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Tuesday, April 15

IRA 'explanation' keeps alive hope of peace deal: The Times
David Lister

Taoiseach, Blair study further response from IRA: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty and Mark Hennessy

Governments press IRA to say it will abandon terrorism: The Independent
David McKittrick

Trimble calls for pressure on IRA: UTV Internet

Sinn Féin chief attacks call for more clarity on peace from IRA: Financial Times
Christopher Adams

IRA deal within leaders' grasp: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling and Tom Brady

Clarity and certainty: (from
Danny Morrison

Progress but not enough clarity in the 'war' of words: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

It’s time to tell the plain, honest truth: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Tentative progress makes sense: Irish Examiner

SDLP could be a refreshing change from republican gamesmanship: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finlay

SDLP MPs criticised in Commons: BBC

Agent's secrets 'taken to grave': BBC

Men Who Hold Key to Killing: The News Letter
Stephen Dempster

Suspicion: (from
Fiona Brady

Millions 'Wasted on Loyalist Collusion Probe': The News Letter

Terrorism sponsored by Britain: The Guardian
Beatrix Campbell

Nelson death: (from

Unanswered questions: The Guardian

Finucane truth is still needed: (from the Irish News)

Victim to fight May election: (from the Irish News)
Roddy McGregor

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Para shot Bloody Sunday 'bomber': The Times
Christopher Walker

Soldier's 'nail bomber' evidence: BBC

British reveal existence of additional Bloody Sunday 'observers': Sunday Tribune
Eamonn McCann

Monday, April 14

Peace Snagged, I.R.A. Outlines Its Intentions: New York Times
Warren Hoge

IRA gives signal on disarming in peace statement: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

IRA statement of intent raises hopes of end to stalemate: The Independent
David McKittrick

Blair and Ahern to decide on statement by IRA: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Agreement flawed - DUP: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 10)
Noel McAdam

Tough talking leader 'fed up' with SF on violence: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Adams set for his key response in Tyrone: Ulster Herald (Apr 10)
Rosetta Donnelly

'Pussyfooting' Ahern refuses to condemn SF: Sunday Independent (Apr 13)
Jody Corcoran

Pressure on to save process: BBC
Mark Devenport

The deal is done, it's time to get used to it: Sunday Independent (Apr 13)

Ireland's Latest Crisis: Washington Times (Apr 13)
Mick Fealty

Nail the lie that Sinn Fein and the IRA are not one: Sunday Independent (Apr 13)

Sinn Fein's quibbling has to stop: The Guardian
Roy Hattersley

Sinn Fein-IRA are on an Iraq roll: Sunday Independent (Apr 13)
Eoghan Harris

Deal, interrupted / The IRA (again) refuses to let go of the past: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Stop paying lip service to peace: Irish Examiner

IRA fails to play its part in the process: Sunday Independent (Apr 13)

New calls for public inquiry into Finucane murder: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Informer 'saved lives' FRU boss: Sunday Life (Apr 13)
Stephen Breen

Exposed!: The Sunday Times (Apr 13)
Liam Clarke

Nelson's shadowy past: BBC

The Battle for Hearts and Minds: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Lest we forget those whom Irish history does not remember: Sunday Independent (Apr 13)

Sunday, April 13

Peace deal stalls again as IRA stays in business: The Observer
Henry McDonald

Peace deal talks at an end - Sinn Fein: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Pressure increases on IRA to declare its war is over: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and Chris Ryder

Talks to break deadlock continue: BBC

Next 48 hours crucial for NI - Taoiseach: RTE

Durkan on peace impasse: UTV Internet

Belfasters plead - We still need the IRA: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Donaldson in warning over SF stalling: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Pols Agree North Deal Near: Irish Voice/
Debbie McGoldrick

Peace pressure: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Pressure on to save process: BBC
Mark Devenport

Republicans should not call the shots: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

The week when it was time for ambiguity to stop: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

A one-sided zeal for peace: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Good Friday Agreement Still Only Way Forward: Derry Journal (Apr 8)

Not Firm Ground But Wet Sand: Prevaricating For Peace: The Blanket (Apr 10)
Paul A. Fitzsimmons

Let's see a future without the IRA: Belfast Telegraph

A New Era Dawns: Irish Voice/

Power to ring IRA change: The Sunday Times

The News from Ireland: National Review
John Derbyshire

McKevitt could be out in two years if he accepts plea deal: Sunday Business Post
Barry O'Kelly

Army agent at centre of Ulster scandal dies: Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

