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Britain, Ireland step in to end Northern Ireland stalemate

Mar 06, 2017 - 7:28 AM

This comes as political parties in Northern Ireland start a 3 week countdown to form a power sharing executive following Thursday s March 2 election

A picture shows the Parliament Buildings, the seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly, on the Stormont Estate in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on March 4, 2017. Pal Faith/AFP

Labour ramps up EU referendum campaign as stocks drop

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:03 AM

A new poll shows Brexit backers in the lead ahead of next week s knife edge referendum

Pro-Brexit flags fly from a fishing boat moored in Ramsgate on June 13, 2016. Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP

Historic deals contemplated as Ireland ousts coalition

Feb 28, 2016 - 7:19 PM

UPDATED Some final results from tightly fought constituencies will not emerge until at least Monday February 29 and parties emphasize the need to await the full breakdown of seats in parliament before discussing potential deals between parties

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny thumbs up after casting his own vote at a polling station in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland, February 26, 2016. Aidan Crawley/EPA

Austerity-weary voters punish coalition in Irish election

Feb 27, 2016 - 4:33 PM

3rd UPDATE Two exit polls show the two government parties would take 55 to 68 seats between them which is below the 80 needed to win a second term

IRELAND ELECTIONS. People leave a polling station after casting their vote in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland. Irish voters go to the polls in the country's general elections. Photo by Aidan Crawley/EPA

'Brexit' tension mounts as Cameron says 'still no deal'

Feb 19, 2016 - 2:00 PM

European leaders have dug their heels in over Cameron s reform demands which include reducing welfare payments to EU migrants and opting out of a commitment to ever closer union

BREXIT? (L-R) European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister David Cameron hold a meeting at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, early February 19, 2016. EU leaders are trying to thrash out an agreement with Britain on reforms, amid hopes that they can seal a deal which will convince the country to stay in their bloc. Photo by Dan Kitwood/EPA

6 Irish die in California balcony collapse

Jun 17, 2015 - 3:15 PM

At least 7 people were injured with some in critical condition after the tragedy at a building located two blocks from the University of California Berkeley campus

CORDONED OFF. Debris and covered over bodies lay on the sidewalk after the balcony of a building collapsed in downtown Berkeley, California, USA, June 16, 2015. Peter Dasilva/EPA

Former Ireland prime minister Reynolds dies aged 81

Aug 21, 2014 - 6:43 PM

Current taoiseach Enda Kenny: Albert Reynolds brought an energy and drive to the development of business and economic growth during his tenure in office as minister for industry and as minister for finance

REYNOLDS. A file photo dated July 2010 of former Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds whose death is announced 21 August 2014. Reynolds, who played a key role in advancing the Northern Ireland peace process, was 81. Aidan Crawley/EPA

'Life-saving' abortions now legal in Ireland

Jul 31, 2013 - 12:41 AM

Abortion became legal in Ireland on Tuesday in limited cases where the mother s life is at risk

Irish lawmakers debate abortion law for second day

Jul 11, 2013 - 8:28 PM

Divisions over the issue were evident as lawmakers only debated a fraction of the 165 amendments tabled

FOR ABORTION. Pro-Choice supporters hold placards in front of the gates of the Irish Parliament building in Dublin on July 10, 2013 during a demonstration ahead of a vote to introduce abortion in limited cases where the mother's life is at risk. Photo by AFP/Peter Muhly