A Crash Course On N. Ireland's Latest Political Crisis
Northern Ireland's government is on the brink of falling apart. Here's a brief guide to the basics of the region's political strife.By Matt Picht | September 10, 2015
The political future of Northern Ireland is in jeopardy following the mass resignation of several politicians from key government posts.
Their abdications could reshape the face of Northern Ireland, but it can be a bit tough to understand from the outside. Here's a brief guide to the key parts of the region's latest political crisis.
Northern Ireland is the part of the country that still technically belongs to the U.K., and how locals feel about that probably determines their politics. Unionist parties want Northern Ireland to stay part the U.K., while Republicans favor more independence.