Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, standing on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Northern Ireland. It is the 12th-largest city in the United Kingdom and the second-largest on the island of Ireland. It had a population of 333,871 as of 2015. Belfast suffered greatly in the Troubles: in the 1970s and 1980s it was reported to be one of the world's most dangerous cities, with a homicide rate around 31 per 100,000.
Northern Ireland's main political parties sat down together in Belfast on Saturday to form a power-sharing government and end a three-year standoff that threatened a key part of the province's 1998.. Reuters - Published
The Prime Minister refuses to answer a question about the royal family when asked during his visit to Stormont Castle in Belfast. Senior royals had a crisis meeting following the news that the Duke and..
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British Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith said it was time to restore power-sharing at Stormont, the Northern Irish Assembly. DUP leader Arlene Foster, Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald also..
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The Democratic Unionist Party conceded that its deputy leader, Nigel Dodds, had lost his seat in the British parliament on Friday as counting in his Belfast constituency came to a close. Reuters - Published
British business minister Nadhim Zahawi on Thursday welcomed Spirit AeroSystems' purchase of Bombardier's plant in Belfast as great news for workers and a welcome investment in the United Kingdom. Reuters - Published
Canada's Bombardier is in advanced talks to sell three facilities, including its Belfast wing-making plant, to Spirit AeroSystems for more than $1 billion in cash and assumed liabilities, two sources.. Reuters - Published
The small Northern Irish party supporting the British government would emphatically oppose any scheme to give the devolved assembly in Belfast a way out of a Brexit backstop after a number of years, a.. Reuters - Published
A Northern Irish rights campaigner whose case against Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was dismissed by Belfast's High Court last week succeeded on Monday in joining two other.. Reuters - Published
Belfast's High Court dismissed on Thursday a case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would contravene Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord, saying the.. Reuters - Published
A Northern Irish rights campaigner will appeal the dismissal by Belfast's High Court on Thursday of his case arguing that a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement would.. Reuters - Published
Belfast's High Court is to rule on Thursday on the legality of a British exit from the European Union without a withdrawal agreement after an activist argued such a move would not be compatible with.. Reuters - Published
Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson held talks in Northern Ireland on Wednesday in a bid to untangle an impasse over the Irish border "backstop" that has scuppered all efforts to secure an.. Reuters - Published
Police in Northern Ireland discovered a bomb under a police officer's car in Belfast on Saturday that they said was probably planted by militant nationalists intent on killing one of their officers had.. Reuters - Published