The Windsor framework aims to give Stormont more say over how EU law applies in Northern Ireland.
The death of Queen Elizabeth will not weaken the attachment of Northern Ireland’s unionists to Britain. But it is a morale blow at a time of political uncertainty.
Sinn Fein’s win does not reflect a surge in support but rather other factors including the divisions in unionism.
Northern Ireland is preparing for a potentially seismic election on May 5.
With the resignation of shortlived DUP leader Edwin Poots, unionism in Northern Ireland is in turmoil.
A tiny group of people will select the man to lead Arlene Foster’s party following her resignation. But, bizarrely, it might be that neither becomes first minister.
An incoherent Brexit policy has ended the DUP leader’s career – but her party can’t pretend they didn’t giver her full support.
The contests in this part of the UK are so unique that they are rarely included in national polling. And this year is no exception.
Has the party unecessarily compromised its powerful position in Westminster?
Westminster has pushed Northern Ireland to fall into line with the rest of the UK when it comes to women’s reproductive rights and marriage for same-sex couples.
Many voters in Northern Ireland are tired of the sectarian stranglehold of Sinn Fein and the DUP – and the ‘others’ are gaining ground.
There are lots of options for Brexit supporters, but that won’t make it an easy choice.
Two scholars examine days of parliamentary debate to learn how British MPs talk about the ‘Irish backstop’ and maintaining peace in Northern Ireland.
One of the architects of the Good Friday Agreement, David Trimble, is threatening legal action against a controversial part of the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
The Northern Ireland Assembly will be consulted on the backstop, but there will no veto.
We can’t agree what the ‘will of the people’ was in 2016, but these are the representatives they elected in 2017.
For a lot of ordinary people in Northern Ireland, the hyper-British version of unionism is missing an important part of their identity.
The question of the Irish border remains at the centre of Brexit negotiations after an informal summit of EU leaders in Salzburg.
Belgium held the previous record with 541 days without a government. What’s holding up power-sharing?
The only way forward is a more inclusive unionism that reflects the diverse and multicultural nature of the UK.