Protestant Leader May Step Aside for New Belfast Unity Deal

DUBLIN (AP) – The senior Protestant politician in Northern Ireland has left the door open to stepping aside as part of negotiations to revive the British territory’s unity government with Catholics. Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said Sunday her


Police Officer Shot in Belfast Drive-By Attack

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland officials say that a police officer has been shot in the arm in Belfast. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said Sunday night that the officer’s injuries aren’t life-threatening and he is being treated in


Pastor Who Called Islam ‘Satanic’ Appears in Court

The Belfast pastor who said Islam was “satanic” and “heathen” is to make his first appearance in court today. The elderly man, who is in ill health, faces up to six-moths in jail for making the remarks. Pastor James McConnell,

Pastor James McConnell