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Sinn Féin is bullish about John Finucane’s chance of taking DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds’s seat in North Belfast, where the SDLP has stood aside. Photograph: Getty

The Sinn Féin Ardfheis takes place in Derry this Friday evening and is the start of a two-day gathering that presents the party with a welcome opportu(...)

Sinn Féin’s vice-president Michelle O’Neill says she ‘would never take the membership for granted’. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

As Sinn Féin gears up for a pre-Christmas general election in the North, the party’s deputy leader is in the midst of an election contest of her own. (...)

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald and vice-president Michelle O’Neill were clearly meant to at least refresh the appearance of the old firm of Adams and McGuinness. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The road from “the armed struggle” to constitutional politics has been long and twisting. North and South Sinn Féin faces hostility rooted in past vio(...)

  Lady Sylvia Hermon has announced that she is not to seek re-election in North Down, a seat she has held for 18 years. File photograph: Stephen Davison

Outgoing independent unionist MP Lady Sylvia Hermon has announced that she is not to seek re-election in North Down, a seat she has held for 18 years.(...)

Probably the biggest threat for the DUP is in South Belfast, where Emma Little-Pengelly is the MP. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

Brexit has triggered deep passions in the North, and an election will allow voters another opportunity to express what they think of the idea of North(...)

Michelle O’Neill: ‘I will ask the party membership to endorse my record by re-electing me.’  Photograph: Getty

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader and head of the party in Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill, is to face a challenge at the party’s ardfheis in Derry in Nove(...)

Sinn Féin’s vice president Michelle O’Neill will face a challenge for her job at the party’s November  ard fheis. Photograph: Getty

Sinn Féin’s vice president Michelle O’Neill is set to face a challenge for her job. Former Stormont education minister John O’Dowd has signalled his (...)

Forensics examining the scene outside a petrol station in Co Down where a murder investigation has begun. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

The victim of the shooting in Co Down on Monday night has been named formally as 54-year-old Malcolm McKeown, a well-known career criminal with loyali(...)

The viable device discovered in Craigavon, Co Armagh. Image: PSNI

The threat of being ambushed by dissident republicans could slow the police response to calls for help from the public, the representative body for PS(...)

Mary Lou  McDonald was warned from several quarters that her comments about the PSNI  could jeopardise the interview process.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There was continuing fallout on Wednesday over Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald’s comment that no one within the senior ranks of the PSNI is capable(...)

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