Northern Ireland

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Former cabinet minister calls for Britain to share Gibraltar's sovereignty with Spain

Britain should share Gibraltar with Spain, says former minister

Britain should share Gibraltar with Spain, says former minister

Lord Peter Hain said it would solve the problem of Gibraltar being taken out of the EU against how it voted

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Lord Norman Tebbit says arguments defending Martin McGuinness's peace process role like 'an argument for making peace with Nazi Germany'

Martin McGuinness likened to Nazi leaders Himmler and Goring by former victim Lord Tebbit

Martin McGuinness likened to Nazi leaders Himmler and Goring by Lord Tebbit

He told Julia Hartley-Brewer defending the former IRA commander's role in the peace process was like making 'an argument for Nazi Germany'

Martin McGuinness: 'There won't be any tears in Northern Ireland for him', says commentator

Martin McGuinness legacy is dripping with the blood of innocents, says commentator

'Martin McGuinness legacy is dripping with the blood of innocents'

Political commentator David Vance spoke to Paul Ross about the passing of the former deputy minister on Monday night

Former NI deputy first minister Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

Former NI deputy first minister Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

Former NI deputy first minister Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

The leader of Sinn Fein and former IRA commander passed away on Monday night

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

As Theresa May starts a tour of the UK, Downing Street has announced the date that Article 50 will be triggered soon, beginning the Brexit process

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

George Galloway: NI Assembly election result 'a major step towards Irish unity'

George Galloway: Sinn Fein needs to convince unionists they have nothing to fear

Galloway: Sinn Fein needs to convince unionists they have nothing to fear

Our presenter spoke in the wake of the election results in Northern Ireland

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Nine arrested after arson attacks on police officers' homes

Nine arrested after arson attacks on police officers' homes

Nine arrested after arson attacks on police officers' homes

Nine people have been arrested in connection with life-threatening fires at police officers' homes in Northern Ireland

Teenage student denies manslaughter of 13-year-old boy

Teenage student denies manslaughter of 13-year-old boy

Teenage student denies manslaughter of 13-year-old boy

A teenage student has pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of a 13-year-old boy, who died after a playground incident at school

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Northern Ireland Assembly 2017 election: The full list of candidates

Northern Ireland Assembly 2017 election: The full list of candidates

Northern Ireland Assembly 2017 election: The full list of candidates

See the full list of candidates for the Northern Ireland Assembly election here

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Supreme Court Brexit ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland, says Nicola Sturgeon

Supreme Court Brexit ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland, says Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon: Supreme Court ruling 'raises fundamental issues' for Scotland

The ruling said Westminster will not have to seek approval from the authorities in Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland to trigger Article 50

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Stormont crisis: "Return to Westminster rule likely", says journalist

Stormont crisis: Return to Westminster rule likely for Northern Ireland, says journalist

'Northern Ireland likely to return to Westminster rule'

The power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland collapse after a deadline to find a resolution on a controversial green energy scheme collapsed

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - Twitter reacts to the prospect of snow

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - The best Twitter responses to the UK's snowstorms

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - The best Twitter responses to the UK's snow

Snow showers and strong winds are expected to hit much of the UK today, with the Met Office giving severe weather warnings for most of the UK

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

'The RHI scandal is murky, dividing the population of Northern Ireland on new lines', says George Galloway

George Galloway blasts Arlene Foster for 'dividing her country with RHI scandal'

'The RHI scandal divides the population of Northern Ireland on new lines'

Martin McGuinness has resigned over the Renewable Heat Incentive scandal, which was said to have been mishandled by first minister Arlene Foster

Martin McGuinness resignation: 'Arlene Foster should have been told that her position was untenable', says political commentator

Martin McGuinness resignation: 'Arlene Foster's postion is now untenable'

'Arlene Foster's postion is untenable after Martin McGuinness resignation'

Martin McGuinness has resigned from his role as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister, in protest against an energy scheme which critics believe was bungled by the First Minister

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Families waiting on Ulster inquests facing 'bleak' future unless reform is delivered, says criminal justice inspector

Families waiting on Ulster inquests facing 'bleak' future unless reform is delivered, says criminal justice inspector

Families waiting on Ulster inquests facing 'bleak' future, says inspector

Brendan McGuigan, the Chief inspector at the Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJINI), insisted that unless the money is put forward, the families' feelings won't be dealt with at all

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's appeal opens today in the Supreme Court

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's Supreme Court appeal begins today

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's Supreme Court appeal begins today

Last month, the High Court ruled Article 50 couldn't be triggered by Theresa May without Parliament's approval

Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

Brexit: Belfast High Court rejects claim NI law means royal prerogative can't be used to trigger Article 50

Brexit legal challenge rejected by Belfast High Court

Brexit legal challenge rejected by Belfast High Court

The court has ruled on one of the first legal challenges to block the formal process of leaving the EU

Judge to rule on first UK court Brexit challenge

Brexit court case: Judge to rule on first UK legal challenge to EU exit

Judge to rule on first UK court Brexit challenge

A case at Belfast High Court opposing Prime Minister Theresa May's ability to trigger Brexit negotiations is set to receive its ruling

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Zika reaches Northern Ireland as several people diagnosed

Zika reaches Northern Ireland as several people diagnosed

Public Health Agency says fewer than five cases confirmed, with several of them being historic

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Veteran actor Jim Broadbent to join the cast of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones to get even better as acting legend Jim Broadbent joins

Veteran actor Jim Broadbent to join Game of Thrones cast

The actor, with a career of more than four decades, is to appear as a 'significant' character

Belfast waste plant blaze: Emergency service efforts continuing to extinguish fires

Belfast waste plant blaze: Emergency service efforts continue battling fires

Belfast waste plant blaze: Emergency service efforts continue battling fires

The Wastebeater Recycling plant on the Kennedy Way industrial estate, Blackstaff Road caught fire last night

Friday, June 3, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

Lifting the ban on gay blood donation in Northern Ireland is 'momentous', says The Rainbow Project

Lifting the ban on blood donation by gay men in Northern Ireland is 'momentous', says The Rainbow Project

Lifting the ban on blood donation by gay men in Northern Ireland is 'momentous'

The decision follows a similar relaxation of the rules in the rest of the UK in 2011