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28 August 2014 Last updated at 12:10 ET

'Abysmal NI leaders stuck in past'Ms Soderberg made the comments in an article for the Irish Times newspapaer

A senior aide to former US president Bill Clinton accuses Northern Ireland politicians of an "abysmal abdication of leadership".

Gary HartFormer senator meeting NI parties

The former US Senator Gary Hart is meeting representatives of the five Stormont Executive parties as part of a fact-finding trip to Ireland.

health£200m paid 'to keep health afloat'

More than £200m has been paid to private health care companies in order to keep the health service in Northern Ireland afloat, according to documents seen by the BBC.

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Mark Devenport Article written by Mark Devenport Mark Devenport Political editor, Northern Ireland

Monkey business at Stormont

The arrival of former Democratic senator Gary Hart in Belfast just as Northern Ireland is about to mark the 20th anniversary of the IRA ceasefire is a bit of a surprise.

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