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# uup - Friday 3 January, 2020

Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support

Jan 3rd 2020, 4:10 PM 13,115 Views 28 Comments

UUP leader Steven Aiken said he was unsure of how close the parties were to a deal.

# uup - Friday 13 December, 2019

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland
# Results
# Results

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 12:28 PM 56,278 Views 30 Comments

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

# uup - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Sinn Féin MP says unionist farmers will help her keep her seat in general election
# Brexit
# Brexit

Sinn Féin MP says unionist farmers will help her keep her seat in general election

Nov 17th 2019, 3:33 PM 24,333 Views 49 Comments

Michelle Gildernew will be trying to keep her seat against the UUP’s Tom Elliot in the famously closely fought constituency.

# uup - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 5th 2019, 2:31 PM 6,961 Views 4 Comments

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

# uup - Saturday 2 November, 2019

DUP to step aside and support UUP candidate in Fermanagh
# Pact
# Pact

DUP to step aside and support UUP candidate in Fermanagh

Nov 2nd 2019, 6:10 PM 29,290 Views 44 Comments

Arlene Foster said she believes in unionist co-operation.

# uup - Friday 1 November, 2019

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

Nov 1st 2019, 9:49 PM 19,082 Views 23 Comments

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

# uup - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'It's all over the place': What next for the Ulster Unionist Party?
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'It's all over the place': What next for the Ulster Unionist Party?

Oct 6th 2019, 10:00 PM 25,811 Views 18 Comments

UUP leader Robin Swann announced that he was stepping down this week.

# uup - Monday 30 September, 2019

Robin Swann to step down as leader of Ulster Unionists
# UUP
# UUP

Robin Swann to step down as leader of Ulster Unionists

Sep 30th 2019, 4:41 PM 12,923 Views 19 Comments

Swann will remain in the role until the party’s next annual general meeting in 2020.

# uup - Monday 27 May, 2019

Nationalist-unionist duopoly broken in Northern Ireland's MEP elections as three women take seats
# New Faces
# New Faces

Nationalist-unionist duopoly broken in Northern Ireland's MEP elections as three women take seats

Updated May 27th 2019, 7:06 PM 59,250 Views 65 Comments

The Alliance Party’s Naomi Long was elected with the DUP’s Diane Dodds and Martina Anderson of Sinn Féin.

# uup - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

'I thought it was a parody': Varadkar reacts to Lord's tweet calling him 'typical Indian'
# Lord Kilclooney
# Lord Kilclooney

'I thought it was a parody': Varadkar reacts to Lord's tweet calling him 'typical Indian'

May 1st 2018, 5:44 PM 66,887 Views 106 Comments

Lord Kilclooney’s remark was met with condemnation and he received a significant amount of backlash online.

# uup - Friday 30 March, 2018

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

Explainer: What is the Good Friday Agreement?

Mar 30th 2018, 10:00 AM 24,769 Views 51 Comments

The 20th anniversary of the landmark deal is being marked – here’s what’s in it.

# uup - Monday 6 March, 2017

Arlene Foster says all is well in the DUP despite rumours of revolt
# Beware The Ides Of March
# Beware The Ides Of March

Arlene Foster says all is well in the DUP despite rumours of revolt

Mar 6th 2017, 9:18 PM 13,071 Views 42 Comments

Unionist parties have lost their absolute majority for the first time since partition in 1921.

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election
# Three Week Deadline
# Three Week Deadline

'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election

Mar 6th 2017, 2:30 PM 17,624 Views 33 Comments

If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.

# uup - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies
# Get Smart Fast
# Get Smart Fast

The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies

Mar 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,338 Views 43 Comments

Voters go to the polls tomorrow. Here’s what you need to know.

# uup - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?
# Don't Copy The South
# Don't Copy The South

Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?

May 5th 2016, 7:51 AM 9,230 Views 85 Comments

The polls are open in the assembly elections in Northern Ireland.

# uup - Saturday 5 March, 2016

The UUP and the DUP are on different sides of the great Brexit debate
# Loggerheads
# Loggerheads

The UUP and the DUP are on different sides of the great Brexit debate

Mar 5th 2016, 1:56 PM 11,889 Views 49 Comments

The UUP announced today that they want the UK to stay in the EU.

# uup - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report
# Haven't Gone Away
# Haven't Gone Away

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report

Oct 20th 2015, 11:10 PM 43,065 Views 316 Comments

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

# uup - Friday 11 September, 2015

Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

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

Sep 11th 2015, 5:08 PM 15,455 Views 93 Comments

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

# uup - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

'How dare she': Joan Burton hits back at Mary Lou
# The IRA Debate
# The IRA Debate

'How dare she': Joan Burton hits back at Mary Lou

Sep 1st 2015, 1:20 PM 33,012 Views 229 Comments

The debate over the status of the IRA rages on, with rounds of meetings today in Dublin, London and Belfast.

# uup - Monday 31 August, 2015

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he's taking aim at the UUP
# The IRA Debate
# The IRA Debate

Peter Robinson is back from his holidays and he's taking aim at the UUP

Aug 31st 2015, 6:20 PM 18,662 Views 205 Comments

The first minister’s back on the scene – and he’s had a thing or two to say about the raging IRA debate.

# uup - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 19,459 Views 193 Comments

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

# uup - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

"I want to see unionists cooperating": DUP and UUP sign historic election pact
# Standing Together
# Standing Together

"I want to see unionists cooperating": DUP and UUP sign historic election pact

Mar 18th 2015, 8:28 AM 6,240 Views 63 Comments

It’s across four constituencies.

