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Why is Northern Ireland still at a political impasse and will it ever end?

Sky News Thursday, 27 October 2022
Northern Ireland's political standstill over Brexit could result in yet another election as a deadline looms.
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Clock ticking on Northern Ireland elections after Stormont stalement deadline passes [Video]

Clock ticking on Northern Ireland elections after Stormont stalement deadline passes

The 12-week countdown to new elections in Norethern Ireland has officially begun after a midnight deadline to resolve Stormont's stalement passed without a deal.

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Labour leader says government has 'damaged the NHS'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the government has "damaged the NHS", before adding that the "most important thing" is for the strikes to be ended. Speaking at Parliament Buildings in Belfast while on a visit to Northern Ireland, the MP says: "They [strikes] will only be ended if the government gets in the room and negotiates and so instead of grandstanding they need to govern - they need to get in the room, get on with it." Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Starmer visits Belfast for meetings with NI parties

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer arrives at Parliament Buildings at Stormont, Belfast, for meetings with the Northern Ireland political parties. Sir Keir was greeted by Stormont speaker Alex Maskey before being joined by shadow Northern Ireland secretary Peter Kyle and former Northern Ireland minister Baroness Smith. He also joined a roundtable meeting with UUP leader Doug Beattie. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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‘Are you being stubborn on strikes, prime minister?’ [Video]

‘Are you being stubborn on strikes, prime minister?’

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is asked about the ongoing row over public sector pay as he leaves Downing Street for the House of Commons Liaison Committee. Nurses in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are staging a 24-hour strike on Tuesday whilst ambulance workers in England and Wales will walk out on Wednesday. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Nurses stage second walkout and warn there could be more [Video]

Nurses stage second walkout and warn there could be more

Nurses in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are staging a second 24-hour walkout as the row over pay continues. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned that strikes could go on for six months unless an agreement can be reached. One nurse on the picket line in Reading said: "As far as resolution goes, we'll be here for as long as it takes." Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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'It's taking too long': Why is post-Brexit checks slowing down business for Eurostar? [Video]

'It's taking too long': Why is post-Brexit checks slowing down business for Eurostar?

Train operator Eurostar says that it is facing slower post-Brexit passport checks for UK travellers. The cross-channel group unveiled a new logo following the service's merger with Thalys.

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The slow death of Ireland’s fishing industry [Video]

The slow death of Ireland’s fishing industry

Irish fishermen say they have been “sacrificed” for the post-Brexit trade deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

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Nurses in England strike over ongoing pay dispute with UK government [Video]

Nurses in England strike over ongoing pay dispute with UK government

The industrial action is likely to add pressure on the UK health service which the British Medical Association said is struggling to cope with post-Brexit staff shortages

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Brexit regret, or Bregret, spreads in UK [Video]

Brexit regret, or Bregret, spreads in UK

The UK has missed out on much of the recovery in global trade after the pandemic subsided. Studies show that post-Brexit trade barriers are harming the economy, and the lack of EU workers is causing labour shortages. Only one in five Britons now say Brexit has gone well.

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Poll for UK newspaper finds almost two-thirds of sample want another Brexit vote [Video]

Poll for UK newspaper finds almost two-thirds of sample want another Brexit vote

A poll commissioned for the UK's Independent newspaper found almost two-thirds of people questioned would like to see another referendum on Brexit

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