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Talks to restore power-sharing government in Northern Ireland collapse

The Guardian 34 sources

DUP says it will not compromise with Sinn Féin and accuses Theresa May of making ‘unhelpful’ visit to Belfast

Sinn Féin accuses DUP of collapsing deal to restore Assembly

The Irish Times

Proposed agreement to restore Stormont crashes over Irish language Act

Westminster rule 'inevitable' in Northern Ireland

Sky News / Politics

Westminster involvement in Northern Ireland's governance is now "inevitable" following the breakdown of power-sharing talks, according to a former Cabinet minister.

Power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland collapse in Brexit blow

The Scotsman

Talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland have collapsed after the DUP said there was “no current prospect” of a breakthrough.

Northern Ireland talks collapse, London says deal still possible

Reuters / UK

BELFAST (Reuters) - Talks to restart Northern Ireland's power-sharing government broke down yet again on Wednesday, the province's main parties said, blaming each other, though Britain held out hope that a solution could still be reached.

What direct rule in Northern Ireland means for the UK

The Week UK

Direct rule over Northern Ireland appears imminent with Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster and Sinn Fein vice-president Michelle O'Neill clashing over who's to blame for the collapse of talks. See related. Direct rule looms as…

Explainer: Why is there an impasse in Northern Ireland over the Irish language

Independent.ie

DUP leader Arlene Foster has said talks to restore Northern Ireland powersharing have been unsuccessful.

May blamed as power‑sharing talks in Northern Ireland fail

The Times / News

The Democratic Unionists blamed Theresa May for a collapse in efforts to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland as they walked out of talks and called for direct rule last night. A deal to restore power sharing to the province…

Northern Ireland latest: How did power-sharing at Stormont collapse and what happens if talks break down?

The Independent

The DUP and Sinn Fein are engaged in talks at Stormont aimed at restoring power sharing to Northern Ireland Talks are underway in Belfast to strike a deal to salvage powersharing in Northern Ireland. Theresa May joined Taoiseach Leo…

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