Mervyn Storey

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File photograph, from June 1995, of the border checkpoint at Clady, Co Derry, on the border with Donegal. Photograph: PA Wire

A hard Brexit could become a “trigger” for people to join dissident republican or loyalist paramilitary groups, the Chief Constable of the Police Serv(...)

Residents were advised to leave a number of homes in the Rathvarna Drive  area of Lisburn (above), Co Antrim, on Wednesday afternoon following a report of a suspicious object. File photograph: Google Street View

Homes were evacuated on Wednesday in a fourth security alert in less than 24 hours in Northern Ireland. Residents were advised to leave a number of (...)

The scene after a cash machine was stolen in Bushmills in Co Antrim on Monday night. Photograph: Pacemaker

An ATM stolen in Bushmills, Co Antrim, early on Tuesday morning when it was ripped from a shop wall in the town has been recovered. It is as yet uncl(...)

Mary Lou McDonald: “There is nothing to apologise for and no retraction to be made.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald has refused to retract her comment that she believes no one within the senior ranks of the PSNI is capable o(...)

Mary Lou McDonald: ‘This is an issue of the culture of policing’. Photograph: Tom Honan

, The leader of Sinn Féin Mary Lou McDonald has rejected Police Federation of Northern Ireland criticism that her comments about a potential new chi(...)

Jim Allister, the leader of the Traditional Unionist Voice. He has been effective in forensically exposing the flaws at the heart of the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme

Jim Allister, the leader of the Traditional Unionist Voice party, the dissident wing of unionism, has a catchy campaign slogan wherever he got it fro(...)

‘Arlene Foster and her colleagues knew with complete certainty that a large majority of voters in Northern Ireland wished to stay in the EU. Foster as First Minister had a duty to represent, not the DUP, but Northern Ireland.’ Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

A funny thing happened on the way to the Brexit vote last June and it has important resonances for the Northern Ireland elections.  Two days bef(...)

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(...)

The Republic abolished air passenger duty in 2014. Image: iStock

The North’s new Minister for Finance wants the Northern Ireland Executive to have “full control of air passenger duty”, the £13 (€16.75) tax that is (...)

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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