A  mural supporting the NHS near the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald, Belfast. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Outdoor gatherings of up to six people who do not share a household are to be permitted in the North after the Northern Executive approved the relaxat(...)

President Michael D Higgins with mourners at the funeral of civil rights leader Ivan Cooper, who died  aged 75 on Wednesday  following a long illness. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

Northern Ireland civil rights leader Ivan Cooper believed “to his last breath” that a better future was possible, President Michael D Higgins said, af(...)

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain’s Labour Party, poses for a selfie with Prof Deirdre Heenan during a visit to Lifford Bridge on the Border. Photograph: Liam McBurney/Reuters

Northern Ireland needs a voice at the Brexit talks table in London, British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said, as he urged Sinn Féin and the (...)