Blair hints at plan B…

The Telegraph reports the British PM’s broad hint that further failure to make progress in talks he may consider another tack. What that might be depends on who you talk with. Republicans believe it could be a move to joint authority with the Republic. Unionists believe it will be some form of medium to long term direct rule.

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