Archive: Northern Ireland

Naomi Long is deputy leader of the Alliance party

Comment: It's time to confront Northern Ireland's legacy of the past

We cannot move forward unless we deal comprehensively with the past and its legacy.

  • Tom Elliott is the UUP's new leader

    UUP seeks unity after leadership election

    Tom Elliott has appealed for unity within the Ulster Unionist party (UUP) after a sometimes acrimonious leadership election came to an end with his overwhelming victory.

  • Billy Wright was heavily involved in sectarian violence in Northern Ireland

    Wright inquiry: No state collusion

    The UK government did not collude in the murder of the notorious loyalist paramilitary Billy Wright, the inquiry into his death has found.

  • Peter Robinson retakes the helm

    Robinson resumes first minister role

    Democratic Unionist party (DUP) leader Peter Robinson is back as Northern Ireland's first minister, after claiming his wife's scandal did not pose a legal threat to him.

  • Tories explored DUP tie-up with UUP

    Tories 'sought unionist alliance'

    David Cameron faces accusations of interfering with politics in Northern Ireland as agreement between the province's two main parties moves closer.

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