The DUP’s Brexit spokesperson Sammy Wilson MP is adamant that his party’s message to British Prime Minister Theresa May is that the current withdrawal agreement is not acceptable.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
The Northern Ireland Secretary has defended the British Prime Minister's intervention in ill-fated talks to save powersharing after criticism that her arrival proved a distraction.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
The Government is expected to announce fresh talks to restore a government in Northern Ireland later.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2018
Sinn Féin's continued "eulogising" of the IRA is thwarting efforts to build a shared future in Northern Ireland, Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has warned.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it is "only a matter of time" before same-sex marriage is introduced in Northern Ireland, as he attended a gay Pride event in Belfast.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
A Sinn Féin minister has said her party is not interested in last-ditch negotiations with the Democratic Unionists to save the coalition government and avert a snap election in Northern Ireland.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2017
Political instability in the North is hurting the most vulnerable, church leaders warned.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
Political talks aimed at saving the North's crisis-hit power sharing government from collapse will take place in Belfast later.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Evidence of Provisional IRA activity is of sufficient strength to force the exclusion of Sinn Fein from the North’s powersharing government, the Democratic Unionists have insisted.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
The Minister for Foreign Affairs has revealed the he considered “breaking for the border” at one point in the latest round of talks in the north.
Wed, 24 Dec, 2014
Political leaders in the North face a “deal or no deal” ultimatum as they enter the final day of negotiations on outstanding disputes.
Mon, 22 Dec, 2014
A breakthrough in crunch talks between the Taoiseach, the British prime minister and Northern Ireland’s political leaders is still a long way off, the Democratic Unionists said tonight.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
Stormont’s Democratic Unionist First Minister has insisted his party is serious about a new political talks process in the North despite boycotting the opening session in Belfast.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has met Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore and the First and Deputy First Ministers today for talks about the Union flag protests.
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams clashed with Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Paterson after he wore a wristband supporting the Army at a meeting with families bereaved by British troops, it emerged today.
Fri, 08 Oct, 2010
The British government has announced plans to sell off almost all of its civil service buildings in the North and then lease them back from their new owners.
Fri, 23 Sep, 2005
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