Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Limbo in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has had Europe's longest peacetime period of 589 days without a functioning Cabinet.

Civil servants have maintained some governance of the region's 1.8 million people but without major policy decision-making powers.

Sinn Fein politician Conor Murphy said rights issues, such as same-sex marriage and legal protection for the Irish language, "will continue to have to be addressed."

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