Another election inappropriate, says Gregory Campbell, 'but oh - wouldn't that be such an awful thing?' - Belfast Telegraph

Gregory Campbell has said another election would be inappropriate, but asked if it "wouldn't be such an awful thing" to run it again? The DUP MP said that the election result had galvanised the unionist electorate and that Sinn Fein and nationalism ...

Changing dynamics in Northern Ireland - Financial Times

Ever since Theresa May started taking a hard line on Brexit, there has been speculation that pro-remain Scotland might launch another attempt to break away from the UK. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news.

NI Election: Women power way to record number of seats in new intake at Stormont - Belfast Telegraph

A record-breaking proportion of female politicians have been elected to the new Assembly. Women will make up 30% of MLAs - putting Stormont ahead of both the Dail and the House of Commons in terms of gender equality. A total of 27 women won seats in ...

NI Election: Arlene Foster's leadership is secure, says DUP's Nigel Dodds - Belfast Telegraph

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds has said there is no threat to Arlene Foster's leadership of the party. He was speaking in response to the Belfast Telegraph story that Mrs Foster could be faced with a revolt with up to 10 MLAs believing she should go ...

Arlene Foster faces revolt as third of DUP MLAs want her to step aside and save institutions - Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster last night appeared to be digging in her heels and refusing to step aside as the First Minister designate in a move that could risk the future of devolution. Senior DUP sources told the Belfast Telegraph that Mrs Foster should reconsider ...

NI Election: It remains to be seen if Sinn Fein will suspend its longer game for a working relationship with the DUP - Belfast Telegraph

This is big stuff. Unionist parties have lost their absolute majority in a Northern Ireland parliament for the first time since the state's creation in 1921. Sinn Fein came within 1,168 votes of becoming the most popular party for the first time ever ...

Newspaper review: Foster's future and McGuinness's health - BBC News

DUP leader Arlene Foster is a prominent figure on the front pages as the post-election analysis continues. 'Foster faces revolt' is the headline in the Belfast Telegraph as it states up to 10 of her MLAs have privately expressed disquiet about her ...

May and Kenny to discuss Northern Ireland at summit - EUobserver

Last week's election results showed that most people in Northern Ireland still vote sectarian. (Photo: NH53). By Peter Teffer. Brussels, 6. Mar, 09:10. The leaders of the United Kingdom and Ireland will discuss the Northern Ireland election results at ...

NI Election: Sinn Fein's success will be prelude to new push in Republic of Ireland - Belfast Telegraph

Tribal passions are putting the centre under severe pressure both in Northern Ireland and the Republic. Should this go on, the middle ground will soon give way under our feet. In Northern Ireland the Assembly election results reinforce the truth of ...

NI election: Previous losers offer up crumbs of comfort to the latest batch of also-rans - Belfast Telegraph

As a series of high-profile MLAs lost their jobs on Friday, well-known figures who found themselves in the same position after last year's election offered words of support. Fearghal McKinney, who spent three years at Stormont for the SDLP, lost out to ...

NI Election: After bruising poll punch-up, it's round two as leaders get down to talks - Belfast Telegraph

Are Sinn Fein and the DUP going to copy David Haye and Tony Bellew? Hugging it out after a brutal battle and weeks of "trash talk"? Marking the final bell with displays of mutual respect? Or will the party prizefighters resume hostilities and go for a ...

NI Election: Sinn Fein must push for old agreements to be honoured and major Stormont reform - Belfast Telegraph

Arlene Foster's fall from grace is nearly complete. She has inadvertently created the perfect political storm for Sinn Fein to take advantage of. However, republicans themselves will still be in shock at the extent of their success and the historic end ...

Can the UK survive Brexit in one piece? - Rudaw

"Northern" and "Ireland" together are often seen as the most boring words in English. Completely unfairly given Northern Ireland's natural beauty and hospitality. But the shock results of their recent elections are far from dull. They could presage ...