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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Stormont

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Sinn Féin rejects Arlene Foster's Irish language proposal
Michelle O’Neill said the DUP has not acknowledged the reasons for Martin McGuinness’ resignation.
Adams says young people will be radicalised by the DUP’s refusal to embrace their rights
Unlikely to reach a deal anytime soon, the Northern Ireland Assembly has remained empty since January.
With young people in 'Repeal' jumpers beside him, Leo Varadkar was asked about the Eighth in Belfast today
Varadkar will also give a speech at Queen’s University as part of his first trip to Northern Ireland as Taoiseach.
DUP accuses Varadkar of sending 'mixed messages' and 'going backwards'
“Just what is going on in Dublin?” DUP deputy Nigel Dodds has asked provocatively.
DUP hits out at the Irish government for 'sticking its nose in' Stormont talks
The DUP have said that they are all “miles from agreement”.
'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.
Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North
The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.
Gerry Adams doesn't think power-sharing deal will be reached by Monday
Theresa May has called both Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill to outline her government’s desire to see a deal in the North.
Deadline missed: No deal reached in Stormont talks
The power-sharing assembly has been vacant since January.
DUP and Sinn Féin have just 24 hours to reach a deal - so what happens if they don't?
An Irish Language Act, same-sex marriage and Arlene Foster’s resignation are the main issues that need to be agreed upon.
No snap election: London will 'consider all options' for the North after Easter
Northern Secretary James Brokenshire has effectively removed the prospect of a second snap election.
The DUP didn't show up, Sinn Féin say they didn't walk out. What happens now?
The two largest parties in the North are pointing the finger at each other, after talks broke down.
'We can’t have another groundhog day at Stormont': Gerry Adams weighs in on Northern election
If talks on forming a government collapse, a possible return to direct rule from Westminster is on the table.
DUP MLA admits four family members made use of "cash for ash" scheme
South Down MLA Jim Wells said he wanted to make it clear that he had “no financial interests” in it whatsoever.
On dramatic day for politics in the North, a senior DUP figure also stood down
Dr Andrew Crawford has been accused of exerting his influence to keep the “cash for ash” scheme running.
The deadline has passed and Northern Ireland is heading for a snap election
Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have no choice but name a date for elections later today.
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.
Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?
The latest twist in the long-running controversy has seen Martin McGuinness resign after Arlene Foster refused to step aside.
DUP politician admits he didn't know heterosexual people could contract HIV
Trevor Clarke made the admission in a Stormont debate calling for a new HIV awareness campaign.
Northern Ireland says it doesn’t want 'special status'
Stormont rejected a motion calling for a special status to be granted.
Sinn Féin accused of "taking out" Peter Robinson after explosive Nama claims
A report has claimed that a party member was involved in ‘coaching’ a witness.
Stormont rejects allowing abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality
The proposals were discussed during a debate last night.
The political world has been paying tribute to Peter Robinson
The Northern Irish First Minister and DUP leader announced his decision to retire before the next election this morning.
A fresh start? There's a new deal in town but nobody wants to talk about 'the past'
Those two words are still causing problems.
Same-sex marriage bill passed (then blocked) in Northern Ireland
Four previous attempts to introduce same-sex marriage in Stormont were narrowly defeated.
Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report
Two reports into the current status of the Provisional IRA have been published today. Here’s what they say…
Explainer: What on earth is going on in Northern Ireland?
With the executive on the brink of collapse, what are the likely outcomes?
More rain pain for Ireland but positives to take after running world champions close
The result may not have gone their way but Ireland once again showed why they belong at the top level.
Ireland miss out on landmark win after falling just short against Australia
A 23-run defeat in Stormont for John Bracewell’s side.
Ireland set for 'Everest scale' challenge as world champions Australia arrive in town
John Bracewell’s side will hope to topple Australia when the sides meet in Belfast on Thursday.
UUP to withdraw from Executive: 'We will not stay while Sinn Féin ignores IRA murders'
Mike Nesbitt said a vote will be taken by the party executive on Saturday.
'You have to accept criticism' - Ireland keen to right the wrongs against world champions
Ireland welcome Australia to Stormont on Thursday as the international summer comes to a head.
Ireland's 21-game winning run comes to a shuddering halt at the hands of PNG
That was not part of the plan.
Police investigate after Irish tricolour raised over Stormont
Construction work is currently taking place on the roof of the building.
Stormont transformed as 40,000 fans flock to Belfast's staging of Crashed Ice
Parliament Buildings as you’ve never seen them before.
One of our journalists will race this terrifying Belfast ice track on Friday
Hello, ice.
We're training for Red Bull's 'Crashed Ice' event so you don't have to
Who knew skating downhill really, really fast could be so scary?
'Broad agreement' reached in Stormont talks as politicians take selfies and listen to Serial
Talks on welfare reform, flags, parades and the past continued through the night.
"Substantial progress" in Northern Ireland talks - but Adams not confident they'll wrap up soon
The talks are on a break, and will resume on Monday.
Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale'
His comments came after BBC Spotlight revealed that Sinn Féin MLAs claimed almost £700,000 for research purposes in the last decade.