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Northern Ireland Executive to change post-election, but MLA numbers stay the same for now

After Northern Ireland goes to the polls on May 5th the executive will have a new structure, while proposals to reduce the number of MLA’s from 108 to 90 are still being debated. Prior to the 2016 election, the Northern Ireland Executive was comprised of 12 departments. This includes the …

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Game of Thrones returns with enjoyable first episode

Acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones has returned, with episode one of season 6 airing on Sky Atlantic on Monday night. And while, by no means a landmark episode, ‘The Red Woman’ was certainly a welcome opener. Job one for producers Benioff and Weiss was certainly to address the cliffhanger …

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Man City and Real Madrid play out goalless stalemate

  By Richard O’Reilly Manchester City and Real Madrid played out a goalless draw, in a cagey first leg of their Champions League semi-final. Manchester City were buoyed before kickoff, by the news that Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo would not play. The Madrid striker was ruled out of the …