Stevens to quiz IRA mole on murder: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Prague arrest was 'peace process smokescreen': Sunday Life, (Apr 6)

RUC widows gave voice to bereaved: (from the Irish News, Apr 2)
Valerie Robinson

Saturday, April 12

U.S. Envoy Puts Peace-Plan Onus on I.R.A.: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Provos must make historic change to seal deal, Haas insists: Irish Independent
John Devine

Republicans reject blame for setback: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Sinn Fein control over IRA in doubt as arms deal stalls: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Sinn Fein and IRA 'not separate': BBC

New bid to rescue peace blueprint after IRA's gamble backfires: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Paisley warning over Blair: UTV Internet

Taoiseach and Adams meet today on North deadlock: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

N. Ireland Peace Plans Withheld: Los Angeles Times (Apr 11)
William Wallace

'Agreement must strengthen union': UTV Internet

Finally calling their bluff after all the promises: Irish Independent

NI blueprint postponement: BBC
Mark Devenport

Tough weekend for Sinn Fein as pressure mounts: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

Comical Ali and Tone fighting on same front: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Bush demands more from IRA so Blair and Bertie must wait: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Bad timing: The Times

Time to take the gun out of politics: Irish Examiner

Only clarity and certainty will do: Belfast Telegraph

Credibility of the GFA is in danger: (from the Irish News)

Army had 'hundreds' of agents in IRA: The Guardian
Nick Hopkins, Rosie Cowan and Richard Norton-Taylor

Interface school 'may be another Holy cross': Belfast Telegraph
Kim Kelly

Warfield to hit the right ‘Tone’ for Holy Cross gig: (from

How the 'Colombia 3' trial is turning into a FARCe: Irish Independent
Ben Quinn

Colombia tapes to be examined: BBC

Colombia IRA suspect in Ireland at time, trial told: Belfast Telegraph

New UVF Murals to Reflect a Quest for 'the Best': The News Letter (Apr 4)
Gemma Murray

Friday, April 11

Blair delays Ulster blueprint as IRA refuses to disarm: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Peace process held up by 'inadequate' IRA declaration: The Independent
David McKittrick

IRA arms stance blamed for deadlock: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Society should not be held to ransom - Trimble: UTV Internet

Delay is not our fault, Adams insists: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

North issues can be resolved - Taoiseach: RTE

Next 72 hours hold key to success or failure: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

Paisley blasts Blair: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Blueprint for a restored Stormont: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

How IRA statement fell down at the final hurdle: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

The post 9/11 world has changed but some are still living in past: The Times
Paul Bew

Time to man pumps as good ship Agreement runs aground: Irish Independent

Pressure growing on IRA to make convincing move that war is over: Irish Examiner
Pat Brosnan

When an armlock becomes a stranglehold: Irish Independent

Why Bush was so 'excited' by what he found in Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

False prophesy from the US: (from

They'll kiss Irish tots as they bomb Iraqi cots: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Planet Ulster: The Guardian

Ulster is no exception: Daily Telegraph

Postponing talks was prudent: Irish Examiner

Diplomat met accused in Cuba, court told: Irish Independent
Ben Quinn

Plastic Bullet Ban the First Move: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Crying out for policing: (from

Cross-border law reform on way: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Victims were not innocent - Paras leader: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran O'Neill

Soldier denies 'disrespect': (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Thursday, April 10

'Peace' document puts IRA under pressure to end fight: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Loyalists signal positive reaction to IRA move: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

New NI peace plan may be imminent: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Plan to rebuild the peace process: BBC
Brian Rowan

Ahern, Blair in final push to get peace deal back on track: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling and Bernard Purcell

Dodds anger at on-the-run proposal: UTV Internet

Cinderella could spoil the big party: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Blair's duty is to consult all the people: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Emerald Summit: National Review (Apr 9)
David Quinn

Familiar message still packs punch: (from the Irish News)

Moment of truth for peace process: Belfast Telegraph

US policy and Northern Ireland: BBC (Apr 8)

Bush nails his colours to the mast at Hillsborough: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Doubt cast on Colombia evidence: BBC

Colombia lawyers contest sightings: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Former RUC man facing charges in Hamill case: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Loyalist murderer jailed for 27 years: The Herald
Damien Henderson

Gang rails at Gregg suspects: UTV Internet

Firebomb 'Latest Bid by Prisoners to be Segregated': The News Letter (Apr 4)

