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Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill and First Minister Arlene Foster. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Newly back in existence, the Northern Executive is riven with tensions over the battle against Covid-19, with Sinn Féin Ministers accused of ganging u(...)

Draft legislation which would create a new offence of domestic abuse has been introduced in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Image: iStock.

Draft legislation which would create a new offence of domestic abuse has been introduced in the Northern Ireland Assembly. The Domestic Abuse and Fa(...)

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 (...)

Alliance party deputy leader Stephen Farry is applauded after making his keynote address to the  party’s annual conference at the Stormont Hotel in Belfast. Photograph: PA Wire.

At the Alliance party conference’s annual conference at the Stormont Hotel on Saturday there was no escaping the viral topic of the day. Press office(...)

There is no current case for a Border poll on a united Ireland, Alliance deputy leader Stephen Farry said at the party’s 50th anniversary annual conference.  File Photograph: HO/PRU/AFP via Getty Images

There is no current case for a Border poll on a united Ireland but there is space for a “civilised, rational and evidence-based discussions” on the is(...)

Some are asking why Garda Commissioner Drew Harris confirmed the 2015 report when asked by a journalist, instead of saying ‘no comment’. His northern counterpart tried that and only made matters worse. File photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Debate in the Republic on Sinn Féin’s connection to the IRA has centred around a 2015 PSNI and MI5 report. This is darkly ironic, once the provenance(...)

The device was found in the Silverwood Industrial Estate in Lurgan on Tuesday evening. File photograph: Paul McErlane

An explosive device has been made safe in Co Armagh. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said it was discovered in the Silverwood Industr(...)

Former PSNI deputy chief constable Stephen Martin  said he was shocked he was not on the shortlist. File image: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

The North’s Policing Board has defended its recruitment processes after the former acting deputy chief constable Stephen Martin said he is taking lega(...)

Seamus Mallon and  John Hume at the SDLP 33rd annual conference at the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast in 2004. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tributes have been paid from across the political spectrum to Seamus Mallon, the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland and deputy leader of(...)

INorthern Ireland’s First Minister Arlene Foster of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) (L) and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill of republican party Sinn Fein/ Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/ Northern Ireland Executive/AFP/ Getty Images

The new Northern Executive met for the first time on Tuesday while the new Northern Assembly also got down to normal business with the first major ann(...)

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