- Plans to bar traffic from one of Northern Ireland's best known tourist attractions have moved a step closer.
- A movie about how sworn enemies Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness struck up a surprise friendship has failed to gain a cinema release.
- Northern Ireland house prices are expected to grow by around 3% during 2017, according to a major industry body.
- An anti-terror search operation that led to the arrest of a Royal Marine from Co Antrim cost a police force in England more than £1.1m, it has emerged.
- The GP crisis that has taken hold at a Portadown surgery is spreading across Northern Ireland - with warnings that 120,000 patients could be without a local doctor by the end of the year.
- A family in Larne who were left devastated after burglars stole money saved up by their late mother for her gravestone, are now "delighted" after a stonemason offered to do the work for free.
- A man who brought smiles to the faces of sick children in hospitals across Northern Ireland by dressing as a clown doctor, has died suddenly.
- Prime Minister Theresa May has been invited to make a historic address to the Dail during her state visit to the Republic later this month.
Politics in Northern Ireland has become predictable, boring and embarrassing - how I see it as a child of the Belfast AgreementWhen the initial political thought sparked in my head, I realised that my childhood illusion of politics, as intended for old men muttering about irrelevant high-brow issues to pass the time before death, and using a vocabulary I'd need a thesaurus to dissect, was inaccurate.
- Belfast Telegraph
Archbishop Martin wants peace to prevail from Northern Ireland political crisis
The leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland has become the latest religious figure to warn politicians not to resort to "predictable, wearisome slogans, or denigrating, divisive language" in the Assembly election campaign. Archbishop of Armagh, Eamon ...
Irish primate urges statesmanship after collapse of government in Northern IrelandCatholic Cultureall 4 news articles &raq
- A list of businesses that benefited from the Renewable Heat Incentive, will be revealed in the coming days.
- A former SDLP MLA is to run again in the Assembly election - despite receiving a Stormont severance package.
- Arlene Foster's former special adviser was named yesterday as the DUP figure who influenced a decision to keep the controversial Renewable Heat Incentive scheme open.
DUP aide Robinson accused by Bell of blocking RHI cost controls steps away from issues linked to fiascoA DUP special adviser at the centre of the 'cash for ash' controversy is "stepping aside from any further involvement in RHI matters", the party has said.
- The funeral of Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt will take place on Thursday afternoon following his death on Christmas Eve.
- Northern Ireland elections - The Irish Times
Sir, – Fintan O'Toole (“DUP must be punished for its Brexit folly”, Opinion & Analysis, January 17th) proposes the prospect of Brexit as the opportunity for a ...and more »
- May neglecting Northern Ireland, says MEP
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An Irish MEP has accused Theresa May of neglecting Northern Ireland and ignoring it in her Brexit speech. Mairead McGuinness, vice-president of the European parliament, made the comments as the UK Treasury claimed that Northern Ireland would be ...
100000 People Are Alive Today Because Northern Ireland Didn't Legalize Abortion
A new report has estimated that the lives of 100,000 people have been saved because of Northern Ireland's pro-life laws. ADVERTISEMENT. Position 9. ADVERTISEMENT. Not in use. The report was produced by Both Lives Matter, a new collaborative ...
Man and woman cautioned over 'abortion pills' in Northern IrelandBelfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland: “women seeking abortions are not cri
- John Robinson, special adviser to DUP economy minister Simon Hamilton, is stepping aside from any future involvement in the botched renewable heat scheme after failing to declare that his father-in-law has two RHI boilers.
Michael Conlan promises to win world titles in three weight divisions as he prepares for St Patrick's Day debut in New YorkMichael Conlan promised to win world titles in three different weight divisions at his inaugural press conference in New York to announce details of his professional debut in the city’s iconic Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s night.
- Former Northern Ireland Secretary of State Lord Peter Hain has described Arlene Foster's handling of the Renewable Heating Incentive scandal as a "textbook example of how not to handle a crisis".
- British-Irish joint rule is not an option for Northern Ireland, the British Government has insisted.
RHI scandal: Renewable heating industry 'prematurely aware' of planned cuts to botched green energy schemeThe renewable heating industry was prematurely aware of planned cuts to a lucrative green energy scheme in Northern Ireland, a senior civil servant has said.
Live: Senior Northern Ireland civil servant Andrew McCormick names DUP spad he believes pushed to keep RHI openDr Andrew McCormick told a Stormont committee he believes DUP special advisor Andrew Crawford was pushing for the Renewable Heating Scheme to stay open, although he said he had no evidence of this.
