Tag Archives: Northern Ireland

Villiers calls for new process to deal with Northern Ireland’s past

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In a speech today, Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers will call for a new process to deal with Northern Ireland’s past.

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Hain calls for end to Troubles prosecutions

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Former Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain has argued that all crimes related to the troubles that have not yet been solved should be left like that.

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Robinson warns of ‘nuclear options’ on welfare

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Northern Ireland’s first minister Peter Robinson has warned of “nuclear options” if Stormont doesn’t approve the Welfare Reform Bill.

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Unionists need to unite, argues Northern Irish minister

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A senior member of Northern Ireland’s largest unionist party has issued a warning about the fragmentation of unionism as a result of there being too many political parties.

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Budget 2014: Reaction across the nations

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Across the nations, reaction to the chancellor’s budget yesterday has been lukewarm at best.

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Richard Haass warns of return to violence in Northern Ireland

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Former US diplomat Richard Haass has warned of a return to serious violence in Northern Ireland if contentious issues are not resolved.

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Clinton tells Northern Ireland to ‘finish the job’

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Former US President Bill Clinton has called on Northern Ireland to finish the job started when the Good Friday Agreement was approved in 1997.

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Northern Ireland needs to deal with its past

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MLAs will meet at Stormont today to consider the previous UK government’s agreement to write to 187 members of the IRA on the run offering them effective immunity from prosecution.

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Alliance call for murals to be removed during Giro event

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The DUP have rejected suggestions that all murals should be temporarily removed or covered up when the Giro d’Italia begins in Northern Ireland between the 9 and 11 May.

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Fears of return to the past as dissidents target UK mainland

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Fears were growing last night that dissidents in Northern Ireland could be attempting to step up their efforts to derail the peace process.

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