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Instant Opinion: ‘now is the time to defend Julian Assange’
Julian Assange
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Instant Opinion: ‘now is the time to defend Julian Assange’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 24 February
24 Feb 2020
How likely is a united Ireland?
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How likely is a united Ireland?

Sinn Fein's electoral surge and the fallout from Brexit have resurrected the issue
12 Feb 2020
Instant Opinion: Xi Jinping faces China’s ‘Chernobyl moment’
Chinese police
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Instant Opinion: Xi Jinping faces China’s ‘Chernobyl moment’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 11 February
11 Feb 2020
How Sinn Fein’s history could impact the Irish elections
Sinn Fein
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How Sinn Fein’s history could impact the Irish elections

Republican party’s troubled past threatens to derail the political process in Dublin
7 Feb 2020
Instant Opinion: An ‘unholy mess’ in Iowa
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Instant Opinion: An ‘unholy mess’ in Iowa

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 4 February
4 Feb 2020
Sinn Fein surge in polls five days ahead of election
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Sinn Fein surge in polls five days ahead of election

Irish nationalist party set for a ‘major breakthrough’ in Saturday’s poll
4 Feb 2020
Can new deal restore government in Northern Ireland?
The Northern Ireland Assembly has not sat at Stormont for almost a year
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Can new deal restore government in Northern Ireland?

Irish and British governments reveal draft of agreement to end three years of deadlock
10 Jan 2020

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Gerry Adams ‘was illegally interned’ in the 1970s
Former Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams
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Gerry Adams ‘was illegally interned’ in the 1970s

Court hears former Sinn Fein leader’s detention order was not approved correctly
20 Nov 2019
What is going on at Stormont?
Stormont national assembly
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What is going on at Stormont?

Unionists stage NI Assembly ‘farce’ over abortion and same-sex marriage reforms
21 Oct 2019
What will Brexit mean for Ireland?
Protesters warn of post-Brexit border checks outside Stormont
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What will Brexit mean for Ireland?

Boris Johnson in Dublin for talks with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar
9 Sep 2019
What is the Good Friday Agreement - and is it at risk?
Tony Blair and Bertie Ahern, the Irish PM
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What is the Good Friday Agreement - and is it at risk?

Landmark peace accord could be in danger if a no-deal Brexit brings a hard border back to Ireland
5 Apr 2019
Will cutting MPs’ pay break Northern Ireland deadlock?
Stormont national assembly
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Will cutting MPs’ pay break Northern Ireland deadlock?

Stormont’s 600-day impasse sets world record for longest peacetime period without a government
7 Sep 2018
Gerry Adams to publish peace process cookbook
Gerry Adams
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Gerry Adams to publish peace process cookbook

Former Sinn Fein leader will included recipes that sustained republicans through long nights of talks
8 Aug 2018
Is Northern Ireland violence a sign of things to come?
Orangemen are stopped by a PSNI officer during a parade in Portadown this week
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Is Northern Ireland violence a sign of things to come?

Annual Orange Order parade takes place amid first major unrest in years
13 Jul 2018
Supreme Court upholds Northern Ireland’s strict abortion law
Pro-life protesters demonstrate outside the supreme court in London
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Supreme Court upholds Northern Ireland’s strict abortion law

Majority of judges reject campaigners' challenge, but say the existing legislation is incompatible with human rights law
8 Jun 2018
Will Sinn Fein take up its Commons seats?
Sinn Fein MP Paul Maskey is one of seven who refuse to take up their seat at Westminster
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Will Sinn Fein take up its Commons seats?

Irish party under pressure to drop century-old policy of abstention to help defeat Government on Brexit
28 Feb 2018
Northern Ireland: power games and political players
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Northern Ireland: power games and political players

In Depth: Forget Brexit - the 13-month stalemate at Stormont may be the straw that breaks the camel’s back
23 Feb 2018
The Week Unwrapped: Bees, Northern Ireland and solar tiles
A bee gets up close to a sunflower to collect pollen
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The Week Unwrapped: Bees, Northern Ireland and solar tiles

Why are bees choosing to eat toxins? What next for Northern Ireland? And could your roof power your home?
12 Jan 2018
Northern Ireland: new faces, old problems
Stormont, the seat of Northern Ireland's devolved assembly
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Northern Ireland: new faces, old problems

A year without a political executive has left the country’s public services in crisis
11 Jan 2018
Northern Ireland budget bill paves way for direct rule
The Northern Ireland Assembly has not sat at Stormont for almost a year
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Northern Ireland budget bill paves way for direct rule

Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams admits power-sharing talks have failed
2 Nov 2017
Northern Ireland deadlock: UK prepares to set budget
Stormont, the seat of Northern Ireland's devolved assembly
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Northern Ireland deadlock: UK prepares to set budget

DUP’s £1bn deal with Tories on hold if power-sharing not restored
30 Oct 2017
Bill Clinton drafted in to end Northern Ireland impasse
Stormont, the seat of Northern Ireland's devolved assembly
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Bill Clinton drafted in to end Northern Ireland impasse

Former US president called to broker power-sharing agreement after months of deadlock between Sinn Fein and unionists
17 Oct 2017
Why did the Stormont power-sharing talks fail?
Arlene Foster
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Why did the Stormont power-sharing talks fail?

With the DUP and Sinn Fein blaming each other, a deal seems a long way off
5 Jul 2017
Direct rule for Northern Ireland: What's at stake
Michelle O'Neill and Arlene Foster
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Direct rule for Northern Ireland: What's at stake

UK government control would 'marginalise' province’s voice and give more power to Westminster
3 Jul 2017
Former IRA commander Martin McGuinness dies
Martin McGuinness
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Former IRA commander Martin McGuinness dies

Gerry Adams leads the tributes to the divisive paramilitary who helped 'pave the way for peace' in Northern Ireland
21 Mar 2017
How will Brexit affect Eire and Northern Ireland?
Former Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams
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How will Brexit affect Eire and Northern Ireland?

Sinn Fein calls for a referendum on reuniting Ireland – but Theresa Villiers quashes the idea
24 Jun 2016
Northern Ireland: Robinson to stand down as First Minister
Peter Robinson
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Northern Ireland: Robinson to stand down as First Minister

Democratic Unionist Party leader resigns just days after securing new political deal in Stormont
19 Nov 2015
Northern Ireland crisis: what's happening at Stormont?
Stormont Assembly
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Northern Ireland crisis: what's happening at Stormont?

Peter Robinson's decision to stand down could trigger the reimposition of direct rule from Westminster
11 Sep 2015
Prince Charles shakes Gerry Adams' hand in 'teatime miracle'
Prince Charles shakes Gerry Adams' hand
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Prince Charles shakes Gerry Adams' hand in 'teatime miracle'

Prince of Wales and Sinn Fein leader express regret for the past and talk of need to move forward
20 May 2015
Gerry Adams arrest: victim's daughter to 'name names'
Former Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams
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Gerry Adams arrest: victim's daughter to 'name names'

Jean McConville's daughter says she no longer fears the IRA as Sinn Fein leader remains in custody
2 May 2014
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