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(...)

Queen Elizabeth  and the   Duke of Edinburgh travel by steam train along the north Antrim coast from Coleraine to Bellarena, on the second day of her visit to Northern Ireland.  Photograph: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip spent a day on the scenic north coast yesterday, much of it in the North Antrim constituency that recorded the highe(...)

Arlene Foster: ‘The priority of the Executive will be to ensure that Northern Ireland’s interests are protected and advanced and that new opportunities are developed as part of any new arrangements,’ she said. Photograph: Eric Luke

Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness are to meet Taoiseach Enda Kenny next Monday as the Northern Ireland Executive begins to draw up plans to deal wi(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster said strategy would be devised on the panel’s recommendations.

The Irish and British governments have been advised to consider decommissioning measures as part of an effort to address paramilitarism in Northern I(...)

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(...)

Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt speaks during the launch of his party’s Assembly election manifesto at the Park Avenue Hotel in east Belfast,  April 14th, 2016. Mr Nesbitt accused the DUP and Sinn Féin of “arrogance” for portraying the battle to secure the next first ministerial role as a two-horse race. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt has not ruled out the possibility that he rather than Arlene Foster or Martin McGuinness would be Northern I(...)

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster launching  her party’s  manifesto for the Northen Ireland Assembly election at   the Spectrum Centre, Belfast on Monday. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire.

DUP leader Arlene Foster has called on unionists to vote for her party in the Northern Assembly elections to ensure she is returned as First Minister.(...)

 Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy (66) of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth arriving for his sentencing hearing at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

As a young police officer, former Police Service of Northern Ireland assistant chief constable Alan McQuillan once engaged in a bizarre game of cross-(...)

The men forced their way into a house in the Walmer Street area of south Belfast on Thursday night around 10.30 pm and shot the man.

Police have launched a murder investigation after a 28-year-old man died following a shooting in the Ormeau Road area of south Belfast. Up to four me(...)

Traditional Unionist Voice leader Jim Allister: proposed Bill that would have reduced the upper limit for special advisers’ salaries from £92,000 a year to about £78,000. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin has defended a general election manifesto commitment to impose a cap on the pay of government special advisers while opposing a Bill that wo(...)

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