Northern Ireland

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Man arrested after car crashes into Downing Street gates – as it happened
Armed officers at the scene but incident not being treated as terror-related, Metropolitan Police says

Nadeem Badshah (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

25, May, 2023 @6:37 PM

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Unionism is in crisis in Northern Ireland - and Sinn Féin is becoming an election-winning machine | Sarah Creighton
The collapsed assembly and crumbling public services have played into the party’s hands, giving it a majority in local government, says political commentator Sarah Creighton

Sarah Creighton

24, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Sunak says he wants more information before decision on Braverman’s alleged breach of ministerial code – as it happened
PM has asked for further information before decided whether ethics adviser Sir Laurie Magnus will be asked to investigate Braverman

Harry Taylor (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

22, May, 2023 @7:07 PM

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Sinn Féin becomes biggest party in local government in Northern Ireland
Nationalist party made sweeping gains including unprecedented breakthroughs in Down and Antrim

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

20, May, 2023 @10:01 PM

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Northern Ireland council elections: all the latest results
Find out which parties have won seats to Northern Ireland’s 11 local council areas after Thursday’s elections

Antonio Voce, Seán Clarke and Gabriel Smith

20, May, 2023 @8:29 AM

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Keir Starmer says Labour will prioritise growth which will mean ‘better jobs, public services, holidays and more cash’ – as it happened
Labour leader gives address to BCC conference and outlines mission for UK to have highest sustained growth in G7 in next parliament

Andrew Sparrow

17, May, 2023 @4:38 PM

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Gerry Adams wrongly denied compensation after convictions overturned, judge rules
Victory for former Sinn Féin leader in long-running case linked to attempted prison escapes in 1970s

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

28, Apr, 2023 @1:35 PM

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Colin Beattie ‘steps back’ as SNP treasurer following arrest amid party finance investigation – as it happened
Beattie said he would step back with immediate effect and was cooperating fully with police investigation

Andrew Sparrow

19, Apr, 2023 @5:01 PM

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Tony Blair and Bertie Ahern call for return of Stormont power sharing
Former British and Irish PMs add to pressure on DUP during panel event with Bill and Hillary Clinton

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

17, Apr, 2023 @6:12 PM

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All ex-PMs invited to Belfast gala marking 25 years of Good Friday agreement
Invites include Boris Johnson and Liz Truss, accused of wrecking Northern Ireland’s place in the UK

Lisa O'Carroll and Jessica Elgot

17, Apr, 2023 @5:50 PM

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No 10 refuses to say when Rishi Sunak first declared wife’s shareholding in childminder agency – as it happened
PM’s spokesperson also refuses to say when updated register of ministers’ interests would be published

Andrew Sparrow

17, Apr, 2023 @5:24 PM

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Lack of NI government puts net zero targets at risk, UK climate adviser warns
Climate Change Committee says little hope of getting on track if Stormont power sharing not restored soon

Tommy Greene

15, Apr, 2023 @7:00 AM

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