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#DUP

# dup - Saturday 18 January, 2020

The strangest thing about Northern Irish politics? There's a government, but no opposition

Some credit the short-lived opposition for helping to expose the ‘cash for ash’ scandal.

# dup - Monday 13 January, 2020

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit

The UK Prime Minister was urged to follow through on funding commitments to Northern Ireland during his visit today.

# dup - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Arlene Foster re-appointed First Minister as powersharing returns to Northern Ireland

A new powersharing deal was agreed by the North’s main parties last night.

# dup - Thursday 9 January, 2020

Michelle O'Neill says it's up to UK and Ireland to ensure Stormont Assembly is 'sustainable'

Three years to the day since the collapse of the Assembly, the Sinn Féin leader in the North said talks are still “a work in progress”.

# dup - Friday 3 January, 2020

Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support

UUP leader Steven Aiken said he was unsure of how close the parties were to a deal.

# dup - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Coveney says it's 'end game' as talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont resume

A snap election could be called if a deal is not reached by 13 January.

# dup - Friday 27 December, 2019

Why have parties in the North failed to agree a deal to restore Stormont?

Before Christmas, there had been hopes of a breakthrough in talks.

Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message

In a wide-ranging interview, Coveney says he isn’t trying to manoeuvre himself into a leadership contest with Leo Varadkar.

# dup - Friday 20 December, 2019

UK Northern Ireland secretary 'confident' about Stormont restoration following DUP meeting

The Northern Assembly has been shuttered for nearly three years and all previous attempts to restore it have collapsed.

# dup - Thursday 19 December, 2019

DUP has prevented pre-Christmas deal to restore Stormont powersharing, Julian Smith says

Smith said he was “deeply disappointed” and urged the region’s largest party to reflect on its decision.

# dup - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Differences between political parties in Northern Ireland are 'marginal', DUP's Edwin Poots says

A round table meeting involving all five of the main Stormont parties took place today.

# dup - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Jeffrey Donaldson replaces Nigel Dodds as DUP's Westminster leader

Meanwhile, Sammy Wilson MP has been elected as the DUP’s chief whip.

# dup - Monday 16 December, 2019

Northern Ireland powersharing crisis must end, parties told

The fight over the Irish language remains the key stumbling block.

After a dramatic election, the DUP and Sinn Féin are to talk today about reviving Stormont

“All the old certainties are gone,” Sinn Féin president mary Lou McDonald said.

# dup - Friday 13 December, 2019

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station? DUP

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?

The claim has been circulating around Twitter and Facebook with a close-up image of the burgundy passport.

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore

After an SNP surge and a DUP collapse, what happens now?

For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs

There were gains for the SDLP, Alliance and Sinn Féin during a bad night for the DUP.

# dup - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races

The SDLP and the DUP are locked in a tight contest in Belfast South.

# dup - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Pacts, alliances and stepping aside: Why this is going to be a very strange election for the North

For the first time in years, many races in Northern Ireland are proving difficult to predict.

# dup - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy DUP

Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy

The DUP leader also shared her thoughts on an Irish unity poll.

# dup - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Arlene Foster challenges Sinn Féin to condemn IRA shooting of her father DUP

Arlene Foster challenges Sinn Féin to condemn IRA shooting of her father

The DUP leader also called on the republican party to condemn a murder attempt on DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds.

# dup - Saturday 2 November, 2019

'I'm not backwards': How the DUP hopes to inspire a new generation of unionists

The party has traditionally struggled to appeal to young voters.

DUP to step aside and support UUP candidate in Fermanagh

Arlene Foster said she believes in unionist co-operation.

# dup - Friday 1 November, 2019

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

# dup - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

# dup - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of Isis leader al-Baghdadi, tense relations between the DUP and Irish government, and the Dublin City Marathon had everyone talking today.

Foster says Taoiseach's recent comments were 'detrimental to unionist-Fine Gael relationships'

The DUP leader said there is a feeling that unionist concerns about the Withdrawal Agreement are being dismissed.

# dup - Saturday 26 October, 2019

FactCheck: Will there be checks between the North and the UK after Brexit?

Boris Johnson made the claim in the House of Commons.

The DUP is 'ready' for an election, says Arlene Foster

The DUP conference took place in Belfast today.

# dup - Friday 25 October, 2019

Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence

Foster told PA that some loyalists were contemplating violent resistance to any Brexit deal.

# dup - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

'Indefensible' £15 million spend on MLA pay since Stormont collapsed

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland acknowledged that the figures were ‘unacceptable’.

# dup - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland

The British government has assumed responsibility for introducing regulations to provide access to abortion by next April.

Explainer: Why can't same-sex couples in Northern Ireland get married until next year?

The first ceremonies could take place on the week of Valentine’s Day 2020.

# dup - Monday 21 October, 2019

Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont

Private members’ legislation aimed at thwarting the imposition of abortion reform in Northern Ireland were not accepted.

Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?

Other parties are calling the return to Stormont a ‘stunt’.

# dup - Saturday 19 October, 2019

'They've lost every battle': The rise and fall of the DUP's Brexit strategy

“Everything they’ve touched has turned to dust. They’ve lost every battle.”

# dup - Friday 18 October, 2019

DUP says voting against Brexit deal 'not the end of the game'

Arlene Foster wrote in the Belfast Telegraph that she was not looking for a ‘perfect’ deal.

# dup - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work

How and when will elected reps get to cast their vote and why is it a thorny issue for the DUP?

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