Mark Durkan welcomes intervention in North talks

Critical talks are being held in Belfast and London today to determine the future of the Northern Assembly.

At Stormont, the Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will hold an urgent meeting with DUP leader Peter Robinson.

While the British Prime Minister and the Taoiseach meet at Downing Street to try and break the deadlock over policing and justice.

The Leader of the SDLP Mark Durkan is welcoming the involvment of Gordon Brown and Brian Cowen: