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Alex Kane

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Alex Kane: It is local parties who are treating Stormont with contempt

Alex Kane: It is local parties who are treating Stormont with contempt

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At what point would it have suited the SDLP and Sinn Féin for Theresa May to have announced a general election? I only ask, because Colum Eastwood accused her of “ throwing a grenade into the middle of our peace process,” while Michelle O’Neill further accused her of showing a “blatant disregard for the people of Northern Ireland.

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  1. Also on the programme - Drones, hashtags and dress changes; are weddings getting out of control? #BBCTalkback pic.twitter.com/FNaOO25mqm

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  2. 40 schools will close or merge under plans from the Education Authority. Is it time to accept we have too many scho… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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  3. At 12: As EU leaders meet to agree the potential for a united Ireland within Europe - does that make a border poll… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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  4. .@AlexKane221b: Power-sharing a defeat for DUP and Sinn Féin irishnews.com/opinion/column… pic.twitter.com/HRNJdogxCJ

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  6. Today's #frontpage: New calls for Foster to step aside as #RHI inquiry starts irishnews.com/news/northerni… pic.twitter.com/BJzJAftbNx

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  8. Sharing the little table and talking politics with @MarkCarruthers7 and Fionnula O Connor on @bbctheview at 10.40 BBC1.

  9. Busy selection night - lot of parties making candidate choices. More with @MarkCarruthers7 @AlexKane221b & Fionnuala O Connor BBC1 10.40.

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  10. 'Donald Trump's first #100days (in more than a Tweet)'. Steve McGookin offers a witty, insightful perspective.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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  11. Guests confirmed @naomi_long & @NicholaMallon on the politics of pacts & @J_Donaldson_MP & @GerryKellyMLA on statute of limitations.

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  12. And casting an eye over the latest developments on @bbctheview tonight - @AlexKane221b & Fionnuala O Connor. Join us @ 22.40 on @BBCOneNI

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  13. Cast list confirmed for tonight's @bbctheview - @naomi_long & @NicholaMallon on pacts plus @J_Donaldson_MP & @GerryKellyMLA on legacy. 22.40

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  14. Hi. If you live near Loopland/Cregagh Rd area could you keep an eye out for Wink. House/garden cat. Big.Timid. No c… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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  15. Hi. If you live near Loopland/Cregagh Rd area could you keep an eye out for Wink. House/garden cat. Big.Timid. No c… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

  16. At 12: Gesture politics - or meaningful moments. As @DUPleader meets Irish language students, we ask if reaching ou… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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  18. On #BBCTalkback @bbcradioulster: political gestures; addiction and 100 days of @realDonaldTrump. As ever, we want t… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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  19. .@csbuckler is sitting in the #BBCTalkback seat for @williamcrawley today at 12pm: Call 03030 80 5555, text 81771 o… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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