Steven Agnew

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Independent Unionist Lady Sylvia Hermon retained her seat in North Down and warned Theresa May that her days are numbered. The one-time shoo-in for t(...)

There are more than 1.2 million eligible to vote in this week’s general election in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland voters will cast their ballots on Thursday for the seventh time in three years (one council, one EU referendum, one European, two Ass(...)

British prime minister Theresa May: triggered article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

A legal challenge initiated in the Irish courts with a view to halting Brexit is not proceeding and has been struck out on consent. The president of (...)

Green Party leader in Northern Ireland Steven Agnew  said that after the negotiations are concluded it must remain possible for the UK to reverse its Brexit decision. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Green party in Northern Ireland has urged the British government to call a referendum on the final Brexit deal that British prime minister Theresa(...)

Ireland and the Attorney General have entered a conditional and without prejudice appearance before the High Court to contest the action.

The president of the High Court will next month consider arguments concerning whether the Irish courts have any jurisdiction to deal with a challenge(...)

British prime minister Theresa May greets European Council president Donald Tusk in London ahead of Brexit talks. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

An early hearing is being sought in a High Court action seeking to establish if Britain can halt Brexit after triggering article 50 of the Lisbon Trea(...)

Former justice minister Claire Sugden (centre)  is running as an Independent in East Derry. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Northern Ireland is dominated by tribal politics, but smaller parties and independents continue to stand for election in the hope of a breakthrough in(...)

Steven Agnew of the Green Party in Northern Ireland:  “I believe that people are ahead of their politicians on many of the issues that have been sticking points in the past.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

In a world of Orange and Green sectarian politics, the Green Party leader in Northern Ireland insists it offers the most progressive, non-sectarian c(...)

Prime minister Theresa May: Britain’s supreme court ruled this week that she cannot trigger article 50 without the authorisation of parliament at Westminster. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

A number of Green Party leaders in Britain and Northern Ireland have been named as plaintiffs in a case before the High Court in Dublin to establish i(...)

Pro-Remain supporters wave EU flags outside the supreme court in London, after  court’s ruling on Brexit vote yesterday. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The DUP has made clear it will “battle” to get the Brexit vote put into practice, notwithstanding the London supreme court judgment that Westminster (...)

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