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# Deadlock

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Macron urges 'compromises' to break France impasse
Macron’s centrist alliance finished Sunday’s parliamentary elections 44 seats short of a majority in the National Assembly.
Manchester City retain slender advantage after thrilling draw with Liverpool
Liverpool twice came from behind to keep the margin between the two sides at one point.
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Northern Ireland Protocol discussions will not be renegotiation, says Sefcovic
Brexit minister David Frost is expected in Brussels tomorrow to meet Maros Sefcovic to discuss ways to break the deadlock.
Brexit negotiations to seek resolution as 'serious differences' remain
Ursula von der Leyen and Boris Johnson will speak again on Monday to assess the situation.
Fifa reportedly close Brexit transfer loophole in potential game-changer for Irish football
Controversial Brexit legislation set to return with trade talks on a knife edge
'This is the only way forward': Deadlock broken as ministers agree to extend circuit break in Northern Ireland
A fourth executive meeting in as many days reached a breakthrough in Stormont today.
Spain has been struggling to form a government since April - but Catalan separatists could soon change that
Catalonia’s ERC party will abstain from a confidence vote next week.
How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland
A no-deal Brexit could spell the return of direct rule to Northern Ireland.
Cork City's search for a win continues as Bohemians extend unbeaten run
It was honours even as the Leesiders welcomed the Gypsies to a sunny Turner’s Cross this evening.
Noel Mooney role not enough to restore government funding to the FAI - Sports minister
Shane Ross has described the FAI’s temporary General Manager as ‘one of the last people on God’s earth suitable for the job.’
May's government to put forward Brexit bill in early June
May met with Corbyn yesterday to break the Brexit deadlock in the House of Commons.
It's more than two years since Stormont collapsed and a deal looks as far away as ever
The Northern Assembly has been shuttered for around 18,000 hours.
Karen Bradley 'actively considering' external mediator to restore NI powersharing talks
Northern Ireland powersharing collapsed in January 2017 following the DUP’s and Sinn Féin’s failure to agree on a number of issues.
Salah draws rare blank in Anfield stalemate as relegation looms for Potters
Goal 44 of an incredible season proved elusive for Mohamed Salah but a 0-0 draw at Liverpool did Stoke City few favours.
Bill Clinton warns political stalemate could result in the North going 'back into the hell of the Troubles'
There are three possible outcomes if the institutions in the North don’t get up and running soon, said Clinton.
'What are Sinn Féin delivering? Absolutely nothing' - Foster says DUP won't be held to 'ransom'
Both parties have been deadlocked now for over 14 months.
Sinn Féin says direct rule is 'off the table' as Varadkar speaks by phone to Theresa May
An Taoiseach met this evening with the Sinn Féin leadership in Dublin.
Explainer: What is the Irish Language Act and why is it causing political deadlock in Northern Ireland?
Arlene Foster says that government formation talks have stalled because of the Irish language issue.
'What's wrong with someone who wants to live through Irish?' - Sinn Féin hits back at DUP
Earlier, Arlene Foster said that Sinn Féin’s ‘shopping list’ is holding up a deal in the North.
Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline
Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill said that negotiations had “come to the end of the road”.
Galway peg back Cork after O'Neill's second-half scoring show
The two favourites to win promotion from Division 2 finished all square.
No movement in teachers' pay discussions ahead of next week's strike
The gardaí are not the only public servants who are currently locked in talks.
Is today's Seanad election a pointless exercise in futility?
If we don’t get a government deal, then yes, probably.
Enda calls for 'end to Civil War politics' as courtship of Fianna Fáil continues
Amid second election speculation, Leo Varadkar says ‘this couldn’t go on six more weeks’.
Giant polar bear among protesters at Paris climate talks
The negotiations are expected to wrap up tomorrow, but several key issues are yet to be resolved.
Teachers are almost certainly going on strike tomorrow
Neither the minister nor the unions will budge.
Why was the Afghan government asked to ban Facebook?
It’s all to do with the presidential election.
Late Lovren strikes sees Southampton rescue point at United
The youngster showed why he is so highly rated with a wonderful assist today.
Holiday's over: Obama returns to Washington to deal with 'fiscal cliff'
The US President has cut short his annual Christmas vacation in Hawaii to return to the White House in an attempt to avert the looming series of potentially devastating tax hikes and spending cuts.
Inter Milan deny blackmailing Wesley Sneijder into signing new deal
The Dutchman has not played for the club since September.
Update: Greek Radical Left head says he will not join coalition government.
It now looks increasingly likely that Greece will face a second general election…
Wednesday deadline issued as NBA talks continue
There is little sign of real progress in discussions between NBA owners and players as the latter are issued with a midweek deadline.