Tag Archives: Northern Ireland

Deadline looms large for Northern Ireland talks

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A successful outcome to the talks at Stormont is crucial if corporation tax powers are to be devolved.

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How the UK’s abortion debate was revived

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Scottish devolution and questions about free speech have prompted a resurgence of one of our oldest ethical debates.

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DUP resort to insults

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DUP Leader and Northern Ireland’s first minister Peter Robinson has sought to defend one of his MPs who launched a tirade against Sinn Fein over the weekend.

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False hope for equal pay in latest ONS report

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Despite some surprise figures, women are still earning significantly less overall than men.

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SDLP rule out pact with Sinn Fein

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The SDLP will not enter into any pacts or deals with Sinn Fein, according to its leader Mike Nesbitt.

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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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Northern Ireland entering the red

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The Northern Ireland Executive is on course to enter the red, according to BBC reports.

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It’s time for Cameron and Kenny to act on Northern Ireland

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The time has come for David Cameron to show some leadership on Northern Ireland.

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Standing together against hate – we stand together with Anna Lo

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Anna Lo – the UK’s only parliamentary politician of Chinese origin – has said she will not seek re-election to the Northern Ireland Assembly in 2016. One of the reasons she cites is racism.

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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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