What can be done to minimise the impact of the new Covid variant?
With reinforced messaging around Covid guidelines, we look at the potential impact on lives and livelihoods in the run-up to Christmas.
Should Covid passports be mandatory and how would they work in practice?
Reaction and expert opinion from senior figures on the PUP announcement and its warning over the Protocol.
A special programme examines the talking being done at Cop26 and whether it will translate into any meaningful action in Northern Ireland.
We’re in Glasgow as world leaders gather on day one of the COP26 climate change summit.
We examine the variation in Covid restrictions across the UK as infection rates remain stubbornly high in Northern Ireland
In light of the EU’s proposals to adjust the NI protocol is there a clear endgame in sight?
This week we ask if our hospitals which have been operating in crisis mode for a long time will be able to cope with sustained winter pressures.
Analysis and key interviews as unionist leaders present a united front against the Protocol at the Conservative Conference
Executive Ministers have agreed to end social distancing in shops and theatres but have rejected SDLP calls for mandatory vaccine passports.
Battle lines emerge between Sinn Féin and the DUP over how to end Covid restrictions.
As Stormont's return is overshadowed by DUP threats of collapse over the Protocol we have a comprehensive interview with the DUP leader
As a new political term gets underway, we take an in-depth look at the major challenges facing the Executive
The Protocol is back in the spotlight as Sir Jeffrey Donaldson formally takes over the leadership of the DUP.
Sir Jeffrey Donaldson is set to be the new leader of the DUP, taking over from Edwin Poots who was forced to resign after only three weeks in the top job.
As a stalemate over Irish language legislation threatens the future of power-sharing could an early election be on the cards?
The upheaval in the DUP deepens as the party is hit by further resignations.
A comprehensive interview with the new DUP deputy leader. Plus we speak to Sinn Fein MLA Conor Murphy and the EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness
As a new poll suggests support for the DUP is slumping, all eyes are on the new leader and how he will deal with the challenges ahead.
How will Edwin Poots steer the DUP when he takes over as party leader and will he be able to undo Northern Ireland protocol?
We ask if there is a crisis within political unionism as another party leader is forced out?
The DUP is in unchartered territory as it prepares to elect a new leader but what will it mean for the future direction of politics here?
A wide-ranging interview with the First Minister on Covid recovery and problems with the Protocol.
After unrest returned to the streets can constructive solutions be found to prevent tensions escalating further?
An in-depth interview with the Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney on the NI Protocol and the timing of any border poll.
The fragility of relations at Stormont is under the spotlight again over unionist opposition to the protocol.
As the EU begins legal action against the UK over the protocol, can diplomacy soothe escalating Brexit tensions?
As the Brexit protocol continues to divide parties in Northern Ireland we speak to the SDLP and TUV leaders.
Ahead of the expected publication of the roadmap for recovery and amid deepening Brexit protocol tensions we’re joined by First Minister and Finance Minister
As unionists launch legal action over the Brexit protocol we ask the Deputy First Minister how problems with the new trading arrangements can be resolved
As the Executive grapples with many big Covid decisions the Brexit Protocol deadlock continues.
Senior political representatives debate the recent police controversies and how damage in policing can be addressed.
As tensions grow over the NI protocol, the First Minister Arlene Foster joins us in the studio.
A new poll and Brexit has brought the future of the union to the fore again.
A comprehensive interview with the Chief Medical Officer on the long road ahead in the battle against coronavirus.
We take stock of the latest Covid-19 lockdown rules with the Executive leaders.
As Brexit trade deal talks near the endgame we have analysis from Brussels and political reaction from London and the Republic
We’ve an in-depth interview with Pat Finucane’s wife and son after the government ruled out holding a public inquiry into his murder.
As Stormont unveils another Covid financial package for struggling businesses, we ask industry leaders if it will be enough?
We examine the state of relations within the Executive after the recent row over whether to extend Covid-19 restrictions.
Amid hopes of a coronavirus vaccine breakthrough, Stormont ministers fail to reach a decision over whether to relax coronavirus restrictions in Northern Ireland
A comprehensive interview with the Secretary of State on the Covid pandemic, progressing legacy issues and Brexit.
As Covid patients overwhelm our hospitals we hear from an emergency consultant on the frontline.
Can the Executive overcome the political row sparked by comments made by DUP Minister Edwin Poots about coronavirus infection rates?
With the Executive split on the type of lockdown to impose we speak to the DUP and Sinn Féin.
The Republic’s government rejects pressure to move to near lockdown so how will this move impact on Stormont’s roadmap for the coming months?
Stormont's Junior ministers discuss the Covid crisis and the stalemate over the NI part of the Brexit deal.
The DUP and Sinn Féin react to the Prime Minister's new Brexit bill clearing its first hurdle in the Commons.
Paul Clark interviews the Justice Minister Naomi Long about the many critical challenges facing the Executive in the weeks ahead.
With the possibility of a Brexit breakthrough this week being talked down, the Chair of the Westminster Brexit Select Committee Hilary Benn tells ...
Michelle O'Neill is named Sinn Féin's new leader, but what do we know about her and why has she been chosen? With an election in the offing, the p...