The North’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride has advised that Northern Ireland should go into lockdown. File photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA

Border counties could be moved to Level 4 restrictions if the North goes ahead with introducing a lockdown as advocated by the chief medical officer t(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland said the government was determined that businesses should be able to trade freely in and with Northern Ireland. Photograph: Getty

The British government will press ahead with a plan to introduce a second Bill giving ministers the power to override the Brexit withdrawal agreement,(...)

Jennifer McNern, joined by other victims and supporters from Wave Trauma group outside Belfast High Court. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The North’s justice department will administer a compensation scheme in a major step forward for the worst injured victims of the Troubles. Deputy Fi(...)

Peter Geoghegan contends that the money was channelled to the DUP through the official Vote Leave campaign. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Longford-born journalist Peter Geoghegan was sitting in a train carriage in Newcastle just before the Brexit referendum in 2016 when a quest began to (...)

First Minister Arlene Foster outside Stormont in Belfast. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

First Minister Arlene Foster has insisted there is no threat to her leadership of the DUP after eleven of the party’s 27 MLAs defied her wishes in a v(...)

Arlene Foster insists that no Minister can go on a solo run with a controversial decision under the new legislation. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Eleven of the DUP’s 27 Assembly members have defied party leader Arlene Foster by abstaining on a vote for new legislation chiefly designed to free up(...)

Michelle O’Neill acknowledged that she was wrong to have had a selfie taken with two of the mourners. Photograph: Sinn Féin/PA Wire

Once again Stormont is in crisis mode. The leaders of the DUP, the SDLP, the Unionist Party and Alliance want Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister Michelle(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald (left) and the North’s Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill during Bobby Storey’s funeral. Photograph: PA

The row has escalated over allegations that Sinn Féin breached Covid-19 social distancing rules at Bobby Storey’s funeral on Tuesday with the DUP call(...)

DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson who called on the UK government to “withdraw these regulations, respect the fact that devolution has been restored”. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The UK government has said it remains legally obliged to introduce abortion services in Northern Ireland regardless of a motion passed in the North’s (...)

Belfast mural depicting Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill (L) and the DUP’s Arlene Foster as the unlikely bedfellow characters from the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

How is it that Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill seem to be getting on so well? In the past couple of weeks the DUP First Minister and Sinn Féin Depu(...)

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