Alex Kane

Alex Kane

Political writer/commentator and Sherlock Holmes buff. Trifles, curious incidents, unhappy dogs and a trout in the milk are always of significance.


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Alex Kane: The reality is a lasting deal is just not possible

Alex Kane: The reality is a lasting deal is just not possible

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Well, there you go. After ten months - including the collapse of the assembly and an unexpected election - of talks, further talks, additional talks, side talks and talks for the sake of talking, we appear to be precisely where we were when the entire rigmarole began.

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  1. For fellow Sherlock fans. The film is on tonight, Sky317/Virgin415 at 6.30pm. The documentary is on Free9/Sky116/Vi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  2. A pending election won't make it any easier for progress in next round of talks.

  3. Tuesday headlines......Delores O’Riordan (1971-2018)....The voice of a generation......Soldier Darren left to die o… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  4. Some thoughts from today's @IrishTimes about our collective 'blind spots' And yes, I have some too. irishtimes.com/opinion/alex-k…

  5. ALEX KANE | We need to seriously think through the likely consequences of no deal newsletter.co.uk/news/opinion/w…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  6. Today's @News_Letter column: we really do need to talk about the consequences of failing to cut a DUP/SF deal newsletter.co.uk/news/opinion/w…

  7. On the first #VFS of 2018, we've reaction from @poots2edwin, @McCrossanMLA, @Kelmba & @SteveAikenUUP to the resigna… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  8. Friday's Irish News column pic.twitter.com/NrkQMWvhEb

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  9. What shone most clearly through Alan Black's interview yesterday is his simple dignity and humanity. Astonishingly powerful testimony.

  10. Alex Kane: Blind spots block Northern Ireland progress irishtimes.com/opinion/alex-k…

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  11. . "The Brexit result & unionists losing their overall majority in the Assembly has upended the dynamics. Irish un… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  12. Alex Kane: We need to seriously think through the likely consequences of no deal trib.al/07qbnAH pic.twitter.com/H9NtigezYA

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  13. Today's @News_Letter column: DUP/SF need to talk through the consequences of not cutting a deal. newsletter.co.uk/news/opinion/w…