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From TheJournal.ie DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly Northern Ireland

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin to oppose DUP's motion against abortion in cases of non-fatal disabilities Northern Ireland

Sinn Féin to oppose DUP's motion against abortion in cases of non-fatal disabilities

The motion “rejects the imposition of abortion legislation which extends to all non-fatal disabilities, including Down’s syndrome”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Cash for ash': Everything you need to know about the scandal that collapsed Stormont Ashes To Ashes

'Cash for ash': Everything you need to know about the scandal that collapsed Stormont

The DUP is expected to be criticised heavily when the RHI report is published on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Surprised, not shocked': What do the North's politicians make of the Sinn Féin surge? Seen It All

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Foster urges new Northern Ireland secretary to 'revisit' scope of historical investigations unit Troubles Killings

Foster urges new Northern Ireland secretary to 'revisit' scope of historical investigations unit

Plans to press ahead with the unit are being cited as a reason for Julian Smith’s sacking as Northern Ireland secretary.

From TheJournal.ie British government outlines Troubles victims pension scheme but SF criticises 'hierarchy of victims' The Troubles

British government outlines Troubles victims pension scheme but SF criticises 'hierarchy of victims'

Those convicted of playing a part in an incident in which they were injured will be denied access to the scheme.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster says she 'lost friends' because she went to Martin McGuinness' funeral Late Late Show This post contains videos

Arlene Foster says she 'lost friends' because she went to Martin McGuinness' funeral

There was a negative reaction from the audience when she outlined her opposition to same sex marriage.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Irish parties say 'no thanks' to £1,000 pay rise amid public anger Money Message

Northern Irish parties say 'no thanks' to £1,000 pay rise amid public anger

The leaders of the five main parties said they would seek to have the pay rise deferred.

From TheJournal.ie The strangest thing about Northern Irish politics? There's a government, but no opposition Power Sharing

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit Stormont

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit

The UK Prime Minister was urged to follow through on funding commitments to Northern Ireland during his visit today.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster re-appointed First Minister as powersharing returns to Northern Ireland Back To Work

Arlene Foster re-appointed First Minister as powersharing returns to Northern Ireland

A new powersharing deal was agreed by the North’s main parties last night.

From TheJournal.ie Michelle O'Neill says it's up to UK and Ireland to ensure Stormont Assembly is 'sustainable' Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill says it's up to UK and Ireland to ensure Stormont Assembly is 'sustainable'

Three years to the day since the collapse of the Assembly, the Sinn Féin leader in the North said talks are still “a work in progress”.

From TheJournal.ie Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support Northern Ireland

Day two of Stormont talks rumble on - but Sinn Féin is confident it will secure Irish language support

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

From TheJournal.ie Coveney says it's 'end game' as talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont resume Belfast

Coveney says it's 'end game' as talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont resume

A snap election could be called if a deal is not reached by 13 January.

From TheJournal.ie Why have parties in the North failed to agree a deal to restore Stormont? Another Year Over

Why have parties in the North failed to agree a deal to restore Stormont?

Before Christmas, there had been hopes of a breakthrough in talks.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message Interview

Coveney: Boris' trade talks deadline is just part of his 'Get Brexit Done' message

In a wide-ranging interview, Coveney says he isn’t trying to manoeuvre himself into a leadership contest with Leo Varadkar.

From TheJournal.ie UK Northern Ireland secretary 'confident' about Stormont restoration following DUP meeting Positive Talks

UK Northern Ireland secretary 'confident' about Stormont restoration following DUP meeting

The Northern Assembly has been shuttered for nearly three years and all previous attempts to restore it have collapsed.

From TheJournal.ie DUP has prevented pre-Christmas deal to restore Stormont powersharing, Julian Smith says Powersharing

DUP has prevented pre-Christmas deal to restore Stormont powersharing, Julian Smith says

Smith said he was “deeply disappointed” and urged the region’s largest party to reflect on its decision.

