Stormont’s leaders said Northern Ireland can look to a brighter future as they announced a sweeping range of Covid-19 lockdown relaxations.
The reopening of Northern Ireland’s tourism and hospitality sectors have been fast-tracked as part of a series of lockdown relaxations agreed by Stormont ministers.
The reopening of hairdressers and the resumption of competitive sport are among relaxations set to be agreed by Stormont ministers.
Stormont ministers are set to agree a series of fresh lockdown relaxations in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland’s health minister has said the “scales are tipping” in favour of accelerating the process of relaxing lockdown restrictions.
Stormont ministers are set to agree a timetable for reopening society in Northern Ireland that will cover several months, the deputy First Minister has said.
Northern Ireland’s political leaders have hailed the region’s history making women’s footballers after they reached their first ever major tournament.
Loyalist concerns that the peace process has only delivered for the nationalist community in Northern Ireland must be both listened to and challenged, the First Minister has said.
Rioters have been blasted with a water cannon by police as unrest stirred on the streets of Northern Ireland once more.
The UK Prime Minister and Irish premier have made a joint call for calm after days of unrest in Northern Ireland.
A united message of condemnation of recent violence in Northern Ireland has been welcomed by the Secretary of State.
Emergency talks are set to take place in Northern Ireland following a week of violence that police said has been on a scale not seen in recent years.
The street disorder that has flared in various parts of Northern Ireland for more than a week can be attributed to a multitude of factors.
The Ulster Unionist Party leader has questioned the independence of a police inspectorate review of the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s handling of a large republican funeral during the pandemic.
Stormont’s deputy First Minister has offered a “heartfelt and unreserved apology” to families bereaved in the pandemic for her actions in relation to her attendance at a large republican funeral.
The Stormont Assembly will convene for a recalled sitting later amid the escalating row over a decision not to prosecute Sinn Fein politicians who attended a huge republican funeral during the pandemic.
A controversial decision not to prosecute 24 Sinn Fein politicians for alleged coronavirus breaches at a republican funeral is to be reviewed.
Confidence in policing in Northern Ireland has reached an all-time low, Stormont’s First Minister has warned.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland has never been far from controversy during the coronavirus pandemic.
Northern Ireland’s First Minister has called for the region’s police chief to quit after prosecutors ruled out action against Sinn Fein leaders who attended a huge republican funeral during the pandemic.
No prosecutions have been recommended over alleged breaches of Covid-19 regulations last year at the funeral of senior republican Bobby Storey.
Senior Sinn Fein figures are expected to learn later whether they will face action over alleged breaches of Covid-19 regulations at the funeral of a senior republican.
The Northern Ireland Secretary has urged Stormont ministers to take action on rolling out abortions services in the region before he steps in to order it.
Stormont’s leaders conceded they could have handled aspects of the Covid-19 response differently, as they remembered those who have died during the pandemic.
A second recruitment competition has been launched to find a new head of Northern Ireland’s civil service.
A Bill aimed at outlawing abortions being carried out in cases of non-fatal disabilities has passed its second stage in the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Advocates of aborting babies with Down’s syndrome are entering the realm of eugenics, DUP leader Arlene Foster has said.
The DUP is attempting to roll back legislation liberalising Northern Ireland’s abortion laws, Sinn Fein’s vice-president Michelle O’Neill has said.
Stormont’s deputy First Minister has accused the UK Government of treating the devolved institutions with “contempt”.
Michelle O’Neill has rejected any suggestion of a link between alleged Covid-19 breaches at Rangers fans’ title celebrations and crowds that gathered for republican funerals during the pandemic.