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Senior civil servant names DUP special adviser at PAC

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:27:36 GMT

Dr Andrew McCormick told Stormont's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) he understood Dr Andrew Crawford was the adviser who influenced a decision to keep the RHI scheme open.

DUP 'industry interests stopped RHI scrutiny'

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:01:17 GMT

MLA claims under privilege he could not challenge RHI scheme due to DUP advisers' "interests in the poultry industry".

McGuinness quits: What happens next in Northern Ireland?

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:58:51 GMT

What happens now the deputy first minister has resigned from the Northern Ireland Executive?

Fresh start to fresh elections

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:00:14 GMT

From the Fresh Start Agreement to the possibility of fresh elections - how did NI end up facing a second Assembly election in 12 months?

NI Assembly Election date set for 2 March

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:54:56 GMT

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire says an election to the Northern Ireland Assembly will be held on Thursday 2 March.

Sinn Féin calls for election as Stormont deadline passes

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:18:11 GMT

Sinn Féin's Conor Murphy says it's time for an election as the clock ticks down on Stormont.