“This process is not dead, but it is far from finished,” says American diplomat chairing talks
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Northern Ireland peace process talks end in stalemate after last-ditch overnight negotiations fail to meet end-of-year deadline
Tuesday 31 December 2013
No consensus reached on final set of proposals to deal with flags, disputed parades and the legacy of the Troubles
Sunday 29 December 2013
When asked if the IRA should be admitted to Northern Ireland talks without first ending its campaign of violence, Mandela fumbled his reply
Friday 22 November 2013
Tributes paid to Father Alec Reid, trusted go-between of both the IRA and British Government
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Former IRA commander repeatedly abused Aine Adams when she was aged between 5 and 9
Monday 22 April 2013
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams gave evidence in a Belfast court today at the trial of his brother Liam, who is accused of child sex abuse.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Northern Irish Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has been awarded an English aristocratic title to secure his resignation as an MP, the Treasury confirmed today.
Friday 02 November 2012
In January Colin Duffy, now under arrest for questioning about the killing this week of the prison officer David Black, was acquitted of the murders of two soldiers outside Massereene Barracks in Antrim who were about to leave for duty in Afghanistan.
Friday 13 July 2012
Police chiefs today pledged to make “significant” arrests after officers were attacked with petrol bombs in an outbreak of street violence in the flashpoint Ardoyne area of north Belfast.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Johann Hari's professional reputation has been subjected to trial by Twitter. Here he explains what the affair has taught him
Friday 20 May 2011
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams today praised the Queen's "sincere expression of sympathy" for those affected by conflict between Britain and Ireland.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
The Queen's visit to the Republic of Ireland will "put a seal on the past and build for the future", former prime minister Sir John Major said.
Monday 28 February 2011
An election outcome of seismic proportions has put the Republic of Ireland on course for a new coalition government made up of the two parties who were principal winners in the contest.
Wednesday 16 February 2011
Thursday 27 January 2011
The Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams was in the strange position of holding a Crown title last night – in exchange for resigning from his unfilled seat in the House of Commons.
Wednesday 26 January 2011
Gerry Adams has officially resigned from his Westminster seat and become Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead, the Prime Minister said today.
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- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street