There has been opposition to fracking

Fracking firm considers legal action over licence

10.15 The company that wants to pursue extracting shale gas in border counties using the controversial fracking process may begin a legal challenge to decisions of Northern Ireland's power-sharing administration.

The Government and the British government plan new talks on peace in Northern Ireland

US govt set to take role in new NI peace talks

30 Sep The US administration is believed to be making plans to play a role in the upcoming new round of peace talks in Northern Ireland, convened jointly by the Irish and British governments.