More General Election news

Chris Hazzard holds South Down as Alliance share grows

Paul Ainsworth
SINN Féin enjoyed a comfortable win in South Down thanks to a 32 per cent vote share for Chris Hazzard, but both the incumbent MP and former seat holders the SDLP saw their overall support shrink in the face of Alliance growth.

Mickey Brady holds on to Newry and Armagh seat

Simon Doyle
IF one was compiling a thesaurus entry for the word `certainty', they would add expressions and phrases including foregone conclusion, reality, surety and inevitable result.