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#The North

# the-north - Monday 23 April, 2018

Theresa May to reverse stance on UK leaving the customs union after Brexit

Yesterday, Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin said that the future of Northern Ireland was being decided in Brexit negotiations.

# the-north - Monday 9 April, 2018

Loyalist paramilitary groups say that criminals have no place in their organisations

The groups have also recommitted themselves to the principles of the Good Friday Agreement.

# the-north - Monday 19 February, 2018

Sinn Féin says direct rule is 'off the table' as Varadkar speaks by phone to Theresa May

An Taoiseach met this evening with the Sinn Féin leadership in Dublin.

# the-north - Monday 12 February, 2018

Theresa May says there is 'basis for agreement' to get Stormont 'up and running very soon'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May met today for last-ditch talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland.

# the-north - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

'The hamster wheel of talks': There isn't a lot of optimism that the Stormont Assembly will be restored

As we creep towards direct rule, time is running out for politicians on both sides to strike a deal.

# the-north - Friday 10 November, 2017

From The42 Northern Ireland boss O'Neill slams referee after 'staggering' penalty decision Soft One

Northern Ireland boss O'Neill slams referee after 'staggering' penalty decision

A decision from Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan helped Switzerland to a 1-0 first-leg win.

# the-north - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Varadkar warns there should be no return to direct rule in phone call to Theresa May

The deadline to make a deal has already passed.

# the-north - Friday 27 October, 2017

Can Sinn Féin and the DUP reach a deal in the North? We'll get an update today

A deep division has been exposed between the parties on the Irish language.

# the-north - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'Nobody had time to sit and ask: Why are these killings taking place? Why are they cutting people up?'

Journalist and author Martin Dillon – who wrote a number of definitive books on the Troubles – talks to us about his autobiography.

# the-north - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Northern Ireland's politicians have their pay docked?

Deadlines continue to whizz by – and still there’s no deal. Is it time to dock MLAs’ pay?

# the-north - Monday 27 March, 2017

Direct rule to return to the North unless deal is done by Sinn Féin and DUP

It would return for the first time in over a decade if an agreement is not reached.

# the-north - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Two children in critical condition after Antrim road accident

The boy and girl were involved in a road collision this afternoon.

# the-north - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

# the-north - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

What will Theresa May as British Prime Minister mean for Ireland?

David Cameron’s successor previously predicted post-Brexit border controls across Ireland, affecting the common travel area

# the-north - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From The42 O'Neill defends McAuley after own goal eliminates Northern Ireland GAWA

O'Neill defends McAuley after own goal eliminates Northern Ireland

The 36-year-old scored the only goal of the game but his manager insists he has been “magnificent” in France.

From The42 We've stopped Ronaldo, we can deal with Bale - O'Neill The North

We've stopped Ronaldo, we can deal with Bale - O'Neill

The Northern Ireland coach says his side have already shown they can quell world-class talents ahead of turning their attentions towards the Wales superstar

# the-north - Thursday 17 December, 2015

North’s new First Minister survived an IRA bombing

Arlene Foster has been named as DUP leader, and will take over the top job in January.

# the-north - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'

Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.

# the-north - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Almost nobody is border-hopping for their Christmas shopping

The drop off of the euro against the pound has made the journey a lot less appealing.

# the-north - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Female takeaway worker “badly shaken” after armed robbery

This is the third similar incident in less than 24 hours.

# the-north - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Miss last night's exposé on Collusion? Here are 10 things we learned

The documentary aired last night.

# the-north - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Belfast City Council votes in favour of same-sex marriage

The vote went 38 in favour, 13 against with two abstentions.

# the-north - Monday 25 May, 2015

Peter Robinson has had a suspected heart attack

The North’s First Minister felt unwell this morning, the DUP said.

# the-north - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Thousands of Northern refugees streamed over the border in the 1970s - some were called "ungrateful"

The situation is detailed in a memo to Government from 1973.

# the-north - Friday 12 December, 2014

No deal: Enda and Cameron leave talks after 'amateurish ham-fisted episode'

No deal and no immediate prospect of a deal in the North on flags, parades and the past.

# the-north - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From The42 Michael O'Neill still upbeat despite Bucharest defeat The North

Michael O'Neill still upbeat despite Bucharest defeat

After opening their campaign with three straight victories, the North lost last night.

# the-north - Monday 14 July, 2014

Police investigating after "Kill All Taigs" facepainted on five-year-old goes viral

The incident has been described as “utterly depressing and shocking”.

# the-north - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice… Border Counties This post contains videos

Did you live along the border during the Troubles? This project is seeking your voice…

The Border Lives storytelling project is collecting comments and stories from people who used to lived in the border counties during the Northern Ireland conflict.

# the-north - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Gorgeous footage depicts hunt for Northern Ireland's Game of Thrones hotspots Northeros

# the-north - Monday 4 November, 2013

Families of 'The Disappeared' tell their stories as Adams repeats McConville denial

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams is likely to face more questions about his alleged membership of the IRA in the wake of a programme broadcast on RTÉ and the BBC tonight.

# the-north - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From The42 Northern Ireland dent Russian World Cup hopes The North

Northern Ireland dent Russian World Cup hopes

It was one of those nights at Windsor Park for Mr Capello.

# the-north - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Investigation after boy, 10, dies on farm in Co Down

The Health and Safety Executive in Northern Ireland has confirmed that it is investigating the death.

# the-north - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Column: The victims of the Troubles were not 'collateral damage' and they deserve justice

The introduction of a bill that would ban people convicted of serious offences from being appointed as a special advisor to a minister in Northern Ireland has raised more serious questions: who are the victims of the Troubles – and have we forgotten them?

# the-north - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Witnessing the Troubles: the human face of 1980s Northern Ireland Powerful This post contains images

Witnessing the Troubles: the human face of 1980s Northern Ireland

Artist Seán Hillen began taking photographs of the conflict in Northern Ireland when he was just a teenager – see this powerful archive.

# the-north - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Man charged over death threats to Peter Robinson

The 34-year-old man is alleged to have made the threat by phone on Wednesday as tensions remained high in Northern Ireland.

# the-north - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Boston College IRA interviews must be given to PSNI by next month

A court in Boston has ruled that transcripts of an interview with a convicted IRA bomber must be handed over to the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

# the-north - Thursday 5 January, 2012

English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview Rose Dugdale This post contains videos

English heiress turned IRA bomber Rose Dugdale gives rare interview

Dugdale became radicalised in 1970s and joined IRA, carrying out botched bombing and Russborough House art heist.

# the-north - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Martin McGuinness: I am the epitome of first-class citizenship

The Sinn Féin presidential candidate says his and the IRA’s part in the Troubles helped bring equality to Northern Ireland.

# the-north - Monday 23 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

Some of the news and views you may have missed in the excitement of this afternoon…

# the-north - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks Bobby Sands This post contains images

Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks

The 30th anniversary of the death of hunger striker Bobby Sands is being commemorated today.

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