Tag: Northern Ireland

Queen’s Speech Delayed as IRA-linked Sinn Féin Seeks Talks with Labour

The Queen’s speech, which lays out the governing party’s legislative programme, has been postponed until June 21st, with the announcement of an agreement between the Conservative and the Democratic Unionists delayed by the Grenfell Tower fire. This has left Sinn Féin time to seek meetings with the Labour Party in Westminster.

Sinn Fein Surge Creates New Northern Ireland Landscape

DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland’s snap election has left the rival extremes of politics virtually neck and neck for the first time — and facing a bruising battle to put their Catholic-Protestant government back together again in an increasingly polarized landscape.