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Wednesday, April 30

'Flexible' Ulster poll date awaits deal with IRA: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Blair-Trimble talks may decide fate of elections: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty and Mark Brennock

Trimble to push for assembly poll to be postponed: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

McDowell calls for IRA clarification: RTE

Trimble is right to demand clear and plain answers from Sinn Fein on arms and war: Irish Independent

IRA's latest 'Riverdance': Seattle Times (Apr 29)

Cowen refuses to rise to Paisley tirade: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan and Mary Dundon

Durkan Donning Trimble's Clothes - McLaughlin: Derry Journal

Blast of bigotry sounds start of another Paisley campaign: Irish Independent

Prospect looms of shambolic election: Belfast Telegraph

Talks with Sinn Fein bugged by MI5, claim authors: The Independent
David McKittrick

How bugging revealed Mowlam’s cosy chats: The Times
David Lister

‘Tony's not going to walk away from this’: The Times

Sinn Fein pair seen as legitimate targets: The Times
Michael Evans

Future 'spies' at risk Orde told: Sunday Life (Apr 27)
Alan Murray

Bereaved Families of Loyalist Collusion Poised to Sue MoD: The News Letter (Apr 28)
Ian Starrett

Inquiry could just increase bitterness: (from the Irish News)
Breidge Gadd

PSNI recruitment blasted: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

PSNI on course for Patten target: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

IRSP need to get a grip: (from, Apr 24)

Gunrunner to plea for suspended sentence: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 23)
Sean O'Driscoll

Lacking Credibility: The Blanket (Feb 25)
Bert Ward

Political murals must go — Alliance: (from the Irish News, Apr 28)
Patricia O’Hara

Tuesday, April 29

Adams' speech not enough to lift suspension, says Trimble: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

No power-sharing unless the IRA acts, says Trimble: The Independent
David McKittrick

Trimble casts shadow over push for peace: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Blair asks IRA for clarity: The Times
David Lister

Governments 'within a whisker' of getting deal, claims Ahern: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna

Mutual Assurance Must Replace Mutual Attrition - Durkan: The News Letter

Where the parties stand . . . and what the future might hold: Irish Independent

Keenan says struggle 'far from being over': Irish Independent
George Jackson

Campaigns under way in NI: BBC

Hutchinson calls on unionism to face down Sinn Féin: (from
Colm Heatley

Adams move 'muddies the waters': BBC
Martina Purdy

Axis of prejudice stands ready to gain from elections: Irish Independent

In Adams speak, the IRA is to have the last word: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

The IRA will not be humiliated: The Guardian
Danny Morrison

Gerry was born on a bed of four-leafed clovers: The Times
Michael Gove


Reinventing reunification makes sense: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Nelson's death - MoD have still not told family: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Pope’s encyclical on Communion criticised: (from the Irish News, Apr 19)
Valerie Robinson

Loyalists 'behind police shooting': BBC

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Bloody Sunday inquiry to hear from former spy: Financial Times
Jimmy Burns

Monday, April 28

Sinn Fein Leader Pledges Full Disarmament of the I.R.A.: New York Times
Warren Hoge

IRA 'moving towards closure of conflict': The Independent
David McKittrick

Ahern and Blair give Adams a positive response: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Politicians now hope to break deadlock: Irish Independent
Louise McCall

N. Ireland unionists slam Sinn Fein peace offering: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

Ulster election in doubt as Adams speech fails to convince unionists: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

McGuinness - 'This is a defining moment. Now others must seize it': The Independent
David McKittrick

Ulster may elect non-sitting assembly: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Deal closer after Adams' speech clears up two out of three crucial points: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

More questions than answers for Bertie: Sunday Life (Apr 27)

Yet another anti-climax in Northern Ireland: Chicago Sun Times (Apr 22)
John O'Sullivan

Spotlight switches over to Trimble as Adams delivers: Irish Independent

Delay poll and reap autumn harvest: Sunday Life (Apr 27)
Henry Patterson

Further clarification necessary: Irish Examiner

All down to the IRA: Sunday Life (Apr 27)

Hillsborough And The Anglo-American Agreement To Wage War: The Blanket (Apr 13)
Anthony McIntyre

