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# NI Assembly

This year
Trade union asks UK government to direct civil servants running NI without Executive
Civil servants are effectively running public services as the DUP continues to block efforts to move forward with forming a functioning Executive.
Good Friday Agreement anniversary worth celebrating despite Assembly not functioning - Taoiseach
The 25th anniversary of the agreement is in April.
Last year
Stormont Assembly recalled as DUP rivals urge party to drop powersharing boycott
The latest bid to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland looks set to fail.
DUP can't give timetable for return to powersharing at Stormont, Donaldson says
His comments came ahead of the latest attempt to restore Stormont by way of a recalled sitting of the Assembly.
Third time lucky? Stormont could try to elect a speaker again soon
The Taoiseach has said that unilateral action by the UK on the Northern Ireland Protocol “would be deeply damaging”.
All time
Explainer: Why are some Northern Irish MLAs returning to Stormont?
Other parties are calling the return to Stormont a ‘stunt’.
Ulster Unionist leader Tom Elliott resigns amid party tensions
Elliott accused party colleagues of briefing journalists against him and said hostility to his leadership had been “relentless”.