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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(...)

Former diplomat Ray Bassett has told a meeting at Westminster that the Government and the EU should drop their demand for a backstop agreement on the Border ahead of next month’s European Union summit in Brussels. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former Irish diplomat Ray Bassett has told a meeting at Westminster that the Government and the EU should drop their demand for a backstop agreement o(...)

Democratic Unionist Party MP Sammy Wilson: his comments are part of the DUP’s panic over Brexit. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty

Sammy Wilson, an MP and former Stormont finance minister, has accused Tánaiste Simon Coveney of being a “belligerent, interfering Brit-basher” us(...)

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