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# northern-ireland - Today’s News

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.

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

# northern-ireland - 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.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder of teenager in Derry 20 years ago

Jonathan Cairns was found dead in a shallow grave in Loughermore Forest in 1999.

# northern-ireland - Monday 9 December, 2019

11th-hour plea made for soldiers who fired shots at Ballymurphy to give evidence at inquests

A lawyer for the victim’s families told the court today: “It is not too late to tell the truth.”

# northern-ireland - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Two men arrested after double ATM is stolen from Tesco store

One man in his 20s and another in his 40s have been arrested.

# northern-ireland - Friday 6 December, 2019

Tributes paid to 'quiet but powerful' widow of one of Northern Ireland's Disappeared

Kathleen Armstrong died earlier today aged 90.

Police rescue 31 dogs and puppies in Co Tyrone

“Buying puppies from illegal breeders can have devastating results,” the PSNI said.

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal

The Labour leader said a confidential report paints a ‘damning picture’ of Boris Johnson’s deal, especially when it came to Northern Ireland.

# northern-ireland - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Gerry Adams urges government to adopt Emma De Souza's citizenship battle

De Souza is appealing a ruling by UK immigration courts that those born in Northern Ireland are automatically British.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

US Congress set to vote on reaffirming support for Good Friday Agreement today

The vote is due to take place at 11.30pm Irish time today.

# northern-ireland - 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.

# northern-ireland - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Glenanne gang: Former police chief to lead probe into alleged state collusion in the North

The Glenanne group was a deadly part of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) in Mid Ulster.

Man appears in court in NI charged with murdering 11-month-old baby boy

A pathologist’s report said the boy’s fatal head injury was not accidental.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Man arrested in connection with investigation into sudden death of baby in Armagh

The sudden death of the baby occurred in the Keady area earlier today.

# northern-ireland - Monday 25 November, 2019

NI-born woman lodges Court of Appeal challenge to British citizenship ruling

Emma DeSouza’s legal team submitted papers to the Court of Appeal in Belfast to challenge a citizenship ruling from October.

# northern-ireland - 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.

Majority of people in the Republic want Irish unity referendum within five years

That’s according to the latest Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll for

# northern-ireland - Saturday 23 November, 2019

UK tribunal dismisses appeal against ruling that all NI citizens are automatically born British

The tribunal made its initial ruling following an appeal by the Home Office in October.

# northern-ireland - Friday 22 November, 2019

Michelle O’Neill retained Sinn Fein vice presidency with two thirds of vote

Michelle O’Neill was re-elected as the party’s vice-president last weekend.

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

From The42 Gnabry hits hat-trick as Germany rout Northern Ireland Six Of The Best

Gnabry hits hat-trick as Germany rout Northern Ireland

Michael O’Neill’s side took a shock early lead, but it all went wrong from there.

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.

# northern-ireland - Friday 15 November, 2019

Boris Johnson answers all sorts in radio phone-in but won't say how many children he has Mic'd Up This post contains videos

Boris Johnson answers all sorts in radio phone-in but won't say how many children he has

Johnson spoke for almost an hour during the BBC Radio 5 Live show.

# northern-ireland - Monday 11 November, 2019

Essex deaths: Man facing 39 counts of manslaughter has 'modest means', court told

UK authorities allege that Eamon Harrison (22) delivered the trailer, where 39 Vietnamese nationals were found dead, to a Belgian port.

Majority of Remainers and Leavers willing to see NI leave Union for preferred Brexit outcome

Four in 10 Britons said they cared little or not at all about the region, according to new YouGov research.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 10 November, 2019

‘Nobody knows my Philip’s name’: Telling the stories of the Children of the Troubles

A new book by Joe Duffy and Freya McClements seeks to tell those 186 stories.

# northern-ireland - Friday 8 November, 2019

'There will not be checks': Boris Johnson hails 'great Northern Ireland deal' at Tayto Castle Factory

“I speak as the Prime Minister of the UK and a passionate unionist, there will not be checks on goods going from NI to GB!”

# northern-ireland - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election

His comments come as officers continue to investigate telephone threats made to Ulster Unionist Party.

# northern-ireland - Monday 4 November, 2019

'A stark reality': Paramilitary violence in North being fuelled by Brexit and Stormont uncertainty

A report was published today by a paramilitary watchdog.

UK government to consult with churches over North's abortion law

Activists have warned the UK government that it has a legal obligation to limit the scope of conscientious objection.

# northern-ireland - 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.

Four nations, 650 seats and one elephant in the room: What to expect from the UK election?

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit, but what else do we need to know?

# northern-ireland - Friday 1 November, 2019

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

# northern-ireland - 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.

# northern-ireland - Sunday 27 October, 2019

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.

# northern-ireland - 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.

With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection

There was little sense of pre-election excitement at the DUP party conference.

Gardaí arrest man wanted for questioning in connection with 39 Essex deaths

The man was arrested for an offence in this jurisdiction.

18-year-old man killed in Co Down road crash

The incident happened at around 2.30am this morning.

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