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# mla - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Varadkar says need for MLAs to declare as nationalist, unionist or other should be removed

He added he believes the GFA should be reformed to change the controversial petition of concern.

# mla - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down

The man’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.

# mla - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Mayor of Belfast: 'An Irish unity referendum is coming, and we must prepare for it'

Claire Hanna, SDLP MLA for South Belfast said calling for a poll now is ‘premature’.

# mla - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Now the 'curry my yoghurt' MP has been barred from speaking in Stormont...

… but only for today, and he wasn’t there.

# mla - Monday 3 February, 2014

Unionist MLA hit his wife, not police - report

Michael Copeland’s wife was struck during a protest in August, but reports say that PSNI footage shows him delivering the blow accidentally.

# mla - Monday 16 September, 2013

Over thirty arrested across Northern Ireland in major child abuse investigation

22 victims, aged between 13 and 18, have been identified following a review of cases of young people who went missing from the care system.

# mla - Thursday 22 August, 2013

DUP councillor in court over Republican parade Facebook comments

Ruth Patterson is contesting the charge of sending a “grossly offensive” electronic message.

# mla - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

McGuinness calls for justice for Bethany Home survivors

The men and women, who say they were neglected while in the care of the home, met with the North’s Deputy First Minister yesterday.

# mla - Monday 31 December, 2012

Martin McGuinness resigns as MP

McGuinness said his move follows his party’s plans to phase out double-jobbing.

# mla - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Alliance Party: "This was an attempt to kill police officers"

A gang of 15 men attacked an unmarked police car opposite the offices of an Alliance Party MP last night, as violence worsens in Belfast.

# mla - Thursday 5 April, 2012

SF politician runs up £16k bill on printer toner cartridges (yes, again)

Sinn Féin MLA Pat Doherty ran up a bill of almost €20,000 on printer toner cartridges in two and a half years at Stormont.

# mla - Friday 27 May, 2011

Ratko Mladic ruled fit to stand trial for war crimes by Serbian judge

The judge has ruled that Mladic can stand trial for war crimes at The Hague in the Netherlands.