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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

DPP BARRA MCGRORY QC CONFIRMS HE IS TO STEP DOWN IN AUTUMN

THE director of public prosecutions Barra McGrory QC has today confirmed the worst kept secret – he is to stand down. The former solicitor turned … more

PRINCE CHARLES OPENS GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE AT PSNI HQ

PRINCE Charles has opened a garden of remembrance for police officers killed on duty in Northern Ireland. Relatives of those killed or injured on duty … more

SON OF MURDERED SOLICITOR PAT FINUCANE TO CONTEST NORTH BELFAST SEAT FOR SINN FEIN

IN a surprise move, Sinn Fein has announced that Belfast solicitor John Finucane will stand as the party’s North Belfast candidate in the Westminster election … more

JUDGE-LED INQUIRY INTO ‘CASH-FOR-ASH’ HEATING SCHEME SET TO START

THE public inquiry into a botched green energy scheme is to take place at Stormont with a preliminary hearing by a retired High Court judge. … more

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