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DUP Westminster leader Nigel Dodds at the Belfast count centre after losing his seat to Sinn Féin candidate John Finucane. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Big changes after the Westminster election in Northern Ireland. So, no surprise there. Voters were annoyed with the DUP over Brexit, and probably oth(...)

As election night wore on, the fates of politicians from across the political spectrum hung in the balance, with the casualties and survivors. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images
UK election results: Winners and losers
  • UK
  • December 13, 2019, 08:04

As election night wore on, the fates of politicians from across the political spectrum hung in the balance, with the casualties and survivors. Winner(...)

Stephen Farry of the Alliance Party celebrates after his win in North Down. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

The Alliance Party’s deputy leader, Stephen Farry, beat the Democratic Unionist Party front runner, Alex Easton, to take Sylvia Hermon’s seat in North(...)

The first results from Northern Ireland’s 18 constituencies are expected to start coming through from shortly after 1am. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Political anoraks with an interest in Northern Ireland politics probably will have to stay up to after 4am on Friday morning before they know all the (...)

 Democratic Unionist Party  deputy leader Nigel Dodds, pictured with party leader Arlene Foster, has been embroiled in a  bitter and brutal battle with Sinn Féin’s John Finucane in North Antrim. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

People in Northern Ireland are pretty fired up for this Westminster contest and that is illustrated by the fact that there are more than 50,000 additi(...)

Sylvia Hermon during the 2017 Westminster election count. Photograph:  Brian Little/PressEye

Whoever wins North Down will depend largely on where Sylvia Hermon’s votes go. What Green, Sinn Féin and SDLP voters do will also have a bearing on th(...)

Sinn Féin’s  John Finucane, the son of murdered solicitor Pat Finucane, who is contesting the North Belfast seat against DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds.  Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The DUP deputy leader and outgoing North Belfast MP Nigel Dodds has insisted that posters attacking John Finucane and members of his family have nothi(...)

The Green Party, which had already stepped aside in a number of constituencies in favour of other pro-Remain candidates, is to stand in three constituencies. Photograph: iStock

A total of 102 candidates are to contest Northern Ireland’s 18 constituencies in the general election on December 12th. Nominations closed on Thursda(...)

Emma DeSouza and her US born husband Jake arrive for a press conference in  Belfast on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The assertion that Irish citizens born in Northern Ireland are British makes a mockery of the Belfast Agreement’s equal citizenship and identity right(...)

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson with Alliance Party deputy leader Stephen Farry as they  visit the Border at Forkhill near Newry. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has said there is no “good Brexit” for Northern Ireland. On her first visit to the Border between Northern Irelan(...)

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