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The ban on gay men donating blood was introduced as a result of the 1980s Aids crisis. It was lifted in England, Scotland and Wales in 2011. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The lifetime ban on gay men donating blood in Northern Ireland is to be lifted, the North’s new Minister for Health Michelle O’Neill announced on Thur(...)

The 2012 flag dispute in Belfast City Council, which paralysed Stormont for years, shows how drips of poison on the ground in Northern Ireland can seep suddenly, disastrously upwards. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

In Northern Ireland, to paraphrase Tip O’Neill, all stupid politics is local. The lowest form of a territorial dispute is the marking of territory an(...)

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(...)

The son of a Sinn Féin MLA has been convicted for his involvement in a  €21,000 fuel fraud. File photograph: Jean-Sebastien Evrard/AFP/Getty Images

The son of a Sinn Féin MLA has been convicted for his involvement in a £16,000 (about €21,000)fuel fraud. At Newry Crown Court last week, Fearghal Mc(...)

“There are escalators inside for Enda to make Donald Trump-style entrances down into the chamber (formerly the Cosmetics Hall and Karen Millen).” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Leinster House is falling down Falling down, falling down Leinster House is falling down Where will the Dáil go? The renovation work has to b(...)

Jim Shannon: by the end of the 2014-15 financial year his staff had travelled 121,259 miles, accounting for 26.1 per cent of all staff constituency mileage claimed by the entire House of Commons

The expenses of DUP MP Jim Shannon accounted for a quarter of the staff mileage claimed by the entire House of Commons in 2014/15, an investigation ha(...)

Jeremy Corbyn: Unionists are blinded  to how deeply Corbyn and McDonnell’s lifelong worldview is tied up with breaking the union. Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Economist David McWilliams caused some excitement last week when he set out a scenario for a united Ireland, in which the UK votes to leave the EU, ca(...)

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(...)

Martin McGuinness: announced four Sinn Féin Assembly members yesterday, including one junior minister, who will join him in the Northern Executive. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye /PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said he is “100 per cent confident” a minister of justice will be appointed today and a ne(...)

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