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DUP NORTH ANTRIM MP IAN PAISLEY FACING PARLIAMENTARY PROBE OVER £100,000 SRI LANKAN HOLIDAYS

DUP NORTH Antrim MP is facing a parliamentary inquiry over revelations he accepted holidays worth £100,000 from a state he is now helping to secure … more

NILGA BOSS WELCOMES BREXIT PAPER BUT SAYS IT IS SHORT ON ‘SPECIFICS’

THE chief executive of the Northern Ireland Local Government Association (NILGA) has welcomed the publication of the government’s  ‘Northern Ireland and Ireland position paper post … more

SHOCKING FIGURES REVEAL HOMELESSNESS JUMPS BY 40% AGAINST A BACK DROP OF FUNDING CUTS

A combination of cuts and complacency has put Northern Ireland on course for a homelessness crisis, a coalition of charitable and voluntary groups said today. The … more

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE TAKING PART IN BELFAST PRIDE PARADE

SEVERAL thousand people of have taken to the sunkissed streets of the City Centre today for the annual Belfast Pride parade. The carnival parade started … more

FRESH BLOW TO PM MAY AS NO DEAL STRUCK BETWEEN TORIES AND DUP

THERESA May has suffered fresh humiliation after Downing Street admitted blundering by claiming a deal had been struck with the DUP to keep her in … more

DUP AND SINN SWEEP THE BOARD AS SDLP AND UUP LOSE THEIR SEATS

THE SDLP and the UUP have lost all their Westminster MPs after a night of huge gains for the DUP and Sinn Féin in the … more

JOHN FINUCANE SECOND FAVOURITE AS BOOKIES BACK DODDS TO RETAIN SEAT

IT looks ‘Deputy Dodds’ will hold onto his north Belfast seat in this week’s General election. The outgoing DUP MP Nigel Dodds is odds on … more

FOSTER MET JACKIE MCDONALD DAYS AFTER COLIN HORNER MURDER

ARLENE Foster has defended meeting UDA brigadier-in-chief Jackie McDonald within 48 hours of the loyalist feud murder in Bangor of Colin Horner. The 35-year-old was … more

JIM WELLS UNDER FIRE OVER ‘UNIONIST TOWN’ TWEET AT SINN FEIN

DUP MLA Jim Wells has come under fire for tweeting that Sinn Féin was not welcome in a “unionist” town. He published the comment on … more

MANCHESTER BOMBING: NI PARTIES SUSPEND ELECTION CAMPAIGNS AS 22 PEOPLE KILLED IN TERROR ATTACK

POLITICAL parties in Northern Ireland political have suspended their election campaigns as a mark of respect to the 22 victims killed in last night’s Manchester … more

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