Are Sinn Féin and the DUP about to return to power-sharing in Northern Ireland?

Theresa May has long since been criticised for taking little interest in the crisis at Stormont.

It turns out that power-sharing in Northern Ireland was only mostly dead. After a day of negotiations brokered by Theresa May and Leo Varadkar, government may return to Stormont.

If this latest breakthrough does bear fruit, it will be a weight off Downing Street's mind. There is barely enough legislative time to complete Brexit, let alone the legislation that the resumption of direct rule would require. ...
source: New Statesman

2018-02-13 13:14
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