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# Unionist

Last year
Former UUP leader and Nobel peace prize recipient David Trimble has died aged 77
David Trimble and John Hume of the SDLP were leading figures in the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.
All time
# Derry
Placing of poppy wreaths on bonfire condemned
Symbols associated with the unionist tradition were attached to nationalist fires lit in Derry this weekend.
# Brexit
Explainer: Here's how the consent vote in the North will work
How and when will elected reps get to cast their vote and why is it a thorny issue for the DUP?
# Willie Frazer
Willie Frazer, victims campaigner and organiser of Dublin 'Love Ulster' march, dies aged 58
Frazer was a well-known figure in Northern Irish politics as a campaigner for victims of republic violence.
# Unionist
Nigel Dodds 'would stay in the EU rather than risk Northern Ireland's place in UK'
The DUP deputy leader said that he wanted Brexit to be delivered, but not if it would risk Northern Ireland’s status within the UK.
# michael stone
Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed
Michael Stone is coming to the end of a 30-year sentence for murdering six people. He is no stranger to the world of ‘performance art’.
# Northern Ireland
Mary Lou defends using the word Londonderry: 'I'm well aware of the history of Derry'
The name of the city remains a contentious issue for some.
# Vacancy
Vacant Seanad seat should be filled by someone with a unionist background, says senator
Leo Varadkar previously said he would like to see people from both nationalist and unionist communities take seats.
# barry mcelduff
Mary Lou says Kingsmill video hasn't damaged Sinn Féin's credibility
The sole survivor of the Kingsmill massacre said the video was like “a punch to the stomach”.
# power sharing
Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal
Michelle O’Neill said the DUP has not acknowledged the reasons for Martin McGuinness’ resignation.
# Twelfth of July
Coffin with effigy of Martin McGuinness on loyalist bonfire in east Belfast
Sinn Féin’s Declan Kearney called it a “particularly sickening manifestation”.
# Jim Allister
'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy
DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.
# standing together
"I want to see unionists cooperating": DUP and UUP sign historic election pact
It’s across four constituencies.
# Northern Ireland
Hopes of getting through marching season 'without public disorder on our streets'
Unionist parties walked out of Stormont over a decision on a contentious parade route earlier this week.
# Northern Ireland
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.
Edward Haughey will be buried in Louth today
Haughey, who was Northern Ireland’s richest man, was killed in a helicopter crash.
# edged out
Events outlined by Paisley "simply did not happen" say DUP
The former first minister claimed he was edged out by senior DUP figures after party members took issue with his performance in the role.
# Bomb
Petrol bomb explodes beside 4-year-old girl playing on Belfast street
The PSNI said the girls is not believed to have been injured but is asking parents in the area to ensure they know the whereabouts of their children.
# Northern Ireland
Polls open in Mid-Ulster to fill seat vacated by Martin McGuinness
A by-election is being held to fill the Westminster seat vacated by the Sinn Féin MLA last December.
# Northern Ireland
Pics: Protests in Belfast as council votes to restrict flying of Union flag
The city council has voted to restrict the flying of the Union flag to 15 days during the year. It has previously flown all year round.
# Unionism
PHOTOS: Thousands march in Belfast for anniversary of Ulster Covenant
The parades have passed off peacefully so far, despite fears of violence breaking out along part of the route.
# Twelfth
Gallery: Pride and violence at Twelfth parades in Belfast
Loyalists of all ages take part in Orange Order parades; Nationalist youths later turn on police. Our gallery.
# Twelfth
Second night of violence across Northern Ireland as the Twelfth parades pass
Violence flared in parts of Belfast, Derry and Antrim last night as violence erupted before and after Orange Order parades.