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Alliance deputy leader Stephen Farry was among the politicians in the North to be threatened. Photograph: File/AFP via Getty Images

Loyalist paramilitaries have issued threats to Assembly members in the SDLP, the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and Alliance. Following on threats issue(...)

PSNI officers have warned a number of reporters of threats against them

Loyalist terrorists in Northern Ireland have issued threats against journalists working for two Belfast-based newspapers, the owners have said. A num(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster (left) and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill give a Covid-19 press briefing in Stormont on Thursday. File photograph: Colm Lenaghan/PA

A second patient has died of coronavirus in Northern Ireland. The Department of Health (DoH) said the patient was elderly, had an underlying medical (...)

Ark Housing chief executive Jim McShane and Dominic O’Neill, corporate acquisition manager at Danske Bank

A Northern Ireland housing association which provides accommodation and support services for homeless individuals and families is to invest £75 millio(...)

Sensata makes parts for the automotive and aviation industries. Photograph: iStock

American electronics company Sensata Technologies is to close one of its operations in Northern Ireland early next year with the loss of 270 jobs. S(...)

PSNI has asked witnesses to come forward concerning the death of Glen Quinn.

A man whose body was found in Co Antrim at the weekend had been assaulted a week before his death, the police have said. However the Police Service (...)

Police are questioning three people over the death of Glen Quinn. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Three people are being questioned over the murder of man in Co Antrim. Glen Quinn (47), was discovered in Ashleigh Park in the Woodburn area of Carri(...)

A 12th of July parade through Tandragee. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

What is “The Twelfth”? It is the annual Ulster Protestant celebration - held every year on July 12th - in religiously divided Northern Ireland that c(...)

The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife: a detail from Daniel Maclise’s vast painting. Copyright National Gallery of Ireland

On May 1st, 1169 the deposed King of Leinster Dermot MacMurrough (Diarmait Mac Murchada) landed at Bannow Bay in Co Wexford with a group of mercena(...)

Juliane Mitchell with an Irish dancing trophy in a dress embroidered by her mother. Her medals are displayed behind her in a display made in Long Kesh by her father, a leading loyalist paramilitary who became a cross-comunity activist

“When you come to see me during the Easter break, I trust you will bring your medal with you and tell me all about the festival.” These words were wr(...)

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