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Thursday, April 30

Duffy gets permission to contest 'prison bugging': UTV Internet

McGuinness undeterred by threats: Irish Voice/
Cahir O'Doherty

Police to investigate dissident websites: Tyrone Times

Army base where Birmingham Sapper murdered 'was on high alert': Birmingham Post (Apr 29)
Kat Keogh

Sinn Féin choosing words carefully: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O'Connor

Key election for unionism and nationalism: The News Letter
Sam McBride

God, according to Gerry Adams:
Mick Fealty

Believe me Gerry, I really know how you feel about Catholicism: Belfast Telegraph
Sharon Owens

Loyalists 'closer to decommissioning guns': UTV Internet

UPRG meet with church heads for discussions: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Allister hits out after Protestant homes targeted: The News Letter

Estate of fear as INLA 'mark its territory' in Model Farm: Down Democrat

Tesco in GAA row: The News Letter

Legacy body 'would blight lives of ex-police officers': Belfast Telegraph
Sam Lister

Immunity for RUC murder evidence: BBC

Screens for Hamill inquiry police:

Northern Ireland minister to seek damages for IRA victims from Gaddafi:
Henry McDonald

Robinson defends employing family: Belfast Telegraph

Paisley 'should have declared interest': The News Letter

NI parties vote on expense reform: BBC

One MLA for every 16,000 of us? We have let too many in already: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

MLAs seek transfer legal advice: BBC

Taoiseach has to fear the ones who never had it: The Times
David Wighton

Wednesday, April 29

Dissidents will not undermine cross-party administration in North, says Robinson: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Bobbies feel the heat on the beat – Fears of dissident attacks rife: (from the Irish Daily Star, Apr 27)
John Coulter

'Disgust' at bomb hoax that lasted for weeks: Belfast Telegraph
Matthew McCreary

Police condemn county Fermanagh security alert: UTV Internet

North deserves better than new generation of fanatics: Irish News
Fionnuala O'Connor

Despicable death threats: Derry Journal

Victims appointment 'not lawful': BBC

Rasharkin – A village under attack: Belfast Telegraph
Margaret Canning

Orange hall under attack: The News Letter

Adams is upbeat about united Ireland project: Belfast Media (Apr 27)

Adams' Presbyterian view no surprise – Moderator: The News Letter

Unionists at odds as EU hopefuls hand in papers: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

An opportunity for new political blood: Belfast Telegraph

CCTV footage 'crucial in schoolboy murder case': Belfast Telegraph

McIlveen accused facing sentencing: Irish News
Maeve Connolly

New Bill for family of Disappeared: The News Letter

Hope in IRA victim search: Irish Examiner
Elaine Keogh

Independent inquiry is needed for victims: Belfast Media (Apr 27)

Widow loses compo bid: Derry Journal

UUP's McCrea claims minister 'sectarian': Irish News
William Graham

Report queries the £57,000 office rent claimed by Paisleys: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Debate sends out clear'no fuel deal' message: The News Letter

Stormont expenses row – Payment rules don't serve politicians' or public's interest: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Idea of an executive powerless in economic matters is a myth: Irish News
Brendan Mulgrew

The ghost of history: Morning Star (Apr 27)
David Granville

Food scare 'hit trust in cross-border communication': Belfast Telegraph

Shrinking economy: The Irish Times

Tuesday, April 28

Dissidents blamed for house attack: The News Letter

"Some of us could lose our lives" – Mc Guinness on dissident threat: Derry Journal

Suffering the legacy of militant rhetoric: Irish News
Tom Kelly

Threats are an attack on politics: Belfast Telegraph

Loyalist taxi boss allowed to challenge cash refusal: UTV Internet

Straight talking likely if loyalists meet SDLP: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

Autumn decision for Eames-Bradley proposals: The News Letter

Legislation passed to help Disappeared families: UTV Internet

New site searched for Disappeared: BBC

Community divisions 'a bigger threat than financial slump': Belfast Telegraph

Cross-Border shopping levy could boost economy: The Irish Times
Francess McDonnell

MP expenses probe to scrutinise issue of double-jobbing politicians: Belfast Telegraph
David Gordon

Twilight Zone world avoids real politics: The News Letter
Alex Kane

It's time some politicians voted themselves out of a job: Belfast Telegraph
Ed Curran

