Northern Ireland

Thursday 8 January 2015

The Scottish nationalists have said it would be reprehensible if Westminster gives Northern Ireland "transformative" new powers to cut corporation tax but denies them to Scotland.

Saturday 27 December 2014

Redrawing Northern Ireland's border would be a "fatal mistake", ex-Irish premier Garret FitzGerald privately warned Margaret Thatcher, secret files have revealed.

Wednesday 24 December 2014

THE last-minute deal that saved Northern Ireland's power-sharing executive from collapsing into bitter acrimony has been hailed as a "monumental step forward" that will help secure the UK region's long-term future.

Tuesday 23 December 2014

A political agreement on a range of disputes that had undermined power-sharing in Northern Ireland has left the region facing a brighter and more prosperous future, the Prime Minister has said.