DUP leader Arlene Foster has said it is “very important” Britain leaves the European Union by October 31, but she refused to back either candidate to become the next prime minister.
As a business group established by the Government to examine alternatives to the Brexit backstop meets for the first time, here are some of the reasons why the contentious mechanism has proved such an obstacle.
Business employers could help govern schools in Northern Ireland, the Democratic Unionists have said.
Talks to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland should not be suspended for the summer, Michelle O’Neill said.
A deal will have to be done this month to restore Northern Ireland’s powersharing institutions, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has said.
A full recount of one of Ireland’s three European election constituencies could take more than a month to complete.
The leader of the Alliance Party claimed Northern Ireland voters are sick of stale politics after sweeping to a stunning success in the European election.
Alliance Party leader Naomi Long said she was blown away and left speechless after a stunning election success that has put her on course for a European Parliament seat.
Arlene Foster has paid tribute to Theresa May’s “selfless service” to the UK.
Two of the 13 MEPs elected in Ireland face an uncertain wait as to when they can actually take their European Parliament seats.
A Labour peer has said that abortion laws in Northern Ireland can be changed in Westminster as it is a human rights issue.
A confirmatory Brexit referendum would place democracy at risk, Arlene Foster has warned.
Political leaders in Northern Ireland have begun talks in a fresh bid to restore powersharing.
Voters in Northern Ireland have signalled their desire for alternatives to traditional orange and green politics, the leader of the Alliance Party has said.
The leader of the Alliance Party in Northern Ireland has hailed her party’s unexpected success at the ballot box as “tremendous”.
A Northern Ireland Assembly member had to abandon her duties at a count centre after going into labour.
There has been a surge in support for Northern Ireland’s smaller parties in the local government elections.
A former MP who resigned after angering relatives of 10 Protestants shot dead in a sectarian massacre has won a council seat in the Northern Ireland local elections.
The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party said she will consider comments made by former health minister Jim Wells about the party’s first openly gay councillor in Northern Ireland.
Arlene Foster, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, said her party will consider comments made by former DUP health minister Jim Wells about the party’s first openly-gay candidate.