Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster gives a statement on her role in a botched renewable energy scheme at Parliament Buildings, Belfast. Photograph: PA

DUP First Minister Arlene Foster is to remain in the role after a motion of “no confidence” against her was lost in the Assembly on Monday afternoon. (...)

Arlene Foster: the DUP   rejects the idea of her standing aside, which Martin McGuinness said was what he would do in the circumstances. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

A crucial meeting of Northern politicians is being held at Stormont to address the controversy surrounding the Renewable Heat Incentive, or “cash for(...)

John Lewis has long been seen as an attractive entrant to the Sprucefield retail area outside Belfast. Photograph: iStock

Attempts to secure the first John Lewis store in Northern Ireland were given a major boost on Friday by a High Court order on a new planning blueprint(...)

Scottish First Minister  Nicola Sturgeon suggests Scotland could be accommodated in an EU  half-way house akin to Norway, while the rest of the UK adopts a “hard” Brexit. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

There was a time in the earliest years of the history of the EU/EEC/EC when you were either in or out. And if you were in, you took the whole package,(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster said a new ‘new border’ using  technology and data analytics could be put in place between the North and the Republic after the UK leaves the EU.

Northern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster has raised the prospect of a “new border” based on technology and data analytics, after the United Kin(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has given the  clearest signal yet that the Government is seeking a special status for Northern Ireland as a solution to the threat of a hard border on the island post-Brexit. File photograph: Getty Images

The Government will seek a “legal recognition of the unique status of the North and the circumstances on the island” as part of the arrangements when(...)

Lt Tom Kettle, in an image from his book The Ways of War. The MP and academic  was one of the most high-profile Irish casualties of the  Battle of the Somme.

One hundred years to the day after he was killed at the Battle of Ginchy in France during the first World War, Lt Tom Kettle has been remembered in Du(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the North’s First and Deputy First Ministers are meeting in Dublin on Monday to discuss the fallout from the Brexit referendum vote. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Northern Ireland’s power-sharing leaders are split over a proposed all-island forum to deal with the fall-out from Brexit. First Minister Arlene Fos(...)

Wreaths are layed at the Stone of Remembrance after the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memorial in Thiepval, France. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The heroism of the thousands of Irishmen killed at the Battle of the Somme “will never be forgotten” the Lord Mayor of Belfast said at Belfast city ha(...)

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson said the UK voted to leave the European Union and that decision must be respected. File photograph: Frank Miller

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson has said the Brexit result provides many opportunities for Northern Ireland. He said he wants the North to maintain a tradi(...)

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