DUP

Ian Paisley faces 30 day suspension from House of Commons

The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards has recommended that Democratic Unionist MP Ian Paisley be suspended from the House of Commons for 30 …

Great Britain

'Ian Paisley should resign immediately' says MP for Foyle

MP for Foyle, Elisha McCallion, has called upon the DUP to demand the immediate resignation of North Antrim MP, Ian Paisley, after it was revealed he …

Great Britain

Residents of the Fountain in Derry whose homes have been attacked ask DUP leader Arlene Foster to higher the interface fence on Bishop Street to protect them

Residents of the Fountain in Derry whose homes have been attacked over recent weeks have pressed DUP leader Arlene Foster to higher the interface …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Stephen Farry: Customs vote reinforces fears of catastrophic no deal Brexit

It is frustrating to see that MPs narrowly defeated a vote requiring the UK government to seek a fresh customs union with the EU if Brexit trade …

Great Britain

Ian Paisley Jr suspended from parliament for 30 days after not disclosing free '£100k' Sri Lanka holidays

Ian Paisley Jnr has been suspended from the House of Commons for seven weeks after breaking Westminster rules over a luxury trips worth up to …

Sri Lanka

Brexit: DUP seeks legal guarantee over border

<b>The government will come under pressure on Monday to give a legal guarantee that there will be no border down the Irish Sea after Brexit.</b><p>The move is supported by the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in an amendment to the Customs Bill which is due before Westminster.<p>The party is also due to meet the …

Great Britain

DUP leader issues challenge for Sinn Féin to restore power sharing government on her visit to Derry

On a visit to Derry at the weekend following six nights of trouble in the Bogside, DUP leader Arlene Foster conceded that now more than ever there is …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

May's Northern Irish Ally Says Brexit Plan Respects Its Red Line

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s new Brexit proposals respect her pledge that no border will be placed in the Irish Sea, Democratic Unionist Party …

Great Britain

Theresa May could have to choose between the DUP and Tory Brexiteers

Irritation from Conservative Leavers over the prime minister's pledges on the Irish border means she might have to jettison them to keep the …

Great Britain

N Ireland parties urge peace after shots fired at police

Northern Ireland's main Catholic and Protestant parties on Wednesday condemned street violence that saw shots fired in what police called a "blatant …

Northern Ireland

Theresa May accused of 'pandering' to the DUP

Theresa May was last night accused of "pandering to a DUP approach" by ignoring the Westmnister majority that favoured a soft-Brexit.<p>As the British …

Great Britain

As Arlene Foster's authority shrinks, DUP leadership is effectively held by Nigel Dodds

Who said this? Clearly someone in a position of leadership: ‘I’m meeting with people from the Chief Constable to business and the message coming …

Great Britain

David Davis resigns as UK Brexit secretary

The UK's Brexit secretary David Davis has resigned from government.<p>Mr Davis made his dramatic resignation from the position late on Sunday night …

Great Britain

DUP's Luke Poots facing questions over mother's maiden name on planning application

Brendan Hughes<p>05 July, 2018 13:00<p>THE DUP's Luke Poots is facing questions over why a planning application to build three houses to replace his home …

News (Ireland)

DUP's Dale Pankhurst defends wearing band uniform to council meeting

A Sinn Féin councillor has complained that the DUP's Oldpark representative, Dale Pankhurst, showed up at Monday's Belfast City Council meeting …

Ireland

'No plans' to re-name Robinson Centre despite Belfast council policy

Brendan Hughes<p>05 July, 2018 01:00<p>BELFAST City Council says it has no plans to re-name a leisure centre named after former DUP leader Peter Robinson – …

City Politics

DUP councillor wears band uniform at Belfast City Hall meeting - Sinn Fein want answers

City Halls

Families of Birmingham bomb victims meet DUP and Sinn Fein

Families of the 21 people killed in Birmingham by a bomb planted by the IRA are meeting with Northern Ireland parties.<p>No-one has been charged with …

Great Britain

Birmingham bomb families meet DUP and Sinn Féin

<b>Families of the 21 victims of the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings are calling on the DUP and Sinn Féin to make progress on a truth recovery process.</b><p>Representatives of "Justice for the 21" have been in NI to meet Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill in separate Stormont meetings.<p>Twenty-one people died …

Great Britain

'No blank cheques' for PM says DUP after May meeting

<b>The DUP's deputy leader Nigel Dodds has said the party "doesn't give blank cheques to anybody" when it comes to supporting prime minister Theresa May.</b><p>Mr Dodds, the North Belfast MP, was speaking after he and leader Arlene Foster met Mrs May at Downing Street.<p>It comes just days before the cabinet is …

Great Britain

Theresa May launching an LGBT Action Plan while still in bed with the DUP is the height of hypocrisy

Today, Theresa May has launched the government’s LGBT Action Plan, having surveyed over 100,000 citizens from the community about their …

Opinion (UK)

DUP call on Republican leaders in Derry to ‘get a grip’ on its communities after petrol bomb attacks on the Fountain estate

A DUP councillor has called on ‘Republican leadership’ in Derry to ‘get a grip’ on its communities following a petrol bomb attack on The Fountain …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Derry MP says Tories and DUP are prioritising 'toxic pact' over rights of NI citizens

Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion has said the British government’s failure to address the denial of rights in the north as part of its LGBT Action Plan …

Derry (Northern Ireland)

Arlene Foster: British government must step in to fill Stormont vacuum

DUP leader Arlene Foster has urged the British government to step in amid the ongoing powersharing impasse in Northern Ireland - saying people are …

Great Britain

Birmingham pub bombing victims to meet Sinn Féin and DUP

RELATIVES of some of the 21 people killed in IRA pub bomb attacks in Birmingham in 1974 have said a lack of legacy arrangements has caused "perpetual …

Human Rights

DUP to meet PM after NI governance assurance

DUP leaders are to meet the Prime Minister today to press for more decision making by London in the absence of a power-sharing assembly.<p>The meeting …

Great Britain

DUP leader urges bridge between Northern Ireland and Scotland

DUP leader Arlene Foster has called on Scots to back proposals to build a bridge to Northern Ireland.<p>Mrs Foster said there was “growing support” for …

Great Britain

DUP leader Arlene Foster proposes NI bridge to Scotland

<b>Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has called on Scots to back proposals for a bridge to Northern Ireland.</b><p>Ms Foster said there was "growing support" for the idea as she addressed an Orange parade in Fife.<p>She was the main speaker at the Cowdenbeath event, organised by the Grand Orange …

Great Britain

DUP may be unable to block gay marriage bill, party leader says

Arlene Foster has indicated her Unionist party may be unable to block a gay marriage bill in Northern Ireland as she attended an Orange Order march in Scotland.<p>The Democratic Unionist party leader said her party did not have enough votes to veto laws supporting equal marriage in the province by …

Great Britain

Arlene Foster: DUP leader's gestures get mixed reaction

<b>Two months ago, Sinn Féin president Mary-Lou McDonald was praised for using the "L-word", in a nod to Northern Ireland's unionists.</b><p>The word was "Londonderry" - a gesture to show unionists that some republicans are open to using different language to help foster a shared society.<p>In the days that …

Great Britain