Sinn Féin warns against drift in Northern Ireland powersharing talks

Sinn Féin has accused the British Government of having no viable plan for restoring Northern Ireland powersharing.

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Varadkar defends Good Friday Agreement from 'undermining' attempts

The Taoiseach has said he is trying to defend the Good Friday Agreement from some Brexiteers who are seeking to undermine it.

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SDLP leader warns against 'fundamental change' to Good Friday Agreement

Abandoning mandatory coalition between unionists and nationalists in Northern Ireland would fundamentally change the Good Friday Agreement, the SDLP warned.

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Karen Bradley to provide 'budget clarity' on Northern Ireland

Karen Bradley has committed to provide budget clarity for Northern Ireland's public services.

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Sinn Féin delegation to discuss Stormont fallout with Theresa May

Sinn Féin members are to travel to London this week to discuss the fallout at Stormont with Theresa May.

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Latest: Sinn Féin to meet with Varadkar and Theresa May following Stormont talks collapse

Sinn Féin is to hold meetings with the Taoiseach and British Prime Minister in the wake of the collapse of Stormont talks.

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'Nothing is off the table' - Karen Bradley believes an Executive can still be formed at Stormont

The UK's Northern Ireland Secretary believes an Executive can still be formed at Stormont.

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Theresa May was absolutely right to visit North, says Karen Bradley

The Northern Ireland Secretary has defended the British Prime Minister's intervention in ill-fated talks to save powersharing after criticism that her arrival proved a distraction.

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Coveney: Irish language proposal not a threat

A proposal on the Irish language would not have “threatened” anyone in the North, Tánaiste Simon Coveney told the Dáil.

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Sinn Féin reveals details of 'draft agreement' with DUP to dispel 'mistruths'

Sinn Féin has outlined details of a draft agreement it insists it struck with the Democratic Unionists before negotiations to restore Stormont powersharing collapsed.

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Sinn Féin: DUP move has 'evaporated good faith' built up during Stormont talks

Sinn Féin and the DUP have held out the possibility of powersharing talks being resurrected in the future after yesterday's acrimonious collapse of negotiations.

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Arlene Foster says ‘not now’ to powersharing deal: North in limbo

ONLY the most optimistic political pundits expected a deal to be done to secure the return of the Northern Ireland Executive on Monday, when British prime minister, Theresa May, and Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, were in Belfast.

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Powersharing 'only way forward' for North, says Taoiseach

Latest: The Tánaiste says the collapse of talks in the North is deeply disappointing.

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Latest: Efforts intensifying in Belfast to finalise power-sharing deal at Stormont

Latest: Efforts are intensifying in Belfast to finalise a power-sharing deal.

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Stormont powershare deal unlikely to be reached today

Latest: It is unlikely a power-sharing deal for Northern Ireland will be decided today.

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Theresa May tours Bombardier plant following US tariffs court fight

The British Prime Minister has met aircraft workers at Bombardier's Belfast factory in the wake of the company's trade battle victory in the United States.

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A timeline of the 13 month political impasse in the North

Devolved government at Stormont has now been suspended for 400 days. With hopes for a breakthrough high this week here is a timeline of some of the key events in the impasse.

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Taoiseach and Theresa May to travel to Stormont amid power-sharing return speculation

The British Prime Minister and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will travel to Northern Ireland later amid growing speculation that a deal to restore the power-sharing government is imminent.

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Deal to save Stormont powersharing is 'achievable'

A deal to save powersharing at Stormont is achievable within the coming days, the Northern Ireland Secretary has said.

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Martin McGuinness billboard unveiled in Derry to mark one year since his resignation

A billboard has been unveiled in Derry marking one year since Martin McGuinness pulled down Stormont.

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Latest: Northern Ireland will end up under Direct Rule if Sinn Féin don't remove red lines - Foster

Latest: The DUP Leader says Northern Ireland will end up under Direct Rule if Sinn Féin don't remove their red lines.

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Northern Ireland instability: Was hope of recent years a false dawn?

This Friday marks the first anniversary of the latest collapse of Stormont. 

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Donald Trump does not have the skillset to help in Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach

The Taoiseach says Donald Trump does not have the skillset to help in Northern Ireland.

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Powersharing in the North made more difficult by Sinn Fein's "glorification of terrorism", says Foster

Theresa May has called for renewed talks to break Stormont's powersharing impasse as two rows about the legacy of the Troubles emerged as further roadblocks in the way of a deal.

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Arlene Foster: Sinn Féin 'glorification of terrorism' a hindrance to deal

The Democratic Unionists have warned that the "glorification of terrorism" by Sinn Féin was making it more difficult to restore power-sharing government in Northern Ireland.

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Theresa May to meet Sinn Féin and DUP at Downing St

Northern Ireland's political leaders will later hold talks with the British Prime Minister on the ongoing powersharing crisis at Stormont.

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Taoiseach to meet Sinn Fein leaders to discuss failed Stormont talks

Michelle O'Neill, Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald are to meet Leo Varadkar and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney at government buildings.

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Irish and UK government’s must look to GFA to break powersharing deadlock: Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein leader in the North Michelle O’Neill has called on the UK and Irish governments to intervene in the powersharing deadlock at Stormont to act on outstanding issues.

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James Brokenshire reluctantly moves budget measures for the North

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has said he does not intend to appoint ministers to take political control at Stormont as he moved budget measures with the "utmost reluctance".

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Sinn Fein want deal with DUP but cannot stagger from one crisis to another

Deputy McDonald insists that despite the impasse, they remain committed to striking a deal.

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