Health services in the North are at risk of deteriorating to the point of collapse, a report by the Northern Ireland Affairs committee in Westminster has found. File photograph: Peter Byrne/PA

Northern Ireland’s health system is at “breaking point”, a Westminster committee chair has said. Services risk deteriorating to the point of collapse(...)

An additional £1.35 million is being provided this year for suicide-prevention services in the North. Photograph: iStock

The Northern Ireland department of health has published a new suicide-prevention strategy that aims to reduce the level of suicide in the North by 10 (...)

Mickey McNulty, who lives in Gortin, just outside Omagh, has tested positive for Huntington’s disease. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty

Huntington’s disease sufferers in Northern Ireland say their battle with the “devastating” and “cruel” condition is being made more difficult by the f(...)

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) candidate Emma Little-Pengelly campaigning for the upcoming election in Belfast. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

In South Belfast, a stealthy ground war is being fought – particularly by the DUP troops who are being led by a retired political general. For the DU(...)

Former minister for finance Brian Lenihan. According to testimony at the Stormont Inquiry into Nama’s sale of the ‘Project Eagle’ property portfolio in Northern Ireland Mr Lenihan had no interest in a fire sale.

The former Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan and Nama officials made it “very clear from day one” that they had no interest in conducting a fire sale(...)

DUP Assembly member Emma Pengelly has been appointed a junior Minister in the Northern Executive. Photograph: Twitter

DUP Assembly member Emma Pengelly has been appointed a junior Minister in the Northern Executive - just four weeks after she was co-opted as the MLA f(...)