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# Stormont Assembly

Last year
Irish MEPs 'positive' about resolving Northern Ireland Protocol issues
The UK had previously signalled it would act unilaterally on the Protocol.
Border poll would not have a ‘hope in hell’ of passing at present, says Bertie Ahern
He was invited to the Oireachtas Committee due to his work on the Good Friday Agreement.
Sinn Fein to ‘keep trying’ to get a Stormont speaker elected
Michelle O’Neill was speaking after the DUP blocked the election of a new speaker for the second time.
DUP attacks 'republican entitlement' and again blocks election of Stormont speaker
The DUP’s Paul Givan labelled today’s recall of the Assembly ‘a stunt’.
Stormont Assembly to be recalled over Omicron surge
The move follows a recall motion submitted by Sinn Fein MLA Pat Sheehan.
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DUP's Paul Givan installed as new First Minister despite opposition by party members at 'shambles' meeting
Poots said he was nominating Givan without “a precondition from Sinn Féin”.
Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill to continue in the role of Deputy First Minister
The Assembly is to continue after last night's UK government deal on the Irish language
DUP MPs and MLAs sought to pressure party leader Edwin Poots to hold off on a nomination
However, Poots nominated Givan and said it was without "a precondition from Sinn Féin"
Crisis averted in Northern Ireland after late night deal on Irish language
Sinn Féin holds talks with NI Secretary of State in bid to avert Stormont crisis
The Irish language and extra funding: What’s in the Stormont proposal, and what happens next?
The DUP has said that the proposal provides for a “fair and balanced” basis to reconvene the Stormont Executive.
Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks
The PM and the new Northern Ireland Secretary are to meet with the five main political parties tomorrow.
Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP'
A white paper on Northern Ireland was published today, offering powers to the Stormont Assembly in relation to the Irish backstop.
Northern Ireland Assembly members' salaries to be cut by £14,000
The North has been without an Executive since January 2017 because of an ongoing row between Sinn Féin and the DUP.
Theresa May says there is 'basis for agreement' to get Stormont 'up and running very soon'
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May met today for last-ditch talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland.
How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly
A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.
Stormont to debate motion calling for Irish apology for Troubles
The DUP has tabled a motion asking Dublin to apologise for its potential involvement in events such as the killing of RUC officers.
McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will become the new Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.
Peter Robinson threatens to resign over emblem row
Northern Ireland’s First Minister said today that he would resign rather than see the crown or other British symbols removed from the uniforms of prison officers.
Cameron makes historic address to Stormont assembly
David Cameron meets Northern Irish political leaders in Stormont, becoming the second PM since devolution to address the House.
Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont
Six of the ministries in the Northern Ireland Executive change party hands, as the DUP and Sinn Féin retain the prize positions.
New Assembly convenes to reappoint Robinson and McGuinness
Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness are reappointed at the first meeting of the new Stormont Assembly.
Adams asks UUP leader to withdraw SF 'scum' remark
Tom Elliott infuriated Sinn Féin volunteers by calling them ‘scum’ at an election count on Saturday afternoon.
Counting underway in fourth elections to Stormont Assembly
The DUP and Sinn Féin are expected to remain the biggest parties in Stormont – with a minor chance of Sinn Féin coming out on top.
Stormont Assembly completes first full term of office
Members from all sides pay tribute as the Northern Ireland Assembly ends its first full term without suspension.