In a speech today, Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers will call for a new process to deal with Northern Ireland’s past.
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Former Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain has argued that all crimes related to the troubles that have not yet been solved should be left like that.
Northern Ireland’s first minister Peter Robinson has warned of “nuclear options” if Stormont doesn’t approve the Welfare Reform Bill.
A senior member of Northern Ireland’s largest unionist party has issued a warning about the fragmentation of unionism as a result of there being too many political parties.
Former US diplomat Richard Haass has warned of a return to serious violence in Northern Ireland if contentious issues are not resolved.
Former US President Bill Clinton has called on Northern Ireland to finish the job started when the Good Friday Agreement was approved in 1997.
MLAs will meet at Stormont today to consider the previous UK government’s agreement to write to 187 members of the IRA on the run offering them effective immunity from prosecution.
The DUP have rejected suggestions that all murals should be temporarily removed or covered up when the Giro d’Italia begins in Northern Ireland between the 9 and 11 May.
Fears were growing last night that dissidents in Northern Ireland could be attempting to step up their efforts to derail the peace process.