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DUP ridicules Sinn Fein call for PM and Taoiseach to intervene in crisis talks - Halstead Gazette;

DUP ridicules Sinn Fein call for PM and Taoiseach to intervene in crisis talks - Halstead Gazette

Halstead GazetteDUP ridicules Sinn Fein call for PM and Taoiseach to intervene in crisis talksHalstead GazetteThe Democratic Unionists have ridiculed a Sinn Fein call for the Prime Minister and Taoiseach to intervene in Stormont's crisis talks, insisting the republicans “don't need anyone to hold their hands”. DUP negotiator Edwin Poots was responding to the ...and more »

N.Irish political paralysis can't last for much longer, Britain warns - Daily News & Analysis

N.Irish political paralysis can't last for much longer, Britain warnsDaily News & AnalysisBritain's Northern Ireland minister said he still believes a successful conclusion is possible in talks to restore power-sharing in the province, but that the period without devolved government cannot continue for much longer. Britain granted ...and more »

NI talks: DUP mock Sinn Fein over call to UK and Irish PMs - Sky News;

NI talks: DUP mock Sinn Fein over call to UK and Irish PMs - Sky News

Sky NewsNI talks: DUP mock Sinn Fein over call to UK and Irish PMsSky NewsTalks on restoring a power-sharing government at Stormont are stalled after a deadline set by Westminster came and went. 19:20, UK, Friday 30 June 2017. Theresa May and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar held talks at Downing Street earlier this month.and more »

Phil Corrigan: When can Stoke-on-Trent expect its £100m from the magic money tree? - Stoke Sentinel;

Phil Corrigan: When can Stoke-on-Trent expect its £100m from the magic money tree? - Stoke Sentinel

Stoke SentinelPhil Corrigan: When can Stoke-on-Trent expect its £100m from the magic money tree?Stoke Sentinel“There isn't a magic money tree that we can shake that suddenly provides for everything that people want." This was Theresa May's response to a nurse who was unhappy at having had no pay rise since 2009. But it seems that since Mrs May made this ...and more »

Northern Ireland to pay for women to have abortions in England - Lifesite;

Northern Ireland to pay for women to have abortions in England - Lifesite

LifesiteNorthern Ireland to pay for women to have abortions in EnglandLifesiteJune 30, 2017 (SPUC) — It was a day of turbulent political events — with both positive and tragic consequences for the unborn babies of Northern Ireland. On Thursday morning, the Court of Appeal in Belfast ruled that Northern Ireland's abortion laws ...and more »

Has Scotland been 'short-changed' by £2.9bn in the Conservative-DUP deal? - The Ferret (registration);

Has Scotland been 'short-changed' by £2.9bn in the Conservative-DUP deal? - The Ferret (registration)

The Ferret (registration)Has Scotland been 'short-changed' by £2.9bn in the Conservative-DUP deal?The Ferret (registration)The long-running negotiations between Theresa May's Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party have finally produced a deal to allow the Prime Minister to form a government. To secure the support of the DUP in a confidence-and-supply deal, May ...and more »

Stormont talks continue in last-ditch bid to settle powersharing deal - Kildare Nationalist;

Stormont talks continue in last-ditch bid to settle powersharing deal - Kildare Nationalist

Kildare NationalistStormont talks continue in last-ditch bid to settle powersharing dealKildare NationalistNegotiations to salvage powersharing in Northern Ireland are set to continue as parties mount a last-ditch effort to strike a deal ahead of Thursday's deadline. Talks extended late into Tuesday night at Stormont Castle in Belfast, as they did on Monday ...and more »

Liam Neeson Cites 'Christian Values' in Calling for Gay Marriage Legalization in N. Ireland - Christian Post;

Liam Neeson Cites 'Christian Values' in Calling for Gay Marriage Legalization in N. Ireland - Christian Post

Christian PostLiam Neeson Cites 'Christian Values' in Calling for Gay Marriage Legalization in N. IrelandChristian PostSeveral Northern Irish celebrities, including Christian actor Liam Neeson, have called on the nation to legalize same-sex marriage and retain its "Christian values," though churches there have remain opposed. (Photo: YouTube/HeyUGuys)Liam Neeson plays ...and more »

Ruth Davidson takes on DUP saying they must support gay marriage in Northern Ireland in return for £1bn budget boost - The Sun;

Ruth Davidson takes on DUP saying they must support gay marriage in Northern Ireland in return for £1bn budget boost - The Sun

The SunRuth Davidson takes on DUP saying they must support gay marriage in Northern Ireland in return for £1bn budget boostThe SunRUTH DAVIDSON flexed her muscles today by demanding that the DUP support gay marriage in Northern Ireland. The Scottish Tory leader called on Theresa May to lean on the unionist party in exchange for the £1billion of funding she has promised them.and more »

