Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland court hears legal challenge to Brexit

A Northern Irish court on Tuesday began hearing a legal challenge to the British government's right to begin Brexit negotiations, as the Irish government announced a cross-border forum on how to...

Petrol bombs thrown at police ahead of Northern Ireland parade

Catholic youths attacked police with petrol bombs in the Northern Ireland city of Londonderry on Saturday ahead of one of the largest Protestant parades of the year. 

May pledges "practical solution" for post-Brexit Northern Ireland

British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on a trip to Belfast on Monday to find a "practical solution" to the Irish border once Britain leaves the European Union.

Post-Brexit crises deepen for Britain's two main political parties

Post-Brexit crises engulfing Britain's two main political parties deepened on Sunday as Scotland's leader threatened to obstruct the ruling Conservatives' implementation of Brexit legislation, and...

Brexit timeline: What happens next between Britain and the EU?

Britain's decision to leave the European Union has plunged the bloc into crisis, with a slew of meetings called to determine the next steps.

Wales celebrate Euro quarter-final berth and will hope for more

It wasn't pretty but a 1-0 over Northern Ireland lifted Wales into the Euro 2016 quarter-finals. Now they prepare for Hungary or Belgium - after a day off to spend and enjoy with their families...

Wales need own goal to reach Euro quarters over Northern Ireland

Gareth Bale's Wales stumbled into the Euro 2016 quarter-finals on Saturday, beating fighting Northern Ireland 1-0 from an own goal by Gareth McAuley.

Wales must keep emotions in check in another "Battle of Britain"

Wales must control their emotions if they want to prevail in their second "Battle of Britain" match at Euro 2016, a last 16 game against Northern Ireland, manager Chris Coleman said on Friday.

Sinn Fein: British government "forefeits mandate" in Northern Ireland

The British government has "forfeited any mandate" to represent the interests of people in Northern Ireland after British voters opted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum, Irish...

Wales, Northern Ireland readying for another "Battle of Britain"

Britain voted on the Brexit while its football teams from Wales and Northern Ireland are doing everything to stay in the Euros when they meet in the last 16.

Gomez lifts Germany 1-0 past N.Ireland, both into last 16

Mario Gomez grabbed the winner as world champions Germany beat Northern Ireland 1-0 on Tuesday to reach the last 16 at Euro 2016 as group winners.

Gomez lifts Germany 1-0 past Northern Ireland, into Euros last 16

Mario Gomez grabbed the winner as world champions Germany beat Northern Ireland 1-0 on Tuesday to reach the last 16 at Euro 2016.

Third time lucky Poland beat Northern Ireland for first Euro victory

Poland proved three times lucky as they finally picked up their first victory at a continental tournament by beating defensive minded debutants Northern Ireland 1-0 in their Euro 2016 opener on...

Brexit worries as Northern Ireland hopes for a better future

While the rest of Britain weighs the role of the European Union, Northern Ireland voters say they have grown used to control from a distant capital. This week they head to the polls in local...

Explosives cache, bombs found amid Northern Ireland anniversary alert

Northern Ireland police said they found a "significant terrorist hide" containing bomb-making components and explosives Sunday, one day after they reported finding two "viable devices" in Belfast...