All five of the main parties in Northern Ireland are to come together to form the region’s new powersharing executive.
Ulster Unionist Party
Stormont’s incoming first minister Arlene Foster has vowed to get Northern Ireland moving again ahead of business resuming at the Assembly.
Agreement to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland can be reached in the short term, Sinn Fein has insisted, but the DUP has cautioned against “quick fix solutions”.
The leader of the Ulster Unionist Party has called for significant investment in existing infrastructure before a “fantasy” bridge to Scotland.
A Sinn Fein candidate in one of Northern Ireland’s hardest-fought election battlegrounds has predicted that unionist farmers will help her retain the seat.
A total of 102 candidates will contest 18 constituencies across Northern Ireland at this year’s General Election.
The SDLP has announced it will not stand in three constituencies in Northern Ireland in a bid to facilitate pro-Remain candidates.
The DUP and Northern Ireland’s other main political parties have given a broad welcome to plans for a UK general election on December 12.