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On eve of McGuinness’s funeral, Adams delivers talks ultimatum

Before Martin McGuinness has even been buried, Gerry Adams has explicitly hardened Sinn Fein’s position on the negotiations to resurrect power-sharing.

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Martin McGuinness earned a raft of small convictions in the 1980s

Martin McGuinness’s criminal convictions revealed

The book ‘Martin McGuinness: From Guns To Government’ gives a long list of McGuinness’s convictions.

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Ulster MP told to ‘get on ground’ as police swoop to halt attacker

DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said he was told to “get to the ground” after hearing a loud bang from the area where police shot an attacker at Westminster on Wednesday.

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PM condemns ‘sick and depraved’ attack on Westminster

Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that four people - including one police officer and the perpetrator - died in today’s “sick and depraved” attack in Westminster.

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Ambulances on Westminster Bridge, London after policeman has been stabbed and his apparent attacker shot by officers in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament.

How Westminster terror attack unfolded

This is how events unfolded in the Westminster attack:

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Former first Minister Arlene Foster, signs a book of condolences for Martin McGuinness, as Sinn Fein leader Michelle O'Neill looks on, at the Parliament Buildings in Belfast on Wednesday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Blair and Clinton to attend McGuinness funeral

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair and former US President Bill Clinton are both reported to be set to attend the funeral of Martin McGuinness on Thursday in Londonderry.

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Emergency services transport an injured person to an ambulance, close to the Houses of Parliament in London, Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Four dead, 20 injured in Westminster terror attack

Four people have died and at least 20 others have been injured after a terror attack in Westminster.

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Belfast Lord Mayor Brian Kingston signs the book of condolence at City Hall

Unionist councillors condemn books of condolence for Martin McGuinness

A councillor whose uncle was murdered by a booby-trap bomb has fiercely condemned the opening of books of condolence to Martin McGuinness, and suggested that victims may be so appalled that they will take matters into their own hands.

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Gerry Adams: SF opposed to extension of powersharing deadline

Sinn Fein has insisted there can be no extension to the looming deadline to restore powersharing at Stormont.

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James Brokenshire's statement made little or no reference to Martin McGuinness's violent past

Government defends ‘Derry’ tribute to McGuinness

The Northern Ireland Office (NIO) said it was being “gracious” when it issued a statement about Martin McGuinness which referred to his home city as “Derry”.

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Residents at unionist housing estate 'want to respect Martin McGuinness death'

Most residents at the unionist Fountain housing estate in Londonderry wish to respect Martin McGuinness's death, a community worker said.

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Martin McGuinness carries the coffin of IRA leader Brian Keenan in 2008, as does Gerry Adams, right. Photo: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Kilclooney: McGuinness went from evil to peaceful leadership

As one who was the subject of an IRA assassination attempt, when minister at Home Affairs in 1972 in Northern Ireland and then staying in the Grand Hotel in Brighton when it was the target of an IRA bomb I have obviously had reason to watch Martin McGuinness closely.

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Methodist Church: Let us honour McGuinness’s journey and legacy

Methodist Church: Let us honour McGuinness’s journey and legacy

It is with sadness that we heard yesterday morning of the passing of Martin McGuinness following a short illness.

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Evangelical Alliance: McGuinness seemed to have struggled with his own past

Evangelical Alliance: McGuinness seemed to have struggled with his own past

We are praying for the family following the news of Martin McGuinness’s death.

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Labour Party NI: McGuinness death is a body blow to the hopes of victims

Labour Party NI: McGuinness death is a body blow to the hopes of victims

The early death of Martin McGuinness is a tragedy for his wife, his family, his friends and his comrades.

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Bogside proud Martin McGuinness 'was one of ours', says community worker

The Bogside is proud of Martin McGuinness, an influential community worker said.
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Social media: Martin McGuinness remembered at special NI Assembly session

Leaders from across the political spectrum have today remembered former IRA leader turned Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness in the Assembly.
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Ann Travers said her sister Mary never had the chance to say goodbye in the same  way that Martin McGuinness did

IRA victim’s sister: McGuinness should have told truth on death bed

A woman whose sister was murdered by the IRA has expressed her sadness that Martin McGuinness did not reach out to victims when he knew he was seriously ill.

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Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London.

May offers condolences for McGuinness death as NI Assembly holds special sitting

Prime Minister Theresa May offered her condolences in the House of Commons for the death of Martin McGuinness, as a special sitting of the Northern Ireland Assembly got under way to remember the life of the former Sinn Fein deputy first minister.

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Martin McGuinness with Bill Clinton in 2014 in Belfast

McGuinness ‘loved Northern Ireland’, says Bill Clinton

A statement was issued by Bill and Hillary Clinton on the death of Martin McGuinness.

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