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Court ruling a major setback for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson's tenure as prime minister has gone from bad to worse with three senior Scottish judges declaring his proroguing of Parliament and the advice he gave to Queen Elizabeth was unlawful, which is hugely significant from a constitutional and political perspective.

Brian Feeney: Anti-Brexit coalition must defeat DUP

Brian Feeney
The taoiseach was correct on Monday when he said, deal or no deal, the British will have to return quickly to the negotiating table with the EU to hammer out terms of trade and other relationships.

Much needed suicide strategy is long overdue

Despite the fact that Northern Ireland has the highest suicide rate in the UK, it is only now that a long overdue strategy aimed at tackling this appalling toll of death has been published.

Dissident bombing campaign entirely counter-productive

While the focus in recent days has been on the chaos at Westminster and uncertainty over the arrangements for the border post-Brexit, violent dissident republicans have been seeking out ways to cause maximum disruption and mayhem in Northern Ireland.

Judging Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness

The new material which has emerged about the central role of Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness on rival sides at the start of The Troubles has made a huge impact and deserves to be studied closely.

Does it suit abortion industry providers to keep women in the dark?

‘No uterus, no opinion’ is one of a range of mantras thrown around in the abortion debate. Martin O’Brien – ‘Assembly must demand return to stop abortion on demand’ (August 30) – looks male, clearly has an opinion and is definitely not afraid to share it.