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SDLP leader Colum Eastwood flanked by party colleagues as he addresses the media in Stormont after the  Executive was formed. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The new Northern Executive looks and feels different. It looks different because it has seven new Ministers if you include the two junior posts. It f(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  with new  Minister of Justice Claire Sugden at Stormont. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA Wire

The new Northern Executive is holding its first meeting at Stormont today after the issue of who would become Minister of Justice was resolved in th(...)

Alliance leader David Ford said the ‘negative DUP and Sinn Féin response to Alliance’s proposals’ for the programme for government ‘left the party leadership with no choice but to not nominate a Minister’. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has announced he is bringing his party into formal opposition while the Alliance leader David Ford said he is not in a (...)

Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt is leading his party into Opposition.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

In what he called a “big and bold move”, Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt has announced he is leading his party into official Opposition in (...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood (centre):  said his party would wait until negotiations around a new programme for government were completed before decided how to proceed in terms of powersharing. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The Northern Ireland Assembly is to have its first formal opposition since the Belfast Agreement after the Ulster Unionist Party announced it would no(...)

Arlene Foster and her Assembly team outside Stormont. The 108-member Northern Assembly is due to meet on Thursday to re-elect Foster  First Minister and Martin McGuinness Deputy First Minister. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Negotiations aimed at agreeing a programme for government for the next Northern Executive are to begin today with the smallest of the five main parti(...)

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(...)

Eamonn McCann (People Before Profit - left) and Jim Allister (Traditional Unionist Voice) are two pugnacious politicians and speakers. From the left and right, the naughty corner will be naughtier and noisier this time around. File photographs: PA Wire

‘Project Fear’ and personality were the two weapons that made this a triumphant Northern Assembly election for the DUP and its leader and First Minist(...)

Naomi Long of the Alliance Party is congratulated by her husband Michael Long after being elected as MLA for Belfast East. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

The DUP has first choice of which ministry to take in the new Northern Executive which is scheduled to be formed in two weeks’ time. Sinn Féin will ha(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster with party colleagues William Humphrey, Paula Bradley, Nelson McCausland and Nigel Dodds at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, during the Assembly elections. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Politics shifted a little in the Northern Ireland elections which finally came to a conclusion on Saturday afternoon. After the final three seats wer(...)

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