Mallon to be new Belfast mayor
Published: Wednesday, 28 May 2014
SDLP north Belfast councillor Nichola Mallon has been nominated by her party to be the next Lord Mayor of Belfast.
Third Euro seat for SF in ROI election
Published: Tuesday, 27 May 2014
Sinn Féin has won a third seat in the Republic of Ireland's European election after Matt Carthy was returned as MEP in the Midlands North West constituency.
NI's three MEPs return to Europe
Published: Tuesday, 27 May 2014
All three of Northern Ireland's outgoing European MPs have been re-elected for another term after a lengthy count in Belfast.
TUV silent over councillor's comments
Published: Tuesday, 27 May 2014
The TUV has refused to comment on controversial remarks made by one of its members on Facebook.
Electoral Officer 'frustrated' by count
Published: Tuesday, 27 May 2014
The Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland has said that he was frustrated by the slow European election count, calling for the introduction of an electronic system to speed up the process.
Count adjourned after SF tops poll
Published: Monday, 26 May 2014
Sinn Féin's Martina Anderson has been elected after passing the quota on first preference votes in the European election, topping the poll in Northern Ireland.
SF secures second Europe seat in ROI
Published: Monday, 26 May 2014
Sinn Féin has secured two seats in the Republic of Ireland's European Election - as six out of 11 Irish MEPs were elected.
NI21 leader McCrea takes legal action
Published: Monday, 26 May 2014
NI21 leader Basil McCrea has said he has issued legal proceedings.
Sinn Féin to triple ROI council seats
Published: Sunday, 25 May 2014
Sinn Féin looks set to be the major winner in the Republic's local government elections with the party expected to triple the number of representatives it has in councils.
Councils 'need to hit ground running'
Published: Sunday, 25 May 2014
Retailers and business representatives have said the new super councils need to be prepared and to hit the ground running when power is formally transferred to them in April 2015.
NI Election Results: As It Happened
Published: Saturday, 24 May 2014
After two days of counting, all results in the local government elections across Northern Ireland have been declared and the DUP and Sinn Féin remain the two largest parties.
TUV result in Bannside 'phenomenal'
Published: Saturday, 24 May 2014
TUV leader Jim Allister has hailed the party's results in Bannside, the area which gave Ian Paisley his peerage title, as "phenomenal".
NI21 sole councillor elected in Lisburn
Published: Saturday, 24 May 2014
NI21 has seen just one of its local government candidates elected, following a party meltdown which came about just ahead of voters going to the polls.
Belfast council elected in the early hours
Published: Saturday, 24 May 2014
Counting in Belfast, the largest of Northern Ireland's new super councils, ended in the early hours of Sunday morning after errors in the count for the Ormiston ward led to long delays.
Dissident tops poll in Derry district
Published: Saturday, 24 May 2014
A prominent dissident republican has been elected in Derry and Strabane.
DUP and UUP 'in election talks'
Published: Saturday, 24 May 2014
DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson has revealed to UTV that his party is in discussions about an electoral pact with the Ulster Unionist Party ahead of next year's general and Assembly elections – something UUP leader Mike Nesbitt has totally rejected.
Police intervene in SDLP count row
Published: Saturday, 24 May 2014
Jim Hume, the brother of former SDLP leader John Hume, was escorted from the Londonderry count centre after a row with party colleague Patsy Kelly.
Day One: NI Election As It Happened
Published: Friday, 23 May 2014
With votes in Northern Ireland's local government elections starting to be counted on Friday, UTV's live blog charted the results as they were returned - bringing the latest on the newly elected councillors and the reaction from the count centres in tweets, pictures and videos.
NI21 leader McCrea denies sex allegations
Published: Friday, 23 May 2014
NI21 leader Basil McCrea has strenuously denied allegations of "inappropriate sexual activity" amid an ongoing crisis within the party.
Ó Muilleoir top in Balmoral by one vote
Published: Friday, 23 May 2014
Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Belfast Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is celebrating after narrowly topping the poll in the Balmoral district.
Poll station protest 'intimidated voters'
Published: Friday, 23 May 2014
Sinn Féin is calling for an investigation into a loyalist flag protest outside a polling centre at Moygashel in Co Tyrone.
Luke Poots follows in father's footsteps
Published: Friday, 23 May 2014
Luke Poots became the third generation of his family to serve as a councillor after he was elected in Lisburn and Castlereagh.
McKenzie quits amid NI21 crisis
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
NI21 European candidate Tina McKenzie has resigned from the party's executive amid a deepening internal crisis.
Voting closes for elections
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
Polling stations across Northern Ireland have closed for the local and European elections.
UTV's local & European election coverage
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
May's local government elections will mark a shake-up in the council format, introducing a new 'super-council' model and cutting the number of councillors who will be elected from 582 to 462.
Warning over polling booth 'selfies'
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
Voters have been warned that taking a 'selfie' photograph at a polling station could result in them inadvertently breaking the law.
NI21 launches election manifesto
Published: Thursday, 15 May 2014
NI21 has launched its European election manifesto by calling for a "fresh relationship with Europe".
Sinn Féin launches election manifestos
Published: Monday, 12 May 2014
Sinn Féin has launched its European and local government election manifestos.
TUV launches election manifestos
Published: Wednesday, 07 May 2014
The Traditional Unionist Voice has launched its European and local government election manifestos.
UUP launches election manifestos
Published: Wednesday, 07 May 2014
The Ulster Unionist Party has launched its European and local government election manifestos.
Alliance launches election manifestos
Published: Tuesday, 06 May 2014
The Alliance Party has launched its European and local council election manifestos, reaffirming its commitment to building a shared future.
DUP launches election manifestos
Published: Tuesday, 06 May 2014
The DUP has launched its European and local council election manifestos, campaigning under the slogan "standing up for Northern Ireland".
NI Conservatives launch manifestos
Published: Friday, 02 May 2014
The Northern Ireland Conservative party has launched its European and local government election manifestos.
Green Party unveils election manifesto
Published: Thursday, 01 May 2014
The Green Party has unveiled its local and European manifestos in Belfast ahead of the elections later this month.
SDLP launches party election manifesto
Published: Wednesday, 30 April 2014
The SDLP has launched its manifesto for the European and local government elections.

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