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# dup - Sunday 5 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 5th 2020, 4:45 PM 25,579 Views 21 Comments

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
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

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

Updated Jul 2nd 2020, 2:53 PM 38,087 Views 121 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:18 PM 25,232 Views 34 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Jun 2nd 2020, 5:19 PM 14,913 Views 43 Comments

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
# Ashes To Ashes
# Ashes To Ashes

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

Mar 8th 2020, 10:00 PM 40,725 Views 20 Comments

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?
# Seen It All
# Seen It All

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

Feb 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 28,449 Views 78 Comments

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
# Troubles Killings
# Troubles Killings

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

Feb 14th 2020, 1:01 PM 15,383 Views 18 Comments

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'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

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

Feb 1st 2020, 10:59 AM 12,691 Views 33 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 1st 2020, 8:31 AM 59,612 Views 88 Comments

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
# Money Message
# Money Message

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

Jan 22nd 2020, 6:27 PM 20,897 Views 38 Comments

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
# Power Sharing
# Power Sharing

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

Jan 18th 2020, 10:00 PM 20,826 Views 43 Comments

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
# Stormont
# Stormont

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

Updated Jan 13th 2020, 6:56 PM 28,997 Views 34 Comments

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
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

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

Updated Jan 11th 2020, 5:05 PM 43,359 Views 72 Comments

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'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Jan 9th 2020, 3:06 PM 10,995 Views 43 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Jan 3rd 2020, 4:10 PM 13,115 Views 28 Comments

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
# Belfast
# Belfast

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

Jan 2nd 2020, 8:39 AM 7,621 Views 17 Comments

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?
# Another Year Over
# Another Year Over

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

Dec 27th 2019, 4:22 PM 14,552 Views 25 Comments

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
# Interview
# Interview

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

Dec 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 8,844 Views 5 Comments

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
# Positive Talks
# Positive Talks

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

Dec 20th 2019, 12:39 PM 9,289 Views 7 Comments

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
# Powersharing
# Powersharing

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

Dec 19th 2019, 6:43 PM 50,300 Views 62 Comments

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
# Powersharing
# Powersharing

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

Dec 18th 2019, 8:50 PM 10,672 Views 13 Comments

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
# Shake Up
# Shake Up

Jeffrey Donaldson replaces Nigel Dodds as DUP's Westminster leader

Dec 17th 2019, 8:22 PM 19,535 Views 41 Comments

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
# Power Sharing
# Power Sharing

Northern Ireland powersharing crisis must end, parties told

Dec 16th 2019, 6:52 PM 11,435 Views 31 Comments

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
# Stormont Executive
# Stormont Executive

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

Updated Dec 16th 2019, 8:30 AM 19,999 Views 58 Comments

“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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Dec 13th 2019, 7:31 PM 36,951 Views 53 Comments

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
# DUP

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

Dec 13th 2019, 5:07 PM 153,510 Views 25 Comments

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
# Results
# Results

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 12:28 PM 56,381 Views 30 Comments

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

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

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

Dec 13th 2019, 8:14 AM 43,330 Views 105 Comments

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

For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

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

Dec 13th 2019, 6:08 AM 112,118 Views 65 Comments

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
# Belfast South
# Belfast South

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

Dec 11th 2019, 11:59 PM 18,973 Views 16 Comments

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
# New Rules
# New Rules

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

Dec 1st 2019, 9:00 PM 18,225 Views 9 Comments

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
# DUP

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

Nov 24th 2019, 2:34 PM 39,496 Views 55 Comments

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
# DUP

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

Nov 19th 2019, 1:52 PM 42,762 Views 53 Comments

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
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 10:00 PM 33,392 Views 70 Comments

The party has traditionally struggled to appeal to young voters.

DUP to step aside and support UUP candidate in Fermanagh
# Pact
# Pact

DUP to step aside and support UUP candidate in Fermanagh

Nov 2nd 2019, 6:10 PM 29,293 Views 44 Comments

Arlene Foster said she believes in unionist co-operation.

# dup - Friday 1 November, 2019

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

Nov 1st 2019, 9:49 PM 19,083 Views 23 Comments

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'
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

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

Oct 30th 2019, 7:15 AM 19,863 Views 47 Comments

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

# dup - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Oct 27th 2019, 7:55 PM 12,681 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Oct 27th 2019, 4:17 PM 28,060 Views 52 Comments

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
# Boris Johnson

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

Oct 26th 2019, 8:30 PM 22,313 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson made the claim in the House of Commons.