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January 2024
New deadline for resurrecting Stormont powersharing set to be fixed for 8 February
Senior DUP figures meet to discuss potentially ending Stormont boycott
NI Strikes: Varadkar says public sector workers haven't got pay increases 'they should have'
Some 16 trade unions with joint membership totalling around 170,000 are taking part in industrial action today.
Unions in the North have been involved in long-running pay disputes, in some cases lasting for several years.
Workers are demanding that pay awards made to counterparts elsewhere in the UK are introduced in Northern Ireland.
Speaking at Belfast City Hall this afternoon, Nipsa general secretary Carmel Gates said strike action will grow if demands aren't met.
Northern Ireland at a standstill: 'The biggest day of strike action in a generation' today
Tens of thousands of workers across 16 unions are taking part in strike action later.
UK govt challenges Ireland to list prosecutions mounted since 1998 over Troubles incidents
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Public transport workers in Northern Ireland stage further strike today
Failure to restore Stormont is a 'denial of democracy', Micheál Martin says
Sinn Féin criticises ‘lack of DUP leadership’ as it rules out Stormont deal before Christmas
Strikes by Northern Ireland’s bus and rail service Translink to impact Dublin to Belfast trains
Sinn Féin says UK Government negotiations with DUP on Windsor Framework have concluded
Taoiseach and Northern Ireland Secretary lay wreaths in Enniskillen on Remembrance Sunday
Taoiseach stands by comment that he believes there will be a united Ireland in his lifetime
Chris Heaton-Harris insists controversial Troubles legacy bill complies with human rights
Former senior judge appointed as chair of Omagh Bombing Inquiry
Talk of additional funding for Stormont 'significant', says Tánaiste
Northern Ireland secretary says ‘deadlines are deadly’ amid calls to restore Stormont
Republicans and unionists criticise UK's 'cruel' and 'grim' budget for Northern Ireland
DUP accuses NI Secretary of trying to 'disarm and bully' unionists over the Windsor Framework
DUP will not be 'brow beaten' to restore powersharing, says Donaldson
UK's Northern Ireland Secretary says peace 'must not be taken for granted'
MI5 increases terror threat level in Northern Ireland from 'substantial' to 'severe'
'No renegotiating' Windsor Framework, Heaton-Harris warns DUP
Northern Ireland Secretary insists Johnson did not knowingly mislead Parliament on partygate
Daithí's Law: Westminster to pass opt-out organ donation law for Northern Ireland
Rishi Sunak arrives in Northern Ireland amid speculation of imminent protocol deal
PSNI make 'specific appeal' after security alert that disrupted match attended by President Higgins
Pushing Stormont poll deadline back to 2024 ‘legislating for further drift’, McDonald says
UK Government to establish public inquiry into the Omagh bombing
Tánaiste welcomes data-sharing progress amid Northern Ireland Protocol row
Northern Ireland Secretary’s Twitter account hacked
Northern Ireland secretary invites parties to fresh talks as election deadline looms
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NI Secretary a 'glass half-full man' on Northern Ireland Protocol negotiations
DUP will not be ‘bullied or cajoled’ into restoring Stormont, Northern Ireland Secretary told
Varadkar to prioritise Northern Ireland power sharing when he becomes Taoiseach
Northern Ireland Secretary explains to Elon Musk what ‘tosh’ means after debunking bogus email
Announcement of no December Stormont election is 'Christmas miracle'
Still no clarity on an election date in Northern Ireland, what's going on?
Taoiseach calls for 'recalibration' of Stormont after next Assembly election
Voters in the North set to return to the polls for second time in seven months
Jeffrey Donaldson says Irish government 'deluded' to think joint-authority with London is possible