Relatives want answers on Irish mass grave for babies
Relatives are demanding a full excavation of a mass grave of babies in the west of Ireland. The remains of almost 800 infants are thought to have been secretly buried at a former mother and baby home between the 1920s and 1960s.
Sinn Fein makes major gains in Irish elections
The Irish republican party, Sinn Fein, has made major election gains in Northern Ireland's assembly at the expense of pro-British unionists.
The Democratic Unionist Party, which supports Brexit, has seen its 10-seat majority cut to just one.
Northern Ireland snap vote to test Brexit
The people of Northern Ireland vote on Thursday in an election to decide who commands power in the province. The vote was prompted by the collapse of a power-sharing agreement instituted almost 20 years ago.