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A spirit of compromise is needed in Stormont

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A spirit of compromise is needed in abundance at today’s talks.

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Parties clash on Northern Ireland budget

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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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Unionists need to unite, argues Northern Irish minister

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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.

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Northern Ireland needs to deal with its past

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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.

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Alliance call for murals to be removed during Giro event

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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.

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DUP rejects Haass proposals

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.

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DUP express limited support for Nothern Ireland immunity proposal

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.

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Unionists losing confidence in police, claims DUP leader

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.

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Northern Ireland: Are the unionists running scared in Mid-Ulster?

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.

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“Be very careful what you wish for” – DUP calls Sinn Fein’s bluff on border poll

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.

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