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Over 1,500 people from across Ireland and Scotland registered for Saturday’s Breastival event at the Ulster Museum  which promoted the messages: “normalise, celebrate and support” breastfeeding. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Hundreds of women have gathered in Belfast for the second annual Breastival event to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week. Over 1,500 people from acros(...)

Former Northern Ireland first minister and DUP leader Peter Robinson. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Unionists who maintain that a vote on a united Ireland should not be discussed are talking “claptrap” as the “battle for the union is on”, former Nort(...)

Former first minister Peter Robinson addressing the MacGill Summer School. Photopgraph: North West Nespix

Peter Robinson’s comments about a united Ireland at the MacGill Summer School in Glenties on Friday annoyed and upset different strands of unionism, a(...)

DUP MP Ian Paisley apologising to the House of Commons. Photograph: PA

The poet WR Rodgers once said of Ian Paisley snr, “there but for the grace of God, goes God”. But if the Big Man was a bit of a bully, the son is bett(...)

British prime minister Theresa May prepares to meet Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz at 10 Downing Street on Monday, in London. Photograph:  John Phillips/Getty Images

The DUP has sought assurances from Theresa May following the resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson. In the House of Commons, the DUP Westmin(...)

Arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

David Davis’s resignation as Brexit Secretary has been hailed by fellow Eurosceptic Conservatives — and seized upon by opposition MPs as an indictment(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party  MP Sammy Wilson: denounced abortion and said he was not embarrassed by his party’s opposition to it. Photograph:  Leon Neal/AFP/Getty

Sammy Wilson could not have known that he would be called to speak immediately after Conservative MP Heidi Allen had brought a hush to the House of Co(...)

Sinn Féin’s vice president and Northern leader Michelle O’Neill (right) shaking hands with members of the Together for Yes group who campaigned for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Legislative change on abortion in Northern Ireland should be brought about by the Stormont Assembly or through the British and Irish Intergovernmental(...)

DUP MP Sammy Wilson said  none of the mooted proposals had been discussed with his party. File image: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) has urged the British Conservative Party to stop coming up with “half-cooked ideas” on dealing with the Border and(...)

Cavan-Monaghan Fianna Fáil TD Brendan Smith. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Fianna Fáil TD has criticised former Northern Ireland secretary Owen Paterson and DUP MP Sammy Wilson for remarks made about the Irish Border during(...)

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