From TheJournal.ie Differences between political parties in Northern Ireland are 'marginal', DUP's Edwin Poots says Powersharing

Differences between political parties in Northern Ireland are 'marginal', DUP's Edwin Poots says

A round table meeting involving all five of the main Stormont parties took place today.

From TheJournal.ie Jeffrey Donaldson replaces Nigel Dodds as DUP's Westminster leader Shake Up

Jeffrey Donaldson replaces Nigel Dodds as DUP's Westminster leader

Meanwhile, Sammy Wilson MP has been elected as the DUP’s chief whip.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Ireland powersharing crisis must end, parties told Power Sharing

Northern Ireland powersharing crisis must end, parties told

The fight over the Irish language remains the key stumbling block.

From TheJournal.ie After a dramatic election, the DUP and Sinn Féin are to talk today about reviving Stormont Stormont Executive

After a dramatic election, the DUP and Sinn Féin are to talk today about reviving Stormont

“All the old certainties are gone,” Sinn Féin president mary Lou McDonald said.

From TheJournal.ie 'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome Northern Ireland

'Why would my leadership be in any doubt?': Arlene Foster on DUP's election outcome

For the first time, nationalist parties have more MPs than unionist parties.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station? DUP

FactCheck: Did Arlene Foster bring an Irish passport to the polling station?

The claim has been circulating around Twitter and Facebook with a close-up image of the burgundy passport.

From TheJournal.ie Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland Results

Here's a list of MPs elected in Northern Ireland

The latest results from the 18 constituencies in the North.

From TheJournal.ie Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore Now What

Election results bring Irish unity and Scottish independence back to the fore

After an SNP surge and a DUP collapse, what happens now?

From TheJournal.ie For the first time, Northern Ireland has more nationalist than unionist MPs Uk Election 19

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.

From TheJournal.ie Final countdown: On the doorsteps with the DUP and SDLP in one of the North's tightest races Belfast South

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.

From TheJournal.ie Pacts, alliances and stepping aside: Why this is going to be a very strange election for the North New Rules

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.

From TheJournal.ie Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy DUP

Foster calls for more Stormont talks and says she's 'saddened' by Prince Andrew controversy

The DUP leader also shared her thoughts on an Irish unity poll.

From TheJournal.ie Arlene Foster challenges Sinn Féin to condemn IRA shooting of her father DUP

Arlene Foster challenges Sinn Féin to condemn IRA shooting of her father

The DUP leader also called on the republican party to condemn a murder attempt on DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm not backwards': How the DUP hopes to inspire a new generation of unionists Northern Ireland

'I'm not backwards': How the DUP hopes to inspire a new generation of unionists

The party has traditionally struggled to appeal to young voters.

From TheJournal.ie DUP to step aside and support UUP candidate in Fermanagh Pact

DUP to step aside and support UUP candidate in Fermanagh

Arlene Foster said she believes in unionist co-operation.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff Belfast

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

From TheJournal.ie Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos' To The Polls

Northern parties welcome general election as a 'chance to reject Westminster chaos'

The UK will go to the polls on 12 December.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of Isis leader al-Baghdadi, tense relations between the DUP and Irish government, and the Dublin City Marathon had everyone talking today.

From TheJournal.ie Foster says Taoiseach's recent comments were 'detrimental to unionist-Fine Gael relationships' Brexit

Foster says Taoiseach's recent comments were 'detrimental to unionist-Fine Gael relationships'

The DUP leader said there is a feeling that unionist concerns about the Withdrawal Agreement are being dismissed.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Will there be checks between the North and the UK after Brexit? Boris Johnson

FactCheck: Will there be checks between the North and the UK after Brexit?

Boris Johnson made the claim in the House of Commons.

From TheJournal.ie The DUP is 'ready' for an election, says Arlene Foster Belfast

The DUP is 'ready' for an election, says Arlene Foster

The DUP conference took place in Belfast today.

From TheJournal.ie Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence Loyalists

Foster blames Varadkar for 'setting precedent' with comments that could stoke loyalist violence

Foster told PA that some loyalists were contemplating violent resistance to any Brexit deal.

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