Nelson died in Florida: Sunday Life (Apr 27)
Stephen Breen

Saville ruling may affect collusion inquiry: (from the Sunday Tribune, Apr 27)
Eamonn McCann

Close links of terror cell members: UTV Internet (Apr 8)

Fullerton Murder Claims Rubbished: Derry Journal (Apr 25)
Ian Cullen

Smyth has Commons Touch for Questions: The News Letter (Apr 10)

Sunday, April 27

Deadline to dissolve parliament hangs over peace: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

24 hours to save the peace process: (from The People)
Liz Trainor

Adams to speak at Stormont as deadline looms: UTV Internet

IRA set to reveal secret talks: The Sunday Times — link repaired
Liam Clarke

IRA has plans to break peace deadlock: Scotland on Sunday
Nicholas Christian

IRA statement release 'could move peace process forward': UTV Internet

Elections to go on ice until autumn: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack & Alan Murray

SF hits out at British demands: Sunday Business Post
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Sinn Fein must treat history as just that: Sunday Independent

Blame game dominates ailing process: BBC
Martina Purdy

Blair is 'close' to a deal he said was sealed five years ago: Sunday Telegraph
Jenny McCartney

Three questions, five years and still no right answers: Sunday Independent

Is the promised land really so near?: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

The IRA isn't going to split up - both sides are agreed: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

They're guilty as hell: (from The People)
Martin Ingram

Top Army officer 'handed over IRA files to Adair': The Observer
Henry McDonald and Martin Bright

Top cop opens can of worms: Sunday Business Post
Paul T. Colgan

Why are the Welsh and Scots so normal?: (from the Irish News)
James Kelly

Police shot as sectarian riot flares: UTV Internet

Row over memorial service: BBC

IRA is not the real Army, says Fine Gael TD: Sunday Independent
Don Lavery

Police examine IRA investments: The Sunday Times
Maeve Sheehan

Border Protestants live in fear of a hopeless future: Impartial Reporter (Apr 17)

NIO announces 'Troubles money': BBC

Celtic party to banish bigotry: Sunday Herald
Jenifer Johnston and Liam McDougall

Saturday, April 26

Parties win more time in bid to break North deadlock: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor and Louise McCall

Appeal for pressure on IRA: BBC

No British or Unionist Clarity - Says McGuinness: Derry Journal

The push for peace — What should republicans do?: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O'Neill

Greens want 'meaningful' election: UTV Internet

Empey argues against holding Assembly poll: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Trimble slammed over RIR letter: UTV Internet

Indifference to peace process on the streets: (from the Irish Times, Apr 25)
Suzanne Breen

Unionists convinced we drag our heels over change: Irish Independent
Bruce Arnold

The time is right for Adams to confront old republican demons: Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Ireland's reluctant victors: New York Post (Apr 25)

The end of the road: The Guardian

A moment for clarity in a place accustomed to creative ambiguity: The Independent (Apr 24)

Last gasp efforts to avoid a crisis: Belfast Telegraph

"In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash": The Blanket (Apr 13)
Paul A. Fitzsimmons

Campaign gives Colombia a lesson in political efficiency: Irish Echo
Stephen McKinley

Stevens Ulster arson claim 'nonsense': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Orde Wright 'snub': Sunday Life (Apr 20)
Chris Anderson

Families move after threats: BBC

Attack on Catholic Family 'Barbaric' - Unionist: The News Letter

Fleeing family gets court protection over identity: Irish Independent
Ivan McMichael

Warning to councils flying the Union flag: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Flag-raisers divisive, says MLA: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 23)
Kim Kelly

Two seized in operation against Real IRA: Irish Examiner
Tony Purcell and John Breslin

Drumcree tensions mounting already: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Friday, April 25

Haass wants elections irrespective of IRA deal: Irish Independent
Susan Garraty & Dominic Cunningham

United States backs Blair demand for IRA peace clarification: Irish Examiner
Mary Dundon and Aidan Hennigan

Sinn Fein chairman won't budge on Blair's demands: Irish Independent
Eugene Moloney

Stormont parties press for election: The Scotsman
John Innes

Trimble 'Running Scared' on Elections: The News Letter

Frustration at political deadlock: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey, Roddy McGregor, Simon Doyle and Brian Campbell

