Leader's Scandal Puts Northern Ireland's Future in Doubt

Aidan O'Malley
1 min read

The abrupt departure of Jeffrey Donaldson, a key proponent for Northern Ireland's unity with the UK, has cast uncertainty over the already delicate power-sharing arrangement in Belfast. Donaldson, 61, was suspended by the Democratic Unionist Party amidst allegations of a historical nature, shortly after the Northern Ireland police arrested a man of the same age for suspected non-recent sexual offenses. These events have triggered concerns about the stability of the government in Belfast, as the scandal unfolds and Donaldson made the decision to delete his social media accounts.

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