A judge in Belfast has dismissed a challenge to Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage citing it as a 'social policy' issue.
The Good Friday Agreement's UN treaty status means that any compromise of the rigorous impartiality it demands of the Government could be legally challenged
The issue of an Irish Language Act has been a sticking point at Stormont.
The Irish nationalists now have seven MPs but they have historically refused to attend the Westminster parliament.
A deal could have huge implications for Brexit and politics in Northern Ireland.
The Irish republicans stand for parliament but don't attend when they win. It's high time that changed.
The two main parties in Stormont still haven't reached a power-sharing deal, and a national vote is unlikely to help matters.
Violent dissident republicanism is still making its presence felt.
Time is running out for a compromise agreement between the two main parties at Stormont.
The former deputy first minister was once a feared IRA sniper but became a central figure in the move towards peace.
The DUP and Sinn Féin face direct rule if they can't agree on a programme for government.
The two ruling parties live by the letter of the Good Friday Agreement, but not the spirit.
What was already an uneasy alliance first turned sour, and then utterly disintegrated. Where did it all go wrong?
A political scandal has laid bare the irreconcilable differences between to two main parties in the power-sharing agreement.
The home secretary has announced that the threat of terrorism related to Northern Ireland is now highly likely in Britain.
Recounts are underway following a vote that left no clear winner.
Fine Gael and Labour felt confident going into this short campaign – perhaps a little too confident.
She defected from the UUP to the DUP, and now Arlene Foster will be the first woman to run Northern Ireland. Here's where she stands on the big issues.
After months of deadlock, the DUP and Sinn Féin have settled some of their issues – but they've kicked the hard stuff into the long grass.
The Good Friday settlement has kept the peace, but the system is plagued by built-in instability.