UUP reveal their hand: (from
Jarlath Kearney

Peace and not violence is real fear: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Questions that must be answered: Belfast Telegraph

The choice for the IRA is clear: (from the Irish News)

Let's get it on Tony: (from

Army's spy may be 'muckiest stone' in dirty war: (from the Sunday Life, Apr 20)
John Ware

The double agent who helped run terror cell: The Observer (Apr 20)
Henry McDonald

UDA Leader's Murder 'Must be Included in Collusion Inquiry': The News Letter

Is Stevens playing truth or dare?: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Where the blame really lies: (from
Des Wilson

Collusion to kill / Catholic blood on British hands: Minneapolis Star Tribune

Let Truth Out in N. Ireland: Los Angeles Times (Apr 24)

Soldier's Dublin funeral is first since partition: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

So who's neutral now?: Sunday Business Post (Apr 20)
Pat Leahy

The hope in faith: The Observer (Apr 20)
Henry McDonald

For Heaven’s sake, feel free to express your beliefs: The Sunday Times (Apr 20)
David Quinn

Thursday, April 24

IRA failed on three fronts, says Blair: Daily Telegraph
Andrew Sparrow and Thomas Harding

Sinn Fein angered by Blair's three questions to IRA: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Blair challenge angers Sinn Féin but gets Government backing: Irish Examiner
Fionnán Sheahan

Gap Between Blair and IRA 'May Be Too Big': The News Letter

Trimble backs Blair on IRA: BBC

Deadlock may put Stormont poll at risk: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Stormont members pack up, but have no place to go: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Plain speaking hits peace process: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Why Blair is turning up heat on IRA: The Scotsman
Alison Hardie

Secret trysts to cosy chats - how No 10 embraced republicans: The Independent
David McKittrick

Still passing the buck on who is to blame for breakdown: Irish Independent

Sinn Fein asked for it...Blair and Ahern wanted it... and we need it: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

'No end in endgame' for war and IRA: Sunday Independent (Apr 20)

In and out: The Times

Northern Agreement - Ambiguity threatens fragile peace: Irish Examiner

Calling the IRA's bluff: Daily Telegraph

Price of the truth about Finucane: The Guardian
John Ware

FRU were not alone in the ‘secret war’: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

Patriot games for hypocrites: Nando Times (Apr 20)
Marin Sieff

Stevens inquiry exposes NI divisions: BBC (Apr 18)
Kevin Connolly

Looking to the past with 20:20 vision: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Mole Hunt!: Sunday Life (Apr 20)

Massacre casts shadow over trial: Irish Echo
Stephen McKinley

Outrage as two boys are tarred: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Terrorists 'are child abusers': Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge

Wednesday, April 23

IRA 'was ready to make major move on weapons': Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Blair to reject IRA offer: RTE

Blair set to disclose new push for North deal today: Irish Independent
Alison O'Connor

United Ireland possible only with consent - SDLP: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

NI deal possible says Adams: BBC

Prospect of a republican split unlikely: (from the Irish News)
Patrick Murphy

"We won the war, Now let's win the peace": The Blanket

Of peace and protest for Irish on Easter: Newark Star Ledger (Apr 21)
John Farmer

Rescuing peace in N. Ireland: Cleveland Plain Dealer (Apr 18)

Let's Drop the Blame Game: Derry Journal (Apr 18)

Peace will bloom again: (from, Apr 21)

RIR a casualty of changing times: Belfast Telegraph

'First They Murdered Stephen, Then the Truth': Derry Journal (Apr 18)

Names left out to protect future court proceedings: The Times (Apr 18)
David Lister

Brian Nelson: The Guardian (Apr 17)
Paul Foot

Chilling collusion / British forces aided Protestant killers in Belfast: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Judicial Inquiry into Fincuane Murder: Derry Journal (Apr 18)

Murder in Ireland: Albany Times Union (Apr 22)

Cabinet poser on full British honours for Irish soldier: Dublin Daily (Apr 17)
Ken Whelan

Dublin-born Irish Guardsman killed in Iraq to be laid to rest today: Irish Examiner
Eddie Cassidy

Anger over restrictions on loyalist band parade: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McHugh

Holy Cross School Hopes to Bridge Chasm: The News Letter (Apr 10)
Gemma Murray

New concern over plastic bullets: UTV Internet (Apr 7)