Real IRA bombers jailed: The Guardian
Nick Hopkins

Confidence Key for Border Protestants: The News Letter
Christina O'Rourke

Bloody Sunday Inquiry update: UTV Internet

Army 'Knew' McGuiness did not Fire: The News Letter

Wednesday, April 9

Bush Pledges to Help as Ulster Nears a Junction in Peace Path: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Bush urges IRA to seize historic chance: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Deal will kick-start agreement, says Ahern: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Adams on Bush meeting: UTV Internet

North package not a 'done deal', governments admit: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Action, not words, needed - DUP: UTV Internet

DUP refuses to meet US envoy after talks 'snub': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Summit 'may be catalyst for settlement': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

For all the doubts, peace is taking hold in Ireland: The Independent
David McKittrick

Ireland of the Welcomes: Counterpunch (Apr 8)
Harry Browne

Peace work in Ireland: Boston Globe (Apr 8)

The Bush card: The Times

When Promise of Peace Prevailed: The News Letter
Richard Sherriff

Belfast trip courts Irish American vote: (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

Geography errors underscore Bush's low interest in Belfast: Boston Globe
Anne E. Kornblut

Bombs case accused 'has alibi': The Guardian
Sibylla Brodzinsky

Colombia trial resumes: BBC

Loyalist killer to be sentenced: BBC

Unionists warn on bullets change: BBC (Apr 4)

Plastic bullets: no early moves: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 4)
Chris Thornton

Real IRA cell guilty of car bombings: The Guardian
Nick Hopkins

Real IRA bombers were planning fourth attack: The Times
Stewart Tendler

Dublin-born Irish Guards soldier killed during advance into Basra: The Irish Times (Apr 8)
Deaglan de Breadun and Joe Humphreys

Why an Irishman gave his life: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Tuesday, April 8

US visit to 'peaceful' Ulster fuels hopes for breakthrough on arms: The Independent
David McKittrick

Bush visit raises hopes for swift IRA peace deal: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Bush wants closure on the Irish war: Irish Examiner
Fionnan Sheahan

Moment of truth for IRA, Trimble insists: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

SF say issues need resolved: UTV Internet

Adams rejects boycott calls over meeting the President: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Four steps to restore power sharing: The Times
David Lister

Crucial week for NI process: BBC
Martina Purdy

Sinn Féin headed for top posts, DUP warns: (from the Irish News, Apr 4)

Jaw-jaw, spin, peace, war and Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Belfast just the place to talk war and peace: The Herald
Michael Settle

Putting Ulster on map: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Ulster village chosen as safest venue for war summit: The Times
David Lister

It was almost like old times, except for the US flags: Irish Independent

Riot police bar protesters' way: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Pro and anti-Agreement parties united in criticism over visit: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Can Belfast deliver a peace dividend?: The Scotsman
Jason Beattie

Irish republicans accuse Bush of using visit to justify war: The Times
Rosemary Bennett and David Lister

Red faces all round as Blair brings an unwelcome guest: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Doing war and peace despite the contradictions: Irish Independent


Colombia trial resumes: BBC

Colombia 3 to use forensic evidence: Irish Independent
Ben Quinn

Is Sinn Fein grassroots behind leaders on police?: Impartial Reporter (Apr 3)

'Not there yet, but 50/50 policing is holding steady': (from the Irish News, Apr 4)
Sharon O’Neill

Revealed - 14 W Belfast Catholics apply to join the PSNI: (from

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Army chief gives as good as he gets at Bloody Sunday inquiry: Financial Times
Jimmy Burns

Bloody Sunday Inquiry update: UTV Internet

Monday, April 7

Bush Visit Seen as Hopeful Sign for Ulster Impasse: New York Times
Warren Hoge

Five days that could bring peace to Ulster: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Leaders meet to give peace talks shot in the arm: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon

Belfast hopes for peace and expects protest: The Times
David Lister

Leaders will urge parties to seize the chance of agreement: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

US officials feel it 'somewhat unwise' to host summit here: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 4)
Sean O'Driscoll

Bush must 'get tough' with IRA: BBC

Adams will tell Bush he's anti-war: UTV Internet

Thousands expected for anti-war rally at Hillsborough: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

US to give $50m aid to North development: Irish Independent

From Belfast to Bethlehem: Daily Telegraph

A visit to Belfast will give George Bush timely lessons in geography, politics and nation-building: The Independent

Basra and Belfast: The Times

The British Traded Rights for Security, Too: Washington Post (Apr 6)
Laura K. Donohue

Sending the Army into Ulster or B52s into Vietnam did not win hearts and minds: The Times
Kevin Toolis

