Northern Ireland's 1998 peace agreement is under threat and a "Pandora's box" of protest and political crisis will be opened unless the European Union agrees to significant changes to the Brexit deal, a senior loyalist warned on Friday.
A business delegation from Qatar Chamber has held a number of meetings with governmental and private business institutions during a visit to explore investment opportunities in Northern Ireland.
A device exploded in Northern Ireland near the border with Ireland early on Monday in what police said was an attempt to kill officers looking into an earlier incident.
A 29-year-old Northern Irish journalist was shot dead during rioting in Londonderry overnight, an attack that shocked the region and police said was likely the work of Irish nationalist militants opposed to the 1998 Good Friday peace deal.
Britain cannot accept an EU proposal to break the deadlock in the Brexit talks because it would threaten the unity of the United Kingdom by treating Northern Ireland differently, the chairman of the ruling Conservative Party said.
Police in Northern Ireland's Londonderry were on edge in the wake of a car bombing on the weekend, issuing security alerts on Monday after two vehicles were hijacked and abandoned.
A second device was thrown at the home of the party's former Northern Ireland chairman Bobby Storey.
Northern Ireland's squabbling political parties reconvened in Belfast on Monday in an attempt to end a stalemate that has left the British province without a functioning government for almost three months.