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Politicians call for Northern Ireland abortion reform

Image copyright PA Image caption Attention has turned to Northern Ireland after the Republic of Ireland voted to overturn the country’s abortion ban More than 170 politicians from the UK and Ireland have signed a…

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Sunburn warning as 220 treated in Northern Ireland

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Public Health Agency has warned of the dangers of sunburn More than 200 people were treated for sunburn in Northern Ireland hospitals during the recent heatwave. The Belfast…


PM to say Brexit plan will deliver for Northern Ireland

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Theresa May is on a two-day visit to Northern Ireland The UK’s new Brexit plan agreed at Chequers will deliver for Northern Ireland, the prime minister is expected to say…


Twelfth of July parades take place across Northern Ireland

Image caption The parade passes through Belfast city centre on Thursday morning Twelfth of July parades taking place in 17 locations across Northern Ireland. Tens of thousands are expected to attend the events marking the…


Northern Ireland disorder sees cars hijacked and torched

Image copyright PA Image caption Firefighters deal with a car on fire in Dundonald Vehicles have been stolen and torched in Northern Ireland during disorder linked to loyalist bonfires. A suspected pipe bomb also exploded…


What is the DUP-Tory deal delivering for Northern Ireland?

Image copyright PA Image caption The DUP negotiated an extra £1bn in spending for Northern Ireland in exchange for backing the Conservatives in what’s known as a confidence and supply deal Last year’s snap general…


Northern rail: ‘Ministers warned of timetable chaos’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLisa Nandy says ministers were warned of “impending chaos” The government knew Northern rail passengers would face major disruption two years ago, an MP has claimed. Wigan…


Northern Rail: Guards row sparks fresh strikes

Image copyright PA Image caption The dispute has been running for two years Passengers on Northern Rail services are facing further disruption with a fresh strike in a long-running dispute over guards on trains. Members…


Northern Ireland abortion law case lost

Human rights campaigners have lost a Supreme Court appeal over the legality of Northern Ireland’s abortion law. The court dismissed an appeal brought by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC). But a majority of…


Supreme court to rule on Northern Ireland abortion law

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The case has been brought by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission The Supreme Court is to rule on whether Northern Ireland’s abortion laws are incompatible with human rights…


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