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# The North

Last month
May 2024
Northern Ireland Economy Minister Conor Murphy steps down from role on medical grounds
New Troubles Legacy Act, in force from today, is 'affront to justice', Amnesty says
This year
New evidence into Guildford pub bombing won't be pursued due to Legacy Bill, family told
NI leaders to attend first meeting of East-West Council aimed at improving links across UK
‘Open for business’: Michelle O’Neill and Emma Little-Pengelly bring burgeoning double act to Washington
UK Government to appeal Belfast court ruling that parts of Troubles Legacy Act was unlawful
Stormont’s DUP education minister says Irish should be shared language for everybody in North
Junior doctors in Northern Ireland holding 24-hour walkout over pay conditions
Michelle O'Neill is now more popular than the main party leaders in Ireland, opinion poll finds
Tánaiste backs calls for debate on reform of Stormont institutions
Funding for Casement Park redevelopment is still a 'big difficulty', new Stormont minister says
Funding for Casement Park redevelopment is still a 'big difficulty', new Stormont minister says
British Govt stops funding for Kneecap over rap group's 'opposition to the United Kingdom'
Who is Emma Little-Pengelly, Northern Ireland's new Deputy First Minister?
Taoiseach confident Stormont Executive 'is here to last' following talks in Belfast
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who was also at Stormont to mark the restoration of devolution, said “the real work starts now”.
The return of Stormont will see the Treasury release a £3.3 billion package to support under-pressure public services in Northern Ireland.
Sunak said the offer represents “a generous and fair settlement”.
DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said he will be making the case that the Executive needs resources to "deliver sustainable public finances".
Poll: Do you pay attention to Northern Ireland politics?
Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill on cusp of becoming NI First Minister as Stormont to return tomorrow
Speaker of the Stormont Assembly will meet with all party whips at midday today to discuss the arrangements for the sitting.
UK and EU agree change to post-Brexit NI trade rules after DUP reaches deal
DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said the changes show the “naysayers are wrong”.
The DUP leader today expressed hope that the executive could be back in place within days.
The parties eligible to participate in a revived ministerial executive are due to meet later today to discuss the next steps.
Support for the deal is not unanimous within the DUP and several senior figures remain fiercely opposed to the proposed agreement.
Senior DUP member 'wore a wire' to leak key meeting to loyalist activist Jamie Bryson
Jeffrey Donaldson briefing DUP members over UK government proposals to end Stormont impasse
New deadline for resurrecting Stormont powersharing set to be fixed for 8 February
Stormont return: DUP's Friday meeting wasn't ‘make or break’ moment, Donaldson says
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.
Stormont session suspended and O’Neill says she fears Assembly may never return due to DUP boycott
Sinn Féin in bid to recall Stormont Assembly next week ahead of public sector strike
Sunak says there is 'a very good basis’ for Stormont Executive to be restored
Last year
Northern Ireland minister can't 'rule out any consequences' over Irish Legacy Act challenge
Sinn Féin criticises ‘lack of DUP leadership’ as it rules out Stormont deal before Christmas
‘Real sense of momentum’ in talks to restore Stormont but DUP says ‘still work to be done’
Budget crisis could end PSNI providing support to other police forces, MPs told
'Economic blackmail': DUP blasts UK Govt as NI misses out on funding due to Stormont collapse
Jeffrey Donaldson says he cannot be certain Stormont will return by end of year
Micheál Martin says there's still ‘hard, practical work’ needed to reconcile NI communities
Varadkar: Irish unity vote shouldn't require supermajority, but unionists must feel 'wanted'
'More loyalist paramilitaries today than there were 30 years ago', academic tells MPs
Jeffrey Donaldson says UK government funding of Casement Park would raise 'lots of questions'
Number of paramilitary-style shootings in Northern Ireland almost triples in a year
'Stakeknife' investigator picked as preferred candidate to be PSNI interim chief constable
Donaldson says he is 'not planning for failure' as DUP post-Brexit talks with UK govt 'ongoing'