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Lyra McKee's investigation into children who went missing during the Troubles – was due to have been published in 2020. Photograph: Jess Lowe/EPA

Lyra McKee was murdered by the New IRA in Derry in April 2019. A 29-year-old writer and journalist, she was watching a riot in the city’s Creggan es(...)

The late Seamus Close. Photograph: Kevin Boyes

Former deputy leader of the Alliance Party Seamus Close has died. The 71-year-old had recently been diagnosed with liver cancer. He served as an Ass(...)

Boris Johnson:  a much-needed diversion from the current gloom. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson should help banish some of the Brexit blues for 600 delegates attending the DUP annual conference in Belfast on Saturday. The blues mig(...)

Belfast city , from the top of Cave Hill. ‘Belfast will sound louder than you left it, there’s just a chance your view of it will have changed for the better.’ Photograph: iStock Photo

Cave Hill is an inescapable fact of Belfast life. Practically the only time you can’t see it is when you are standing right on it. It isn’t the highes(...)

The map titled ‘2018 revised proposals’ was briefly accessible on a section of the Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland website earlier this week.

A plan to redraw electoral boundaries in Northern Ireland has been significantly altered, with Belfast now set to retain its four seats, according to (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Queen’s University Belfast: It is embarrassing when the leader of a government seems to be ignorant of the reality that there is already an economic border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The DUP’s decision to support the UK leaving the European Union was based on principle and practicality. On principle, the DUP had opposed joining in (...)

Alliance Party candidate for Belfast West Sorcha Eastwood – with her husband, Dale Shirlow –  at a polling station in Lisburn on their wedding day. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Féin made major gains in the Westminster election in Northern Ireland at the expense of both the SDLP and Ulste(...)

Arlene Foster has urged unionists to rally behind the DUP to demonstrate to Sinn Féin that there is little or no prospect of a referendum on unity succeeding. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

More than 700,000 voters are expected to go to the polls in Northern Ireland on Thursday to decide which 18 MPs will be elected to the next Westminste(...)

Ulster Unionist Party member Jenny Palmer has experienced online trolling after her election result.

Ulster Unionist Jenny Palmer has called in police for assistance after coming under attack on social media after losing her seat in the Northern Asse(...)

Sinn Féin’s Seán Lynch at the Omagh count centre. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Five Winners 1. Sinn Féin The obvious big winners of this election. Their vote share increased by almost 4 per cent and, at 27 seats, they came with(...)

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