A still from the BBC Northern Ireland ‘Spotlight’ programme broadcast on Tuesday night. Image: BBC Spotlight via YouTube

The UK’s National Crime Agency must give regular public updates on its investigation into a £1.2 billion property sale by the National Asset Manageme(...)

Daithí McKay. Photograph: Pacemaker

Sinn Féin’s suspension of Daithí McKay is a recognition of its problems in developing a new Northern generation. The party’s lack of second-tier tal(...)

The Northern Assembly’s fiance committee called on Sinn Féin Minister of Finance Máirtín  Ó Muilleoir should stand aside pending the outcome of an investigation. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The pressure on the Sinn Féin Minister of Finance Máirtín O Muilleoir has intensified after the Northern Assembly’s finance committee called on him to(...)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir said those seeking to link him to the controversy that forced the resignation of Daithi McKay, the former Sinn Féin chairman of the Assembly’s Finance committee, were indulging in “petty party politicking”. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Stormont’s finance minister has insisted he knew nothing of a party colleague’s controversial contact with a witness to an inquiry into Northern Irela(...)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: “All my relevant interests are declared; and rules regarding gifts and hospitality are adhered to. I am satisfied that I am fully compliant with the code”

The SDLP has queried why the North’s Minister of Finance Máirtín Ó Muilleoir has been reappointed as a director of the Belfast Media Group just weeks(...)

Traditional Unionist Voice leader Jim Allister said the concern over the Nama sale “touches on the credibility” of the finance committee

The North’s Department of Finance is to be asked to provide any additional documentation it has that could facilitate the investigation into the sale(...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood flanked by party colleagues as he addresses the media in Stormont after the  Executive was formed. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The new Northern Executive looks and feels different. It looks different because it has seven new Ministers if you include the two junior posts. It f(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  with new  Minister of Justice Claire Sugden at Stormont. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The new Northern Executive is holding its first meeting at Stormont today after the issue of who would become Minister of Justice was resolved in th(...)

Martin McGuinness: announced four Sinn Féin Assembly members yesterday, including one junior minister, who will join him in the Northern Executive. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye /PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said he is “100 per cent confident” a minister of justice will be appointed today and a ne(...)

Naomi Long of the Alliance Party is congratulated by her husband Michael Long after being elected as MLA for Belfast East. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The DUP has first choice of which ministry to take in the new Northern Executive which is scheduled to be formed in two weeks’ time. Sinn Féin will ha(...)

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