The first summit of the North South Ministerial Council (NSMC) since before Northern Ireland’s powersharing administration collapsed is under way.
Northern Ireland should act to protect itself against travellers from Great Britain spreading coronavirus, Stormont’s deputy first minister has said.
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”.
Trust between the Stormont Executive and the public cannot be rebuilt without an “acknowledgement” of damage caused by the attendance of ministers at a funeral where coronavirus regulations “were breached”, Northern Ireland’s justice minister has said.
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.
Stormont has been rocked by a fresh political crisis six months after the powersharing institutions were restored.
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.
The DUP has called for Michelle O’Neill to step aside as Stormont Deputy First Minister over her attendance at an IRA funeral that drew hundreds of people on to the streets.
Stormont’s Deputy First Minister has stood over her actions at the funeral of an IRA veteran, accusing her critics of trying to score political points.
Stormont’s First Minister has called on the Deputy First Minister to apologise over an IRA veteran’s funeral that saw hundreds of people line the streets.
The Northern Ireland Secretary has joined those questioning the actions of the Deputy First Minister in attending an IRA veteran’s funeral that saw hundreds of people line the streets.
The presence of Sinn Fein’s leaders among hundreds of mourners at an IRA veteran’s funeral must not become Northern Ireland’s “Dominic Cummings moment”, the health minister has warned.
A veteran republican has been remembered as an IRA man who helped to build Sinn Fein into the political party it is today.
A Stormont minister has expressed frustration that the powersharing Executive has yet to approve the mandatory wearing of face coverings on public transport.
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.
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.
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.
No new deaths with coronavirus in Northern Ireland were reported on Tuesday.
There were queues at recycling facilities and garden centres on Monday as Northern Ireland took its first steps out of the coronavirus lockdown.
Coronavirus testing is to be offered to all care home residents and staff in Northern Ireland, Stormont’s health minister has announced.
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.