UpFront

Deadlines and Ditches: The UK's Brexit saga continues

We debate Brexit's impact on democracy in Britain, and ask whether it could trigger violence in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland

Abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Much to the chagrin of the DUP, Northern Ireland will be brought into regulatory alignment with the rest of the UK.

Abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Europe

Could Brexit put an end to peace in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland has enjoyed 20 years of reconciliation between nationalists and unionists but Brexit has put pressure on keeping the peace.

Brexit

Doubts over fate of Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Northern Ireland's DUP say they will not accept Boris Johnson's deal with the European Union.

Doubts over fate of Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

Europe

Northern Ireland's DUP opposes UK government's Brexit plan

DUP statement seen as major setback for UK PM Boris Johnson, who needs party's support for any Brexit deal.

Northern Ireland's DUP opposes UK government's Brexit plan

Environment

Hurricane Lorenzo: The story of another 'strongest-ever recorded'

Earlier this week, Lorenzo was a Category 5 hurricane - the strongest ever recorded in the central North Atlantic.

Hurricane Lorenzo: The story of another 'strongest-ever recorded'

Health

Northern Ireland abortion law 'breaches human rights'

The ruling follows one woman's six-year legal battle after she was refused a termination.

Northern Ireland abortion law breaches human rights, court rules

Brexit

Johnson plans N Ireland 'special relationship' with EU for Brexit

British PM will deliver 'final' Brexit offer to party faithful on Wednesday, before EU summit on October 17. '

Europe

Court dismisses Northern Irish no-deal Brexit challenge

Claims that a 'no-deal' Brexit would risk peace in Northern Ireland are political, not judicial, the court ruled.

UK: Court dismisses Northern Irish 'no-deal' Brexit challenge

Brexit

Will the UK impose 'direct rule' in Northern Ireland?

It would be exploited by all sides in Belfast and further complicate UK relations with Ireland, but might still happen.

Will the UK impose 'direct rule' in Northern Ireland?

Europe

UK's Johnson talks to Northern Ireland, says 'deal is possible'

UK prime minister in Northern Ireland says Brexit deal possible, wants to leave by October 31.

Northern Ireland

UK defence secretary wants criminal immunity for NI soldiers

Penny Mordaunt wants her proposed amnesty to cover soldiers who served in Northern Ireland.

UK defence secretary wants criminal immunity for NI soldiers

Ireland

Teenagers arrested over killing of N Ireland journalist

Detectives arrest two men, aged 18 and 19, under the Terrorism Act over the killing of Lyra McKee, police say.

N Ireland police arrest teenagers over killing of reporter McKee

United Kingdom

Killing of journalist in Northern Ireland 'unfathomable'

Lyra McKee, 29, has been remembered as a talented and accomplished investigative journalist.

Killing of journalist in Northern Ireland 'unfathomable'

Ireland

Explained: Northern Ireland, Brexit and New IRA attacks

Last month, a car bomb attack in Londonderry attracted huge media interest, with journalists linking violence to Brexit.

Analysis: Northern Ireland, Brexit and New IRA violence