‘Reject the British army’ - Derry Sinn Fein activist

Derry Sinn Féin activist Aaron MacDaibhéid has called on young people to reject attempts by the British army to recruit students at universities.

Sinn Fein MLA for Foyle and deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness.

British government can’t be trusted to represent North in negotiations - McGuinness

Sinn Féin MLA Martin McGuinness has said the British government cannot be trusted to represent the best interests of the people of the North in Brexit negotiations.

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It is believed the U.K. will begin the process of leaving the E.U. in early 2017. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire)

McCann hits back at McCartney over ‘little Englanders’ jibe

People Before Profit MLA for Foyle, Eamonn McCann, has hit back at claims made by Sinn Fein that he has aligned himself with “Tory little Englanders”.

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People Before Profit MLA, Eamonn McCann (left) and Sinn Fein MLA for Foyle, Raymond McCartney.

McCann aligns himself with Tory right wingers - McCartney

Sinn Féin MLA for Foyle, Raymond McCartney, has accused Eamonn McCann of aligning himself with “Tory little Englanders” by refusing to support an Assembly motion calling for special EU status for the North in the aftermath of Brexit.

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Does the North need a special relationship with the E.U.?

Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, has called on all political leaders in Ireland to establish a special relationship between the North of Ireland and the European Union.

Kathleen Bradley, Dove House.

Derry in the grip of housing crisis- welfare co-ordinator

A welfare advisor has warned that Derry is currently in the grip of a housing crisis , with many struggling to find affordable accommodation and having to rely on staying with relatives and friends.

Tommy Mullan.

‘Religion in schools helps teach right from wrong’

A Derry community worker has hit out at calls for religious education to be removed from the normal school syllabus.

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Whiskey distillery at Ebrington by 2018 planned

A Derry company has announced details of how they plan to transform derelict buildings at Ebrington Square into a whiskey distillery and tourist attraction.

Sinn Fein Councillor Kevin Campbell pictured at Southway.

Southway resurfacing ‘must be prioritised’

Sinn Féin Councillor Kevin Campbell has said the road at Southway needs to be completely resurfaced as a matter of urgency.


Visit Derry set target for 1m tourists by 2020

The number of tourists staying in Derry over the summer has surpassed the figures for the City of Culture year, it has been confirmed.

A section of the crowd from a previous Christmas Lights Switch On in Derry. (PIc Inpresspics.com.)

Derry Christmas celebrations revealed

Animations returning to Austins’ windows, a Christmas forest, robotic elfs and the return of the Sound of Light Procession will be among the highlights in Derry this festive season, it has been revealed.

The late Martin McCrossan.

‘Mr Derry’ Martin McCrossan to be honoured with new plaque

Derry & Strabane Council have agreed to provide funding a new commemorative plaque honouring late Derry tour guide and ‘Mr Derry’ Martin McCrossan.

The clean streets of Derry: outdoor floral and planting arrangements have helped bring a splash of colour across the city and district.

High praise for the clean streets of Derry

Derry & Strabane Council ‘s Chief Executive , Mr. John Kelpie, has welcomed praise from various agencies for the city’s high standard of cleanliness.

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'Killer Clown' pranksters have been popping up across Derry

Killer Clowns : Derry children left terrified - Councillor

A Derry Councillor has warned that Killer Clown pranksters operating in the city are leaving local children unable to sleep at night.

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The team driving the European Youth Capital bid locally.

Over 10,000 youths contribute to European Capital bid

Over 10,000 young people have become involved in developing Derry & Strabane’s bid to become European Youth Capital.

Eamonn McCann with Scott Moore of the Campaign to End Compulsory Religious Worship.

McCann calls for religion to be taken out of school day

Foyle MLA Eamonn McCann has called for religion to be taken outside the normal school syllabus.

Sean Lynch at home in Derry.

Prison boss ‘sorry’ for Sean Lynch injuries

The head of the North’s prisons said she’s “sorry” for the “life-changing” and “shocking” injuries a Derry prisoner inflicted on himself while in jail.

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Martina Anderson addressing the European Parliament.

Call to support Day of Action on the border tomorrow

Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson has called on as many people as possible to support tomorrow’s Day of Action organised by campaign group, Border Communities Against Brexit.

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood

Taoiseach’s plans for all-island forum welcomed

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood MLA has said Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, plans to convene an all-island conversation on Brexit next month.

Sinn Fein Foyle MLA Raymond McCartney.

Talks over tax credit and benefit payments ‘distress’

Sinn Féin politicians from Derry have met with the DHSS in the city to discuss the crisis created by withholding tax credit entitlements from local families.

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