The first summit of the North South Ministerial Council (NSMC) since before Northern Ireland’s powersharing administration collapsed is under way.
Michael Gove has defended ministers going abroad on holiday this summer but said the "safest thing of all" is to have a break in the UK.
Taoiseach Micheal Martin has arrived in Belfast for a meeting with Stormont First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill.
The Irish premier has ruled out a border poll as “far too divisive at this stage”.
First Minister Arlene Foster has expressed regret at sectarian messages displayed on some loyalist bonfires.
Stormont First Minister Arlene Foster has said her powersharing partner’s apology after attending a republican funeral “falls short”.
Michelle O’Neill has said she will never apologise for attending the funeral of IRA veteran Bobby Storey.
Sinn Fein leaders have apologised to families of those who died during the coronavirus lockdown for any hurt caused by the controversy over their attendance at an IRA veteran’s funeral.
Northern Ireland’s five party leaders are due to meet later to try and resolve serious differences over a republican funeral during the pandemic.
Stormont’s First Minister has vowed not to collapse the devolved executive if the Deputy First Minister refuses to stand down over her attendance at an IRA veteran’s funeral.
Sinn Fein has rejected a DUP call for its Stormont Deputy First Minister to stand down over her attendance at an IRA veteran’s funeral that drew hundreds of people on to the streets.
A Stormont minister has expressed frustration that the powersharing Executive has yet to approve the mandatory wearing of face coverings on public transport.
Social distancing requirements are to be reduced from two metres to one in a bid to save thousands of companies in Northern Ireland.
A large number of schools in Northern Ireland will not be able to return to full-capacity teaching in September, the Education Minister has said.
Pubs, restaurants and hotels are to open in Northern Ireland at the start of July, in a major stride out of coronavirus lockdown.
People living alone will be reunited with their families after three months of coronavirus lockdown in a major step towards normality in Northern Ireland.
Dealing with the coronavirus emergency has fast-tracked the rebuilding of working relationships derailed by Stormont’s powersharing crisis, Northern Ireland’s leaders have said.
A “livid” octogenarian who shielded for 10 weeks has blasted thousands of people gathering on beaches for dismantling coronavirus progress in Northern Ireland.
Making immediate compensation payments to victims of Northern Ireland’s troubled past is a “moral imperative”, a senior MP has said.
A call to extend the Brexit transition period to give businesses more time to deal with coronavirus has divided the Stormont executive.
Ministers are acutely aware of the coronavirus crisis facing care homes in Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster has said.
Brexit checks on goods travelling between Great Britain and Northern Ireland should be minimised, Stormont’s First Minister Arlene Foster has said.
More retailers can open and small outdoor weddings will receive the go-ahead from June 8 if the coronavirus infection rate remains under control, ministers in Northern Ireland said.
Severely injured Troubles victims have expressed anger and dismay that a long-fought-for pension scheme is set to be delayed again.
The Northern Ireland Executive is set to revisit whether people should be able to meet immediate family indoors.
There were queues at recycling facilities and garden centres on Monday as Northern Ireland took its first steps out of the coronavirus lockdown.
A further three people who have tested positive for coronavirus have died in Northern Ireland.
Inside the 100 year-old St Anne’s Cathedral in the heart of Belfast there was standing room only 45 minutes before the funeral of Lyra McKee was due to start.
DUP leader Arlene Foster has called on the British Government to end decision-making “limbo” in Northern Ireland after officials said they would not appeal against a court judgment seriously limiting their powers.
Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster is to attend an Orange Order parade in Scotland.