Northern Ireland's tourism industry is growing - thanks in part to the region's troubled past. Plagued by centuries of sectarian violence, peace is bringing in tourists interested in learning about Northern Ireland's culture and conflicts.
Police in Northern Ireland say officers came under gunfire during a fourth night of violence in the city of Derry/Londonderry. Authorities are pointing the finger at Irish republican groups opposed to the peace process.
The Good Friday Agreement brought an end to Northern Ireland's "troubles." But the deal failed to offer a blueprint for dealing with a past that casts a shadow over the present, reports Peter Geoghegan from Belfast.
The breakdown came just a day after London announced an extension to give the two sides more time to reach an agreement. Absent an agreement, London has warned that it may be forced to draft a budget for the province.
After 20 years of the Good Friday deal, peace in Northern Ireland remains fragile. Former Irish prime minister Bertie Ahern says cool heads are needed - but walked out over questions on the scandal that ended his tenure.
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