Ian Paisley

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 Democratic Unionist Party  deputy leader Nigel Dodds, pictured with party leader Arlene Foster, has been embroiled in a  bitter and brutal battle with Sinn Féin’s John Finucane in North Antrim. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

People in Northern Ireland are pretty fired up for this Westminster contest and that is illustrated by the fact that there are more than 50,000 additi(...)

Northern  secretary Julian Smith  before the Northern Ireland affairs select committee in the House of Commons. Photograph: PA Wire

Unionist MPs have branded the British government’s approach to the North in Brexit talks as “despicable” and a “betrayal”. In his first appearance be(...)

Speaker John Bercow. Photograph: UK Parliamentary Recording Unit handout

Boris Johnson’s task of assembling the 320 votes he needs to win a majority for his Brexit deal at Westminster on Saturday is complicated by the fact (...)

A loyalist mural on the Newtownards Road in Belfast, as leaders of the UDA confirmed it had decommissioned all weapons under its control

Twenty-five years on, Gary McMichael, who led the Ulster Democratic Party when loyalist paramilitaries declared a ceasefire, believes that a generatio(...)

Wrightbus workers celebrate as news breaks that a deal has been reached ‘in principle’ for Wrightbus sale. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Hydrogen entrepreneur Jo Bamford has agreed “in principle” to rescue the Wrightbus factory in Ballymena from liquidation. Some 1,200 jobs have hung in(...)

The North’s secretary of state, Julian Smith, held out some hope for a deal on Thursday. In a tweet, Mr Smith said the administrators of the business needed ‘space to get a deal over the line’. Photograph: PressEye

Wrightbus, the Ballymena bus-builder, faces liquidation as early as Friday after Jeff Wright, the pastor and majority shareholder of the property comp(...)

Johnny Adair has told BBC’s Spotlight programme that  a  stockpile of new weapons ‘came confidence to the men’. Photograph: PA

Former UDA commander Johnny Adair has described the deadly arsenal of weapons it received from the Ulster Resistance movement in the early 1990s as “a(...)

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, who has been accused of lying by claiming he was never a member of the IRA. Photograph: PA

Former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams’ assertion that he was never a member of the IRA is a “lie”, a former IRA leader has claimed in a new BBC TV serie(...)

The Dublin team celebrates with the Sam Maguire cup. Photograph:  ©INPHO/James Crombie

Fintan O’Toole/For the first time since 1171, Ireland is more powerful than Britain: It is foolish to read too much into body language, but what we sa(...)

‘This is Paisley the insurrectionary rabble-rouser, Paisley the sinister ideologue’

When you’re making a series of programmes about one of the most complicated and violently contested periods of the recent past, it’s important to trea(...)

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