Assembly faces hard decisions: The News Letter

EU vote where European issues probably won't be centre stage: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Protestants must preserve heritage': The News Letter

Shadow of the gunman fades from stage: BBC

Monday, April 27

McGuinness – dissidents could kill SF members: Irish News (Apr 25)
Seamus McKinney

Lady Sylvia stays quiet on UUP links with the Tories: Belfast Telegraph

Gerry's altar ego: Belfast Telegraph
John McGurk

Greens accuse Assembly parties of discrimination: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Financier 'in effect used by the IRA': Irish Examiner (Apr 25)
Liam Heylin

SF denies IRA bank role as man jailed: Irish News (Apr 25)
Maeve Connolly and Liam Heylin

Downfall of disgraced adviser barely mentioned in hometown: Irish Examiner (Apr 25)
Sarah Stack

Catholic delegation 'hopeful' after historic UPRG meeting: Irish News (Apr 25)
Allison Morris

A milestone in peace process: Irish News (Apr 25)

Church to investigate Ballymurphy massacre: Irish News (Apr 25)
Barry McCaffrey

Dig planned in Louth in search for Evans' body: Sunday Tribune (Apr 26)
Suzanne Breen

Father of gun attack victim challenges culprits to explain: Irish News (Apr 25)
Barry McCaffrey

Campbell determined to get Ulster Scots equality: Derry Journal

Grand Slam heroes to get Hillsborough party: Irish News (Apr 22)
Diana Rusk

New bridge but same old negativity: Derry Journal (Apr 21)
Norman Hamill

New school model still tramples on rights of the non-religious – Ireland is still failing in its responsibility to offer parents and children a religiously neutral educational choice: The Irish Times (Apr 14)
Dick Spicer

Budget cuts and Protestant schools: The Irish Times (Apr 25)

Sunday, April 26

Dissident republicans preparing to bomb UK: Sunday Telegraph
Sean Rayment

Recruitment of new Northern Ireland police officers 'unaffected' by dissidents: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese

The last republican: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Cameron makes NI cabinet pledge: BBC

Sir Reg defends link with Tories: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Murdered RUC man's mother supports march: The News Letter

First Northern Bank heist jailing could also be the last: Belfast Telegraph

Judge orders cash probe after Cunningham caged: Belfast Telegraph

Gerry Adams cuts out middleman with 'Protestant' beliefs: The Sunday Times
Lynne Kelleher

Loyalists promise to meet again with Catholic clergy: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

Republicans to blame for Shell plant break-in: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Writer wants an end to 'balaclava drama': The Observer
Henry McDonald

Basque separatist 'desperate to remain in Northern Ireland': Belfast Telegraph

Saturday, April 25

I will not live in fear, says threatened Martin McGuinness: The Times
David Sharrock

Public invited to give their views to SF leadership: Belfast Media

CIRA and Republican SF reject claims: Belfast Media
Ciarán Barnes

Children as young as nine in interface clashes: Irish News
Allison Morris

Cardinal meets group linked to UDA: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Family say they'll leave following 'intimidation': Belfast Media

Inquiry wants £12k from Paisley: BBC

Paisley won't contribute to Wright inquiry legal costs: UTV Internet

Northern Bank cash launderer jailed: UTV Internet

Gardaí were watching Cunningham before bank raid: The Irish Times
Barry Roche

Omagh help group set to open offices: The News Letter

Challenge over dissident emblems: The News Letter

New Finucane enquiry call: Irish Democrat (Mar 21)
David Granville

Ex-prisoner's widow launches new compo bid: Derry Journal

'UVF supergrass was drug addict': BBC

Hospital anger as Union Jack goes up: Belfast Media
Ciarán Barnes

Bid to remove Queen's portrait: The News Letter

'Police asked me to become informer on holiday' – claim: Derry Journal

Patriarch of troubled Philly family pleads guilty: Irish Echo
Susan Garraty

Protestant schools intensify campaign against cutbacks: The Irish Times
Sean Flynn

Friday, April 24

Dissident death threat to Martin McGuinness: Belfast Telegraph

Ex-soldiers warned of death threat from dissidents: Mid Ulster Mail

Dissident republicans send bullet in post to council staff: Belfast Telegraph
Deborah McAleese and Victoria O'Hara

Transformed republicanism: Down Democrat

McGlinchey son faces trial: The News Letter

No support for gun law: Derry Journal (Apr 21)