- A man and woman accused of attempting to get an abortion in Belfast have accepted formal cautions, a court heard today.
- Irish Times
Unemployment in Northern Ireland grew to 50,000, or 5.6%, in Q4
Joblessness in the UK overall fell to 1.6m, or 4.8%, despite potential worries over Brexit.
Another 800 people leave the dole queue in Northern Irelandthe Irish Newsall 4 news articles »
- Irish Independent
No 'border of the past' for Northern Ireland after Brexit, vows British PM
The British Prime Minister has agreed with her Irish counterpart that Brexit should not lead to a "border of the past" for Northern Ireland. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. The UK's only land border with an EU country, the Republic, is in Northern Ireland.
Quitting single market a body blow for Northern Ireland trade with Republic, warn expertsBelfast Telegraph
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- A man who claims to be one of the men caught up in a street brawl outside a primary school in west Belfast has issued an apology.
Senior Northern Ireland civil servant Andrew McCormick appears before Public Accounts Committee over RHI - Belfast TelegraphBelfast Telegraph
Senior Northern Ireland civil servant Andrew McCormick appears before Public Accounts Committee over RHI
Dr Andrew McCormick is appearing in front of Stormont's Public Accounts Committee to answer questions over the Renewable Heating Incentive. Dr McCormick is the permanent secretary for the Economy Department and was previously the civil service head ...
Timeline: Events leading to fresh Northern Ireland electionsIrish Times
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Senior Northern Ireland civil servant Andrew McCormick appears before Public Accounts Committee over RHIDr Andrew McCormick is appearing in front of Stormont's Public Accounts Committee to answer questions over the Renewable Heating Incentive.
- Police have described the shooting of a man in west Belfast as "brutal, callous and horrific".
Man had head stamped on and knife held to him after waking up in Lurgan house on night out, court hearsA man had his head stamped on and a knife held to him after waking up in a house on a Christmas night out, the High Court heard today.
- A man has been attacked and run over by a car in the early hours of Wednesday morning in Dublin after shots were fired at a house around 4 miles away.
- A security alert in Fairmount Park, Dungannon has ended after a viable device was made safe.
- A security alert has been sparked in Dungannon following the discovery of a suspicious object.
Northern Ireland senior civil servant believed DUP special adviser 'exerted influence' to keep RHI openOne of Northern Ireland's most senior civil servants believed a DUP special adviser "exerted influence" in keeping the uncapped Renewable Heating Incentive scheme open.
- Patients at a crisis-hit GP surgery have disputed claims by the Health Minister that they were getting the best care possible after being told a new contractor had been confirmed - only for the deal to fall through.
- A man is receiving treatment in hospital after a masked gang forced their way into his Co Londonderry home and assaulted him.
- Tourism Ireland will launch a massive TV campaign in the US this week which it hopes will reach more than 250 million people - just days after the final direct flight between Northern Ireland and North America was pulled.
- George HW Bush has been admitted to an intensive care unit to address a respiratory problem from pneumonia, according to a spokesman for the former US president.
- Fears of a future 'hard border' with the Irish Republic have grown after Theresa May made clear Brexit will mean a comprehensive departure from the European Union.
- "This is the way the Assembly ends - not with a bang but with a sort of whimpering diminuendo of interest," said Eamonn McCann of People Before Profit.
- This time it is serious. When I was writing my column for the Belfast Telegraph, over 35 troubled years, I was often known as the man who blew out the light at the end of the tunnel.
- Taxpayers will be forced to bankroll a second wave of Stormont payoffs just 10 months after shelling out more than £1m to departing MLAs.
- A man has been shot in the legs in west Belfast.
- Anti-abortion report challenges law reform in Northern Ireland ...
100000 people are alive because 1967 Abortion Act was never introduced says campaign group, while proposal for legalisation bill is pending.and more »
RHI scandal: PSNI considering request for investigation after receiving letter from Ulster Unionist MLA Steve AikenUlster Unionist MLA Steve Aiken has referred Northern Ireland's botched eco-energy scheme, which precipitated the current Stormont crisis, to the police.
- Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks in 2010.
- A DUP adviser accused by a party rebel Jonathan Bell of blocking cost controls on the RHI has said his father-in-law runs two green energy boilers under the scheme.
- Northern Ireland's health minister Michelle O'Neill has said that the Southern Trust could step in and take on the take on a GP contract at the crisis-hit Bannview Medical Practice.
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