Report on plastic bullets is welcome: (from the Irish News, Apr 8)

Tuesday, April 22

Premiers faced with talks collapse as poll looms: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Sinn Fein coup as regiment faces axe: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

DUP claims 'deal is done' on RIR: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry

Do as Countess Markievicz would, North parties urged: Irish Independent
Anita Guidera

Keenan - No go on police: (from
Aidan Crean

IRA gang bosses thwarting peace, warns Trimble: Daily Telegraph (Apr 19)
Thomas Harding

Robinson lashes out at Trimble: (from the Irish News)
William Scholes

A Definite Maybe: Irish Voice/

Election shambles ahead as the cards fall in favour of the Provos: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Victory for the extremes will doom the Belfast Agreement: Daily Telegraph
Paul Bew

Nothing can be gained from North's farcical poll: Irish Independent (Apr 19)

Killer and liar bids to subvert Stevens report: Irish Independent

The Stevens report was just one more exercise in self-flagellation: The Independent (Apr 21)
Bruce Anderson

Stress must not be on retribution: (from the Irish News)
Roy Garland

Brigadier facing the questions: (from the People, Apr 20)
Greg Harkin

'A force within a force': The Times (Apr 18)
David Lister, Rosemary Bennett and Richard Ford

Claudy Dead are 'Being Forgotten': The News Letter (Apr 17)

Apprentice Boys parade passes peacefully: UTV Internet

'Real' IRA pledges to keep up campaign: (from the Irish Times)
Suzanne Breen

Diesel fraud and eagle-eyed pensioner led to arrest of terrorists: Daily Telegraph (Apr 9)
John Steele

On the bombers' trail: BBC (Apr 8)
Danny Shaw

Slain Irish Guard to be buried in his native city: Irish Independent
Alan O'Keeffe

I'll name Stakeknife - Murder victim's father: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

CIRA fundraisers ‘being disrupted by ex-comrades’: (from the Irish News)

Houses get Irish name in spite of Unionists: Impartial Reporter (Apr 10)

Monday, April 21

Adams hints at divisions in IRA over disarming: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Adams rebuffs 'surrender' call: The Times
David Lister

Ahern and Adams clash over IRA statement: Irish Examiner
Fionnan Sheahan

Only IRA can end peace deal logjam, says Ahern: Irish Independent
Brian Dowling

McGuinness says statement clear: UTV Internet

Ahern says talks 'exhausting': BBC

'Untrue' that UVF saw IRA statement: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 17)
Chris Thornton

Bid to build bridges in North highlights difficult divisions: Irish Independent

An exasperated and final letter to P O'Neill: Sunday Independent (Apr 20)
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Peace process - All sides must make final push: Irish Examiner

Collusion unproven - claim: Sunday Life
Alan Murray

UDA gang 'sickened' they had shot Protestant student: Irish Independent (Apr 18)

Soldier at the heart of secret world: The Times (Apr 18)
Michael Evans

MoD backs brigadier amid claims of army collusion with terror gangs: Financial Times
Jimmy Burns

Dogged detective who was not scared off - even by fire-raisers: Daily Telegraph (Apr 18)
John Steele

The ever elusive truth: The Observer (Apr 20)
David Aaronovitch

Government must wait: Sunday Life

Uniformed British soldiers for funeral: Irish Examiner (Apr 18)
John Breslin

Honour where honour is due: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 16)
Steven King

Irish Soldiers in Iraq - Past and Present: Wild Geese
Kieron Punch

UK calls for neutrals to monitor hunt for weapons: The Guardian (Apr 16)
Nicholas Watt and Richard Norton-Taylor

Regardless of war outcome, Shannon decision right - Bertie: Sunday Independent (Apr 13)
Jody Corcoran

Resources to help bring the Enniskillen bombers to justice: Impartial Reporter (Apr 3)

A Protestant town for a Protestant people?: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 19)
Alf McCreary

Sunday, April 20

Ahern and Blair set to give up on NI deal: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and Stephen O’Brien

IRA in fresh blow to peace process: The Observer
Henry McDonald and Martin Bright

Governments hold fire until IRA makes clear move to disarm: Sunday Independent
Alan Murray

