Democratic Unionist Party

Brown battles to cling on to power

A struggle for power broke out today as Britain voted for a hung parliament with the Conservatives as the largest party but Labour refusing to hand over the keys to Downing Street.

Hillary Clinton to urge devolution deal

The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, is to address the Northern Ireland Assembly today, amid signs its main parties are edging towards a deal to complete the process of devolution from London to Belfast.

End of an era as Paisley steps down

The Rev Ian Paisley has signalled the end of an era by announcing he will step down as leader of Northern Ireland's power-sharing administration and the Democratic Unionist Party.