The unionists have pledged to back up the Conservative government in exchange for an extra £1 billion for Northern Ireland
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
It's the first time the 'Green and White Army' and the 'Boys in Green' have competed together in a football tournament – and it's actually going rather well.
The Northern Ireland peace process will not implode on a Brexit, but the EU has done a lot to help it along.
More candidates mean a change in politics, but it's not as easy as creating policies such as all women shortlists.
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.
A vote in favour of marriage equality in Northern Ireland was stymied by a mechanism designed to protect minorities.