Newton Emerson: SF and DUP end restrictions in hands across the barricades moment

All the restrictions the executive has been dithering over for months suddenly have to be lifted because furlough has run out. Pictured are DUP first minister Paul Givan and Sinn Féin deputy first minister Michelle O'Neill.
It can be difficult to follow changing Covid restrictions, let alone the politics behind them, so the simplicity of Stormont's latest decision is refreshing. All the restrictions the executive has bee[...]

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