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Everything you need to know about how talks collapsed in Stormont

After 13 months of red lines, hurdles and omnipresent roadbloacks it is now impossible for either party to compromise and face their grass roots base

By Adrianne Peltz  

Parliament Buildings at Stormont in Belfast, as powersharing talks in Northern Ireland have ended in acrimony. Photo: PA

Barely three days into the fresh round of political talks in Belfast, the tone has soured and all hopes of a deal being struck collapsed today when the DUP announced no deal was possible. After an enthusiastic Theresa May and Taoiseach Leo Varadakar entered the fray on Monday, there was short-lived hope for a possible deal. As they settled into this latest failed round of negotiations at Stormont, posing alongside Secretary…

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