Ian Paisley, erstwhile leader of the DUP, calls for the dissolution of the current Assembly rather than to prolong the current crisis until the new year. Noel McAdam weighs up what it might mean to Trimble.
And in the subscription only Irish News, Roy Garland suggests that things may not be as bad as some liberal Unionists currently believe:
“Ulster Unionists have signalled they cannot absorb any more fudging and the ball is now with the republican movement. The British government has a major responsibility and must not take the easy road. The Irish government must cease being complacent.”
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