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Robinson: "Very real danger" to institutions

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson has said there is a "very real danger" to the institutions, with an imperative placed on all the parties to engage with the latest talks.

Speaking at a north-south ministerial council meeting with their counterparts from the Irish government, he encouraged politicians to "get down to the talking".

The Irish government is expected to play a role in inter-party talks that are due to get under way in the middle of this month.