Britain’s Brexit secretary David Davison the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show on Sunday.

British government Brexit Secretary David Davis has suggested “tagging of containers” could be one method of monitoring trade across the Border after (...)

Sinn Féin leader in Northern Ireland Michelle O’Neill (centre), with newly elected Sinn Fein MP for West Tyrone Barry McElduff MP (left) and newly elected MP for Fermanagh & South Tyrone, Michelle Gildernew (right), at the Omagh Leisure Complex, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The DUP and Sinn Féin virtually swept the boards in the Westminster election in Northern Ireland, so thoroughly did they clean up the political prizes(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster at the launch of  the party’s general election campaign  in east Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has not ruled out agreeing to an Irish language Act. Speaking in east Belfast where she launched the (...)

 UUP leader Mike Nesbitt has said:  “I am saying you should vote for any candidate that you trust will do the right thing for your community and for your constituency and for Northern Ireland.” File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The leader of the Ulster Unionists has said that, after his own party, he will vote for the nationalist SDLP ahead of other unionist candidates in th(...)

The scene at a petrol station on the Crumlin Road in north Belfast on Sunday night after  a police officer was shot in the arm. Photograph: PA Wire

A man aged 36 has been arrested after a policeman was shot in a drive-by attack in north Belfast, the PSNI has said. The community officer was injure(...)

Prominent Ulster Defence Association figure John Boreland, who was murdered with a shotgun outside his north Belfast home. Photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A senior police officer in the North has appealed for calm after the murder in north Belfast of prominent Ulster Defence Association figure John Borel(...)

Paul Maskey of Sinn Féin (left), who has been elected in Belfast West,  congratulates fellow party member Gerry Kelly (right) on being elected as MLA for Belfast North, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The Belfast North count is complete in the Northern Ireland Assembly elections. It is a similar result as in 2011 - two seats to Sinn Féin, three to (...)

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness: ‘It’s just ludicrous to suggest the Taoiseach isn’t entitled to comment publicly on the repercussions of a British withdrawal from Europe.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was fully entitled to comment on the repercussions of a British exit from the EU for Northern Ireland, according to Northern Ire(...)

Arlene Foster has been elected leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, succeeding Peter Robinson, who has led the party since 2008. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

New leader of the Democratic Unionist Party Arlene Foster has said she wants to create a “more harmonious” society in Northern Ireland. She told the(...)

The East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson has decided not to contest the leadership of the Democratic Unionist Party.

The East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson has decided not to contest the leadership of the Democratic Unionist Party. After giving the matter serious consider(...)