Northern Ireland

NI ministers at London British-Irish meeting

Martin McGuinness and Peter Robinson will attend the meeting
Image caption Martin McGuinness and Peter Robinson will attend the meeting

First and Deputy First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness will represent Northern Ireland at a British-Irish Council meeting in London later.

Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry is also attending.

Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will also be present.

They will be joined by Isle of Man and the Channel Islands leaders.

The British-Irish Council is the only forum which includes UK, Irish and crown dependency governments.

It was set up as part of the Good Friday Agreement to allow members to discuss issues of common interest.

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