Wave Trauma Centre has accused British prime minister Boris Johnson of ditching the Stormont House Agreement – a cross-party deal on how the legacy of the Troubles should be dealt with – in favour of plans for ‘perverting the criminal justice system’. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA/Bloomberg

An amnesty for all Troubles killings will deepen the anguish and bitterness suffered by families and bleed into future generations, survivors have war(...)

Simon Hoare: ‘It’s not a vehicle to go back to square one and renegotiate.’

The Northern Ireland protocol should not be renegotiated, but may need fine tuning and finessing, says the chairman of a key British House of Commons (...)

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson is set to become the new leader of the DUP. File photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Jeffrey Donaldson has been ratified as leader of the DUP following a meeting of the party’s Executive in Belfast. The choice of Mr Donaldson as leade(...)

TUV leader Jim Allister, former Brexit Party MEP Ben Habib and Baroness Hoey with solicitor Colin Dougan outside Belfast High Court. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Traditional Unionist Voice leader and Assembly member (MLA) Jim Allister, who was one of those who took a legal challenge against the lawfulness o(...)

Newly elected DUP leader designate Jeffrey Donaldson. Photograph: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

Four in every five voters in the North do not trust the Democratic Unionist Party over the Northern Ireland Protocol, a new survey suggests. The poll(...)

Loyalists take part in an anti-Northern Ireland Protocol rally in Portadown, Co Armagh.

The 1998 Belfast Agreement never resolved the Northern Ireland conflict, it merely sidelined it. It shifted the zero-sum politics to an accommodation (...)

Jeffrey Donaldson: ‘It is not acceptable for [the Irish Government] to simply listen to a nationalist perspective and not to listen to the concerns of unionists.’ Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty

Incoming DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson has told the Irish Government to stop “cheerleading” for the Northern Ireland protocol. Mr Donaldson, who becam(...)

Philip Kennedy, son of UUP’s Danny Kennedy, and Laura Donaldson, daughter of incoming DUP Leader Jeffrey Donaldson, were married in Dromore. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

The daughter of the incoming DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson has married the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) chairman’s son in a union described as a “form o(...)

From left, Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis, Minister for Justice Heather Humphreys, and Minister of State for Northern Ireland Robin Walker

Simon Coveney has warned that it will be a “problem” if the kind of “radical changes” Downing Street says are needed to the post-Brexit deal on Northe(...)

DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Everyone is exhausted with the DUP’s drama, including the DUP. Newly crowned leader Jeffrey Donaldson is benefiting from a peace process-type moment o(...)

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