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Hard border fears return as DUP wield veto over Tories

Sinn Féin and the SDLP have again told British government and EU negotiators that a hard border in Ireland would not be acceptable after a deal fell through at the last minute yesterday. Amid claims that Theresa May had agreed that the north should not have any regulatory difference with the south post-Brexit, a hard […]

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Parties to meet Theresa May in London over deadlock

Sinn Féin and DUP delegations are in London this morning for separate talks with Prime Minister Theresa May over the political deadlock in Belfast. Gerry Adams and Arlene Foster have both travelled to England for the talks where Sinn Féin will press the prime minister to legislate for an Irish language act and same sex […]

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RHI inquiry begins at Stormont

An inquiry ordered by former Minister for Finance Máirtín Ó Muilleoir into the RHI scheme gets underway this morning at Stormont. The inquiry’s chairman, retired judge Patrick Coghlin, will commence proceedings with a short opening address which will be followed with an opening statement from David Scoffield QC, Senior Counsel to the Inquiry. He will […]

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Gerry Adams cautious over DUP Tory deal

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has said the future of the north remains best served by a working Assembly after the DUP announced a £1.5 billion ‘confidence and supply’ deal with the Tory party. The unionists have cut a deal at Westminster to ensure Theresa May’s government survives critical votes in parliament, in return for […]

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New foundation at the City Hall

We’re not sure who first said, “I have seen the past and it doesn’t work” but we suspect the author knew a thing or two

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War of words over which party provides best “value for money”

A WAR of words has broken out among Castlereagh Councillors over which party is providing ratepayers with the best ‘value for money’

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