Stormont stumbles on – but for how long?
Paul Givan and Michelle O’Neill have been nominated as First and Deputy First Minister, following the British government’s commitment to introduce Irish language legislation over the heads of the Stormont politicians, and despite the opposition of a large majority of DUP MLAs in an internal vote.
While the institutions may stumble on for now, however, this crisis is not over. These events - and the deep divisions within the DUP - reflect the reality that the ‘peace process’ has entered a new and turbulent phase.
20 years after Good Friday Agreement: ‘Peace process’ in crisis
Orange and Green politics offer no way forward This January marked the anniversary of Martin McGuinness’ resignation as…