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Posts Tagged: Martin McGuinness
The DUP leader has not yet shown she knows how to make the strange machinery set up in Stormont work.
Garvan Walshe: McGuinness – a planner and executor, we should remember today, of attacks on our democracy
Every such criminal claims to have been “driven” to violence. Their excuses must not be indulged.
Also: Labour slumps to lowest levels in Welsh polls since last days of Brown’s premiership; and Scottish Tories accuse SNP of a ‘wasted decade’.
Also: Tory AM sets out Plaid Cymru vision; Scottish Labour de facto split off; Jones urged to stay on to block Corbynistas from capturing Welsh Labour; and more.
Also: First Minister of Wales opposes second EU vote; SNP face budget pressures as support for separation stalls; poll deflates Irish nationalists; and more.
Also: Davies warns Welsh Assembly could be ‘swept away’; Brown bids to unpick the UK; SNP under pressure on finances and education; and more.
Also: SNP to debate new electoral system for Holyrood; North Sea oil workers launch first 24-hour strike in 30 years; and more.
“Nobody wants to return to the borders of the past – what we do want to do is to find a way through this that is going to work and deliver a practical solution for everybody.”
Also: SNP minister accused of ignoring human rights abuses to solicit Qatari cash; UUP condemn McGuinness’ involvement in terror investigation panel; and more.
Also: Mundell unconvinced by SNP threats; Welsh Tory leader backs Brexit; Davidson throws down new powers gauntlet; and more.
Also: IRA victims calls Corbyn out; Welsh UKIP chief backs Farage; DUP elect first female leader; Carmichael takes police advice after death threat; and more.
Ernst Stavro Blofeld – if he existed – would no doubt have raised an expensive glass of schnapps to Comrade Corbyn, from the avuncular gloom of his volcano base.
Also: Labour MPs promising on the doorstep not to ally with SNP; more bad news for Welsh Labour as support for more powers slumps; Irish Government legalises drugs by accident.
Also: DUP veto gay marriage a third time; ex-IRA man accuses Adams of giving him orders; and Scottish teachers sack general secretary after three weeks.