17th suspect quizzed in Quinn inquiry: RTE

Sheridan rules out running for PSNI job: Londonderry Sentinel

Cardinal and loyalists in meeting: BBC

Payments continue as legal decision delayed: Irish News
Allison Morris

Ex-prisoner's fight for £400,000 payout: Belfast Telegraph

Protestant man 'no longer feels safe' in Rasharkin: Ballymoney Times

MPs to quiz Omagh bomb probe chief: UTV Internet

Trial of four INLA-accused opens in Dublin: Irish News

Sentence for NI raid cash handler: BBC

Long Kesh could be a 'must see' attraction: Irish News
Jim Gibney

Films tell stories of Troubles survivors: Irish News
Marie Louise McCrory

Dodds warned on cutting departments to pre-devolution levels: The Irish Times
Dan Keenan

Irish PM Cowen cancels trip to U.S.: Irish Voice/
April Drew

Peace efforts to receive £18m EU injection: The News Letter (Apr 21)

Our clueless politicians will just pass the buck: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Gangs pose biggest threat to state security since IRA: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

The cardinal must not become a peer:
Francis Davis

Thursday, April 23

Dissidents 'using social websites to recruit children': Belfast Telegraph
Victoria O'Hara

Violence 'cannot succeed' – Adams: BBC

Derry on brink of 'IPLO style' feud: Derry Journal

British policy a 'recruiting sergeant' for dissidents: Irish Democrat (Apr 13)
David Granville

DUP urges Security Minister over personal weapons: The News Letter

Sinn Fein roadshow to promote party's vision: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Protestant churches being denied education rights, committee told: Belfast Telegraph

Money launderer hit with €880,000 tax bill: Irish Independent
Laura Noonan and Tom Brady

'Peace lover' is jailed over ammo: BBC

Ballymurphy 11 bring justice campaign to England: Irish Democrat (Apr 13)
Mary Pearson

Unionist peace wall makeover shows a gentler side of Shankill: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Flagship Twelfth festivals revealed: The News Letter

Officers' £130m 'Patten pension': BBC (Apr 21)

'Wilson must go' – Sinn Fein: UTV Internet

Brown under fire over SF expenses: The News Letter

Stormont likes pretending that it's 'in government': Irish News
Brian Feeney

Why our politicians are value for money: The News Letter

Irish language at 'highest usage since Famine': Irish Examiner
Fiachra Ó Cionnaith

Experts savage State policy on teaching Irish: Irish Independent (Apr 22)
Katherine Donnelly

Second Basque terrorist suspect faces extradition from Northern Ireland: The Guardian
Henry McDonald

Wednesday, April 22

Dissident republican may stand for election: Irish News
Allison Morris

Duffy candidacy 'could be a mandate for terror': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Prisoners at the polls – a long-standing tradition: Belfast Telegraph

Gilmour taking IRA threat 'seriously': Derry Journal

'I'm being set-up' – dissident: Derry Journal

'Supergrass' wing to be built at Maghaberry jail: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Pointless vandalism continues to blight our community: Belfast Media

Sinn Fein to veto victims definition bill: UTV Internet

Purvis – Mainstream unionism is condemning Protestant men to failure: Belfast Telegraph

Expenses exemption is 'sop to SF': BBC

Row brews over NI politicians' expense exemption: UTV Internet

UDA must now decommission: Belfast Telegraph

Historic meeting welcome: The News Letter

New law to aid Orange halls: The News Letter

Former IRA member wins leave to stay in U.S.: Irish Voice/ (Apr 17)
April Drew

Long Kesh escapee Pól Brennan makes final bid to stay in the States: Belfast Media

Claim over Love Ulster attack 'plan': The News Letter

Cooncil tae translate Citie name: Derry Journal

Survey finds 93% favourable towards Irish language: The Irish Times
Deaglán de Bréadún

Nazis target loyalist estates: Derry Journal

Belfast's peace walls get artistic makeover: Belfast Telegraph

Village residents say racism claims are unfounded: The News Letter (Apr 20)

No welcome for 'bigots' in their own community: Irish News
Fionnuala O'Connor

Unionist attack on Sen. Ted Kennedy: Irish Voice/
Conn Corrigan

Joint Border operation against laundering and smuggling: The Irish Times
Conor Lally

Maze can mirror peace centres around world: McGuinness: Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday, April 21