Call For PM And Taoiseach To Be Involved In Stormont Talks - 4ni.co.uk;

Call For PM And Taoiseach To Be Involved In Stormont Talks - 4ni.co.uk

4ni.co.ukCall For PM And Taoiseach To Be Involved In Stormont Talks4ni.co.ukSinn Féin is urging the Prime Minister Theresa May and the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to become involved in the Stormont talks. Discussions to restore power sharing in NI are continuing today, 30 June, after parties failed to meet the deadline. MLA John ...and more »

Week in Review: Abortion amendment shows how easily government can be hurt - Politics.co.uk

Week in Review: Abortion amendment shows how easily government can be hurtPolitics.co.uk"She has brought to the House an injustice – and we will put that injustice right." These were the words of business secretary Greg Clark about Stella Creasy's amendment to the Queen's Speech, which would allow Northern Irish women an abortion on the ...and more »

UK lawmakers pass govt agenda after last-minute concession - New Jersey Herald;

UK lawmakers pass govt agenda after last-minute concession - New Jersey Herald

New Jersey HeraldUK lawmakers pass govt agenda after last-minute concessionNew Jersey HeraldBritish Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, to attend Prime Minister's Questions at the Houses of Parliament, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) The Associated Press. British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, ...and more »

N. Ireland talks to continue after deadline passes - New Jersey Herald;

N. Ireland talks to continue after deadline passes - New Jersey Herald

New Jersey HeraldN. Ireland talks to continue after deadline passesNew Jersey HeraldLONDON (AP) — Last-minute talks between Northern Ireland's main political parties on Thursday failed to produce a compromise on restoring their power-sharing administration but Britain is giving the rivals more time to talk before deciding whether to ...and more »

Scottish leaders call for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland - BBC News;

Scottish leaders call for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland - BBC News

BBC NewsScottish leaders call for same-sex marriage in Northern IrelandBBC NewsPolitical leaders in Scotland have joined to call for same-sex marriage to be introduced in Northern Ireland. First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, and their Labour, Green and Liberal Democrat ...and more »

Methodology: how we put data together - Belfast Telegraph;

Methodology: how we put data together - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphMethodology: how we put data togetherBelfast TelegraphThe Belfast Telegraph is the only source of comprehensive league tables showing the results of every post-primary school in Northern Ireland. We obtained the data for these tables from Northern Ireland's Department of Education for A-level and GCSE ...and more »

Deadlock in Northern Ireland as Irish Language Remains Sticking Point - Sputnik International;

Deadlock in Northern Ireland as Irish Language Remains Sticking Point - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalDeadlock in Northern Ireland as Irish Language Remains Sticking PointSputnik InternationalThe British minister in charge of Northern Ireland is likely to take the weekend to decide whether to reimpose direct control from London after talks broke down. Sinn Fein and the Democrat Unionists (DUP) remain deadlocked over how to restart Ulster's ...and more »

A-Level: Northern Ireland School League Table 2017 - Belfast Telegraph

A-Level: Northern Ireland School League Table 2017Belfast TelegraphThe Belfast Telegraph publishes its annual must-read guide for the performance of every post primary school in Northern Ireland. The league table for A-levels sat during the 2015/16 academic year reveals the percentage of pass grades (A*-C) achieved by ...and more »

Court of Appeal: Abortion legislation a matter for NI Assembly to decide - Irish Legal News

Court of Appeal: Abortion legislation a matter for NI Assembly to decideIrish Legal NewsThe Attorney General, with the support of the Department of Justice, successfully appealed an order of the High Court which declared the abortion legislation in NI to be incompatible with the UK's obligations under the Human Rights Act 1998 in the ...and more »

Scotland's leaders urge Northern Ireland to introduce same-sex marriage - the Irish News;

Scotland's leaders urge Northern Ireland to introduce same-sex marriage - the Irish News

the Irish NewsScotland's leaders urge Northern Ireland to introduce same-sex marriagethe Irish NewsScotland's political leaders have issued a joint call for the introduction of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, Labour's Kezia Dugdale, Patrick Harvie from ...and more »

Thousands to take part in march for civil marriage equality - the Irish News;

Thousands to take part in march for civil marriage equality - the Irish News

the Irish NewsThousands to take part in march for civil marriage equalitythe Irish NewsThousands to take part in march for civil marriage equality. Lady Portia Di'Monte (Marcus Neill-Hunter) in Belfast ahead of the marriage equality march and rally. Picture by Hugh Russell. 30 June, 2017 14:30 ...and more »