Newton Emerson: Snap election complicates Stormont stand-off
Theresa May’s move may throw a spanner into talks on forming a devolved government
British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Getty Images
It is fair to say that in Northern Ireland, at this moment, a UK general election slightly complicates matters.
The first question to arise in Belfast after British prime minister Theresa May called a snap poll was whether there will be a Stormont ballot on the same day.