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Talks remain deadlocked on a number of issues, but chiefly over the Irish language. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

British prime minister Theresa May and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar are coming under increased pressure to get involved directly in the Stormont talks. Nor(...)

Northern Secretary James Brokenshire has been accused of snubbing the Irish national anthem after he was absent for the playing of Amhrán na bhFiann at the McKenna Cup final. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Northern secretary James Brokenshire has been accused of snubbing the Irish national anthem after he was absent for the playing of Amhrán na bhFiann a(...)

Irish-born Conor McGinn, Labour MP for St Helens North in Merseyside, says his constituency is better off in the EU

There is a view among some of those campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union that an exit would result in a return to an idyllic version of(...)

South Armagh-born Conor McGinn, a  Labour Party MP for St Helens North, says: ‘I fundamentally believe that the facts bear out that for my constituency in the north west is better for being in the EU than not’.

There is a view among some of those campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union that an exit would result in a return to an idyllic version o(...)

British prime minister David Cameron with the Bushmills Distillery cooper and chairman David Gosnell (left) during his visit to Bushmills distillery in Co Antrim. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

British prime minister David Cameron has warned a Brexit would damage the economy and farming industry in Northern Ireland during a visit to persuade(...)

South Armagh man Conor McGinn, the son of a former Sinn Féin councillor, has won a Merseyside seat for the Labour Party in the House of Commons, increasing the party’s majority in St Helen’s North by four votes. Photograph: Conor McGinn Twitter page.

South Armagh man Conor McGinn, the son of a former Sinn Féin councillor, has won a Merseyside seat for the Labour Party in the House of Commons, incre(...)

The Royal Navy’s 16,000-ton Trident-class nuclear submarine Vanguard: the SNP joined with Plaid Cymru and the Greens to oppose plans to replace the fleet, calling the weapons “morally repugnant”. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

The Conservatives and Labour have combined in the House of Commons to reject demands by the Greens, Plaid Cymru and the Scottish National Party to s(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers speaks at the   Conservative Party Conference at Manchester Central yesterday. Photograph:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Grotesque sectarian street demonstrations threaten the North’s ability to attract foreign investors, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa V(...)

Michael Gallagher, whose son Aiden (21) was killed in the Omagh bomb attack. Photograph: PA

Some of the relatives of the victims Omagh bombing said they intend to seek a judicial review of the decision by the British government not to hold(...)