The unionists have pledged to back up the Conservative government in exchange for an extra £1 billion for Northern Ireland
The issue of an Irish Language Act has been a sticking point at Stormont.
Northern Ireland remains out of step with the rest of the UK when it comes to accessing abortion. Now the people behind that have become extremely powerful.
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.
This is not the first time a Westminster government has needed support from unionists.
Theresa May is to rely on support from Northern Ireland's biggest party in order to survive as a minority government. But that help doesn't come for free.
Analysis of what went wrong for Theresa May and what went right for Jeremy Corbyn in the last episode of our election analysis podcast.
The Irish republicans stand for parliament but don't attend when they win. It's high time that changed.
In the absence of the government, and with important negotiations ahead, it's helpful to understand what citizens think about Brexit.
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.
The UK government will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday. This will serve as a formal notification of the UK’s intent to withdraw from the European Union. It will set off two years…
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The former deputy first minister was once a feared IRA sniper but became a central figure in the move towards peace.
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Because it's not just children in school who need to know how to put a condom on.
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.
If all you know of Northern Ireland is the turmoil of political institutions, you could do worse than to pick up some of the recent flux in women's fiction.