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View From Stormont- Episode 76

With the possibility of a Brexit breakthrough this week being talked down, the Chair of the Westminster Brexit Select Committee Hilary Benn tells us about his hopes and fears over the current state of negotiations and discusses Labour's six tests for any deal. Our panel of analysts also explore what might happen in the days ahead.

As one thousand high profile nationalists pen a letter to the Taoiseach calling on him to protect the rights of Irish citizens amid the uncertainty being caused by Brexit and Stormont's political crisis, one of the signatories joins us in the studio.

October 1968: Brink of Chaos

Fifty years on, journalist Denis Tuohy narrates a three-part series marking the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. Those who witnessed this pivotal time share their personal stories.

In this episode, the birth of student movement People’s Democracy and the long march to Burntollet are considered.

View From Stormont - Episode 73

In this special edition of the programme, our team in Brussels have reaction and analysis from the EU summit which failed to deliver any breakthrough in the negotiations.

We hear from Northern Ireland MEPs Diane Dodds and Martina Anderson and representatives of other political parties on the proposal to extend the transition period by up to a year. Plus Tina McKenzie and Jamie Delargy offer their thoughts on the possibility that Brexit could be headed for extra time.

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October 1968: Brink of Chaos (Part 1)

Fifty years on, journalist Denis Tuohy narrates a three-part series marking the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland. Those who witnessed this pivotal time in our past share their personal stories, including Ivan Cooper, Austin Currie, John Taylor, Eamonn McCann and Bernadette McAliskey.

View From Stormont - Episode 11

Michelle O'Neill is named Sinn Féin's new leader, but what do we know about her and why has she been chosen? With an election in the offing, the parties discuss what is at stake.
Also, after the attempted murder of a policeman - are dissident republicans filling the vacuum left by the politicians? And with no Executive in place, Sarah Clarke reports on the big issues needing urgent attention.