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Fresh round of talks to restore power-sharing

A fresh round of talks to restore Northern Ireland's power-sharing institutions gets underway involving the main parties.

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Stormont deadline passes without agreement

Crisis talks which began after the election did not result in an agreement.

Northern Ireland's parties have failed to reach agreement in the talks to restore power-sharing at Stormont.

The deadline for a new Executive was 4pm on Monday, but a scheduled sitting of the Assembly was cancelled after negotiations broke down.

It meant a new first and deputy first minister could not be noniminated.

All eyes will now be on Secretary of State James Brokenshire who must decide the way forward - with options including further talks, another snap election, or direct rule being reimposed from Westminster.

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