The UK's Secretary of State for Northern Ireland published a series of reports on issues like historical institutional abuse as he urged the political parties to get Stormont up and running again.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
A senior US politician has warned that lawmakers could block a future US-UK trade deal if the Good Friday Agreement is undermined.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
Whether four oil tankers in the Gulf were attacked by Iran or whether the incident was orchestrated by the US, both should desist for the sake of peace, says
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019
The Government has been accused of gross hypocrisy and of making a “charade” of its climate change promises, after it emerged it has spent more than €86m buying itself out of international environmental targets.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019
While virtue-signalling legislators can declare as many climate change emergencies as they fancy, the practicalities of achieving substantial reductions in the use of the fossil fuels on which advanced economies currently rely cannot be under-estimated.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
World leaders are lying to the public about the climate crisis and dismissing scientific evidence.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
So that’s nearly Monday wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
A police chief who is investigating the British Army's top-ranking IRA agent told the UK Prime Minister she "got it wrong" on legacy cases in Northern Ireland.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019
Ireland's biggest maritime festival has been taking Cork city by storm this weekend.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2019
In a joint statement last night, both governments referred to its previous communique of April 26 and the “new phase of political talks in Northern Ireland”.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2019
More than 30 Heads of State, UN representatives and ambassadors are to attend a special summit in Cork to highlight challenges small island nations face from climate change and to galvanise efforts to protect the world’s seas.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Pro-choice activists have projected an image of a giant heart onto Northern Ireland Office (NIO) premises in London.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
Hungary’s Viktor Orbán visits the White House today, but Donald Trump will try to cut an arms deal with him, not promote democracy, sayand .
Mon, 13 May, 2019
As Israel pounded Gaza with airstrikes, the Palestinian death toll rose to 22, including two pregnant women and two babies.
Sun, 05 May, 2019
A woman has died in clashes between protesters and security forces in Venezuela.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
An agreement has been reached to establish a new round of talks involving all the main political parties in Northern Ireland, Theresa May and Leo Varadkar have said in a joint statement.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
The Tánaiste said he hopes talks with the Northern Secretary of State today will produce a structure to facilitate the re-establishment of a functioning executive in Stormont.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
Former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon has said that Northern Ireland Secretary of State Karen Bradley is not the right person for the position.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
President Xi’s repression of Muslim minorities is redolent of the Soviet Union’s gulag and will foster a new generation of Islamist domestic terrorists, says
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
Nicola Coughlan, who plays Clare Devlin, and Siobhan McSweeney, who plays Sister Michael, joined 26 other women in the march at Westminster.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2019
The Trump administration says it is withdrawing from a treaty that has been a centrepiece of superpower arms control since the Cold War, in a move some analysts claim could fuel a new arms race.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2019
China's slowing growth, Brexit woes and US-China trade disputes pose risks to the world economy, Japan's prime minister has said.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2019
George H.W. Bush was the last person elected president of the United States with any prior foreign policy experience.
Sun, 02 Dec, 2018
As well as internal pressures, Iran’s leaders have faced significant anti-government activity from ethnic minority groups, but have failed to engage, writes Brenda Shaffer.
Mon, 26 Nov, 2018
Oil prices fell about 1%, heading for a weekly loss of over 6%, with investors worried about oversupply as the US said it will temporarily spare eight jurisdictions from Iran-related sanctions.
Sat, 03 Nov, 2018
Irish firms are increasingly downbeat the Brexit talks will work out well, a major survey has shown, as evidence mounts in Europe of the damage that Brexit already entails.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2018
US President Donald Trump has cancelled the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement.
Thu, 24 May, 2018
The UK Government has tabled a budget for Northern Ireland in the ongoing absence of devolved ministers due to the power-sharing crisis.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2018
A scathing report by the UK’s Treasury Committee into the way RBS treated small firms highlights the need for greater competition and tougher regulatory controls, writes
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
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
Sinn Féin and the Democratic Unionists are hammering out details of a potential deal that could end Stormont's 13 month powersharing crisis.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
The DUP has said "huge differences" still remain to be resolved before powersharing at Stormont can be restored.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has launched a legal bid to overturn two historical convictions for attempting to escape from prison.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
Sinn Féin and the DUP have expressed a desire to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland but neither has signalled a softening of position in the Stormont standoff.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
The British government considered leaking details of Irish "intransigence" during Northern Ireland talks in 1990.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
President Vladimir Putin says accusations of Donald Trump's collusion with Russia have damaged the US political system and demonstrated disrespect for those who voted for Mr Trump.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
The UN's political chief has said senior North Korea officials told him during his visit "that it was important to prevent war" over its rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
A campaigner for victims of the Troubles has launched a High Court challenge seeking clarity over the State policy on the holding of a border poll in Northern Ireland.
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
US secretary of state Rex Tillerson has said it is likely to take several years before the United States opens an embassy in Jerusalem.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
There are increasing fears that the US be will be led — deliberately or accidentally — into a nuclear war, writes
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
Donald Trump has said media speculation that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will soon leave his job is "fake news".
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
The UK could be required to follow new rules implemented by the European Union during a Brexit transition period according to leaked plans reportedly drawn up by Brussels' chief negotiator.
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
The UK government has pressed ahead with legislation to publish the names of major political donors in Northern Ireland - hours after the Electoral Commission criticised a delay.
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017