Theresa Villiers is not the first of her family to hold high office in Ireland.
Another 12th of July, more phantasmagorical news footage of screaming, hatred and violence – what now for Brand Northern Ireland?
Upper Bann is just getting back to normal again after an election campaign that ended in acrimony with allegations of racist abuse.
As cuts deepen should the sector lie down and take it, disappear into silos, with everyone fighting everyone else for scraps, or is there a better way?
Scope analyses the fall-out from the Wells affair and concludes we should not be writing off the DUP just yet.
Independent MLA John McCallister calls for a realignment of politics in Northern Ireland and has some harsh words for the Make it Work campaign.
Scope analyses the bizarre recent conduct of the Department of the Environment and suggests this is a text book example of how not to implement cuts.