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DUP Westminster leader Nigel Dodds at the Belfast count centre after losing his seat to Sinn Féin candidate John Finucane. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Big changes after the Westminster election in Northern Ireland. So, no surprise there. Voters were annoyed with the DUP over Brexit, and probably oth(...)

The first results from Northern Ireland’s 18 constituencies are expected to start coming through from shortly after 1am. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Political anoraks with an interest in Northern Ireland politics probably will have to stay up to after 4am on Friday morning before they know all the (...)

 Democratic Unionist Party  deputy leader Nigel Dodds, pictured with party leader Arlene Foster, has been embroiled in a  bitter and brutal battle with Sinn Féin’s John Finucane in North Antrim. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

People in Northern Ireland are pretty fired up for this Westminster contest and that is illustrated by the fact that there are more than 50,000 additi(...)

Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald (C) flanked by Northern leader Michelle O’Neill (L) and party candidates speaks at their manifesto launch in Derry on Monday. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

The Westminster poll is the “election of a generation” and in terms of the contest in North Belfast, an opportunity to create a “political earthquake”(...)

Sinn Féin’s MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone Michelle Gildernew says unionists have pledged to vote for her in upcoming UK election. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

In Fermanagh South Tyrone, the candidates know all too well that every vote really does count. In 2010, Sinn Féin’s Michelle Gildernew defeated a uni(...)

Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald, fanked by North Belfast candidate John Finucane and party vice president Michelle O’Neill. Ms McDonald said there was no contradiction in asking republicans to vote for a unionist. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire.

Sinn Féin is to stand aside in three Northern constituencies in December’s general election and has urged its voters to back other candidates who supp(...)

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds with party leader Arlene Foster at the DUP annual conference in Belfast last weekend. Photograph:  Michael Cooper/PA Wire

By Freya McClements Northern Correspondent The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) is to step aside in North Belfast in the UK’s forthcoming general electio(...)

 DUP  leader Arlene Foster said she believes in unionist co-operation and parties working together to maximise representation. File image: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Democratic Unionist Party will step aside for their rivals the Ulster Unionist Party in the Fermanagh South Tyrone constituency. DUP leader Arlen(...)

Arlene Foster,   DUP leader, party deputy leader, Nigel Dodds  and MP Jeffrey Donaldson. File photo. Photograph:  Carl Court/Getty

Pressure is mounting on the incoming Ulster Unionist Party leader Steve Aiken from fellow unionists to change his decision that his party will contest(...)

Probably the biggest threat for the DUP is in South Belfast, where Emma Little-Pengelly is the MP. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

Brexit has triggered deep passions in the North, and an election will allow voters another opportunity to express what they think of the idea of North(...)

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