Mervyn Storey

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Queen Elizabeth  and the   Duke of Edinburgh travel by steam train along the north Antrim coast from Coleraine to Bellarena, on the second day of her visit to Northern Ireland.  Photograph: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip spent a day on the scenic north coast yesterday, much of it in the North Antrim constituency that recorded the highe(...)

The Republic abolished air passenger duty in 2014. Image: iStock

The North’s new Minister for Finance wants the Northern Ireland Executive to have “full control of air passenger duty”, the £13 (€16.75) tax that is (...)

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(...)

The DUP sang the British national anthem at the end of the count and North Antrim MP Ian Paisley (Jnr) came on stage to take a selfie with his successful party colleagues.

Traditional Unionist Voice leader Jim Allister came under fierce attack from the DUP and Sinn Féin in North Antrim amid claims his party is now “histo(...)

The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including North Antrim – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

North Antrim is associated with the Paisleys – the late DUP leader and First Minister, the Rev Ian, who was MP there for 40 years until his son, Ian (...)

‘The landscape at the moment when it comes to seed funding is quite dry.’ Image: Thinkstock

A shortage of seed finance could threaten the potential of some of the most promising new and growing companies on the island, InterTradeIreland, warn(...)

Game of Thrones: Line of interlinking Beech trees known on the show as the Dark Hedges were damaged by Storm Gertrude

A DUP Minister has called a meeting of a special preservation group to try to devise a means of safeguarding a tunnelled avenue of beech trees that fe(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster: moved Mervyn Storey from the Department of Social Development to finance with DUP chairman Lord (Maurice) Morrow taking over social development.

The North’s new First Minister, Arlene Foster, used her first full day in office to appoint North Antrim Assembly member Mervyn Storey to fill her fo(...)

 Arlene Foster, who will be formally  elected Northern Ireland First Minister today. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A leading DUP politician and a senior Free Presbyterian Minister have expressed confidence that Arlene Foster, who is to be elected Northern Ireland (...)

SDLP deputy leader Fearghal McKinney (right): “Sinn Féin is doing Tory austerity – and in spades”. Photograph Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

Sinn Féin has been attacked in the Northern Assembly for supporting a motion handing over responsibility for welfare cuts to Westminster rather than t(...)

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