SF don't need to have their hands held: Poots - Belfast Newsletter

The DUP have ridiculed a Sinn Fein call for the Prime Minister and Taoiseach to intervene in Stormont's crisis talks, insisting the republicans “don't need anyone to hold their hands”. DUP negotiator Edwin Poots was responding to a demand from the ...

N.Irish political paralysis can't last for much longer, Britain warns - Daily News & Analysis

Britain's Northern Ireland minister said he still believes a successful conclusion is possible in talks to restore power-sharing in the province, but that the period without devolved government cannot continue for much longer. Britain granted ...

NI talks: DUP mock Sinn Fein over call to UK and Irish PMs - Sky News

Talks on restoring a power-sharing government at Stormont are stalled after a deadline set by Westminster came and went. 19:20, UK, Friday 30 June 2017. Theresa May and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar held talks at Downing Street earlier this month.

Phil Corrigan: When can Stoke-on-Trent expect its £100m from the magic money tree? - Stoke Sentinel

“There isn't a magic money tree that we can shake that suddenly provides for everything that people want." This was Theresa May's response to a nurse who was unhappy at having had no pay rise since 2009. But it seems that since Mrs May made this ...

Northern Ireland to pay for women to have abortions in England - Lifesite

June 30, 2017 (SPUC) — It was a day of turbulent political events — with both positive and tragic consequences for the unborn babies of Northern Ireland. On Thursday morning, the Court of Appeal in Belfast ruled that Northern Ireland's abortion laws ...

Has Scotland been 'short-changed' by £2.9bn in the Conservative-DUP deal? - The Ferret (registration)

The long-running negotiations between Theresa May's Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party have finally produced a deal to allow the Prime Minister to form a government. To secure the support of the DUP in a confidence-and-supply deal, May ...

Stormont talks continue in last-ditch bid to settle powersharing deal - Kildare Nationalist

Negotiations to salvage powersharing in Northern Ireland are set to continue as parties mount a last-ditch effort to strike a deal ahead of Thursday's deadline. Talks extended late into Tuesday night at Stormont Castle in Belfast, as they did on Monday ...

Liam Neeson Cites 'Christian Values' in Calling for Gay Marriage Legalization in N. Ireland - Christian Post

Several Northern Irish celebrities, including Christian actor Liam Neeson, have called on the nation to legalize same-sex marriage and retain its "Christian values," though churches there have remain opposed. (Photo: YouTube/HeyUGuys)Liam Neeson plays ...

Ruth Davidson takes on DUP saying they must support gay marriage in Northern Ireland in return for £1bn budget boost - The Sun

RUTH DAVIDSON flexed her muscles today by demanding that the DUP support gay marriage in Northern Ireland. The Scottish Tory leader called on Theresa May to lean on the unionist party in exchange for the £1billion of funding she has promised them.

Call For PM And Taoiseach To Be Involved In Stormont Talks - 4ni.co.uk

Sinn Féin is urging the Prime Minister Theresa May and the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to become involved in the Stormont talks. Discussions to restore power sharing in NI are continuing today, 30 June, after parties failed to meet the deadline. MLA John ...

Week in Review: Abortion amendment shows how easily government can be hurt - Politics.co.uk

"She has brought to the House an injustice – and we will put that injustice right." These were the words of business secretary Greg Clark about Stella Creasy's amendment to the Queen's Speech, which would allow Northern Irish women an abortion on the ...

N. Ireland talks to continue after deadline passes - New Jersey Herald

LONDON (AP) — Last-minute talks between Northern Ireland's main political parties on Thursday failed to produce a compromise on restoring their power-sharing administration but Britain is giving the rivals more time to talk before deciding whether to ...

Scottish leaders call for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland - BBC News

Political leaders in Scotland have joined to call for same-sex marriage to be introduced in Northern Ireland. First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, and their Labour, Green and Liberal Democrat ...

Scotland's political leaders unite to call on Northern Ireland to legalise same-sex marriage - The Scottish Sun

Scotland's political leaders have issued a joint call for the introduction of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, Labour's Kezia Dugdale, Patrick Harvie from ...

Human Rights Commission to take abortion case to the Supreme Court - the Irish News

A HUMAN rights body has received judicial authorisation to appeal a new ruling on Northern Ireland's abortion regime to the UK's highest court. Senior judges in Belfast today granted leave for a further challenge to their determination that the near ...

Methodology: how we put data together - Belfast Telegraph

The Belfast Telegraph is the only source of comprehensive league tables showing the results of every post-primary school in Northern Ireland. We obtained the data for these tables from Northern Ireland's Department of Education for A-level and GCSE ...

A-Level: Northern Ireland School League Table 2017 - Belfast Telegraph

The Belfast Telegraph publishes its annual must-read guide for the performance of every post primary school in Northern Ireland. The league table for A-levels sat during the 2015/16 academic year reveals the percentage of pass grades (A*-C) achieved by ...

Court of Appeal: Abortion legislation a matter for NI Assembly to decide - Irish Legal News

The Attorney General, with the support of the Department of Justice, successfully appealed an order of the High Court which declared the abortion legislation in NI to be incompatible with the UK's obligations under the Human Rights Act 1998 in the ...

Thousands to take part in march for civil marriage equality - the Irish News

Thousands to take part in march for civil marriage equality. Lady Portia Di'Monte (Marcus Neill-Hunter) in Belfast ahead of the marriage equality march and rally. Picture by Hugh Russell. 30 June, 2017 14:30 ...

British Government gives Northern Irish women free access to NHS abortions - Irish Post

WOMEN from Northern Ireland will be given access to free abortions in England for the first time, the British Government has said. The sudden announcement comes after an amendment to the Queen's speech by Labour MP Stella Creasy won the support of ...