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#Northern Ireland Assembly

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Foster backs call for Stormont restoration as NI abortion to be decriminalised by Westminster

The move to decriminalise abortion will only be halted if the Stormont executive is restored by 21 October.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Monday 16 January, 2017

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

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.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Northern Ireland may soon be allowed set its own corporation tax

This would mean Northern Ireland could match our very attractive 12.5% rate. Let the games begin…

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Now the 'curry my yoghurt' MP has been barred from speaking in Stormont...

… but only for today, and he wasn’t there.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Northern Ireland Assembly votes against calls for same-sex marriage

MLAs voted 53 to 42 against a motion which called on the Northern executive to allow civil marriage for same-sex couples.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Northern Ireland assembly rejects motion calling for same-sex marriage

The nationalist parties and three UUP members backed the motion, which was opposed by the two main unionist parties.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Column: Sinn Féin is partitionist when it comes to party policy

Can SF hope to represent voters on a 32-county basis, asks David McCann, when they can’t keep their policies aligned north and south of the border?

# northern-ireland-assembly - Friday 27 April, 2012

Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’

Senator George Mitchell, who oversaw the negotiation of the Good Friday Agreement, recounts his experiences planting the first seeds of peace.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Saturday 7 May, 2011

DUP and Sinn Féin in command as North's 'shambolic' assembly count resumes

There have been widespread delays in counting across the region with less than half of the assembly’s seats filled so far.

# northern-ireland-assembly - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Catholic bishops warn of violence in aftermath of financial crisis

The bishops have criticised cuts in the minimum wage and say that the new government needs to learn from the “wrongs of the past”.