Finance package agreed at Stormont
The five main political parties have asked the government for over £2bn to help sort out the financial crisis facing Stormont after agreeing on a package that could break the deadlock on welfare reform.
Dalriada Hospital consultation stopped
Published: Friday, 19 December 2014
A public consultation to temporarily close the Dalriada Hospital has been stood down by the Department of Health.
PMs 'not a serious effort' - Adams
Published: Thursday, 18 December 2014
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has described David Cameron and Enda Kenny's involvement in the talks last week as "little more than a charade".
Life support dilemma over pregnancy
Published: Thursday, 18 December 2014
A clinically brain dead woman is being kept alive in a hospital in Co Westmeath because she is pregnant, it has been reported.
Non-EU wife 'does not need UK visa'
Published: Thursday, 18 December 2014
The European Court of Justice has ruled that the Colombian wife of a British-Irish citizen should be allowed to come to the UK from their home in Spain without a travel visa.
Fry backs 'conscience clause' petition
Published: Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Comedian, presenter and writer Stephen Fry has taken to Twitter to speak out against a bid to introduce a conscience clause to existing equality legislation in Northern Ireland.

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NI parties urged to do deal this week
Published: Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan has urged the Northern Ireland parties to secure a deal in the talks this week.
SF delivers bottom line on welfare reform
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Sinn Féin has delivered its bottom line on welfare reform as all-party talks on the budget and other long-standing political issues resumed on Tuesday.
Foster seeks Belfast area plan review
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster is to seek the suspension of a planning blueprint for greater Belfast as part of her legal challenge to its approval by an Executive colleague, the High Court has heard.
Cameron 'flexible' on deal - Robinson
Published: Monday, 15 December 2014
First Minister Peter Robinson has said he believes Prime Minister David Cameron will offer some flexibility in terms of a financial deal for Northern Ireland.
Cuts 'will leave NI schools inoperable'
Published: Monday, 15 December 2014
Northern Ireland will face an "unprecedented classroom crisis" if budget cuts are put in place, teachers have warned.
Limbo babies inquiry call 'unanswered'
Published: Monday, 15 December 2014
A request made 18 months ago to NI's leaders to establish an inquiry into Mother and Baby homes in the region has not been answered, according to campaigners.
'I was abused by SF member' - O'Connor
Published: Sunday, 14 December 2014
Singer Sinead O'Connor has claimed she was sexually abused by a Sinn Féin member as a child in the 1970s.
Event brings interface families together
Published: Saturday, 13 December 2014
Around 200 people from both sides of the community in north Belfast came together for a family fun day on Saturday in the first cross community event of its kind in the area.
Corporation tax 'hanging by a thread'
Published: Friday, 12 December 2014
The DUP and Sinn Féin's partners in government have said the premiers' departure from Northern Ireland without agreement has left the Executive in a "very difficult position" with the devolution of corporation tax "hanging by a thread".
Deal not yet possible - Cameron
Published: Friday, 12 December 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron has said progress has been made on the all-party talks, but a deal has not yet been possible.
Cameron and Kenny in NI for talks
Published: Thursday, 11 December 2014
The leaders of the UK and Ireland are involved in crucial negotiations with Northern Ireland's parties to try and get agreement on budgetary matters and so called legacy issues.
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