DUP rejects Haass proposals

The DUP Leader and Northern Ireland first minister has given a hostile reaction to draft proposals drawn up by the US diplomat, Richard Haass, on flags, parades and legacy issues.

Is the UUP a spent force?

A former Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) leadership candidate has concluded that it is likely he and a former deputy leader of the party will form a new unionist party to take on the UUP and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Our writer Ed Jacobs asks if this spells the end of the UUP.