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# stormont - Saturday 21 January, 2017

DUP MLA admits four family members made use of "cash for ash" scheme

South Down MLA Jim Wells said he wanted to make it clear that he had “no financial interests” in it whatsoever.

# stormont - Friday 20 January, 2017

On dramatic day for politics in the North, a senior DUP figure also stood down

Dr Andrew Crawford has been accused of exerting his influence to keep the “cash for ash” scheme running.

# stormont - Monday 16 January, 2017

The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.

# stormont - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# stormont - Monday 9 January, 2017

Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?

The latest twist in the long-running controversy has seen Martin McGuinness resign after Arlene Foster refused to step aside.

# stormont - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

DUP politician admits he didn't know heterosexual people could contract HIV

Trevor Clarke made the admission in a Stormont debate calling for a new HIV awareness campaign.

# stormont - Monday 17 October, 2016

Northern Ireland says it doesn’t want 'special status'

Stormont rejected a motion calling for a special status to be granted.

# stormont - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Sinn Féin accused of "taking out" Peter Robinson after explosive Nama claims

A report has claimed that a party member was involved in ‘coaching’ a witness.

# stormont - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Stormont rejects allowing abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality

The proposals were discussed during a debate last night.

# stormont - Thursday 19 November, 2015

The political world has been paying tribute to Peter Robinson

The Northern Irish First Minister and DUP leader announced his decision to retire before the next election this morning.

# stormont - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

A fresh start? There's a new deal in town but nobody wants to talk about 'the past'

Those two words are still causing problems.

# stormont - Monday 2 November, 2015

Same-sex marriage bill passed (then blocked) in Northern Ireland

Four previous attempts to introduce same-sex marriage in Stormont were narrowly defeated.

# stormont - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report

Two reports into the current status of the Provisional IRA have been published today. Here’s what they say…

# stormont - Friday 11 September, 2015

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?

With the executive on the brink of collapse, what are the likely outcomes?

# stormont - Friday 28 August, 2015

From The42 More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close Positive Signs

More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close

The result may not have gone their way but Ireland once again showed why they belong at the top level.

# stormont - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Ireland miss out on landmark win after falling just short against Australia

A 23-run defeat in Stormont for John Bracewell’s side.

From The42 Ireland set for 'Everest scale' challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town Preview

Ireland set for 'Everest scale' challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town

John Bracewell’s side will hope to topple Australia when the sides meet in Belfast on Thursday.

# stormont - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

UUP to withdraw from Executive: 'We will not stay while Sinn Féin ignores IRA murders'

Mike Nesbitt said a vote will be taken by the party executive on Saturday.

# stormont - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From The42 'You have to accept criticism' - Ireland keen to right the wrongs against world champions Johnny Be Good

'You have to accept criticism' - Ireland keen to right the wrongs against world champions

Ireland welcome Australia to Stormont on Thursday as the international summer comes to a head.

# stormont - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The42 Ireland's 21-game winning run comes to a shuddering halt at the hands of PNG Upset

# stormont - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Police investigate after Irish tricolour raised over Stormont

Construction work is currently taking place on the roof of the building.

# stormont - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 Stormont transformed as 40,000 fans flock to Belfast's staging of Crashed Ice Crashed Ice

Stormont transformed as 40,000 fans flock to Belfast's staging of Crashed Ice

Parliament Buildings as you’ve never seen them before.

# stormont - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The42 One of our journalists will race this terrifying Belfast ice track on Friday Crashed Ice

# stormont - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From The42 We're training for Red Bull's 'Crashed Ice' event so you don't have to Ice Cool

We're training for Red Bull's 'Crashed Ice' event so you don't have to

Who knew skating downhill really, really fast could be so scary?

# stormont - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial

Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.

# stormont - Saturday 20 December, 2014

"Substantial progress" in Northern Ireland talks - but Adams not confident they'll wrap up soon

The talks are on a break, and will resume on Monday.

# stormont - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale'

His comments came after BBC Spotlight revealed that Sinn Féin MLAs claimed almost £700,000 for research purposes in the last decade.

# stormont - Monday 24 November, 2014

'Curry my yoghurt' DUP MP receives death threat

Over the weekend, Gregory Campbell said he’d treat an Irish Language Act as “toilet paper.”

Family of 21-year-old beaten to death in a Monaghan barn ask politicians for help

The SDLP are laying down a motion in Stormont.

# stormont - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Fresh talks on the horizon for Northern Ireland legacy issues

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan said that he believes “it is now time” for the talks to begin.

# stormont - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

DUP war of words as Peter Robinson forced to deny he's leaving

Former DUP health minster Edwin Poots made the claim this morning.

# stormont - Monday 1 September, 2014

Gerry Adams wants Dublin and London to counter "anti-agreement axis within unionism"

Adams was in The Guardian to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire.

# stormont - Friday 4 July, 2014

Peace process should not be put at risk over parades - Adams

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking in the wake of yesterday’s negotiation walk-out by Unionist parties.

# stormont - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Unionist parties all walk out of Stormont talks in protest over parade block

They called the talks “fruitless” after a contentious parade in north Belfast was blocked.

# stormont - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The42 Paul O'Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today Vote For Poc

Paul O'Connell swung by Stormont with the Six Nations trophy today

The Ireland captain was joined by Joe Schmidt and his teammates for the visit to Northern Ireland’s parliament buildings.

# stormont - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Column: Bold gestures are necessary for a genuinely inclusive Northern Ireland

As President Michael D Higgins takes part in an historic trip to the UK, we should reflect on what other valuable gestures could help heal old wounds, writes David McCann.

# stormont - Thursday 16 January, 2014

NI Assembly criticised for 'hostile climate' towards the Irish language

The report from the Council of Europe also looked at the minority languages in use in the UK like Welsh and Scottish Gaelic.

# stormont - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

McGuinness: Unionists have been "dancing to the tune of extremists"

The leaders of the five main Northern Ireland parties held talks yesterday to discuss the fallout from Haass, and have agreed to a further meeting next week.

# stormont - Sunday 29 December, 2013

White House says Northern Ireland talks are at 'critical juncture'

Intensive talks will begin again at 6am tomorrow with a deadline set for 12 noon.

# stormont - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Plans to allow children aged 12 to use guns legally in NI

The changes would mean children could use firearms in “extremely supervised circumstances”.