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This week's election for the power-sharing assembly in Northern Ireland shows that the population strongly supports its unique political experiment, which ended decades of conflict. The peaceful vote was notable for its focus on the economy as DUP and Sinn Fein held onto power. Read more»

An Irish motorway, outside Dublin.

A symbolic new freeway unites Northern Ireland with the Republic of Ireland. Read more»

A mural in Derry shows a group men, led by a local Catholic priest (later to become Bishop Daly), carrying the body of Jack (Jackie) Duddy from the scene of Bloody Sunday.

Moving on has never been a part of life in Ulster. Those who could understand the concept "move on" — Protestant and Catholic — did precisely that and over the centuries left Ireland altogether. Cameron can only hope that his unprecedented words will create an unprecedented degree of acceptance. Read more»

6,000 gathered in hot sunshine in Guildhall Square, Derry, to await the government's report on Bloody Sunday.

Cheers erupt in Derry as British government releases report on the 1972 killings: There was silence as Cameron announced to the House of Commons that the killings of civil rights demonstrators by members of Britain's elite First Parachute Regiment on Jan. 30, 1972, were "unjustified and unjustifiable." Read more»

Belfast's Peace Wall, built to separate the Protestant and Catholic communities (2006 photo).

What started four weeks ago as a sex scandal that threatened to plunge Northern Ireland into crisis has ended in a new political agreement that strengthens the province's unique power-sharing arrangements. Read more»