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# dup - Friday 13 November, 2020

Taoiseach says DUP was 'wrong' to use cross-community veto on public health measures

The DUP had disagreed with other parties in the Stormont Executive on continuing the Covid-19 restrictions after today.

# dup - Thursday 12 November, 2020

'Not the time to play politics': Businesses and unions unhappy with Stormont deadlock over lockdown measures

Some businesses plan to reopen regardless of what the Executive decides.

# dup - Monday 2 November, 2020

Major funding for NI centenary set to be announced, as local politicians push for greater role in planning

Department of Foreign Affairs officials have been involved in meetings planning the centenary events.

# dup - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Polls and pandemics: How Northern Ireland's two leaders are facing defiance and disappointment

Both leaders have faced a difficult few weeks.

# dup - Thursday 24 September, 2020

DUP MP Sammy Wilson 'offering no excuse' after he was photographed not wearing a face mask on London Tube

Those caught not wearing a mask on public transport in London can face a £200 fine.

# dup - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

The DUP claims the Northern Ireland protocol makes the North 'Europe’s pawn'

The party said extra paperwork and EU customs declarations are consequences which will cost the community and business dear.

# dup - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Brexit deal and Northern Ireland arrangements should be 'scrapped', says Sammy Wilson

The DUP MP appeared to contradict his party leader Arlene Foster.

# dup - Monday 17 August, 2020

Victim of Troubles-era bomb to take legal action over delay on victims' pensions

Jennifer McNern is taking a judicial review case against the Northern Ireland Executive.

# dup - Sunday 5 July, 2020

US envoy praises Northern Ireland as it's 'done a really good job' of tackling Covid-19

Mick Mulvaney said that the Northern Irish parties had all worked well together.

# dup - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mary Lou McDonald says Michelle O’Neill does not need to stand aside over attendance at Bobby Storey funeral

Police are investigating potential breaches of lockdown rules at the funeral.

# dup - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

Sinn Féin to oppose DUP's motion against abortion in cases of non-fatal disabilities

The motion “rejects the imposition of abortion legislation which extends to all non-fatal disabilities, including Down’s syndrome”.

# dup - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'Cash for ash': Everything you need to know about the scandal that collapsed Stormont

The DUP is expected to be criticised heavily when the RHI report is published on Friday.

# dup - Sunday 16 February, 2020

'Surprised, not shocked': What do the North's politicians make of the Sinn Féin surge?

Unionists and nationalists all agree that Sinn Féin is a powerful electoral force.

# dup - Friday 14 February, 2020

Foster urges new Northern Ireland secretary to 'revisit' scope of historical investigations unit

Plans to press ahead with the unit are being cited as a reason for Julian Smith’s sacking as Northern Ireland secretary.

# dup - Saturday 1 February, 2020

British government outlines Troubles victims pension scheme but SF criticises 'hierarchy of victims'

Those convicted of playing a part in an incident in which they were injured will be denied access to the scheme.

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Arlene Foster says she 'lost friends' because she went to Martin McGuinness' funeral

There was a negative reaction from the audience when she outlined her opposition to same sex marriage.

# dup - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Northern Irish parties say 'no thanks' to £1,000 pay rise amid public anger

The leaders of the five main parties said they would seek to have the pay rise deferred.

# 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?

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

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

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