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The Northern Assembly’s fiance committee called on Sinn Féin Minister of Finance Máirtín  Ó Muilleoir should stand aside pending the outcome of an investigation. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The pressure on the Sinn Féin Minister of Finance Máirtín O Muilleoir has intensified after the Northern Assembly’s finance committee called on him to(...)

Former Sinn Féin Northern Assembly committee chairman Daithí McKay, who has resigned as an MLA following allegations that he communicated with blogger Jamie Bryson before the  latter gave explosive evidence about  Nama dealings in Northern Ireland. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The central question arising from the latest, rather astonishing, Nama allegations is who do you believe and, more precisely, who is telling the truth(...)

Arlene Foster: she denied the DUP decision to support the Leave campaign in the Brexit referendum was a mistake

Arlene Foster has been accused of engaging in a “breathtaking reverse ferret” after she and Martin McGuinness wrote to the British prime minister to (...)

Gerry McGeough: “Anyone who had shown any resistance to the British was deemed to have bad character and everything was to be criminalised. So you have Irish Catholics, traitors in effect, administering British rule here in the six counties.” Photograph: PA

Catholics who have served as judges and prosecutors in Northern Ireland’s legal system are “traitors” who will be dealt with as “collaborators” once t(...)

Queen Elizabeth  and the   Duke of Edinburgh travel by steam train along the north Antrim coast from Coleraine to Bellarena, on the second day of her visit to Northern Ireland.  Photograph: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip spent a day on the scenic north coast yesterday, much of it in the North Antrim constituency that recorded the highe(...)

Northern Secretary and Leave campaigner Theresa Villiers said there was “no appetite” for a Border poll. Photograph: AFP

Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers has effectively ruled out a Border poll on a united Ireland despite calls for such a plebiscite from senior Sinn (...)

The SDLP’s  Alex Attwood: “The resistance by those in the state and illegal groups who resist truth and are threatened by accountability must not prevail.” Photograph: Matt Bohill

The SDLP justice spokesman, Alex Attwood, has said the decision to resume the inquests into the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings, which left 21 dead and (...)

Traditional Unionist Voice leader Jim Allister said the concern over the Nama sale “touches on the credibility” of the finance committee

The North’s Department of Finance is to be asked to provide any additional documentation it has that could facilitate the investigation into the sale(...)

Éirígí national chairman Brian Leeson said one reason Éirígí  supported Brexit because the EU was “very much anchored in neo-liberal policies such as privatisation and austerity and programmes that have been enforced on countries such as Greece and Spain”.  File photograph: Adam Berry/Getty Images

Irish republican socialist group Éirígí has started erecting Vote Leave posters in the North urging voters to support Britain and Northern Ireland exi(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster (DUP) speaking at The Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2016 at Omagh Leisure Centre. Photograph: John McVitty/Press Eye

The 2016 Northern Assembly elections came to a conclusion on Saturday afternoon with the DUP and Sinn Féin still the dominant parties in Northern Irel(...)

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