Hard choices needed for deal - Villiers
"Hard choices" are needed if local political leaders are to find agreement at the all-party talks, the secretary of state has said.
Ian Paisley '100% behind DUP'
Published: Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Speaking to UTV for the first time since his father’s death, Ian Paisley has stressed his loyalty remains with the DUP despite Lord Bannside’s public rift with senior party members in his later years.
SDLP not distracted by pacts - McDonnell
Published: Saturday, 15 November 2014
The leader of the SDLP has said his party will not be distracted by pacts ahead of next year's Westminster elections.
ROI families take plight to Stormont
Published: Thursday, 13 November 2014
Families whose loved ones were killed in the Republic of Ireland have welcomed a round of talks with senior Stormont politicians to raise their plight.
SDLP rejects Sinn Féin electoral pact
Published: Thursday, 13 November 2014
The SDLP has rejected an electoral pact proposed by Sinn Féin.
Inter-party talks process intensifies
Published: Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Inter-party talks aimed at resolving the outstanding issues hindering political progress in Northern Ireland are said to have intensified.

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NI jobless figures down again
Published: Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Northern Ireland's dole queue has decreased slightly in the last month, according to the latest labour market figures.
NI benefits delivery ‘costs £200m’
Published: Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Northern Ireland's public spending watchdog has called for greater focus on making savings in the running of the benefits system in the region, which cost almost £200m in one year.
McClean 'a credit' - McGuinness
Published: Monday, 10 November 2014
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has tweeted to defend footballer James McClean, who was the subject of criticism after refusing to wear a poppy.
Hundreds picket against Dalriada closure
Published: Saturday, 08 November 2014
Hundreds of protestors formed a-mile-and-a-half picket line through Ballycastle on Saturday to show their opposition against the temporary closure of Dalriada Hospital.
Gerry Adams recalls 'the good old IRA'
Published: Friday, 07 November 2014
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has written a blog in which he criticises his party's political opponents for condemning the IRA of the Troubles era while commemorating Michael Collins.
Executive 'committed to police college'
Published: Thursday, 06 November 2014
The Executive has said it is committed to delivering a training college for the police, fire and prison services.
First talks meeting with all parties
Published: Wednesday, 05 November 2014
The first meeting of the all-party talks to involve all five of Northern Ireland's Executive parties has taken place.
Campbell comments 'racist' - McGuinness
Published: Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Comments by DUP MP Gregory Campbell have been described as "racist" by deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.
Councillor jailed for graffiti
Published: Wednesday, 05 November 2014
A councillor in Londonderry has been jailed for six months for painting political slogans on the historic City Walls.
Cameron to discuss Gallaher's closure
Published: Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Prime Minister David Cameron has agreed to meet Northern Ireland representatives to discuss the forthcoming closure of Gallaher's tobacco factory.
Universities warn of 1,100 fewer places
Published: Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Northern Ireland's universities have warned they will have to accept up to 1,100 fewer students as a result of the budget cuts.
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