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 A DUP Stormont minister has said the rules apply to everyone after one of her Westminster colleagues was pictured not wearing a mask on a train.  Photo credit should read: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

A DUP Stormont minister has said the rules apply to everyone after one of her Westminster colleagues was pictured not wearing a mask on a train. East(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster, Finance Minister Conor Murphy and deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill at a press conference in Parliament Buildings, Stormont on the latest coronavirus situation. Photograph: PA Wire

A decision on whether to impose a curfew on the hospitality industry in the North to limit the spread of coronavirus has been postponed until next wee(...)

The alarming uptick in Covid-19 outbreaks, after Northern Ireland’s cheering early record, gives figureheads Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill another chance to show unity, a tiring public willing them on. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Pandemic dilemmas have merely blurred the incoherence of the five-party Stormont Executive. The alarming uptick in Covid-19 outbreaks, after Northern (...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: PRU/AFP via Getty

Boris Johnson attempted to quell a burgeoning Conservative backbench rebellion on Monday, telling MPs his plan to break international law was necessar(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson said the measures contained in the Internal Market Bill to set aside parts of the Brexit deal were an ‘insurance policy’ he hoped would ‘never be invoked’. Photograph: PA Wire

Boris Johnson’s plan to break international law by reneging on the Brexit withdrawal agreement has survived a backbench rebellion to pass its first st(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster insisted the Executive was not ‘scaremongering’ about Covid-19. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

Northern Ireland is at a “tipping point” in the battle to stop the spread of coronavirus, the North’s First Minister has warned. Two more people with(...)

 Sir Declan Morgan Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland said the British government’s comments about the Northern Ireland protocol   enable ‘others to take the view that they can choose which laws apply to them’. Photograph: Alan Betson

The UK government’s plans to breach aspects of the EU withdrawal agreement could undermine the rule of law domestically , Lord Chief Justice of Northe(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Prospects of a trade deal between Britain and the European Union dimmed to a flicker last night after London admitted that it plans to break internati(...)

Sammy Wilson: “I am pleased that the government is open to changes, but we will judge the legislation on its impact rather than the headlines and speculation”

Pro-Remain parties in Northern Ireland emphasised on Tuesday that they would oppose any attempt to undermine the Brexit withdrawal agreement following(...)

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill described the potential new British legislation as a ‘treacherous betrayal’. Photograph: PA

The leaders of the North’s pro-Remain parties have written to UK prime minister Boris Johnson and the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier insisting t(...)

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