5 hrs ago
Gove proposes split in exams system
The secretary of state for education has said its time for England, Wales and Northern Ireland to go their separate ways on GCSEs and A-levels. Michael Gove has written to both the NI and Welsh education ministers saying he believes the differences are becoming so great, there must be a split.
9 hrs ago
Londonderry peace event criticised
John Hume and Mark Durkan from the SDLP, Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and the Sinn Fein Mayor of Derry Kevin Campbell attended.
14 hrs ago
A"glaigh na hA
Oglaigh na hEireann yesterday claimed responsibility through the media for a gun and bomb attack on British Police operating in the Twinbrook area of West Belfast.
Community Relations Week offers hope
More than 180 events aimed at improving relations between different communities are to take place across Northern Ireland over the course of this week.
Row over infamous Maze prison
A 'peace centre' will be built on the site of the prison where 10 IRA prisoners died during a hunger strike.
Sun May 19, 2013
Support for suicide abortion down: Poll
A SLIM majority finds abortion acceptable in cases of a threat of suicide - down five points in three months, according to the latest Sunday Independent/ Millward Brown opinion poll.
Sat May 18, 2013
Gerry Adams (and Sammy Wilson) putting on a Poor Mouth over A 4...
"At a public meeting discussing disruption as a result of the G8, an official from the British Foreign & Commonwealth claimed that the summit would bring in up to A 700 million into the local economy.
Fri May 17, 2013
Irish Republican News
Brazen exhibition of political charlatanry
That was a brazen exhibition of political charlatanry Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness presented to the public last Thursday.
Call for A5 investment strategy
Sinn Fein councillor Barney O'Hagan has called for a strategy to be put in place to maximise the benefits of the A5 project.
MEPs' visit is 'big success for city'
MEPs from the European Parliament's GUE/NGL group pictured at a conference in the City Hotel organised by Sinn F in MEP Martina Anderson.
Thu May 16, 2013
Colreavy launches bill to ban fracking
Deputy Michael Colreavy, Sinn Fein spokesperson on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, has this week launched a bill that will include a ban on the practice of fracking.
Wed May 15, 2013
19:39: Parties seek Boylan answers
Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein have joined forces in attempts to grill the Justice Minister over allegations of Garda collusion with a convicted drug trafficker.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sinn Fein Newsroom
British and Irish Governments must fulfil obligations - McLellan
Speaking in the Dail tonight during a private members bill on the fifteenth anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, Sinn Fein TD for Cork East, Sandra McLellan said: "On this the 15th anniversary of the Agreement there can be little doubt but that Equality legislation, the Equality Commission and Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act have in the ... (more)
Consultants seek meeting with Health Minister over hospital reorganisation
The body representing hospital consultants is seeking a meeting with the Health Minister after he announced that almost 50 hospitals will be headed by six independent groups under plans to reform Ireland's acute hospital system.
A 500k fuel laundering clean-up bill
Almost half a million pounds was spent in just one year cleaning up waste from fuel laundering in Northern Ireland, it was revealed.
Agency block 'will hamper policing'
The battle against serious crime will be hampered in Northern Ireland because a new policing agency will not be fully operational, the P SNI has said.
Unionist parties lock horns over shared education system vision
First Minister Peter Robinson has abandoned his vision for a single shared education system which he called for in 2010, it was claimed yesterday.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Fall - visit the setting of Gillian Anderson's new series
Gillian Anderson plays English Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson, in BBC2's latest crime drama The Fall .
McGuinness reaffirms commitment to stalled A5 road scheme
The Executive remains committed to the 330 million upgrade of the A5, Martin McGuinness has told a Stormont meeting on the troubled project.
Sun May 12, 2013
Sinn Fein accused of double standards
Sinn Fein has been accused of "crass hypocrisy" after a member of the party called for the release of two alleged dissident republican prisoners a day after another condemned a bomb blast in Lurgan.