'British is best' claims scoffed at by nationalists: Sunday Business Post, (Apr 6)
Paul T Colgan

Irish diplomat called as a witness in Colombian trial: Irish Examiner
John Breslin

I was set up - prisoner denies part in Ulster bombing: Sunday Life, (Apr 6)
Kevin Livingstone

Action Group Reject Dunfanaghy's Sectarian Slur: Derry Journal (Apr 4)

Religious row in Republic village: UTV Internet

Reshuffle 'Could Help End Labour Membership Ban': The News Letter (Apr 4)

Omagh funding snub: Sunday Life, (Apr 6)
Alan Murray

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Jackson questioned tomorrow on 'Bloody Sunday' comments: UTV Internet

Sunday, April 6

Peace hopes rise on IRA pledge to end campaign: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

IRA defiance casts shadow over summit: The Observer
Henry McDonald and Nicola Byrne

Consensus? Time is running out: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Bush takes time out from war for our peace process: Sunday Independent

Bush's trip to Ulster shows how much he still needs Blair: Sunday Telegraph
Matthew d'Ancona

President's visit adds vital spark to Ulster talks: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Protest over Bush NI visit: BBC

Sinn Fein in Bush blockade: UTV Internet

With Friends Like These . . .: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

The two faces of Adams: The Observer
Henry McDonald

War dilemma for Sinn Fein as Bush visits: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and Scott Millar

You owe us a few favours, George: disband the IRA's Republican Guard: Sunday Independent
Eoghan Harris

Peace on their minds: BBC
Mark Devenport

War and peace: Belfast Telegraph

Endgame in Ireland: Irish Voice/

Battle for Baghdad unlikely to turn into another Belfast: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Lessons of the North have export value: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

A fine line divides zeal and fanaticism: (from the Irish News, Apr 4)
Denis Bradley

Plastic bullet alternative 'in sight': BBC (Apr 3)
Brian Rowan

Shockwaves from garda killing are still felt today: (from the Irish News, Apr 2)
Valerie Robinson

Army 'helped loyalists to target the IRA': Independent on Sunday
David McKittrick

MPs move on UDA threat to journalist: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Member of UK Unionist Party resigns: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

‘Rules may hinder search for truth’: (from the Irish News, Apr 3)

Saturday, April 5

Bush, Blair To Meet in N. Ireland Next Week: Washington Post
Glenn Frankel

Bush, Blair meeting in Belfast symbolic: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Blair to meet Bush in Belfast next week in 'payback': Financial Times
John Murray Brown

President Bush set for historic North visit as Provos finally ready to end struggle: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling, Senan Molony, Tom Brady and Susan Garraty

IRA under pressure to guarentee GFA survival: UTV Internet

Bush will bid to kick-start North peace process: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Blair's support is rewarded by visit from Bush: Daily Telegraph
George Jones

Provos to hand over all weapons: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Progress being made in talks: BBC

Trimble warns leaders on mixed signals: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Trimble sees prospect of settlement: UTV Internet

White House 'X' factor to provide the crucial nudge: Irish Independent
Bernard Purcell

DUP criticise decision not to meet them: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

High hopes that visit will get accord back on rails: Irish Independent
Senan Molony and Brian Dowling

Major Speaks of Peace Hopes: The News Letter

SDLP slams Northern Ireland war summitry: RTE

Taking our corners on war in Iraq: (from the Irish News, Apr 3)
Brian Feeney

Bush running scared of anti-war movement: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Colombia Three case restarts: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Orange Halls Banned as Polling Stations: The News Letter

UDA reject Editor threat: UTV Internet

The Sunday World boycott must end: (from the Irish News, Apr 1)

SDLP chair hits out at PSNI director on criticism: RTE

Church denies policing claim: BBC

SF stance on police college is slammed: Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney

SDLP in policing row with Sinn Féin: (from
Andrea McKernon

Friday, April 4

Cowen, Murphy holding North talks: RTE

NI talks continue: UTV Internet

Durkan calls time on 'nonsense posturing': (from the Irish News)
William Graham

Another resurrection or a new beginning?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

‘SF’s arrogance will lead to agreement failure’: (from the Irish News)
William Graham

RUC men may face charges on loyalist murders: The Times
Stewart Tendler

Security chiefs to oppose call for probe into army collusion with loyalist paramilitaries: Financial Times
Jimmy Burns and John Murray Brown

Ulster murder mystery: Daily Telegraph

SF closing gap on policing - MacLaughlin: UTV Internet

Kelly says 'no' to police board: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Policing 'remains a stumbling block': BBC
Brian Rowan

