The PSNI has confirmed it is investigating allegations of ‘exploitation and criminality’ affecting the Roma community in Northern Ireland.

The PSNI has confirmed it is investigating allegations of “exploitation and criminality” affecting the Roma community in Northern Ireland. Det Chief(...)

Former first minister Peter Robinson addressing the MacGill Summer School. Photopgraph: North West Nespix

Peter Robinson’s comments about a united Ireland at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties on Friday annoyed and upset different strands of unionism, a(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: Sinn Féin “have tried to change the narrative of what happened”.

The Sinn Féin leadership needs to be far more honest about atrocities committed by the IRA during the troubles in the North, according to Fianna Fáil (...)

Calls have been made for Sinn Féin MP Barry McElduff to resign after he posted a video on social media that has been interpreted as an insult to victims of the Kingsmill massacre.

The sole survivor of the Kingsmill massacre as well as relatives of the 10 Protestants killed in south Armagh 42 years ago have rejected an apology fr(...)

 David Scoffield QC giving his opening statement to the inquiry into the botched Renewable Heat Incentive scheme which triggered the collapse of political powersharing in Northern Ireland. Photograph: RHI Inquiry/PA Wire.

Public concern over the calamitous ‘cash for ash’ scheme reached such a “fever pitch” that it contributed to the downfall of the Northern Executive an(...)

Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill and Ulster Unionist Leader Robin Swann debating on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The row over loyalist paramilitary support for unionist candidates prompted a number of clashes when senior politicians from the five main parties eng(...)

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) candidate Emma Little-Pengelly campaigning for the upcoming election in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

In South Belfast, a stealthy ground war is being fought – particularly by the DUP troops who are being led by a retired political general. For the DU(...)

 Prof Patrick Johnston, who was in his late 50s,  took over as president and vice-chancellor of Queen’s University in 2014. File photograph: Alan Betson

The death has occurred of the vice-chancellor of Queen’s University, Belfast, Professor Patrick Johnston, the college confirmed on Sunday. A leading (...)

Sinn Féin’s Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: The DUP spent three times more on a Brexit newspaper ad than they did on May’s Assembly election. Photograph: PA

The DUP has dismissed a call by Sinn Féin to disclose more information about a large donation it received to support the Leave side in last June’s Bri(...)

Arlene Foster’s comment about Michelle O’Neill’s hair colour was in essence all part of the interminable orange and green squabble. Photograph: Getty

As the Westminster election slips into a faster gear in Northern Ireland, there will be much discussion of Brexit, reinstating Stormont, the colour of(...)

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