He has also rejected calls for a border poll.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017
The Democratic Unionist Party is ready to fight another snap election in Northern Ireland if necessary, a senior party member has said.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
Party leaders have again met at Stormont Castle for roundtable talks in an effort to strike a deal to resolve the political crisis.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2017
A first round table meeting of Stormont leaders since the implosion of powersharing was a constructive exchange, Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has said.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
Political parties in the North have been asked to participate in another round of talks in a bid to resolve the political crisis.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
While Sinn Féin and the SDLP joined the colourful picket, elsewhere unionists welcomed the triggering of article 50.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017
officers from Scotland Yard were present at a protest relating to a murder in the North
Tue, 07 Feb, 2017
More than £400,000 (€463,447) has been seized by police in the North as part of a drugs investigation.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
At least three years of roadworks are to begin this autumn on the Belfast to Derry road.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2016
The number of high street shoppers in the North increased by 0.5% last month, retailers said.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
Walls dividing Protestant and Catholic communities in the North should be down within the next seven years, a government minister has said.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Mon, 01 Aug, 2016
A border poll is purely an issue for the North, Minister Paschal Donohoe has said.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
Progress to resolve logjams hindering new mechanisms to deal with the toxic legacy of the North's Troubles could be achieved within weeks, Theresa Villiers has said.
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny is coming under parliamentary pressure to set up an all-island forum to deal with Brexit despite a "humiliating" rejection from the North's First Minister.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
A film project aimed at diverting young people in Derry from paramilitaries has been awarded £11,750 (€13,808), the North’s justice minister has said.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit the North tomorrow.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
The days of Stormont ministers "working in silos" are over, First Minister Arlene Foster has insisted.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
A new power-sharing executive will be formed in the North after an independent Assembly member agreed to fill the contentious justice ministry.
Wed, 25 May, 2016
MPs have set up a new inquiry to examine North's electricity sector.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
The US president Barack Obama has said the North's peace process has become an inspiring example to the world.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
The number of people accessing victims and survivors services in the North is increasing by 29% a year, the Victims' Commissioner said.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2016
Police are thwarting up to four planned dissident republican attacks for every one the extremists manage to pull off, a senior police commander has warned.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Three men and one woman have been arrested in connection with a bomb attack on a prison officer in the North.
Sun, 06 Mar, 2016
Dissident republicans are mounting a "serious and sustained escalation" of violence to mark the Easter Rising centenary, the police officers' representative body has warned.
Islamic extremists could benefit from classified information the UK Government is striving to withhold from families bereaved in the North’s Troubles, Theresa Villiers has warned.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Proposals to relax the North’s strict abortion laws have been rejected.
Ministerial change will be announced later today, the new North’s First Minister has said.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Arlene Foster has described it as a “huge honour” to lead the Democratic Unionist Party.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015
The North is on safe ground and is a place transformed, Peter Robinson has told his party conference.
Sat, 21 Nov, 2015
Almost every police officer surveyed in the North has said morale is low.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
The Human Rights Commission has called on the UK Government to take immediate action to stop paramilitary assaults on children in the North.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
Nama has been accused of insulting a Stormont watchdog after refusing to appear before its probe into a massive property deal in the North.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015
The North’s faltering power-sharing Executive has lurched towards another crisis after the Assembly voted down a bid to implement welfare reforms in the region.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
The North’s First Minister could be facing a night in hospital after suffering a suspected heart attack.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
Britain’s Prince Charles has said the North should not be imprisoned by its history as he called for shared healing between the divided communities.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
A police watchdog in the North has confirmed it is conducting a major investigation into a series of IRA murders of alleged informants during the Troubles.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
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