Northern Ireland’s political parties look set for a head on collision amidst warnings from the Executive’s finance minister of substantial budget cuts to come.
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A senior member of Northern Ireland’s largest unionist party has issued a warning about the fragmentation of unionism as a result of there being too many political parties.
MLAs will meet at Stormont today to consider the previous UK government’s agreement to write to 187 members of the IRA on the run offering them effective immunity from prosecution.
The DUP have rejected suggestions that all murals should be temporarily removed or covered up when the Giro d’Italia begins in Northern Ireland between the 9 and 11 May.
The DUP Leader and Northern Ireland first minister has given a hostile reaction to draft proposals drawn up by the US diplomat, Richard Haass, on flags, parades and legacy issues.
A senior member of the Democratic Unionist Party has indicated that the party might support the idea of giving immunity to those accused of atrocities in Northern Ireland.
Amidst a highly charged by-election campaign in Mid Ulster, the first minister has warned that Unionists in Northern Ireland are losing confidence in the police force.
As the political circus continues to analyse to death the results of the Eastleigh by-election, in Northern Ireland the unionist unity candidate for next week’s Mid-Ulster by-election is being accused of running scared.
A senior member of the DUP has called Sinn Fein’s bluff by suggesting a poll on Northern Ireland’s constitutional future could be the best thing for the union.
The SNP, DUP and Plaid Cymru could all be ‘bought off’ by an increasingly desperate David Cameron in his attempt to force through boundary changes.