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While thousands marched in London, few noticed Northern Ireland’s chances of a functional government slipping even further away

Karen Bradley's most recent comments are just the latest example of a government which thinks it can pick and choose when it comes to Northern Ireland

By Sarah Creighton  

Karen Bradley's decision to push back the election speaks to the government's failure to deal with Northern Ireland. Photo: PA

Thousands protested in London at the weekend against Brexit, while nearly 5.2 million signed an online petition to revoke Article 50. Yet while people marched, few noticed Northern Ireland’s chances of a functional government slipping further away.

Northern Ireland has been without a government for nearly two and a half years since Martin McGuiness collapsed the Assembly over the Renewable Heat Incentive scandal. There have been talks—and talks…

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