland. “He is a massive loss,” she said after(...)

A dog waits outside as a voter goes into a polling station in Belfast South. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The six outgoing MLAs in Belfast South are seeking re-election to Stormont and so, with all 18 constituencies reduced from six to five seats each, one(...)

PSNI chief inspector Robert Murdie said antisocial behaviour in the city on St Patrick’s Day   will not be tolerated this year

Debate rages as to whether the south Belfast area densely populated by students is called the Holyland or the Holylands, but what is unanimously agre(...)