People confront British soldiers on William Street in Derry minutes before paratroopers opened fire, killing 14 civilians on what became known as Bloody Sunday. Photograph: Getty

There are few things as meaningless as a Stormont consensus. The Northern Ireland assembly was recalled this Tuesday for an SDLP motion rejecting UK (...)

 DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said the British government was illustrating that the ‘protocol is not working’. File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The British government’s demands for a new deal on the Northern Ireland protocol prompted different political responses in the North. The DUP describe(...)

 Sir Jeffrey  Donaldson speaking  in the House of Commons, London, on the legacy of Northern Ireland’s troubled past earlier this week. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

DUP leader Sir Jeffrey Donaldson is set for a virtual meeting with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic on Monday morning, to set out his(...)

Minister for  Foreign Affairs  Simon Coveney: “Some have sold the British government’s position during the week as a fait accompli. There is no fait accompli.” Photograph:  John Thys/AFP

The leaders of the North’s five main parties held “robust” discussions with the UK government’s northern secretary on Friday over plans to end all Tro(...)

Brexit minister David Frost will next week outline Britain’s proposals for changing the way the protocol is implemented. File photograph: Aris Oikonomou/AFP/Getty Images

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Jeffrey Donaldson has told MPs that his party will not support any overhaul of the Northern Ireland protocol u(...)

 The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin said it was ‘deeply disheartening’ to witness a key signatory of the Stormont House Agreement  renege on  that commitment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The head of the Catholic Church in Ireland has strongly criticised plans by the British government to end all Troubles-era prosecutions which he said (...)

Northern  Secretary Brandon Lewis  speaking in the House of Commons. He said that in the autumn he proposed to bring in a statute of limitations banning all prosecutions of Troubles-related killings and other crimes. Photograph:  UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Brandon Lewis’s plans to introduce what has been characterised as a “de facto amnesty” for those involved in Troubles-related killi(...)

Family members of Ballymurphy massacre victims Eileen McKeown (left), daughter of Joseph Corr, and Mary Corr, daughter in law of Joseph Corr, at Springhill Community House in Belfast, watching Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis announcing the UK Government’s plans to introduce legislation to end all prosecutions related to the Northern Ireland Troubles before 1998. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Northern Secretary Brandon Lewis’s proposals to end all Troubles-related prosecutions have triggered a wave of criticism from victims’ groups and poli(...)

The huge bonfire in Craigyhill, Larne, is lit on the Eleventh night to usher in the Twelfth commemorations. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Twelfth of July parades which took place across Northern Ireland on Monday passed off “without incident”, the Police Service of Northern Ireland s(...)

The Tigers Bay bonfire is now set to be lit as planned this weekend as part of traditional Eleventh Night events. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire.

Two Stormont ministers have failed in a legal bid to force police in Northern Ireland to assist in removing a contentious loyalist bonfire. Sinn Féin(...)

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