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# unionists - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Two fire crews attacked while responding to bonfire incidents in the North

The fire service responded to around 40 bonfire-related incidents last night.

# unionists - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released DUP

Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish government about same-sex marriage released

Last week Foster said she had no recollection of the letter.

# unionists - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

# unionists - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Border poll: 'Nationalists will say the recent Assembly elections show things are trending in their direction'

Nationalists may be fobbed off in the short term, but this will lead to demands for clarification from the British government about what conditions will permit a border poll, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# unionists - Monday 6 March, 2017

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

# unionists - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report

Two reports into the current status of the Provisional IRA have been published today. Here’s what they say…

# unionists - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Mary Lou: Burning Sinn Féin effigies is 'race hatred'

She condemned the violence that has taken place in recent days.

# unionists - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Unionists condemn 'evil' Swastika flown near Loyalist bonfire

The incident came one day after graffiti threatening to “crucify” Catholics in Belfast.

# unionists - Friday 8 May, 2015

Miliband, Farage and Clegg have all quit - and David Cameron's back at Downing Street

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has send his congratulations, and said he’s looking forward to building on their “very close relationship”.

# unionists - Saturday 20 September, 2014

How important was a 'No' vote in the Scottish referendum to Northern Irish unionists?

Cultural and historical ties to Scotland meant that yesterday’s ‘No’ vote came as good news for our neighbours to the north.

# unionists - Friday 4 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday and US Independence Day. Here’s everything you need to know as we head into the weekend.

# unionists - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about the cancelled Garth Brooks gigs, Enda in Germany and the price of cigarettes….

# unionists - Friday 17 January, 2014

Peter Robinson slams Martin McGuinness as 'controller and dictator' over Haass talks

Comments by Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness in relation to some of the unionist influence over the Haass talks have angered the leader of the DUP.

# unionists - Friday 3 January, 2014

SF tells Unionists to make up their mind about Haass proposals

Negotiations on a number of contentious issues ended earlier this week but it’s still not clear whether it will be accepted by all five parties in the Northern Ireland Executive.

# unionists - Friday 16 August, 2013

Column: I hope my son never lives through the kind of violent history I did

Recent violence on the streets of Belfast filled me with despair; we need to teach our children respect for each other’s identity and traditions to avoid passing on the failures of the past, writes Peter Osborne.

# unionists - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

New law means people with serious convictions can't become political advisors

The law was passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly last night.

# unionists - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Vince Vaughn has made a film about the Northern Ireland murals...

… yes, really. (And you can watch it on tv from today).

# unionists - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion

Behind each death of the Troubles are real, grieving people – many of whom have been waiting for the truth for far too long, writes David McCann.

# unionists - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Adams: The vast majority of the Belfast protests are illegal

Gerry Adams said most of the protests are being organised by the BNP, the UVF and criminal elements, and need to end.

# unionists - Thursday 12 July, 2012

PHOTOS: Violence flares after 12 July parade in Belfast Northern Ireland This post contains images

PHOTOS: Violence flares after 12 July parade in Belfast

Police used water cannons to push back nationalist protesters, while petrol bombs were thrown at riot police.

# unionists - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Adams outlines seven-point plan for a United Ireland

The Sinn Féin president outlines seven points which he says can build popular support for reunification on both sides of the border.

# unionists - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Referendum on united Ireland ‘inevitable’ – Adams

The Sinn Féin president hit out at the UK Northern Ireland secretary, who this week rejected the possibility for a “border poll” on the region’s status.

# unionists - Friday 9 March, 2012

Ulster Unionist leader Tom Elliott resigns amid party tensions

Elliott accused party colleagues of briefing journalists against him and said hostility to his leadership had been “relentless”.

# unionists - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Petrol bombs and violence in Belfast ahead of Twelfth of July marches

Twenty-two police officers were injured in the disturbances overnight.

# unionists - Monday 23 May, 2011

Inquiry into the death of Rosemary Nelson finds no evidence of collusion, but some failings by state agencies

A 700 page report into the murder of the prominent solicitor, who represented many high profile republicans, has been published. It has found that the RUC failed to adequately protect her.

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