Ministers fear collapse of the Stormont executive unless progress is made after a year of deadlock
A political impasse between unionists and republicans has been deepened by public name-calling by prominent figures on both sides
Leaders from across political divide attend memorial to the Rev Ian Paisley, watched by David McKittrick
Unionists relieved, but Sinn Fein left disappointed
Joep Lange was one of the many Aids researchers who died in Ukraine on Flight MH17, depriving the world of an invaluable store of expertise on the HIV virus. For decades he combined meticulous research, theoretical insights, international administration and academic work with an astonishing passion and determination to fight the disease.
Among the people Kenny Kingston kept in close contact with during his long and prosperous life were Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Princess Diana and the Duchess of Windsor. Or so he said. His circle of acquaintances, he insisted, also encompassed large numbers of notable figures including John Wayne, Bette Davis and the Duchess of Windsor (before she died). Presidents Truman and Eisenhower consulted him, he said, on their electoral chances.
The "Irish Holocaust" saw hundreds of babies left to die – and the practice may have been more common than first thought
Sir John Gorman spent time in the forefront of campaigns against the Nazis and the IRA, winning a Military Cross in Normandy by knocking out a supposedly impregnable German super-tank and working with British intelligence against the IRA in the 1950s. At other points he was engaged in less dangerous but still challenging roles in Troubles politics, as well as running Northern Ireland housing at a time when it was particularly fraught with sectarian sensitivities.
One of the many books on Gerry Adams is subtitled Man of War, Man of Peace? As that question mark indicates, there is no definitive judgement as to which of those labels more appropriately applies to the Sinn Fein president.
Former IRA commander is guest at event during Irish President Michael D Higgins’s state visit
The police couldn’t do it. The courts couldn’t do it. But now, the man linked to the killing of journalist Veronica Guerin, has been scared out of Ireland by his criminal rivals
To understand this week’s controversy over on-the-run IRA suspects we need to look back to the lead-up to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, the deal which paved the way to today’s more peaceful Northern Ireland.
It was the bank that nearly broke Ireland. Now a nation holds its breath as its bosses face trial
Former executives accused in Dublin of providing illegal loans worth €450 during ‘Celtic Tiger’ boom
Philomena Lee, the subject of an Oscar-nominated film, launches project to help find children who were forcibly adopted
The veteran DUP politician has never recovered from Peter Robinson’s ‘plot’ to replace him