Maurice Bradley of the DUP (centre) celebrates his election as an MLA for East Derry at the Foyle Arena. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

In the East Derry constituency it was a case of as you were with no representational change in the constituency. However not for the first time in t(...)

It is going to be a tight battle for the sixth seat in East Derry, with all eyes on independent unionist Claire Sugden to see if she can hold the sea(...)

Van Morrison: one of the 85 recipients from  Northern Ireland  who will be honoured by Queen Elizabeth. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

East Belfast-born Van Morrison is to be knighted for services to the music industry. The singer-songwriter was named in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday hon(...)