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>> High stake talks begin between leaders in Northern Ireland on Monday, in the hope of saving their power sharing government. If they fail, power could be returned to the UK Parliament at Westminster for the first time in a decade. The talks follow Thursday's election, which saw Republican Sinn Fein's popularity rise sharply.
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But Sinn Fein was beaten by just one seat, by the Democratic Unionist party. It's the first time an Irish nationalist party has come so close to usurping the Unionists, who are still the majority population. Brexit adding to the divisions in the Northern Irish province, which voted to remain in the European Union last year, although many Unionists supported leaving.
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Under the 1998 Good Friday agreement that ended three decades of violence known as The Troubles, Nationalists and Unionists must run the government together. Sinn Fein and the DUP have three weeks to resolve their multiple differences. If their time runs out, Westminster will take over, and a fresh election will be called.