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Colum Eastwood: We live in the Ireland that John Hume imagined - an island at peace
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood pays tribute to John Hume and asks what the peacemaker would have made of the events of 2020.
Former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dies aged 83
The Irish peace icon passed away after a long struggle with dementia.
'Surprised, not shocked': What do the North's politicians make of the Sinn Féin surge?
Unionists and nationalists all agree that Sinn Féin is a powerful electoral force.
The strangest thing about Northern Irish politics? There's a government, but no opposition
Some credit the short-lived opposition for helping to expose the ‘cash for ash’ scandal.
PSNI chief sorry for Christmas Day photo with armed officers in Crossmaglen
The photo, which Simon Byrne posted on Twitter, attracted considerable criticism.
New SDLP MP writes letter to Commons speaker protesting against oath of allegiance to the Queen
“My primary allegiance is to the people of South Belfast, in all their diversity,” Claire Hanna wrote to the House Speaker today.
For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs
There were gains for the SDLP, Alliance and Sinn Féin during a bad night for the DUP.
Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races
The SDLP and the DUP are locked in a tight contest in Belfast South.
SDLP leader says he's 'disgusted' as fake leaflets asking for donations sent to potential voters
The incident has been reported to the PSNI.
Pacts, alliances and stepping aside: Why this is going to be a very strange election for the North
For the first time in years, many races in Northern Ireland are proving difficult to predict.
Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland
The British government has assumed responsibility for introducing regulations to provide access to abortion by next April.
Walkouts from DUP and SDLP amid farcical scenes in Stormont
Private members’ legislation aimed at thwarting the imposition of abortion reform in Northern Ireland were not accepted.
'Brexit is the biggest show in town': The SDLP is banking on Brexit delivering election success in 2019
The party currently has no MPs and wants to change that in a few months time.
Ivan Cooper: Northern Ireland civil rights leader who led Bloody Sunday march dies aged 75
Tributes have been paid to the Northern Ireland politician, who led the march on Bloody Sunday.
Máiría Cahill drops out of local elections following safety fears over her address
Cahill filed a restraining order to protect herself in the past, and now worries for the safety of herself and her young daughter if her address was to be released.
RTÉ criticised for policy change that cuts off Northern Ireland from TV competitions
RTÉ said that it changed its policy to comply with regulations in Northern Ireland.
Fine Gael European election candidate says May vote can send 'green jersey' message to Brexiteers
The former SDLP leader says he knows voting for a Northern Ireland voice is a big ask for Dublin people.
Sinn Féin accused of 'getting desperate' by tweeting edited version of SDLP leader's speech
Colum Eastwood has said that Sinn Féin wasn’t being truthful.
Fianna Fáil and SDLP urge all 'pro-Remain' parties to back 5 Brexit principles
The statement calls on Sinn Féin to take its seats in Westminster to vote down a no-deal Brexit, saying that “every vote counts”.
SDLP Brexit spokesperson resigns over partnership with Fianna Fáil
Fianna Fáil and the SDLP announced their policy partnership last month.
Opinion: The partnership with Fianna Fail won't give the SDLP the electoral boost it's hoping for
This proposed partnership won’t do much for either party and it won’t help to revive the institutions in the North, writes Gareth Brown.
'Proud' and 'Disgusted': Fianna Fáil and SDLP 'partnership' creates mixed feelings within the party
Leaders of Fianna Fáil and the SDLP failed to rule out a future merger of the parties.
Arlene Foster criticised over assertion that 'we never had a hard border'
Foster insisted it was “a bit of a nonsense, frankly, to talk about a hard border”.
Brendan Howlin says Labour would provide a home for SDLP members unhappy with FF merger
Talk of an SDLP-FF merger is increasing ahead of elections next year.
Murder probe launched after man shot dead outside school in Belfast
The incident is believed to have occurred at Glen Road beside St Mary’s Grammar School in West Belfast.
Eamon Ó Cuiv goes rogue to announce candidate for NI elections without party backing
The candidate, Councillor Sorcha McAnespy, was announced at an event in Tyrone tonight.
1 in 3 victims of Troubles violence have attempted to take their own lives
A support group is calling for better support, funding and care for victims.
Northern parties contemplating anti-Brexit alliance to oust Ian Paisley Jr
The controversial DUP MP is currently the subject of a holiday expenses scandal involving the government of Sri Lanka.
Máiría Cahill is now a councillor for the SDLP
The former Senator will remain a member of the Labour party.
Most people want Sinn Féin to sit in Westminster to vote on Brexit - but would it make a difference?
It might in a tight vote.
SDLP to meet with election office over claims votes were 'stolen' in constituency it lost to Sinn Féin
“This is a matter of public confidence and it is critical that all efforts are made to ensure that any malpractice is not tolerated.”
'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.
The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies
Voters go to the polls tomorrow. Here’s what you need to know.
Arlene Foster survives no confidence vote - but Sinn Féin plan another for New Year
Arlene Foster has repeatedly refused to resign – saying that the scheme was not her responsibility.
'No one knows where this is all going to end up': Leaders meet to discuss Brexit fallout
Gerry Adams has said “an alternative to Brexit” should be found.
The new leader of the SDLP is 33 years old. He says it's time for Gerry Adams and the old guard to move on
Derryman Colum Eastwood stopped by for an interview.
Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?
The polls are open in the assembly elections in Northern Ireland.
2002 All-Ireland winner loses out in bid to become MP in Northern Ireland elections
SDLP candidate Justin McNulty lost out in Newry & Armagh.
Sinn Féin will have to write 'Londonderry', not 'Derry' for election
The Electoral Office has stated that the way electoral forms are completed has always been the same.
Thirty years ago, a Fine Gael government was worried that Sinn Féin 'could deliver'
Foreign Affairs Minister Peter Barry didn’t like that Sinn Féin representatives were being listened to.