Ulster Scots is not enough to offset an Irish Language Act

For months there has been talk from some unionists about supporting Ulster Scots alongside Irish.

Edwin Poots

DUP say SF needs to ‘knuckle down’ in negotiations

Sinn Fein and the DUP have continued to tussle publicly over efforts to ressurrect Stormont – with one of the latter’s top figures warning that republicans should desist from “high wire acts” as the supposed deadline draws near.

Brexit Secretary David Davis

We’ll be out of EU single market by March 2019: Davis

The UK will be out of the EU customs union and single market by March 2019, David Davis said.

Nicola Sturgeon

Second referendum put on hold but Sturgeon keeps options open

Nicola Sturgeon has announced she is putting plans for a second independence referendum on hold.

Image of the Daily Mirror's front page, GB edition, from 27-06-17

How the national press reported on the DUP-Tory deal

The DUP’s £1bn funding deal with the Tories dominated the headlines not just in Northern Ireland yesterday, but in Great Britain as well.

It would be unacceptable if the price extracted by Sinn Fein to join a Stormont Executive was an Irish Language Act

David McNarry: Well done DUP on the deal with the Tories, but say no to an Irish Language Act

The DUP are to be rightly congratulated in securing a deal with the Tories which benefits Northern Ireland.

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The A26 Frosses Road dualling scheme opened this mont.

The new �55 million dual carriageway from Glarryford to A44 Drones Road is the latest of four dangerous single carriageway roads that are being upgraded.

Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Ben Lowry: This is a great time to be a roads enthusiast in Northern Ireland

In the 1990s, it was depressing to be a road enthusiast in Northern Ireland.

British & Irish Lion  Iain Henderson and Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi of the Hurricanes

RUGBY: Iain Henderson admits sin-binning probably overshadowed a decent performance for British & Irish Lions

British and Irish Lions lock Iain Henderson believes his performance against the Hurricanes was “probably overshadowed by the silliness of a yellow card.”

Jamie Glackin with Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter after signing a two-year deal with the Shore Road club. Pic by PressEye Ltd.

IRISH LEAGUE: Stephen Baxter’s belief that Jamie Glackin can push on at Crusaders

Crusaders manager Stephen Baxter considers the Seaview stage the perfect platform for summer signing Jamie Glackin to continue his career progress.

Fermanagh's Josh Elliott on the Tyco BMW.

BSB: Josh Elliott in again for Tyco BMW in Superstock 1000 class

Ballinamallard’s Josh Elliott will again ride for the Tyco BMW team this weekend in the Superstock 1000 class at Snetterton.
Danny Buchan on the Morello Kawasaki at Knockhill.

Danny Buchan to make debut at Neil Robinson Memorial meeting

Pirelli National Superstock 1000 title leader Danny Buchan is set to return to Bishopscourt again in July for the Mid Antrim 150 Club’s annual Neil Robinson Memorial meeting.


Three patients taken to hospital after Londonderry crash

Three patients were taken to Altnagelvin hospital on Tuesday night after a crash at around 7.30pm on Victoria Road, Co Londonderry.

British Superbike rider Glenn Irwin.

BSB: Injured Glenn Irwin ruled out of Snetterton

Glenn Irwin has been ruled out of this weekend’s fifth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Snetterton.

The Daily Mirror's contrasting front pages from Tuesday's editions in Northern Ireland and GB

Daily Mirror challenged by DUP over ‘crackpot’ headlines

A stark contrast in how the Daily Mirror portrays the DUP on either side of the Irish Sea has been described as “grubby” and “two-faced” reporting by Nelson McCausland.

16/3/2011: An image of a fuel laundering plant in Crossmaglen, south Armagh. It was said to be the biggest in Northern Ireland at the time. It is unconnected with any of the cases set out below.

Yet another south Armagh fuel launderer escapes jail

A fuel launderer in south Co Armagh has been given a suspended sentence.

Dr John Kyle

GP: Extra cash is good but our NHS needs an overhaul

A practising GP has said the extra money for the Northern Irish NHS is useful, but that the whole system needs to be overhauled – or we will be “back to square one”.

Celtic fans call for Linfield ticket re-think

Celtic fans call for Linfield ticket re-think

Two Celtic fan groups have urged the club to reverse their decision to decline tickets from Linfield - and asked the Belfast club to consider selling directly to visiting fans.

Ethan Galbraith

FOOTBALL: Northern Ireland teenager Ethan Galbraith signs for Manchester United

Northern Ireland teenage footballer Ethan Galbraith has admitted he has surpassed his wildest dreams by agreeing a contract with Manchester United .

June 8 2017: 

Emma Little-Pengelly with Peter Robinson  pictured at the election count at Titanic Exhibition Centre Belfast for the Belfast South election count

Robinson: SF should be prepared to promote Ulster Scots culture

Former Stormont first minister Peter Robinson has branded Sinn Fein’s stance on Irish language provisions “pitiful and absurd”.

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