Alleged IRA top hawk pushes support for Sinn Fein: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

No happy returns for the peace process: Sunday Telegraph
Kevin Myers

Dancing to Sinn Fein's macabre melody: Sunday Independent
Alan Ruddock

'Flatlining' process options assessed: BBC
Mark Devenport

Sheer gall: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Republicans still dragging their heels: Sunday Independent
Joseph O'Malley

The blame game gives Stormont bad name: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Building a future we can all share: Belfast Telegraph

British Army ran second Ulster spy: The Observer
Martin Bright, Kamal Ahmed and Henry McDonald

Brigadier is suspended over Stevens report: Sunday Telegraph
David Bamber

Army ‘let informants die to save IRA mole’: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Collusion - the cover-up continues: Sunday Business Post
Paul T Colgan

UDA victim breaks 30–year silence: (from the Irish News)
Sharon O’Neill

200 Dead: (from The People)
Greg Harkin

Informer at heart of the UDA: The Observer
Henry McDonald

The denying game: Sunday Herald
Susan McKay and Liam McDougall

Former chief cop told MP Finucane had IRA link: (from The People)
Greg Harkin

More questions than answers: Scotland on Sunday
Mary Fitzgerald

Sir John’s report is stranger than fiction: (from the Irish News)
James Kelly

In fighting terror, foul means are self-defeating: Sunday Telegraph
Max Hastings

Drip, drip, drip of corruption and lies: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Justice for Finucane: Independent on Sunday

The Dublin road to truth: The Sunday Times

Unionists attempt to get elections suspended again: Sunday Business Post
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Ballot box now the real power: Sunday Business Post
Martin Mansergh

Revealed - Swiss bank linked to IRA Chief of Staff: Sunday Independent
Jimmy Guerin & Jim Cusack

Saturday, April 19

Officials to stay in touch with republicans to end deadlock: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan, Gerry Moriarty and Arthur Beesley

Peace process being jeopardised by 'hoods' within IRA, claims Trimble: The Independent
Paul Waugh

Little cheer at peace process's fifth birthday: The Scotsman
Alison Hardie

Adams confident of republican backing for peace process: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

The IRA's long, slow-motion farewell to arms: The Independent
David McKittrick

The looming end of the IRA: Boston Globe (Apr 18)
Padraig O'Malley

Good Friday pact's optimism dimmed by grim reality: The Scotsman
Joyce McMillan

Yes - Elections should go ahead after failure of deal: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

No - Postponing ballot better course of action: Irish Independent
Paul Bew

End the bloodshed, IRA widow asks Blair: New York Daily News
Corky Siemaszko

Judge 'unhappy' at Stevens release: BBC

Stevens report gives politicians much to ponder: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Loyalist victim's mother rejects call for inquiry: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Trimble calls for private inquiry: Irish Examiner
Jane Merrick

Collusion report 'delayed to avoid publicity': Irish Independent
Alan Erwin

Former minister 'ignorant of Army collusion': The Independent
Paul Waugh

The secrets Stevens didn't unearth: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

When state forces use terror tactics, terrorism is the inevitable winner: Irish Examiner
Ryle Dwyer

Collusion that led to schoolboy murder: (from
Andrea McKernon


Loyalist bid to avoid summer of violence: Irish Independent

Colombia Three Defense Begins: Irish Voice/
Mairead Carey

Give us a straight answer, Mitchel: Irish Independent

Friday, April 18

IRA statement 'unparalleled': BBC

Talks ongoing to end peace process deadlock: Irish Examiner
Dan Collins

Tensions rise amid vacuum as peace hopes put on hold: Irish Independent
Senan Molony and Brian Dowling

Allow Sinn Fein to find own political level: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

May election would only reward bigotry and extremism: Irish Independent
Henry Patterson

No weasels here – we’re crystal clear: (from the Irish News)
Jude Collins

Efforts to secure a deal must continue: Belfast Telegraph

Now is the time for patience: (from

British Forces Aided Hit Men, Report Charges: Washington Post
Glenn Frankel

Report Says British Officers Helped Kill Ulster Catholics: New York Times
Warren Hoge

British agents conducted illegal, secret war on IRA: The Independent
David McKittrick

Killing that exposed Army's unholy alliance: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Ministers may be questioned over cover-up: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan and Nick Hopkins

