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Northern Ireland Breaks Record for Longest Time Without a Government, Sparking Protests

'Northern Ireland is effectively being run out of London, with Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley, a parliamentarian from Britain’s Conservative Party, doing all of the legwork to keep the government operational. '

'Northern Ireland broke Belgium’s record on Tuesday for the longest peacetime period spent without a government, reaching 589 days without a functioning cabinet. '

'Northern Ireland had previously been governed by a power-sharing agreement that was enshrined in law by the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. '

'Discussions between Westminster and Brussels have failed so far to come up with a mutually acceptable proposal for the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. '

'The hashtage #WeDeserveBetter has taken over social media in Northern Ireland. '


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