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# North

Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Brian Rowan: The head of the new Troubles legacy body will have a mountain to climb
The former BBC correspondent looks at the UK’s legacy bill and meets ex-police commander Peter Sheridan of the new Commission for Investigations.
This month
September 2023
Troubles Legacy Bill: 'It's almost as if the UK is writing itself out of the North's history'
Professor Laura McAtackney examines how the UK government’s controversial legacy bill will affect the writing of accurate and balanced histories.
This year
Local MLA: 'There's a black cloud over Omagh today - one we'd hoped had gone forever'
The SDLP’s Daniel McCrossan says the people of Omagh are shocked that such violence has once again visited them.
Last year
16-year-old girl charged with attempted murder in Tyrone
The incident took place on Thursday.
Northern Ireland Secretary says Assembly election will be called but does not set date
The DUP has refused to re-enter power sharing, meaning an executive could not be formed.
Brian Rowan: Truss' resignation and Conservative chaos spell disaster for Northern Ireland
The former BBC correspondent says the ongoing chaos in London means Stormont is again forgotten.
Emma DeSouza: Running in the Assembly elections was an education - Northern Ireland is changing
Emma DeSouza ran in the recent Stormont elections – she didn’t win but she shares her thoughts on it all.
Opinion: The DUP in this election began to look like the lost tribe of the British Empire
Peter Flanagan says the election in Northern Ireland has shown that Loyalist and British values are no longer the same.
All time
Drugs worth €120,000 seized in operation targeting paramilitaries in Belfast
A 21-year-old man has been arrested.
Judges says First Minister cannot use joint office as ‘shield’ to hide from court challenge
The First Minister is not legally represented in the case taken by a Belfast businessman against the DUP’s boycott of north-south meetings.
Quiz: How much do you know about the north?
No, the north, not the North.
Brian Rowan: Arlene's feathers are ruffled today, but the DUP itself is under pressure
Former BBC correspondent Brian Rowan looks at the embattled DUP leader’s position today.
Calls for calm as police try to break up commemoration to victims of loyalist murderers
PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne said a review into the incident is ongoing.
Coronavirus: Northern Ireland records 726 new cases
Nearly 1,000 cases of the virus were recorded in the North yesterday.
How the new restrictions in Donegal are highlighting the lack of cross-border co-operation on Covid-19
The Level 3 restrictions in Donegal highlight the lack of on-the-ground co-operation along the border.
Storm Francis: Flooding causes widespread damage across North
Homeowners and businesses were counting the cost of the storm across the country.
Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand
New Zealand’s best players will face off on 29 August.
All Blacks confirm how they'll pick teams for the North v South trial game
The traditional fixture is set to return in August.
Twenty-two new cases in the North as total number there climbs to 108
The total number of tests completed in the North now stands at 2,186.
World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled
The competition was scheduled to take place in Northern Italy this summer.
Bill to allow Northern Irish boats to fish off Ireland's coasts approved by Dáil
Northern Ireland allows Irish boats to fish in its 0-6 mile zone off its coasts – but Ireland had no laws to reciprocate the same measure.
North, Carbery, Tomane: All the Pro14 signings for the 2018/19 season
We’ve rounded up all the additions ahead of the upcoming Pro14 campaign.
'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history
A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.
'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods
Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.
'What's wrong with someone who wants to live through Irish?' - Sinn Féin hits back at DUP
Earlier, Arlene Foster said that Sinn Féin’s ‘shopping list’ is holding up a deal in the North.
Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North
The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.
'An IRA leader turned peacemaker': How Martin McGuinness is being remembered internationally
‘The cuddly grandfather figure that he presented in later life was real – but so too was the guerrilla hard man of the 1970s.’
Reports of George North's demise are greatly exaggerated, says Schmidt
“If you’ve seen the size, the strength and the speed and agility of such a big man, why would you go looking for him?”
'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.
'Huge damage has been done': Kenny and Adams discuss political turmoil in North
An election now seems inevitable.
A quarter of shoppers to go to Northern Ireland for Christmas deals
A new survey also showed that young people are the most likely to cross the border.
No plans to introduce PSNI petrol 'drive-off' pilot scheme in Republic
PSNI is leaving it up to petrol station owners in two areas to pursue non-paying drivers – but there are fears it would make it “easier” for criminals.
Ireland needs to open a passport office in Belfast after Brexit, says Sinn Féin
Minister Charlie Flanagan is satisfied that the existing range of service options meet the current needs of passport applicants.
This man has just been given responsibility for Northern Ireland
James Brokenshire is the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
Culture Night is TONIGHT – here’s what to go see
Tonight’s the night. Let us help you choose where to go.
Dublin Airport want to find the owner of this 1946 photograph
The picture was left in Terminal One of Dublin Airport yesterday evening.
Gerry Adams: The IRA had nothing to do with Kevin McGuigan's murder
The Sinn Féin leader said some people are using the killing to “undermine” his party.
Three charged over attempted late-night sword raids
The two incidents – at a take-away and a petrol station – happened late on Monday night.
Two questioned over attack on man left alone and injured in field
The victim sustained serious head and facial injuries – but the crime went unreported for hours.
Driver threatened with hammer in botched car-jack attempt
The man attempted to force the vehicle to stop.