# uup - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

DUP and UUP fanned flames of violent flag riots but lost control
# Flegs
# Flegs

DUP and UUP fanned flames of violent flag riots but lost control

Dec 3rd 2014, 10:39 PM 11,260 Views 57 Comments

Research from Queen’s says the parties did more than anyone to heighten tensions.

# uup - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Here’s a crash course on how the European Elections are shaping up in Northern Ireland
# Election 14
# Election 14

Here’s a crash course on how the European Elections are shaping up in Northern Ireland

May 22nd 2014, 7:40 AM 5,225 Views 13 Comments

Haven’t been following the race up North? Here’s a taster.

# uup - Friday 28 February, 2014

"A deception by omission" - Robinson says the DUP was misled over 'on-the runs'
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

"A deception by omission" - Robinson says the DUP was misled over 'on-the runs'

Feb 28th 2014, 1:32 PM 5,085 Views 93 Comments

Martin McGuinness disagrees saying that if the DUP’s outbusts are about appeasing hardline unionists and electioneering.

# uup - Monday 20 January, 2014

'Chuckling' relationship with McGuinness hastened my departure --- Paisley
# Edged Out
# Edged Out

'Chuckling' relationship with McGuinness hastened my departure --- Paisley

Jan 20th 2014, 10:20 AM 17,323 Views 60 Comments

The former DUP leader has detailed how senior party figures edged him out as First Minister of Northern Ireland.

# uup - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Gilmore: Dublin may get involved if there’s no progress on Haass
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Gilmore: Dublin may get involved if there’s no progress on Haass

Jan 19th 2014, 3:55 PM 9,138 Views 66 Comments

The Tánaiste says there may be a joint intervention by the Irish and British Governments if parties are unable to make progress.

# uup - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 15th 2014, 8:24 AM 5,273 Views 76 Comments

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.

# uup - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Meghan O'Sullivan warns of 'darker downside' to Northern Ireland stalemate
# Compromise
# Compromise

Meghan O'Sullivan warns of 'darker downside' to Northern Ireland stalemate

Jan 9th 2014, 10:32 PM 8,199 Views 73 Comments

The vice-chair of recent talks told RTÉ’s Prime Time that some parties are continuing to focus on the parts of the deal they disagree with.

# uup - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Richard Haass says some in Northern Ireland are being 'unrealistic in the extreme'
# Draft Deal
# Draft Deal

Richard Haass says some in Northern Ireland are being 'unrealistic in the extreme'

Jan 8th 2014, 6:22 PM 14,447 Views 185 Comments

The talks chair said that he hoped the parties would continue to work to achieve agreement.

# uup - Monday 6 January, 2014

McGuinness claims 'extreme loyalism' is setting the unionist agenda on Haass proposals
# Haass Proposals
# Haass Proposals

McGuinness claims 'extreme loyalism' is setting the unionist agenda on Haass proposals

Jan 6th 2014, 4:55 PM 10,126 Views 153 Comments

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland made the comments as the Haass-O’Sullivan team published a summary of the proposed deal.

# uup - Monday 30 December, 2013

'Today is the last day in Belfast. Hope leaders seize it' - Haass urges progress as deadline looms
# Deadline Day
# Deadline Day

'Today is the last day in Belfast. Hope leaders seize it' - Haass urges progress as deadline looms

Dec 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 6,181 Views 51 Comments

The final day of negotiations began at 10am this morning.

# uup - Saturday 28 December, 2013

'Time to fish or cut bait': Haass talks recommence, with Monday set as deadline
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

'Time to fish or cut bait': Haass talks recommence, with Monday set as deadline

Dec 28th 2013, 3:24 PM 7,243 Views 27 Comments

The US diplomat is back for “one final effort” to reach agreement on some of the most contentious outstanding issues of the peace process.

# uup - Monday 23 December, 2013

Haass talks with NI parties expected to last well into night
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Haass talks with NI parties expected to last well into night

Dec 23rd 2013, 10:28 PM 5,141 Views 79 Comments

“It’s going to be an interesting night,” the US diplomat told reporters, as he arrived at Belfast’s Stormont Hotel.

# uup - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Orange Order parades banned from passing Ardoyne shopfronts
# Belfast
# Belfast

Orange Order parades banned from passing Ardoyne shopfronts

Jul 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 5,239 Views 123 Comments

The order has vowed to stage a protest at the location every weekend until it is allowed complete its ‘July Twelfth’ parade.

# uup - Friday 9 March, 2012

Ulster Unionist leader Tom Elliott resigns amid party tensions
# Ulster Unionists
# Ulster Unionists

Ulster Unionist leader Tom Elliott resigns amid party tensions

Mar 9th 2012, 10:16 AM 1,075 Views 8 Comments

Elliott accused party colleagues of briefing journalists against him and said hostility to his leadership had been “relentless”.

# uup - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Republic of Ireland should rejoin Commonwealth, says UUP leader
# Commonwealth
# Commonwealth

Republic of Ireland should rejoin Commonwealth, says UUP leader

Feb 7th 2012, 11:21 AM 7,526 Views 77 Comments

Tom Elliott says the Queen’s visit last year forged a new relationship – and joining the Commonwealth would honour her jubilee.

# uup - Friday 17 June, 2011

Poll: Should there be a united Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a united Ireland?

Jun 17th 2011, 9:59 AM 13,501 Views 149 Comments

A new poll in Northern Ireland has shown that a majority of Catholics want to remain in the UK. What do you think?

Waning support for united Ireland among Northern Catholics
# United Ireland?
# United Ireland?

Waning support for united Ireland among Northern Catholics

Jun 17th 2011, 9:10 AM 3,060 Views 36 Comments

More than half would now prefer to remain part of the UK – double the previous figure before the Republic’s economic crisis hit home.