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The back-stop’s here? Bad puns with top political coverage from Northern Ireland. Red Lines brings you essential analysis and commentary by BBC NI’s politics team.

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The back-stop’s here? Bad puns with top political coverage from Northern Ireland. Red Lines brings you essential analysis and commentary by BBC NI’s politics team.

    Writ and Wrong

    Writ and Wrong

    Mark Carruthers is joined by libel lawyer Paul Tweed, the Belfast Telegraph's Sam McBride and former journalist and now Ulster Unionist MLA, Mike Nesbitt, to discuss his Private Members' Bill on updating defamation law in Northern Ireland.

    • 36 min
    Here we go again...

    Here we go again...

    With a new term at Stormont and an election on the way - Mark Carruthers as is joined by Health Correspondent, Marie-Louise Connolly, Business & Economics Editor, John Campbell & Political Editor, Enda McClafferty to discuss the challenges ahead.

    • 31 min
    The rise & fall of Edwin Poots

    The rise & fall of Edwin Poots

    Mark is joined by BBC's Mark Simpson, Belfast Telegraph's Suzanne Breen & the News Letter's Sam McBride

    • 30 min
    Sinn Féin's gambit?

    Sinn Féin's gambit?

    Mark chats to Enda McClafferty, Suzanne Breen & Chris Donnelly about Sinn Féin's Stormont strategy.

    • 28 min
    How to make capital on the Hill

    How to make capital on the Hill

    Mark Carruthers asks Peter Sheridan from Co-Operation Ireland, Professor Deirdre Heenan and Washington commentator Shane Greer who best speaks for Northern Ireland in Washington.

    • 27 min
    I'm a Politician... Get Me Out of Here!

    I'm a Politician... Get Me Out of Here!

    What will Arlene Foster do next? Mark chats to the FT's Henry Mance, former MP Anna Soubry & BBC News NI's Gareth Gordon.

    • 31 min

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