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IN FULL: Non-domestic RHI claimant list

The Department for the Economy has today published the full list of individuals and companies who have received more than £5,000 under the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

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The deadline to register to vote is just days away

General Election 2017: Deadline looming on voter registration

If you haven't registered to vote in next month's General Election you'd better get your skates on.
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Candidates named for East Antrim

The countdown is underway to the Westminster election on June 8.

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Mark Logan

Mark Logan nominated as Conservative candidate

The Conservative candidate for East Antrim in the Westminster election is Mark Logan.

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Polling day for the snap general election takes place on June 8

IN FULL: NI candidates for general election 2017

The full list of Northern Ireland candidates standing in June's snap general election can today be revealed.
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Margaret Anne McKillop

McKillop SDLP candidate in East Antrim

The SDLP has announced its East Antrim candidate in the Westminster election.

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John Stewart

New East Antrim MLA lines up for Nolan debate

Newly-elected East Antrim Ulster Unionist MLA John Stewart will take his place at “The Top Table” on BBC One tonight for political debate chaired by Stephen Nolan.

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Arlene Foster discussed the issue with staff at the Electoral Office

Sam McBride: DUP is now choosing its words very carefully

Implicit in everything it did yesterday was the message that the DUP has learnt major lessons from its disastrous Assembly election campaign in February and March.

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Prince Philip will retire from royal duties later this year.

Social Media reacts to Duke of Edinburgh retirement

People are using social media to share their reaction to the news Prince Philip is to retire from Royal duties in the Autumn.
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East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson

Wilson ratified for election campaign

Sitting East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson will be seeking re-election to Westminister on June 8.

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John Stewart MLA

Stewart announces selection for Westminster election

Ulster Unionist MLA John Stewart has announced his selection as a candidate for East Antrim in the upcoming General Election.

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Oliver McMullan.

McMullan candidate in Westminster election

Sinn Féin’s Oliver McMullan has said the upcoming Westminster election is “an opportunity to vote against the Tory Brexit agenda and austerity”.

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Dickson to stand in Westminster election

Dickson to stand in Westminster election

Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson is to stand in the Westminster election.

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PSNI officer attack ‘disgusting’ says Dickson

PSNI officer attack ‘disgusting’ says Dickson

East Antrim Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson has expressed concern after a police officer suffered a broken ankle and another was punched in the face during an assault in Carrick.

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Ulster Unionist Party leader Robin Swann speaks during the party's annual general meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Belfast.  Photo credit: Peter Morrison/PA Wire

UUP leader hits out at Foster’s ‘arrogance’ ahead of pact talks

Ulster Unionist leader Robin Swann has branded comments from his DUP counterpart, Arlene Foster, as “arrogant” ahead of talks between the two later today on electoral pacts.

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Sammy Wilson said the SDLP plan amounted to an anti-unionist coalition

Wilson: SDLP plan shows they are as anti-unionist as Sinn Fein

A senior DUP MP has urged unionists to rally against a potential “anti-unionist coalition” in June’s general election.

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Details of first RHI inquiry hearing

The public inquiry into the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) will hold a preliminary hearing on Thursday 27 April at Stormont.

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East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson

‘Election will give Unionists chance to rally round union’ says Wilson

The political necessities of the Prime Minister has given the people of Northern Ireland the opportunity to slap down Gerry Adams and his triumphalist crew and burst their balloon of inflated republican demands, according to East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson.

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DUP MLA David Hilditch. Photo by Freddie Parkinson / Press Eye �

Hilditch ‘disappointed’ over PSNI station rethink refusal

DUP MLA David Hilditch

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The committee recommended UK soldiers be protected

‘Bigots’ label is a cause of concern

Feelings of alienation in unionist communities were voiced at a public meeting of the Flags and Culture Commission, held in Ballycarry last week.

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