Local Politics

Solution needed to end parades conflict

The Parades Commission has appointed Lord John Alderdice along with Fr. Gary Donegan and Rev. Norman Hamilton to head a “new initiative” to resolve the parades dispute in Ardoyne.

Punishment shootings must stop


On 26th April, the paramiltary-linked Republican Action Against Drugs shot another victim in Derry – this time an 18 year old who received bullets in both legs.


We need fighting unions to defend jobs & conditions

Throughout Europe, governments are implementing viciousausterity programmes, inflicting enormous damage to people’s living standards and causing a social crisis in one country after another. Suicide rates are growing throughout Europe as unemployment soars to new records.