Belfast’s peacewalls are psychological reminders of the sectarian divisions that have long existed in the city.
Belfast needs to rid its infrastructure of lead water pipes and raise public awareness of the serious health issues caused by excess levels of lead in the water.
As one of the UK’s 11 core cities, Nottingham lags behind its European counterparts.
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If the UK government is serious about levelling up the country, granting its second-tier cities more political and financial independence would be a good place to start.
Brexit is only the latest episode of cynicism and scaremongering at the top of unionism
Empty shelves in Sainsburys in Belfast because UK suppliers can’t clear customs.
Queues at borders, suspended deliveries, empty shelves: the EU-UK Trade Cooperatiion Agreement is not quite what it seemed in the brochure.
Decades after the Good Friday Agreement, urban space in Belfast is still divided.
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Urgent intervention is needed to secure H&W – and other strategic UK industrial assets – before key skills and capacity are irretrievably lost.
The aftermath of riots in Belfast, 1971.
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In a society where the past looms large, particularly around the issue of violent displacement, presenting an image of ‘sanctuary’ for those fleeing war is disingenuous.
The fault lines between highly segregated neighbourhoods have been linked to higher crime rates and mental health issues.
Still awaiting justice.
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Political disagreements are hampering those still looking for justice.
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 home secretary has announced that the threat of terrorism related to Northern Ireland is now highly likely in Britain.
A hijacked car burns in East Belfast December 8, 2012.
Many antropologists believe that conflict drove the evolution of altruism in humans. But research shows that quite the opposite is true.
Is this really 2015?
It’s marching season in Northern Ireland and tension is inevitable.
Divisions run deeper than the walls are high.
Northern Ireland’s transition from intractable division to peaceful co-existence has been remarkable. In a conflict that has claimed the lives of 3,529 people, any attempt at building an enduring peace…