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# uup - This year 2022

Desecration of wreaths and tributes at site of Co Down atrocity condemned
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Desecration of wreaths and tributes at site of Co Down atrocity condemned

Sep 25th 2022, 4:58 PM 22,073 Views 19 Comments

18 British soldiers were killed at Narrow Water in an IRA bomb attack in 1979.

Doug Beattie says the lack of checks on Ukrainian refugees shows Protocol checks are also not needed
# UUP
# UUP

Doug Beattie says the lack of checks on Ukrainian refugees shows Protocol checks are also not needed

May 9th 2022, 12:30 PM 23,539 Views 24 Comments

The UUP leader said it was “quite right” that refugees are not subject to checks

Here's how much the North's parties spent on ads on Facebook ahead of the Assembly election
# Assembly Election
# Assembly Election

Here's how much the North's parties spent on ads on Facebook ahead of the Assembly election

May 4th 2022, 8:00 PM 10,664 Views 5 Comments

Over £30,000 has been spent by the five main parties during the election campaign.

Ulster Unionist leader Doug Beattie vows not to be intimidated after office attack
# The North
# The North

Ulster Unionist leader Doug Beattie vows not to be intimidated after office attack

Mar 28th 2022, 2:38 PM 16,043 Views 4 Comments

His constituency office was targeted hours after he criticised loyalist rallies against the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Opinion: Doug Beattie's tweets highlight the widespread misogyny in Northern Ireland politics
# UUP
# UUP

Opinion: Doug Beattie's tweets highlight the widespread misogyny in Northern Ireland politics

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 8:30 AM 21,975 Views 38 Comments

In order to tackle toxic masculinity in everyday life, we need political leaders to take ownership of their own actions, writes Emma DeSouza.

# uup - Last year 2021

'A lot of people feel they’re not being listened to': What do NI's unionists want after Brexit?
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

'A lot of people feel they’re not being listened to': What do NI's unionists want after Brexit?

Dec 11th 2021, 9:00 PM 34,148 Views 43 Comments

Not all unionists are opposed to the Protocol – so how will their politics change in the years ahead?

DUP slips behind unionist rivals UUP and TUV in opinion poll
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP slips behind unionist rivals UUP and TUV in opinion poll

Aug 28th 2021, 8:00 AM 27,173 Views 47 Comments

A poll by Lucid Talk on behalf of the Belfast Telegraph shows support for the DUP has fallen by three percentage points since May.

UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant
# Van Morrison
# Van Morrison

UUP leader wants Ian Paisley to apologise in public for ‘dangerous’ chant

Jun 14th 2021, 7:38 PM 28,912 Views 17 Comments

A row erupted after four gigs by Van Morrison at the Belfast hotel were cancelled at the last minute on Thursday.

DUP and Sinn Fein urged to ‘keep powersharing show on the road’
# Stormont Executive
# Stormont Executive

DUP and Sinn Fein urged to ‘keep powersharing show on the road’

May 30th 2021, 4:28 PM 12,561 Views 29 Comments

Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie said the Stormont Executive ‘has to last’.

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Steve Aiken to resign as leader of Ulster Unionist Party

May 8th 2021, 1:03 PM 24,708 Views 34 Comments

Aiken will remain in his post until a successor is chosen.

UUP leader questions inspectorate probe into PSNI’s handling of Storey funeral
# Bobby Storey
# Bobby Storey

UUP leader questions inspectorate probe into PSNI’s handling of Storey funeral

Apr 2nd 2021, 2:08 PM 11,459 Views 26 Comments

Steve Aiken likened the review to ‘marking the police service’s own homework’.

# uup - All time

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 13,134 Views 28 Comments

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

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 56,488 Views 30 Comments

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

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 24,398 Views 49 Comments

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

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 6,978 Views 4 Comments

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

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 29,314 Views 44 Comments

Arlene Foster said she believes in unionist co-operation.

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 19,115 Views 23 Comments

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

'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 25,921 Views 18 Comments

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

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 12,942 Views 19 Comments

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

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 59,293 Views 65 Comments

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

'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 67,146 Views 106 Comments

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

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 25,278 Views 51 Comments

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

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 13,231 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 17,675 Views 33 Comments

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
# Get Smart Fast
# Get Smart Fast

The Northern Ireland elections explained, in five controversies

Mar 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,406 Views 43 Comments

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

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 9,243 Views 85 Comments

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

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 11,927 Views 49 Comments

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

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 43,779 Views 316 Comments

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

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 15,482 Views 93 Comments

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

'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 33,058 Views 229 Comments

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

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 18,693 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 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 19,495 Views 193 Comments

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

"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 6,284 Views 63 Comments

It’s across four constituencies.

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 11,290 Views 57 Comments

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

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 5,262 Views 13 Comments

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

"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 5,123 Views 93 Comments

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

'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 17,483 Views 60 Comments

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

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 9,156 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.

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 5,288 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.

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 8,252 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.

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