New Agreement 'to exclude Sinn Fein'
There should be a new political agreement which would prevent Sinn Fein members taking their places in a devolved executive, Ian Paisley has said. In a speech to his party supporters in North Antrim, the Democratic Unionist Party leader said Ulster Unionists were running scared of elections. He said the assembly election would provide an opportunity to force new negotiations leading to a democratic deal that unionists could support. Northern Ireland’s devolved institutions were suspended on 14 October 2002 following a row over allegations of IRA activity, including alleged spying within the Northern Ireland Office. Full Story