Garda replacement for Orde 'unacceptable': The News Letter

Why did PSNI take 17 days to investigate bomb scare?: Belfast Telegraph
Lesley-Anne Henry

First Minister highlights Equality Commission 'imbalance': UTV Internet

Only way forward is unity between willing people: Irish News
Roy Garland

Gerry's state of confusion – Goal of united Ireland 'in doubt': (from the Irish Daily Star)
John Coulter

Poole won't be missed by unionists: The News Letter

Paisley jnr to stay silent on identity of informant: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

A free press is not free PR for the Government: The News Letter
Alex Kane

Cardinal to talk with UDA-linked group: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Man injured in Londonderry shooting: The News Letter

Help thwart cross-border crime – plea: The News Letter

Organised crime suspects in Republic face non-jury trials: Irish News (Apr 18)

Gardaí urged to implement human rights protections: Irish Examiner
Noel Baker

Israelis, Arabs find peace in Ireland: Irish Voice/
Conn Corrigan

Monday, April 20

Top gardai line up for orde PSNI job: Sunday Life (Apr 19)
Alan Murray

Tenure will be remembered for raids, blunt remarks and radical reforms: Irish News (Apr 17)
Barry McCaffrey

Orde's a hard act to follow and net must be cast wide: Irish Independent
Maurice Hayes

Armagh man claims MI5 offered huge sum to spy: Sunday Tribune (Apr 19)
Suzanne Breen

'I want them to stop offering me money and to stop bugging my car': Sunday Tribune (Apr 19)
Suzanne Breen

Dissidents blamed after attack on house: Belfast Telegraph

Children as young as 13 being recruited in online hate campaign: Sunday Tribune (Apr 19)
Joe Hayden

Terrorism arrests double since 2007: Irish Examiner
Cormac O'Keeffe

Ex-informers accuse security forces of gross negligence: Sunday Tribune (Apr 19)
Suzanne Breen

Loyalist group to meet head of Catholic Church in Ireland: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein to hold U.S. conferences on United Ireland: Irish Voice/
Conn Corrigan

Parades 'must not be exploited': BBC

Ready for an Orange blast!: Irish Voice/ (Apr 15)

Paisley's court deadline expires: BBC

MP anger over Churchill snub: The News Letter (Mar 6)

Spin doctor's fantasies that shame politics: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 13)
Laurence White

Former West Bank enemies find route to peace the Ulster way: The Times
David Sharrock

Sunday, April 19

Dissident republicans in bomb trade with gangs: Sunday Independent
Jim Cusack

Ex-soldiers targeted in Real IRA death plot: The News Letter

1916 movie 'could fuel dissidents': Sunday Independent
Ronald Quinlan

Dissident threat to Orange parades played down: The News Letter

Police warn two ex-soldiers about threat to their lives: Irish News

Rebels an inconvenient truth for Adams and co: Sunday Independent — link repaired
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Republican group's fury at Sinn Fein office attacks: Irish News
Allison Morris

Connolly House attack cowardly and disgusting: Belfast Media (Apr 17)

Irish American reaction as Hugh Orde steps down: Irish Voice/
Conn Corrigan

Ministers' attack on Telegraph slammed by union chief: Belfast Telegraph

Assembly vs the press – battle is on: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Broadcasters are gagging me, says Allister: The News Letter

Desperate bid by ex-IRA man to stay in U.S.: Irish Voice/
Conn Corrigan

Inquiries to hear final evidence 'in weeks': Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

After 39 years, truth about death of brave garda must finally be told: Irish Examiner (Apr 18)
Ryle Dwyer

North must act to avoid Republic's financial fate: Irish News
Patrick Murphy

No hiding place from world slump: Belfast Telegraph (Apr 16)

Signs of economic progress heartening: The News Letter (Apr 16)

€770k for Irish language promotion abroad: RTE

Saturday, April 18

'Armed struggle is pointless'- Senior Provo: Derry Journal

City bomb alert an elaborate hoax: BBC

Weapon may be linked to Gaddafi: Lurgan Mail

Dissidents blamed on plaque attack: Belfast Media

Men warned of RIRA murder bid: UTV Internet

Easter Rising movie 'may fuel dissident campaign': The News Letter (Apr 16)

Dissident denies 'key witness' RIRA link: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Top female officer in running to take over from Sir Hugh: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

