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: A hard Brexit would suit Sinn Féin in the short term

Alex Kane: A hard Brexit would suit Sinn Féin in the short term

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Speaking last week, Danny Morrison—who is usually close to the mark about what Sinn Féin is thinking—said: “I think we’re at a crux here now and I don’t think there’s going to be an assembly or an executive, despite all the parties pledging that they want that back.
Alex Kane: DUP is preparing to change direction once again

Alex Kane: DUP is preparing to change direction once again

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When the Democratic Unionist Party was founded in September 1971 (‘right wing in the sense of being strong on the constitution, but to the left on social policies’) it was clearly a party of protest against the ‘big house unionism’ of the Ulster Unionist Party.
Alex Kane: This phase of the political process is coming to an end

Alex Kane: This phase of the political process is coming to an end

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I mentioned during a radio interview a few days ago that I thought that the present and final phase of the political process was coming to an end and that it was, “increasingly likely that the institutions, along with the Good Friday and St Andrews agreements, would come crashing to the ground.

Alex Kane's Twitter

  1. Two very good films on Wednesday Free81/Sky343/Virgin445 @TalkingPicsTV Pygmalion 4pm (My Fair Lady without music… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  2. Record Seance on a Wet Afternoon if you can. One of the greatest British films of all time. Simply superb. twitter.com/AlexKane221b/s…

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  3. Two very good films on Wednesday Free81/Sky343/Virgin445 @TalkingPicsTV Pygmalion 4pm (My Fair Lady without music… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

  4. Wednesday papers Police probe sudden death of teenager/Britain backs Trump's surge in Afghanistan/Death at 'sex fes… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  5. Just chilling with Wink and Indy. Goodnight everyone : ) pic.twitter.com/HSvmz1iwfL

  6. Last shout out for Monday's @News_Letter column: the end of days for the present process. newsletter.co.uk/news/opinion/i…

  7. The funniest films of all time according to loads of critics including @DonaldClarke63 ,,, irishtimes.com/culture/film/b… via @IrishTimesCultr

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  8. Bruce Forsyth came from a TV generation that knew the simple value in making people happy, writes @GWalker9twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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  9. I have so much writing to do but watching these two is so much fun. Wink is the world's best cat : ) pic.twitter.com/QOyrZIUHK7

  10. This is a lovely film. On Tuesday at 3.20pm on Film4/Free15/Sky315/Virgin428 pic.twitter.com/5Ki7Rm7CXf

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  11. Monday's @News_Letter column: after 20 years it's now clear the political/institutional process isn't going to work newsletter.co.uk/news/opinion/i…

  12. A look at today's @News_Letter front page newsletter.co.uk pic.twitter.com/qpRwqWUUUe

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  13. Morning readers! Stay with @BelTel for all your breaking news. Here's a look at today's Belfast Telegraph front pag… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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  14. Today's #frontpage: Sudden deaths prompt warnings about drug risks irishnews.com/news/northerni… pic.twitter.com/ch9FP8dib2

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  15. Tuesday headlines I went to docs with watery eye.....and ended up losing half my face....Drugs are creating a tida… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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  16. This is a lovely film. On Tuesday at 3.20pm on Film4/Free15/Sky315/Virgin428 pic.twitter.com/5Ki7Rm7CXf

  17. It's time to accept our congenital farce of a political process is redundant,says @AlexKane221b in his weekly colum… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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