northern ireland

Timeline emerges for bodies found in truck in England

Paramedics discovered the bodies of 39 people in a truck container at an industrial park outside London in the early hours of Wednesday morning. All victims -- including 31 men and eight women -- are believed by police to be Chinese nationals.

Police identify 39 people found dead in truck as Chinese nationals

All 39 people who were found dead in a truck in a UK industrial park on Wednesday were Chinese nationals, British police said Thursday, as officers in England, Northern Ireland and Belgium scrambled to establish the chain of events that led to the tragic incident.

Northern Ireland legalizes abortion, same-sex marriage

At the stroke of midnight on Monday, Northern Ireland's restrictive abortion and same-sex marriage laws came to an end, after the region failed to restore its power-sharing executive that collapsed more than 1,000 days ago.

New York St. Patrick's Day banner sparks controversy

Mary Lou McDonald, the leader of Irish republican party Sinn Fein, has sparked controversy after appearing at a St. Patrick's Day parade in the United States with a banner reading "England get out of Ireland."

May scraps fee for EU citizens as she lays out Brexit Plan B

One week after the crushing defeat of her Brexit deal, Prime Minister Theresa May returned to Parliament on Monday to announce that she would be scrapping a controversial fee for European citizens wishing to stay in Britain, saying that it was clear that the government's approach "had to change."

Theresa May pulls plug on Brexit vote

The Brexit process was thrown into disarray Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May pulled the plug on a crucial parliamentary vote on her deal for the country to leave the European Union.