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SDLP leader Colum Eastwood MP with party colleague and Minister for Infrastructure, Nichola Mallon MLA,  at Stormont in Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Stormont remained deadlocked on Tuesday over the introduction of Irish language legislation ahead of Monday’s deadline for the nomination of the North(...)

The minister  said  engagement between the PSNI and An Garda Síochána was happening quickly and in most cases significantly faster than the minimum standard required between EU states. Photograph: iStock

Brexit has had “no impact” on cross-Border co-operation on law enforcement, a UK government minister has said. Northern Ireland Office (NIO) Ministe(...)

The Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies at 10 Burlington Road, above, and 24 St Stephen’s Green  are two of the youngest buildings in Dublin to secure preservation status. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two 1970s buildings, one of which required the demolition of a Regency house on St Stephen’s Green for its construction, have been added to Dublin cit(...)

DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson who called on the UK government to “withdraw these regulations, respect the fact that devolution has been restored”. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The UK government has said it remains legally obliged to introduce abortion services in Northern Ireland regardless of a motion passed in the North’s (...)

The North’s Minister of Justice, Naomi Long, has said her department is willing to administer the scheme. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA

The North’s Secretary of State has said the disagreement between the UK government and the Northern Executive over who should pay for a pension scheme(...)

 Robert Ballagh in his studio in  Arbour Hill, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

At 77, Robert Ballagh, one of Ireland’s most successful and controversial artists is still painting away at his studio on Arbour Hill in Stoneybatter.(...)

 Jeremy Hunt talking  with Chelsea Pensioners during a tour of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. Photograph:  Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

Conservative leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has called for a “technology-led solution” to keep the Border open after Brexit, promising that he will (...)

Safe for now: Lansdowne House, Brian Hogan’s Ballsbridge office block, is so distinctive it should be a protected structure. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Architects may ‘have a vested interest in knocking things down’, but for Brian Hogan, Dublin’s most prolific commercial architect for three decades(...)

A building commissioned by the city of Dessau and designed by the founder of the Bauhaus, Walter Gropius.

One hundred years ago, this year, an art and design school opened in Germany. It would remain in operation for just 14 years, under three different di(...)

Theresa May’s government has made a proposal for the backstop that would involve the whole of the UK remaining within the EU customs territory, but it has not yet set out its proposals for regulatory alignments. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA

The backstop arrangement to guarantee no hard border after Brexit will not require full regulatory alignment with the single market, a Brexit ministe(...)

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