O'Loan – He did a great job for north: Irish News
William Graham

Outgoing chief admits Omagh failure regret: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Unionists divided over Sir Hugh replacement: The News Letter

Orde's success was remarkable: Irish News

History will judge Orde a success with PSNI: The News Letter

Robinson pulled over allegations: The News Letter

Victims need justice too, don't forget: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Northern Ireland's full-court press for peace: Christian Science Monitor (Apr 16)
Michael Seaver

'Sectarian attackers' target cars: BBC

Catholic woman 'living in fear' of home being attacked: Derry Journal

Prison levels highest since GFA: Irish News (Apr 15)
Allison Morris

Are we creating an elite of 'super' politicians?: Derry Journal (Apr 14)
Norman Hamill

Party who declared this republic is the one to lead it: The Irish Times
Enda Kenny

Former enemies lock horns at Tower Hotel peace event: Derry Journal

Why Israel will never give in to terror tactics: Belfast Telegraph
Steven Jaffe and Terry McCorran

Friday, April 17

Sir Hugh Orde named as new Acpo president: The Times
Sean O'Neill

Orde – 'NI in most challenging time': BBC

Fears of a leadership vacuum after Orde's departure: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

'Rough and challenging ride' ends for Orde: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Straight talker who ushered in new era of policing: Irish Independent
David Young

PSNI to look outside North for new chief as Orde quits: Irish Independent
David Young

The hunt begins for Orde's successor: Belfast Telegraph
Lisa Smyth

Boston Irish American may get toughest tour of duty on the planet: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

Verdict from all sides of 'job well done' a fair testimony to Sir Hugh's record: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

Orde will be hard act to follow: BBC
Mark Simpson

Burns says recruitment vindicates 50:50 process: Antrim Times

Parades Commission demands explanation for illegal Omagh march: Ulster Herald
Rosetta Donnelly

Orange Order must step up to thwart dissidents: Irish News
Newton Emerson

Sinn Féin split evident at Roslea Easter commemorations: Fermanagh Herald
Michael Breslin

'Keep focused' on journey to united Ireland, says Brolly: Derry Journal (Apr 14)

Euro poll focus is on battle between Allister and DUP: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Railway museum new flashpoint: Derry Journal (Apr 14)

Maze escaper makes final appeal: BBC

Cold cases solved – but at what cost to justice?: Irish News
Allison Morris

Reliance on informers is not new: Irish News
Allison Morris

Denis Donaldson informant kept hidden: Belfast Telegraph

IRA man's life exposed after 25 years: Irish Voice/
April Drew

Tyrone man may serve US jail term: Irish Examiner
Sean Mac Carthaigh

Fermanagh priest meets victims' campaigner: Fermanagh Herald

Sammy fumes at 'lack of respect' from Westminster: Belfast Telegraph
Linda McKee

Thursday, April 16

Campbell demands answers over handling of RIRA event: Derry Journal

Dissidents say spokesman erred in omitting Donaldson murder claim: Irish News
Seamus McKinney

Police consider response over Real IRA speech: The News Letter

Ex-RIRA man gives Donaldson evidence: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Sinn Fein office attacked again: BBC

Police make soldiers' appeal: The News Letter

Funeral request of murdered PSNI man: The News Letter

No-one can wreck the peace says Sinn Fein: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Republicans have destroyed Orange state, rally told: Irish News
Barry McCaffrey

Allister reports de Brun over IRA Easter tribute: The News Letter

Easter, 2009, and IRA's silence speaks for the future: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Rowan

RSF condemn SF: Newry Democrat

'Police recruitment policy must change'- Campbell: Londonderry Sentinel

Orde awaiting senior police vote: BBC

Sir Hugh Orde to lead Association of Chief Police Officers: The Times
Sean O'Neill

Brennan loses again: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

MEP raises concerns over Press freedom: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Stand firm against bigots: Irish News

Councillor's 'offence to Lord Eames': The News Letter

Fountain interface 'shows failure of British rule': Derry Journal

Anger at language proposals: Londonderry Sentinel

Buccaneer from civil rights era who jolted the system: The Irish Times
Fionnuala O'Connor

Sectarian frenzy became the nail in the NILP coffin: Irish News (Apr 13)
Roy Garland

Maximising the tribal vote the key to Europe: Irish News
Brian Feeney

MEP criticises Sinn Féin attitude to EU: The Irish Times
Mark Hennessy


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