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Northern Ireland’s decades-old peace agreement is collapsing

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has resigned in protest over the handling of the ‘Cash for Ash’ Renewable Heating Initiative (RHI) scandal that is due to cost taxpayers £490
Tories face tax revolt and Northern Ireland's deadlock – Politics Weekly podcast

Tories face tax revolt and Northern Ireland's deadlock – Politics Weekly podcast

Heather Stewart is joined by Larry Elliott, Jonathan Freedland, Rowena Mason and Torsten Bell to discuss Philip Hammond’s first budget. We hear from Labour’s Jonathan Reynolds and Tory Ed Vaizey.
Sinn Féin and DUP granted extended deadline for power-sharing talks

Sinn Féin and DUP granted extended deadline for power-sharing talks

Northern Ireland secretary made announcement after Monday’s deadline passed with no breakthrough in negotiationsSinn Féin and the Democratic Unionists have been given extra time to continue
Minister prepares plans to impose budget on Northern Ireland

Minister prepares plans to impose budget on Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire reveals plans but stresses move does not signal return to direct rule from LondonPlans are being put in place to impose a budget for regional government
Westminster imposes budget on Northern Ireland

Westminster imposes budget on Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland secretary of state James Brokenshire says local civil service will run out of money if he does not pass lawNorthern Ireland has taken a significant step towards transferring political
Gerry Adams to announce retirement as Sinn Féin president

Gerry Adams to announce retirement as Sinn Féin president

Move means party will be led by generation without links to violence, but 69-year-old is still expected to wield influenceGerry Adams will announce his plans to retire after 34 years as president of
Search for new Sinn Féin leader begins after Gerry Adams steps  down

Search for new Sinn Féin leader begins after Gerry Adams steps down

Michelle O’Neill, Irish republican party’s leader in Northern Ireland assembly, rules herself out, saying she has ‘enough to do’Sinn Féin is starting the process of selecting its new leader after
UK confident that Irish border will not stop progress of Brexit talks

UK confident that Irish border will not stop progress of Brexit talks

But view of many in EU27 is that Britain leaving single market and customs union makes hard border inevitable – which Ireland will not acceptDowning Street still believes the Irish border problem can
Persisting problems with Brexit and the Irish border | Letters

Persisting problems with Brexit and the Irish border | Letters

Readers reflect on how Brexit negotiations will affect Ireland, Northern Ireland and the rest of the UKIt is understandable that Fintan O’Toole (Britain has just discovered it’s now weaker than
Sinn Féin MP apologises for loaf tweet on Kingsmill massacre anniversary

Sinn Féin MP apologises for loaf tweet on Kingsmill massacre anniversary

Barry McElduff posted video in which he balanced Kingsmill loaf on his head, 42 years after 10 Protestants were shot dead in Co ArmaghA Sinn Féin MP has been forced to apologise after posting a video
Sinn Féin to be led by a woman for the first time in its modern history

Sinn Féin to be led by a woman for the first time in its modern history

Mary Lou McDonald will be unopposed when party delegates elect a new president in February Sinn Féin will be led by a woman for the first time in its modern history, with the party’s Mary Lou McDonald
Mary Lou McDonald succeeds Gerry Adams as Sinn Féin leader

Mary Lou McDonald succeeds Gerry Adams as Sinn Féin leader

In her first speech as party leader, McDonald pledges to secure and win referendum on Irish unityGerry Adams has handed over the leadership of Sinn Féin to Mary Lou McDonald after 35 years as
Theresa May heads to Northern Ireland as power-sharing hopes rise

Theresa May heads to Northern Ireland as power-sharing hopes rise

PM to meet the taoiseach to pledge full commitment to restoration of institutionsTheresa May will fly to Belfast on Monday amid renewed optimism that Northern Ireland’s main political parties are
Sinn Féin claims papers prove power-sharing deal was struck

Sinn Féin claims papers prove power-sharing deal was struck

Arlene Foster, the DUP leader, rejects claim her party scuppered a Northern Ireland settlementSinn Féin has released documents which the party claimed proved that an agreement had been struck on
Did May derail a potential Northern Ireland settlement?

Did May derail a potential Northern Ireland settlement?

Will that derail May's government -- and Brexit along with it? The post Did May derail a potential Northern Ireland settlement? appeared first on Hot Air.
Saved for posterity … 40,000 memories of the Troubles

Saved for posterity … 40,000 memories of the Troubles

One man’s 50-year treasure trove goes on display to mark bloody era in Northern IrelandThere are “Ulster Says No” cigarette lighters, Orange Order Christmas decorations and banknotes mocked up with an
Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald: 'Theresa May needs to lead'

Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald: 'Theresa May needs to lead'

PM accused of having ‘no plan, no map’ for restoring power-sharing in Northern IrelandThe Sinn Féin president, Mary Lou McDonald, has accused Theresa May of having “no plan, no map” for restoring
Essential to avoid disaster of hard Irish border, says Tony Blair

Essential to avoid disaster of hard Irish border, says Tony Blair

Former PM, speaking after 20 years of Good Friday agreement, says Brexit must be managedTony Blair has accepted that Britain and Ireland will have to work around rather than reverse Brexit in order to
Irish feminists target 'women in the home' clause in constitution

Irish feminists target 'women in the home' clause in constitution

Politicians and activists say the sexist and archaic language undermines womenIrish feminists buoyed by victory in the abortion referendum have their sights set on removing a section of the
Varadkar says Ireland is stepping up plans for no-deal Brexit

Varadkar says Ireland is stepping up plans for no-deal Brexit

Theresa May due to visit Irish border, and Sinn Féin criticised for Commons abstentionsIreland is stepping up contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit as Theresa May prepares to visit the Irish