DUP leader Arlene Foster with her  deputy  Nigel Dodds as they hold a press conference at Stormont Castle. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Arlene ‘hyperbole’ Foster. I chuckled to myself when I heard the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party saying there has been “a lot of hyperbole” si(...)

The Northern Ireland RHI system was flawed becaus there was no cap placed on usage of the boilers while grants were overgenerous.  File photograph: Getty

More than 800 individuals and companies received £62 million under the botched Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, the North’s Department for the E(...)

The Stormont Estate in Belfast. File photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

What’s this about new political talks in Northern Ireland? The British and Irish governments and the northern parties are embarking on a new attempt (...)

Minster for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan: ‘The onus is on the parties themselves. That is the essence of devolution.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin and the DUP have been told they will have to do the “heavy lifting” if the Stormont institutions are to be re-established following a second(...)

Sinn Féin party president Gerry Adams waves to the media as he walks with Sinn Féin’s Northern leader Michelle O’Neill on the Falls road in front of a mural of IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands in Belfast. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has offered some qualification to his precondition that Arlene Foster cannot be part of the next Northern Executive un(...)

The Renewable Heat Incentive scheme was set up to encourage businesses and other non-domestic users to move from using fossil fuels to renewable heating systems. File photograph: Getty Images

Hundreds of Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) boiler owners secured permission to challenge plans to publish their names at the High Court in Belfast on (...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster: rejecting charges from political opponents and the media that she lacked humility, she said: “I believe the people of Northern Ireland know exactly who I am.”   Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

DUP leader Arlene Foster said she “will have to work” with the new Sinn Féin northern leader Michelle O’Neill if the Northern Ireland Executive and As(...)

Retired judge Sir Patrick Coghlin will chair  inquiry into the RHI scheme. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Retired judge Sir Patrick Coghlin is to chair a public inquiry into the so-called “cash for ash” scheme. Northern Ireland Minister for Finance Máirtí(...)

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