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UKIP's disastrous Brexit legacy

ALL those associated with the various stages of the disastrous Brexit campaign, particularly its supporters in the DUP, would do well to reflect on the ultimate fate of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP).

Support grows for Pope's Ireland visit to include the north

The fact that the leaders of the Protestant churches in Ireland have urged Pope Francis to visit the north this summer must be regarded as a positive and helpful intervention that demonstrates the broad support that exists for such a trip.

Sadness and relief for Paul Conlon's family

The massive search for the former champion boxer Paul Conlon, since he was seen entering the River Lagan close to the centre of Belfast nine weeks ago on one of the coldest nights of the year, could only have placed his relatives and friends under huge strain.

Shameful acts of intimidation in Derry

There are clear indications that the latest round of security alerts in Derry represent another entirely shameful attempt to threaten the families of serving police officers.

Neurology recall is a worrying development

The fact that medical authorities are sufficiently concerned about the work of a senior doctor to order a recall of patients is a serious development which will cause considerable anxiety to hundreds of people.

Alarm over Ballycastle hate crime

It is appalling that the home of a Traveller family in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, could come under a violent and sustained attack from a group of up to 25 people.

Rodgers is some Bhoy

Stephen Oreilly
BRENDAN Rodgers was the toast of Celtic supporters yesterday when his team beat their greatest traditional rivals 5-0 yesterday to clinch the Ladbrokes Premier League title.

Waiting times are unacceptable

The mood at Stormont on Thursday as the secretary of state began a round of exploratory talks aimed at restoring devolution was far from encouraging.

Low clearance rate in paramilitary murders is a serious concern

While the Good Friday Agreement has led to a sharp decline in the number of terror-related murders in Northern Ireland, it is profoundly depressing that paramilitary groups are still in existence and continue to carry out appalling acts of violence.

Shock over attack on Liverpool fan Sean Cox

There will be enormous shock over the vicious attack before Liverpool's Champions League semi final which left an Irish soccer fan in a critical condition in hospital.

David Davis's border visit an embarrassing shambles

If David Davis had thus far managed to deliver an accomplished performance on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, his shambolic visit to the Irish border on Monday might have been overlooked.

Barbarism and heroism in Toronto

The appalling slaughter of ten innocent civilians when a van was deliberately driven into pedestrians in the centre of Toronto was followed by an astonishing act of heroism on the part of a police officer.

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