“He did sneak out the backdoor..”

Mark Devenport might have thought about reminding the Sinn Féin leader, Gerry Adams, that he had previously responded to a ‘stupid’ question by praising the “indigenous” deal “put together by SF and the DUP” but, with Adams avoiding the cameras, he didn’t get the chance. Instead Mark Devenport reported from Downing St while Martina Purdy sat in the Stormont Live studio.