Arnold Hatch

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A  statue of Sir Edward Carson, a leader of the Irish Unionists, at the Stormont Assembly building in Belfast. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

Councils across Northern Ireland have warned the British government they are facing growing policy paralysis due to the lack of a devolved Assembly. (...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire: he  said the funding was an “interim step” to keep North’s finances on track without a devolved government in place. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Civil servants currently in charge of the North’s budgets have been given an extra £131 million (€148 million) to spend by the Northern Ireland Secret(...)