Northern Ireland

Steve Davis spurns penalty chance as Netherlands seal Euro 2020 place

Davis fired high over the crossbar on a night of few clear-cut chances that ensured Northern Ireland`s only hope of reaching the finals would be through the playoffs.

Nov 17, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Germany edge Northern Ireland 2-0 to restore Euro 2020 order

The win put Germany on 12 points from five games, ahead on goal difference of second-placed Northern Ireland. 

Sep 10, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Toni Kroos back in Germany squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers

Kroos had missed their most recent internationals in June with a muscle injury while fellow midfielder Can last made the squad in October 2018 while Ter Stegen had been nursing a knee injury.

Aug 29, 2019, 17:32 PM IST

Blast targets police near Northern Ireland border: Officers

There has been a rise in attacks on police in Northern Ireland in recent months, claimed by militant groups opposed to British rule and the 1998 peace accord that largely ended three decades of sectarian violence in the province.

Aug 19, 2019, 23:13 PM IST

Emotional Rory McIlroy proud of British Open fightback, despite missing cut

It was always going to be tough after his opening 79 for McIlroy, but he rode a wave of emotion that swept across the links, and almost did enough to advance to the weekend with a six-under-par 65 that matched the best round of the tournament.

Jul 20, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Rory McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida

Mcllroy finished at 16-under 272 to edge American Jim Furyk, who with a gimme birdie at the final hole threatened to become the event's oldest winner at the age of 48.

Mar 18, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Switzerland secure 2018 FIFA World Cup spot edging out Northern Ireland

Switzerland held off Northern Ireland to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 0-0 second-leg draw on Sunday that secured a 1-0 aggregate play-off victory.

Nov 13, 2017, 10:31 AM IST

FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers: Northern Ireland fume in defeat, Croatia cruise

Northern Ireland coach Michael O'Neill said he was "staggered and bewildered" by a controversial penalty decision that gave Switzerland a 1-0 win in their World Cup play-off first leg on Thursday.

Nov 10, 2017, 09:22 AM IST

Round 1: Brexit talks start in Brussels with 20 months to go

A month after a first meeting where the two exchanged gifts inspired by a shared passion for hillwalking and spoke of the mountain of complexity they must climb, the Frenchman will press Davis to agree to Britain covering substantial British financial commitments and offer more detail on other British proposals.

Jul 17, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

Northern Ireland power-sharing talks running out of time

The prospects of reviving a power-sharing government in Northern Ireland, a cornerstone of its peace process, appeared bleak Wednesday with parties still bickering in the last full day of talks.

Jun 28, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

Talks with Northern Ireland's DUP may take time, no sticking point: UK Minister

"There`s no individual sticking point. Talks are progressing," First Secretary of State Damian Green, who is effectively May`s deputy, told the BBC

Jun 21, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

`Sombre` Britain prepares for historic Brexit talks

The Conservatives now have only 317 MPs in the 650-seat House of Commons and need the support of the DUP`s 10 MPs to command a razor-thin majority.

Jun 18, 2017, 17:52 PM IST

British PM Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

At just eight seats shy of a majority, Theresa May turned to the right-wing Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats in Westminster.

Jun 12, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Northern Irish unionists to open talks with UK's Theresa May about support

The DUP - which defends Northern Ireland remaining part of the United Kingdom and takes a conservative approach to social issues.

Jun 09, 2017, 19:42 PM IST

Britain is gearing up for EU rows, Brexit minister says

Britain is gearing up for rows with the EU over the structure of divorce talks and the future role of the European court, fuelling an increasingly bitter war of words before negotiations begin.

May 14, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Northern Ireland braces for uncertain new era after Martin McGuinness

As the tricolour-draped coffin of former IRA commander turned peacemaker Martin McGuinness was carried to his Londonderry home this week, people across Northern Ireland`s sectarian divide were nervously eyeing a new era of uncertainty.

Mar 23, 2017, 09:25 AM IST

Northern Ireland's Martin McGuinness dies at 66

Martin McGuinness had announced on January 19 that he was bowing out of politics and would not lead his nationalist party into elections in March.

Mar 21, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Northern Ireland votes in fractious snap election

Northern Ireland`s remotest polling station got its ballot box on Wednesday after a choppy ferry journey to the 140 residents on Rathlin Island.

Mar 02, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

UK Supreme Court says PM Theresa May must get Parliament approval to trigger Brexit

The UK Supreme Court dismissed the government`s argument that Theresa May could simply use executive powers known as "royal prerogative" to invoke Article 50 of the EU`s Lisbon Treaty.

Jan 24, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Britsh PM Theresa May seeks to unite first ministers over Brexit plans

British Prime Minister Theresa May will today meet the first ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in London, where she will face calls for each region to vote on the government's Brexit plans.

Oct 24, 2016, 09:08 AM IST