DUP leader Edwin Poots, right, and MLA Paul Givan leave Government Buildings in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty

Paul Givan and Edwin Poots go way back. These days, they are the DUP’s representatives for Lagan Valley in the Stormont Assembly – and, in Poots’s cas(...)

Martina Anderson became a senior figure in Sinn Féin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The family of Martina Anderson, who has been stood down from Sinn Féin in Derry after an inquiry across the republican movement, say she is the victim(...)

Sinn Féin  MLA Martina Anderson will not be contesting next Stormont election. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Veteran Sinn Féin figure Martina Anderson was stood down after an “unprecedented” inquiry across the republican movement which investigated claims of (...)

Martina Anderson described the party review’s recommendation as a “body blow” . Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Senior Sinn Féin politician Martina Anderson has confirmed she will not stand in the next Assembly elections. Ms Anderson and her party colleague, K(...)

While there is no doubt about empty shelves in some stores, others have downplayed the extent of the problem. Photograph: Alan Betson

The British government is likely to resist increasing pressure from the DUP for it to override the Northern Ireland protocol because of trade disrupti(...)

UUP leader Steve Aiken said that too often in the Brexit debate ‘it sounds like Boris bashing turns into Brit-bashing, and that is not something that I think it conducive or helpful for the people of Northern Ireland’. File photograph:  Niall Carson/PA.

The North’s Assembly has passed a motion rejecting the UK government’s Internal Market Bill and any claim it is necessary to protect the Belfast Agree(...)

Sinn Féin MLA Martina Anderson said the UK government was ‘driving a coach and horses through strands one, two and three of the Good Friday Agreement’ by attempting to change the Brexit withdrawal agreement. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A motion has been passed in the Northern Ireland Assembly calling on the UK government to “honour its commitments” regarding the Brexit withdrawal agr(...)

DUP’s Sammy Wilson. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Almost six hectares of land [14 acres] could become a border control post at the port of Larne from next year, the area’s MP has told the House of Com(...)

Sinn Féin Derry Assembly member Martina Anderson  referred to accounts of DNR notices being placed at some care homes. File photograph: Alan Betson

The number of people who have died from coronavirus in Northern Ireland has risen by four to 82, according to the latest figures from the North’s Publ(...)

PSNI constable Peadar Heffron was injured by a booby-trap bomb that exploded under his car in 2010. File photograph:  Paul Faith/PA Wire

The North’s deputy chief constable has condemned as “cruel and disgusting” posters which used an image of a police officer injured in a dissident rep(...)

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