Aid trucks and ambulances entered Syria from Turkey yesterday to deliver food and supplies to tens of thousands of people fleeing an escalating government assault on Aleppo, as air strikes targeted villages on the road north to the Turkish border.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
The British government, Sinn Féin and the DUP are all failing the victims of the North's decades of violence, it was claimed today.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2010
The chief executive of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission is to leave his post, it was revealed today.
Wed, 03 Nov, 2010
SINN FÉIN president Gerry Adams’s account of how he dealt with child sex abuse allegations involving his brother has been directly contradicted by the alleged abuse victim.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2010
Foreign nationals forced to flee their homes in the wake of racist attacks in the North have been left without a roof over their heads after being denied access to state support, a new report claimed today.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2009
Another man has been charged with the murder of PSNI Constable Stephen Carroll.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2009
Police in the North are seeking an extra £76m (€82.7m) from the UK government to help combat the increased threat from dissident republicans, the Chief Constable said today.
A 17-year-old boy is due to appear in court today charged with the murder of Constable Stephen Carroll in Co Armagh earlier this month.
Two men arrested in connection with the murder of a policeman were released without charge tonight.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2009
The British government is tonight facing a fresh row over plans for a Bill of Rights for the North.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2008
All sides involved in the creation of the Good Friday Agreement should feel proud of it, Bertie Ahern said tonight.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2008
BILL CLINTON’S decision to pull out of a Belfast conference marking the 10th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement is a vote of no confidence in it, a leading unionist claimed yesterday.
Sat, 22 Mar, 2008
Bill Clinton’s decision to pull out of a Belfast conference marking the 10th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement is a vote of no confidence in it, a leading unionist claimed today.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2008
Tony Blair and Bill Clinton have been invited to an event in the North marking 10 years since the Good Friday Agreement, it was revealed today.
Fri, 04 Jan, 2008
The Human Rights Commission in the North says the rights of Irish speakers fail to meet international standards on the use of minority languages.
Thu, 18 Oct, 2007
COMING up to an election, the question arises as to why women are so under-represented in the Dáil.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2007
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and its Irish counterpart today called for the appointment of a top judge to examine the need for a cross-border public inquiry into the Omagh bombing.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2007
A major initiative to help the tens of thousands of migrant workers in the North secure their rights – including government benefits and housing - was launched today.
Sun, 07 Jan, 2007
The North's Human Rights Commission should be able to question MI5 about alleged human rights abuses, the chief commissioner said today.
Sat, 23 Dec, 2006
The number of complaints to the North's Human Rights Commission almost doubled in the last year, it emerged today.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2006
The head of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission should be removed from office, Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Ian Paisley claimed today.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2006
Human rights must be given full and proper consideration in the drawing up of health policies, the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commissioner claimed today.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2006
Reg Empey’s Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) were in the red by almost £500,000 (€730,480) last year, it was revealed today.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2006
Democratic Unionist leader Ian Paisley is to meet the mother of Columba McVeigh, one of a number of people abducted by the IRA whose body has not been found.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2006
The North's Human Rights Commission today hit out at the system of detaining asylum seekers at a controversial detention centre in Scotland.
Tue, 20 Jun, 2006
The North's Human Rights Commission has expressed renewed concern about the planned use of Taser guns by the PSNI.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2006
RELATIVES of the Omagh bomb victims are seeking talks with the head of MI5.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2006
Relatives of the Omagh bomb victims are seeking talks with the head of MI5.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2006
Human Rights Chief Commissioner Professor Monica McWilliams will begin a probe today into the conditions facing immigration detainees in the North.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2006
Relatives of the victims of the Omagh bombing are to put new pressure on Northern Ireland Human Rights Chief Commissioner Monica McWilliams to back demands for a full cross-border inquiry.
Sun, 25 Dec, 2005
A former African National Congress activist appointed by Nelson Mandela as a justice to South Africa’s Constitutional Court has been lined up for a two day conference on a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2005
The British government has announced plans to give new powers to the North's Human Rights Commission.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2005
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission is to be given right of entry to prisons and powers to compel witnesses to give evidence to it, under proposals published by the British government today.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2005
British government plans to allow on-the-run terrorists suspected of crimes to return home to Northern Ireland are being referred to the European Commission, it was announced tonight.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2005
Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Hain was tonight accused of being overtly pro-nationalist.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2005
THE British Government was urged yesterday by the SDLP not to give in to Ian Paisley’s Democratic Unionist’s “grubby” demands on demilitarisation.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2005
Ian Paisley’s Democratic Unionists were today accused of promoting a grubby agenda on the Government’s security plans for Northern Ireland and equality.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2005
The appointment of a former director general of RTÉ to head Northern Ireland’s Equality Commission angered a senior unionist today.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2005
A senior member of the Democratic Unionists today denounced the appointment of former Assembly member Monica McWilliams as the chief human rights commissioner in Northern Ireland as crass.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2005
A former Stormont Assembly member vowed today to make a Bill of Rights her top priority as the new head of the North's Human Rights Commission.
A day before Northern Ireland’s Assembly Election, Sinn Féin candidates were getting twitchy.
Fri, 28 Nov, 2003
The PUP's Billy Hutchinson has been eliminated from the North Belfast count where Sinn Féin's Kathy Stanton is going to pick up a second seat.
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and Prime Minster Tony Blair will have to face up to the reality that a majority of unionists want a new settlement in Northern Ireland, they were told today.
Senior unionists Peter Robinson and Nigel Dodds of the DUP and Reg Empey of the UUP have been elected on the first count.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2003
It was a cruel winter’s day as Northern Ireland’s voters went to the polls to elect their next Assembly.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2003
With the Government assuming next year’s EU presidency, there’s been a call to raise funds for the establishment of a peace and reconciliation programme.
Sun, 05 Oct, 2003
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern was today due to hear more demands for an assembly election to take place soon in Northern Ireland.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2003
The release of the latest IRA statement would give Northern Ireland’s parties a basis for moving the peace process forward, an Assembly member with the Women’s Coalition suggested today.
Sun, 27 Apr, 2003
The Democratic Unionist Party has accused the Irish and British governments of pandering to Sinn Fein by postponing their plans to unveil proposals for restoring the North's suspended political institution.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2003
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