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Image caption Stormont has been without a devolved government since January 2017. It is understood the British and Irish governments are planning to set up fresh talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley and Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney are likely to make an announcement on Friday. The plan would see new talks taking place after the council elections in Northern Ireland on 2 May. It follows the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry last week. Ms McKee, 29, was shot last Thursday while observing rioting in Derry, and hundreds of mourners attended her funeral on Wednesday. Image caption Lyra McKee was shot dead last week Full story

25 April