‘Stop gurning to daddy’ says MP after Poots tweet complaint
A DUP MP has criticised what he claimed is a culture of “gurning” among some MLAs, after a complaint against his party colleague Edwin Poots over allegedly breaching the Assembly code of conduct was discontinued.
Gay Pride row: Ex-top PSNI man says officers should not parade with Orange
A former senior police officer has said it would be inappropriate for PSNI officers in uniform to parade with the Orange Order because of what he called the order’s “chequered history” in relation to violence.
Irish campaigners warn against ‘paper exercise’ over language act
Any plans to introduce legislative protection for the Irish language will be “merely a paper exercise” unless measures such as bilingual road signs, a public sector quota for Irish speakers and an Irish language commissioner are addressed.