Finucane family fury at 'flawed' report: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Trail that led to collusion probe: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

The first cracks in the wall of silence round security forces: (from the Irish News)
Barry McCaffrey

Thatcher Cabinet pressed on dirty war against IRA: The Times
David Lister, Rosemary Bennett and Richard Ford

Finucane should not have been killed - but he was in the IRA: Daily Telegraph
Sean O'Callaghan

What the secret services got from loyalist terrorists: The Times
Ed Moloney

Turning a blind eye to murder: The Guardian
Peter Taylor


Loyalists ‘hired by businessmen to gun down SF councillor’: Irish Examiner (Apr 16)
Kieran McDaid

Bomb at my office a mass murder bid - MP: Belfast Telegraph
Jonathan McCambridge and David Young

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

‘Civilian opened fire’ claims soldier: (from the Irish News)
Seamus McKinney

Thursday, April 17

Blair's strategy on Ulster in ruins: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Ahern and Blair may suspend efforts for North deal: The Irish Times
Mark Brennock and Gerry Moriarty

Showdown as talks hit last chance saloon: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna, Conor Sweeney and Alison O'Connor

North poll on, with or without deal, says Ahern: Irish Independent

Peace Process Should Continue Without Sinn Fein - Donaldson: The News Letter

Trimble restarts war of words over peace: The Herald
Michael Settle

Time for Alice to get out of Wonderland: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Interesting times ahead in the North as elections approach: Irish Examiner
Noel Whelan

The fruits of victory: Irish World
Tom Griffin

Paperchase on IRA arms has echoes of 1923 Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Who holds all the aces at the poker table?: (from the Irish News)
Brian Feeney

It is time now for IRA clarity on peace: Belfast Telegraph

Force is not enough: The Guardian (Apr 9)
Jonathan Freedland

Donaldson Floats Iraq Role for ex-RUC Staff: The News Letter
Lesley Walsh

Scandal of Ulster's secret war: The Guardian
Nick Hopkins and Rosie Cowan

14 years and £10m but no answers, says victim's wife: The Times
David Lister

McGuinness expresses Stevens’ concerns: (from, Apr 7)

Will Ulster's dirty war claim one of Britain's most senior soldiers?: The Independent
Jason Bennetto

Playing dirty was all part of 'big boy games': Financial Times
Jimmy Burns and John Murray Brown

Stevens turns focus on secret agent within IRA: The Independent
Jason Bennetto

Exposing the dirty war: The Sunday Times (Apr 13)
John Ware

Loyalist groups meet disarmament boss: UTV Internet

Alliance calls for shake-up of votes system: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

All RIR battalions 'to be disbanded': UTV Internet

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

Ex-Para Denies Shooting Woman: The News Letter

Agent doubts Infliction claim: (from the Irish News)

Wednesday, April 16

Issue of 'clarity' deadlocks peace process: The Scotsman
Alison Hardie

Taoiseach and Blair to meet as hopes of North deal fade: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Splits emerge as time takes toll on peace plan: Irish Independent
Gene McKenna and Senan Molony

Unionists reject IRA terror clarification: The Times
David Lister

IRA 'must embark on a non-military future': Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

UUP's General Call to Arms: The News Letter
Ciaran McKeown

Only lip service paid to loyalists - Ervine: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Why America is rapidly losing interest in the peace process: Belfast Telegraph
Sean O'Driscoll

US role should not be underestimated: (from the Irish News)
Ray O'Hanlon

A new world order but fixing the North may be more complex: Irish Independent

No Friends of the Irish: New York Times

Let’s reject all ambiguity: (from the Irish News)

My part in the dirty war: The Guardian
Martin Ingram

Nelson killing - RUC hoped to charge loyalist: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 11)

Agent Brian Nelson's post mortem a matter for his family, says NIO: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Thornton

Ulster double agent cries foul: The Guardian
Nick Hopkins

Justice is the main priority: (from the Irish News, Apr 4)

SDLP Replies to Commons Attack: The News Letter

Labour Party 'under pressure': UTV Internet

Family salutes their son killed in war: Irish Independent
John Lawrence

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

Soldier admits - I lied to reporters: Belfast Telegraph
Larry Deeney


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