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At last, marriage equality has arrived in Northern Ireland

Today is a rare moment of happiness in a fight for LGBT+ rights in Northern Ireland that has been long and hard

Politics explained

John Rentoul How has the Northern Ireland government been restored?

For the past three years, both main parties calculated that it was in their interest to appear unyielding. But that approach has done neither of them much good, says John Rentoul

What does the Sinn Fein-SDLP electoral pact in mean for Brexit?

The Tactical Voting Blog: The pact is likely to cost the DUP seats

Like Northern Ireland, Great Britain is being swept by nationalism

Remainers as well as Leavers often have an ingrained sense that such nationalist excesses ‘can’t happen here’. But in Northern Ireland, a place that used to be called ‘John Bull’s political slum’, such things have already happened over the last 10 years

DUP says it will not vote for Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Opposition from Arlene Foster's party leaves PM struggling to win Westminster majority for agreement with Brussels

Johnson accused of using abortion rights as Brexit 'bargaining chip'

Stella Creasy claims ministers have launched new bid to restore Northern Irish government in attempt to block legalisation of abortion

Lyra McKee funeral priest wins standing ovation for politicians swipe

‘Why in God’s name does it take the death of a 29-year-old woman with her whole life in front of her to get to this point?’

The writing is on the wall in Derry for those who killed Lyra McKee

‘Not In Our Name’ is the message being sent loud and clear, as Ben Kelly reports from a city that has rejected dissident republicanism