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# stormont-assembly - Friday 10 January, 2020

The Irish language and extra funding: What’s in the Stormont proposal, and what happens next?
# What's The Deal
# What's The Deal

The Irish language and extra funding: What’s in the Stormont proposal, and what happens next?

Jan 10th 2020, 9:06 AM 16,172 Views 15 Comments

The DUP has said that the proposal provides for a “fair and balanced” basis to reconvene the Stormont Executive.

# stormont-assembly - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

Boris Johnson pledges to do 'everything in his power' to break impasse in Northern Ireland talks

Jul 30th 2019, 10:50 PM 13,659 Views 28 Comments

The PM and the new Northern Ireland Secretary are to meet with the five main political parties tomorrow.

# stormont-assembly - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP'
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

Sinn Féin seeks Downing St meeting after May makes backstop 'overture to DUP'

Jan 9th 2019, 7:11 PM 25,583 Views 42 Comments

A white paper on Northern Ireland was published today, offering powers to the Stormont Assembly in relation to the Irish backstop.

# stormont-assembly - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Northern Ireland Assembly members' salaries to be cut by £14,000
# Karen Bradley
# Karen Bradley

Northern Ireland Assembly members' salaries to be cut by £14,000

Sep 6th 2018, 12:49 PM 18,971 Views 45 Comments

The North has been without an Executive since January 2017 because of an ongoing row between Sinn Féin and the DUP.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 12 February, 2018

Theresa May says there is 'basis for agreement' to get Stormont 'up and running very soon'
# The North
# The North

Theresa May says there is 'basis for agreement' to get Stormont 'up and running very soon'

Feb 12th 2018, 6:57 PM 19,605 Views 86 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May met today for last-ditch talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland.

# stormont-assembly - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly
# Stormont Assembly
# Stormont Assembly

How the Irish language drove a wedge between Northern Ireland's Assembly

Jan 11th 2017, 6:35 AM 21,455 Views 67 Comments

A movement has begun to protest against decisions taken by the Assembly ‘against’ the Irish language.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 17 September, 2012

Stormont to debate motion calling for Irish apology for Troubles
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont to debate motion calling for Irish apology for Troubles

Sep 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,398 Views 55 Comments

The DUP has tabled a motion asking Dublin to apologise for its potential involvement in events such as the killing of RUC officers.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 11 June, 2012

McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation

Jun 11th 2012, 12:31 PM 3,182 Views 34 Comments

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will become the new Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.

# stormont-assembly - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Peter Robinson threatens to resign over emblem row
# Stormont
# Stormont

Peter Robinson threatens to resign over emblem row

Nov 16th 2011, 9:06 PM 5,525 Views 28 Comments

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.

# stormont-assembly - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Cameron makes historic address to Stormont assembly
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Cameron makes historic address to Stormont assembly

Jun 9th 2011, 3:44 PM 477 Views 0 Comments

David Cameron meets Northern Irish political leaders in Stormont, becoming the second PM since devolution to address the House.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 16 May, 2011

Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's new ministers confirmed in Stormont

May 16th 2011, 3:57 PM 447 Views 0 Comments

Six of the ministries in the Northern Ireland Executive change party hands, as the DUP and Sinn Féin retain the prize positions.

# stormont-assembly - Thursday 12 May, 2011

New Assembly convenes to reappoint Robinson and McGuinness
# Stormont
# Stormont

New Assembly convenes to reappoint Robinson and McGuinness

May 12th 2011, 2:56 PM 251 Views 0 Comments

Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness are reappointed at the first meeting of the new Stormont Assembly.

# stormont-assembly - Monday 9 May, 2011

Adams asks UUP leader to withdraw SF 'scum' remark
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Adams asks UUP leader to withdraw SF 'scum' remark

May 9th 2011, 4:11 PM 788 Views 0 Comments

Tom Elliott infuriated Sinn Féin volunteers by calling them ‘scum’ at an election count on Saturday afternoon.

# stormont-assembly - Friday 6 May, 2011

Counting underway in fourth elections to Stormont Assembly
# Stormont
# Stormont

Counting underway in fourth elections to Stormont Assembly

May 6th 2011, 12:23 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

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 - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Stormont Assembly completes first full term of office
# Assembly
# Assembly

Stormont Assembly completes first full term of office

Mar 23rd 2011, 11:32 AM 312 Views 0 Comments

Members from all sides pay tribute as the Northern Ireland Assembly ends its first full term without suspension.