Organisation: Ulster Unionist
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
In just over two years America will vote to give President Trump a second term, should he stand, or to replace him.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2018
The year-long stalemate in the North and the absence of the Stormont assembly is “highly disappointing”, former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
The principle of consent to constitutional change in Northern Ireland has been overlooked by the Irish Government, the Ulster Unionist Party leader said.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2018
The issue of the Irish border has "almost been weaponised" in the Brexit debate, former Ulster Unionist leader Reg Empey has warned.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
A referendum on an Irish Language Act should be held in the North this summer, three former Belfast Agreement negotiators have said.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2018
A Sinn Féin politician has apologised for posting a video showing him with a Kingsmill-branded loaf on his head on the anniversary of the Kingsmill massacre.
Sat, 06 Jan, 2018
Details of powersharing compromises allegedly conceded by the Democratic Unionists and Sinn Féin must be made public, the SDLP leader has said.
Sun, 24 Dec, 2017
Many details on the Irish border question are still to be hammered out, a senior unionist has warned.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
He was responding to Peter Hain's expected suggestion that Northern Ireland should be part of the same customs union and single market as the Republic of Ireland after Brexit.
Tue, 05 Sep, 2017
Former Assembly member John McCallister has been appointed to the Human Rights Commission.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2017
A young boy has been killed after being struck by a vehicle in Co Armagh, police have said.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
Political leaders in the North have until this afternoon to strike a deal as talks on restoring Stormont powersharing continue.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
Church leaders have urged the North's politicians to strike a powersharing deal for the common good of everyone.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
Detectives believe that there may have been more than 100 witnesses to the shooting and the aftermath.
Sun, 28 May, 2017
The DUP has accused Sinn Féin of not being serious about wanting to reach an agreement to restore the Stormont government.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Among the comments made by politicians on the death of Martin McGuinness, the most nuanced was that by Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt.
Sat, 25 Mar, 2017
Sinn Féin and the Democratic Unionists are on course to reinforce their grip on power at Stormont, with the republican party closing the gap on their unionist rivals.
Sat, 04 Mar, 2017
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
A man has been arrested by detectives investigating the sectarian murder of ten Protestant workmen in the North 40 years ago.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Frank McGuinness sees redemption for a province in the context of union with the rest of Ireland, writes
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
IT isn’t often that a nationalist southern newspaper is in agreement with a lofty, unionist member of Britain’s House of Lords, but it is hard to argue with the logic of Ulster Unionist, Peer Lord Empey, regarding the Taoiseach’s contradictory remarks over Brexit.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has hailed her party's "tremendous" performance in the Northern Ireland Assembly election after an unexpected repeat of its best ever Stormont haul.
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Ukip's leader in the North has said foreign doctors should be deported over a parking fine.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
explores the political landscape in Cork in the years preceding the 1916 Rising
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Thu, 28 Jan, 2016
Peter Robinson has resigned as Northern Ireland’s first minister and pulled all his party colleagues bar one from the power sharing administration. Here are some key questions and answers about the political crisis.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
Peter Robinson has resigned as the North's first minister and pulled all his party colleagues bar one from the powersharing administration.
Fri, 11 Sep, 2015
The Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) said it had no option but to walk away from the North’s power sharing Executive after trust in Sinn Féin broke down.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
Tributes have been paid to former Ulster Unionist Party leader James Molyneaux who has died at the age of 94.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2015
One of two men shot attending a wedding in the North has died, police have said.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
An investigation is needed to establish Sinn Féin’s role in the erroneous issuing of an on-the-run letter to the suspect in Gareth O’Connor’s murder, political rivals have urged.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
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
Sat, 06 Sep, 2014
A brave step towards peace or grudging acceptance that military defeat was inevitable – the IRA’s historic ceasefire of 1994 still sharply divides opinion in the North 20 years on.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
A play has been cancelled in Belfast after Christians claimed it was blasphemous.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
Unionist leaders must tell the public whether or not they back the outcome of the Haass peace issues talks, Martin McGuinness has said.
Sat, 04 Jan, 2014
Moves to clear the way for the first casino to be built in Northern Ireland are expected to advance next year.
Wed, 25 Dec, 2013
The Northern Ireland Assembly Speaker has criticised three MLAs he claims used offensive remarks during a debate on the Police Ombudsman.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
Plans for a beauty pageant at the home of the Northern Ireland Assembly have sparked controversy.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
The news that Interpol has issued a “Red Notice” for terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite cements her status as the most wanted woman in the world.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2013
The grandmother of the “White Widow” being hunted in connection with the Kenyan shopping centre massacre has been admitted to hospital because of stress.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2013
The world-famous poet, Seamus Heaney who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995, passed away today at 74 years of age.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2013
Business and community leaders have broadly welcomed the British Government’s economic pact which aims to rebalance the North's beleaguered economy and tackle sectarian division.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2013