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#UUP

# uup - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

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

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?

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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?

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 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 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'

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

# uup - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

# uup - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

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

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

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'

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

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

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"

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

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'

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Republic of Ireland should rejoin Commonwealth, says UUP leader

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a united Ireland?

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

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