Ard fheis leaves big issue hanging: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Sky High Cost of Police Reforms: The News Letter

Call off elections - UUP man: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Pols back Gilman for Dublin posting: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

Omagh bomb probe 'is moving forward': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Omagh Attack Report 'May Offer Hope of Arrests': The News Letter

RUC widows back Garda McCabe campaign: (from the Irish News, Apr 2)
Valerie Robinson

Own goals and more apologies: (from

Coalition has learned no lessons from Bloody Sunday: Belfast Telegraph
Eamonn McCann

Bloody Sunday repeat for Iraq war boss: (from

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

General to give evidence at Inquiry: UTV Internet

Thursday, April 3

Trimble and Adams, a tale of two leaders: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Can a deal be done by Easter?: Irish World
Donal Mooney

Adams ard fheis speech pulls in 100,000 viewers: (from the Irish News, Apr 1)
Valerie Robinson

The transformation of Sinn Fein: Irish Echo

Secret Army unit aided loyalist assassins: Daily Telegraph
Philip Johnston

New evidence could reopen killings probe: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Report will reveal Army links with paramilitaries: Daily Telegraph
Philip Johnston

Undercover operatives claim their work saved lives: Daily Telegraph
Philip Johnston

2 cops suspended over loyalist bomb plot: News of the World (Mar 30)
Martin Breen

UPRG may hold loyalists’ key to moving forward: (from the Irish News, Mar 31)
Roy Garland

The Horse's Head: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

New hope in policing college battle: Belfast Telegraph
Sarah Brett

PSNI severance payments of £126m: UTV Internet

Man denies arms charges: BBC

Bomb-plot jury sent home again: UTV Internet

Troubles victims 'need more aid': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Victims' familes demand inquiry into Omagh truth: UTV Internet

Election timetable is now in doubt: Belfast Telegraph

Limerick feud role denied by CIRA: (from the Irish News)
Valerie Robinson

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Paras chief: Bloody Sunday mission was arrests, not kills: UTV Internet

Bloody Sunday 'An Assault on Civil Rights Marchers': The News Letter

Wednesday, April 2

Dublin Could Fund North-South Police Academy: The News Letter

Durkan on election speculation: UTV Internet

Garda murder still haunts SF: (from the Irish News, Mar 31)

SDLP write to Orde over Loughinisland inquiry: RTE

Confirmation of Stevens publication: (from the Irish News, Mar 31)
John Manley

Will the lessons of fighting in Ulster help army in the battle for Baghdad?: The Independent
David McKittrick

Marchers 'Take Steps for Justice': The News Letter (Mar 31)

"Stop the Deportation of the Irish in America!": The Blanket
Seán O'Neill

Iraq – it’s a Falls or Shankill issue really: (from the Irish News)
Andrew Boyd

Silently hugging our little destiny again: Irish Independent

We’re against the war and we don’t think much of our own lot either: Irish Examiner
Fergus Finley

Developer claims town 'being run by Protestants': Irish Independent
Anita Guidera

Sinn Fein Urged to Join SDLP in pro-Euro Campaign: The News Letter

Hume Arrives in Sri Lanka: The News Letter

Soldier defends paratroops' conduct: BBC

Tuesday, April 1

Sinn Féin puts acceptance of Ulster police reform on hold: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Policing 'will be in future Assembly': Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Stormont minister for policing a central Sinn Fein demand: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Blair accused of delay on cutting troops: Belfast Telegraph

UUP Special Branch claim: UTV Internet

Bias Alleged on Police Partners: The News Letter

Sinn Fein should join the Police Board now: Belfast Telegraph

No surprises as Sinn Fein go 'live': BBC

Human Rights Commission to 'ask tough questions': RTE

Sinn Fein 'selective' on rights: BBC

Blair's political downfall now looms large: Irish Independent

Baghdad in an Omagh perspective: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Man held after arms find: BBC

Editor wins backing in fight against threat: Belfast Telegraph
Maureen Coleman

Funding call for loyalist areas: BBC

Spaniards to Get Special Welcome: The News Letter
Ian Starrett

Ombudsman to probe Short Strand riots incident: UTV Internet

From red carpet to red faces as English rugby apologises: Irish Independent
Grainne Cunningham and Gene McKenna

The last vestiges of empire: Irish Examiner

Baton chargers - Strippers' RUC uniforms a hit with hardliners: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

--------- Bloody Sunday News ---------

Colonel 'Has Never Thought About' Bloody Sunday Errors: The News Letter


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