Protests planned as N Ireland matches no-government record

  • In this Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 file photo, a road sweeper van passes Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Protesters in Northern Ireland are demanding feuding political parties get back to governing, as the region matches a record for the world’s longest peacetime period without a government. Tuesday Aug. 28, 2018 marks 589 days since the Catholic-Protestant power-sharing administration collapsed in January 2017 over a botched green-energy project. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

LONDON — Protesters demanded Northern Ireland’s feuding political parties get back to governing, as the region matched a world record Tuesday for the longest peacetime period without a government.

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